Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February 5, 1940: 'Amanda of Honeymoon Hill' debuted on NBC

February 5, 1940: Amanda of Honeymoon Hill debuted, with Joy Hathaway starring as 'the beauty with flaming red hair'. The program lasted for six years on NBC.

Amanda of Honeymoon Hill was a 15-minute radio soap opera aired on NBC. It followed the story of a beautiful woman named Charity Amanda Dyke Leighton and her husband Edward Leighton, a rich Southerner. During its run, the show was heard on Blue Network every day at 3:15 PM. When it moved to CBS in 1943, the time slot was changed to 11 AM. It lasted until April 26, 1946.

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