Showing posts with label debut. Show all posts
Showing posts with label debut. Show all posts

Saturday, January 16, 2016

January 16: Debut of "I Love a Mystery"

On this date in OTR: "I Love a Mystery" debuted Jan. 16, 1939, on NBC's West Coast network.

 It moved to the full network in October of that year. Carleton E. Morse's stories focused on the adventures of three detectives in the Hollywood A-1 Detective Agency. The program ended Dec. 26, 1952.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

March 1, 1941: Duffy’s Tavern - Where the elites meet to eat

March 1, 1941: "Duffy Tavern", a popular American radio situation comedy, debuted on CBS and ran for decades on several networks.

"Duffy Tavern" was an old time radio comedy program which featured guest stars acting as individuals who are routinely put into unfortunate situations.

"Hello, Duffy's Tavern, where the elites meet to eat. Archie the manager speakin" -- was the famous opening line of the main character of the show. The actor for the main character also happened to be the owner and its co-creator: Ed Gardiner.

In honor of the popular program, some restaurants have dubbed themselves Duffy Tavern other names known through the show.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Monday, July 2, 2012

July 2, 1951: The Bob and Ray Show' debut on NBC

July 2, 1951: Bob and Ray 's new broadcast debuted on NBC.

Bob and Ray were known for their spoof style. They conducted interviews in a professional manner while satirizing the subject. They were successful together for nearly 5 decades.

Enjoy this comedic broadcast from 1948: