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Host : Greg Bell
WHEN RADIO WAS features digitally-restored episodes of classic old-time radio. This highly popular show is hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell.

It's a fun, family-friendly show for listeners of every generation.

WHEN RADIO WAS presents classic shows including Abbott & Costello, Sam Spade, Hopalong Cassidy, The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Jack Benny Show, Gang Busters, Gunsmoke, Suspense, Dragnet, and many more.

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Today's Episode
 
June 17, 2024
Dinah Shore Show & The Couple Next Door
We open with a 1945 Dinah Shore broadcast featuring an iconic guest star. Then, we present the comedy of The Couple Next Door.
Upcoming Episodes
 
June 18, 2024
Michael Shayne & Mary Foster, the Editor's Daughter
We begin with action and adventure, as Jeff Chandler stars in The New Adventures of Michael Shayne. Then, brace yourself for the heartbreak and drama of Mary Foster, the Editor's Daughter .
 
June 19, 2024
Fibber McGee & Molly & Superman
Today, we feature the Fibber McGee & Molly episode "Spring Festival Parade ." Then, it's Part 2 of "Drought in Freeville" on Superman.
 
June 20, 2024
Behind The Mike & Gunsmoke
Today we have an interesting peek behind the scenes of radio from a series called Behind the Mike. Then, we head to the Old West for the most popular western in the history of radio and TV, for a 1956 installment of Gunsmoke.
 
June 21, 2024
Suspense & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, we present a pair of long-running CBS shows: first up, Fred MacMurray stars in a 1951 episode of the classic series Suspense. Then, it's our weekly visit with Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar as America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator continues digging into "The Silent Queen Matter."
Recent Episodes
 
June 14, 2024
Inner Sanctum Mysteries & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, we open the famed creaking door as we present "Death On The Highway" on The Inner Sanctum Mysteries. Then, we present Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar as he begins his investigation of "The Silent Queen Matter."
 
June 13, 2024
Let George Do It & Police Headquarters
Up first, Bob Bailey stars as detective George Valentine in Let George Do It. Then, it's hardboiled 1930s police action on Police Headquarters.
 
June 12, 2024
Burns and Allen Show & Superman
Today we feature two cornerstones of the Golden Age of Radio. First, The Burns and Allen Show was a hallmark of American comedy, featuring the iconic duo George Burns and Gracie Allen. Then, we head to Metropolis for another adventure with Superman!
 
June 11, 2024
Night Beat & Mary Foster, the Editor's Daughter
Up first, Frank Lovejoy stars in an early 1950s dramatic series as a reporter covering The Night Beat. Then, Kay Campbell is Mary Foster, the Editor's Daughter.
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