Tuned To Yesterday

WRVO's broadcast of classic radio in podcast form.

Special announcement: We're presenting old time radio fans with a new way to connect with their favorite public radio program. The "Tuned to Yesterday Dialer" podcast is here to enhance your listening to Tuned to Yesterday during the week. You'll hear about what's coming up on the air and stories of the shows and performers who brought the radio to life during its golden age.

Best listened to on Sundays, the TTY Dialer features a living schedule and date specific stories and commentary about radio's yesteryear from Tuned to Yesterday host Mark Lavonier. The first TTY Dialer will debut on Sunday, October 23. Be sure to tune in on this page!

Tuned to Yesterday #411

22 minutes ago

#411, Drama, Campbell Playhouse “Rebecca” 1/10/39 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #412

Jun 21, 2017

#412, Sitcom, The Great Gildersleeve 6/4/44 NBC, Life with Luigi 3/4/52 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #413

Jun 20, 2017

#413, Broadway, Theater Guild “Pride and Prejudice” 11/18/45 ABC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #414

Jun 19, 2017

#414, Mystery, Bulldog Drummond "The Case of the Atomic Murders" 1/17/47 MBS, Sherlock Homes "The Dying Detective" 2/13/55 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

TTY Dialer Podcast #34

Jun 17, 2017

It's the thirty-fourth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 19 - 24, 2017.

In this episode: A chlorophyll gum makes a show "kissing sweet" in court but not in Congress, a profile of radio's famous "Ma Perkins", behind the scenes at a "V-Mail" plant during the war and a look at the shows coming up for the week.  

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Tuned to Yesterday #415

Jun 16, 2017

#415, Romance, Academy Award Theater "One Sunday Afternoon" 8/28/46 CBS. Curtain Time "Broadway Interlude" 2/7/48 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #416

Jun 15, 2017

#416, Variety, Town Hall Tonight with Fred Allen 10/2/35 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #417

Jun 14, 2017

#417, Lux Radio Theater "The Thirty-Nine Steps" 12/13/37 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #418

Jun 13, 2017

#418, Comedy, Fibber McGee and Molly 2/1/44 NBC, Wednesday with You 9/5/45 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #419

Jun 12, 2017

#419, Science Fiction, X Minus One "Sea Legs" 5/1/56 NBC, Exploring Tomorrow "Fair Fight" 3/12/58 MBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

 

TTY Dialer Podcast #33

Jun 10, 2017

It's the thirty-third episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 12 - June 17, 2017.

In this episode: A show touts the power of candy thanks to milk, listeners become students of crime with "Crime Classics", a unique call to unity broadcast just before the war and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #420

Jun 9, 2017

#420, Western, Tom Mix Ralston Straightshooters Program "The Vanishing Village Four Episodes from August, 1945. 

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #421

Jun 8, 2017

#421, True History, Front Line Theater "The Good Old Days" early to mid 1940's AFRS, You Are There "Signing of the Magna Carter" 1/18/48 CBS. 

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #422

Jun 7, 2017

#422, Crime, Let George Do It "Sabotage" 8/25/52 MBS, Suspense "The Guilty Always Run" 3/22/54 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #423

Jun 6, 2017

#423, Drama, NBC Star Playhouse "Farewell to Arms" 12/13/53 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #424

Jun 5, 2017

#424, True History, Cavalcade of America “The President and the Doctor” 3/22/48 NBC, The Thirteenth Juror “What Happened to John Wilkes Booth?” 8/20/53 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

TTY Dialer Podcast #32

Jun 3, 2017

It's the thirty-second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 5 - June 10, 2017.

In this episode: An oil company explains the advantages of a rear view mirror, the wonder-dog Lassie's radio legacy, a tour of announcer Ernest Chappell and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #425

Jun 2, 2017

#425, Adventure, Top Secret (Dress Rehearsal) 7/15/50 NBC, Escape “Derelict” 4/26/53 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #426

Jun 1, 2017

#426, Mystery, Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons “Case of the Girl Who Flirted” 2/3/44 CBS, Suspense “The Trap” 6/16/49 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #427

May 31, 2017

#427, Drama, Stars Over Hollywood “Fantasy Impromptu” 4/12/52 CBS, Story of Dr. Kildare “$5,000 Stolen” 5/31/50 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #428

May 30, 2017

#428, Quiz, Information, Please “Guest: Alfred Hitchcock” 6/27/41 NBC, Mind Your Manners “Should I Accept an Expensive Watch?” 5/22/48 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #429

May 29, 2017

#429, Horror, Weird Circle “Feast of Red Gauntlet” 1944 NBC Syndication, Sleep No More “To Build a Fire / Three Skeleton Key” 2/27/57 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

TTY Dialer Podcast #31

May 27, 2017

It's the thirty-first episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 29 - June 3, 2017.

In this episode: Contented cows support America's soundtrack on on the air, Marilyn Monroe's first radio appearance, a tour of Bob Hope's comedy during radio's golden age and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #430

May 26, 2017

#430, Comedy, It’s Time to Smile (with Eddie Cantor) “Guest: Cary Grant” 5/19/43 NBC, Screen Directors' Playhouse “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” 7/1/49 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

Tuned to Yesterday #431

May 25, 2017

#431, Sitcom, Our Miss Brooks “MacDougal the Frog” 6/12/49 CBS, Father Knows Best 1954 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #432

May 24, 2017

#432, Broadway, Railroad Hour “The Merry Widow” 1/23/50 NBC, Guest Star “Guest: Gordon MacRae” 4/9/50 Syndicated, Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood (excerpt with G. MacRae) 1/7/51 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #433

May 23, 2017

#433, Romance, Stars Over Hollywood “Cupid is a Hobo” 4/19/52 CBS, Romance “The Winds of June” 9/24/55 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #434

May 22, 2017

#434, Western, Have Gun Will Travel “My Son Must Die” 7/31/60 CBS, Gunsmoke “Chester’s Murder” 1/15/55 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

TTY Dialer Podcast #30

May 20, 2017

It's the thirtieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 22 - 27, 2017.

In this episode: For the week of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birthday, the story of Sherlock Holmes on the air during radio's golden age, along with a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

Want to subscribe to this podcast? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" on iTunes and subscribe!

Tuned to Yesterday #435

May 19, 2017

#435, Crime, Counterspy “The Case of the Statue of Death” 8/16/49 CBS / AFRS, Dragnet “Fake Talent Scouts” 12/7/50 NBC.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

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