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

Oct 27, 2016

 # 578 , Mystery, Weird Circle "The Murders in Rue Morgue" 1943 Syndicated, Screen Director’s Playhouse "The Spiral Staircase" 11/25/49 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

Oct 26, 2016

#579, Sitcom, A Date With Judy 8/1/44 NBC, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet "Home-Made Ice Cream" 10/30/53 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

Oct 25, 2016

#580, Drama, NBC Star Playhouse "The Champion" 1/3/54 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

Oct 24, 2016

Show # 581, Western, Hopalong Cassidy "An Old Spanish Custom" 3/21/49 Syndicated, Gunsmoke "Obie Tater" 8/30/54 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 #1

Oct 22, 2016

It's the first episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  October 24 - 29, 2016.

In this episode: A commercial sponsor that only went half way with a big show, thoughts from radio writer Norman Corwin, Groucho Marx and his show "You Bet Your Life" in focus and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 21, 2016

#582, Horror, Dark Fantasy “The Sea Phantom” 2/6/42 NBC, Lights Out “Lord Marley’s Ghost” 9/7/43  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

Oct 20, 2016

# 583, Comedy, Fred Allen Show “Guests: Mr. and Mrs. James Mason” 3/28/48 NBC, Red Skelton “Candy” 4/11/44 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

Oct 19, 2016

# 584, Crime, The Judge “Death of a Playboy” 6/5/52 CBS, Suspense “The Great Train Robbery” 4/13/53 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

Oct 18, 2016

# 585, Romance, Silver Theater “Heaven is Like That” 2/18/40 CBS, Romance “Law and Miss Deborah” 9/22/56 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

Oct 17, 2016

# 586, Broadway, Theater Guild “Wings Over Europe” 9/9/45 ABC.

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

 

Decades ago, WRVO began broadcasting old time radio with a small collection comprising twenty reel to reel tapes. Programs like The Whistler, The Jack Benny Show, Fibber McGee and Molly, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, and Gunsmoke.  Today the collection includes nearly 5,000 reels and well over 16,000 broadcasts.

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 14, 2016

# 587, Adventure, Campbell Playhouse “Escape” 10/15/39  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

Oct 13, 2016

# 588, Science Fiction, Two Thousand Plus “The Brooklyn Brain” 6/21/50 MBS, X Minus One “The Parade” 5/1/55  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

Oct 12, 2016

# 589, True History, Hallmark Hall of Fame “Albert Schwitzer” 5/9/54 CBS,  Cavalcade of America “Sky Nursemaid” 6/28/43  NBC Red.

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

 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 11, 2016

# 590, Mystery, It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins “Canary-Yellow Sack” 1956 Syndicated, Screen Guild Theater “The Blue Dahlia” 4/21/49 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

Oct 10, 2016

# 591, Sitcom, My Favorite Husband “Safe Driving Week”10/21/50 CBS, Aldrich Family “Painting the Garage” 6/24/48  

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

 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 7, 2016

# 592, Drama, Arch Oboler’s Plays “Another World” 7/29/39 NBC Blue, Mayor of the Town “The Rocking Chair” 7/13/46 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

Oct 6, 2016

# 593, Western, Have Gun Will Travel “The Gunsmith” 4/26/59 CBS, Fort Laramie “Never the Twain” 5/6/56 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

Oct 5, 2016

# 594, Horror, Murder at Midnight “Death’s Hand” 5/1/50 Syndicated, Suspense “Hunting Trip” 9/12/46 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

Oct 4, 2016

#595, Comedy, Fred Allen Show (guest: Monty Woolley) 12/28/47 NBC, Screen Guild Players “Love is News” 6/14/43 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

Oct 3, 2016

# 596, Crime, The Clock “Bank Holiday” 5/2/48 ABC, Dragnet “The Big Rush” 7/5/55  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

Sep 30, 2016

# 597, Romance, Romance “Such a Wonderful Team” 7/30/55 CBS, Radio City Playhouse “Temporarily Purple” 11/29/48  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

Sep 29, 2016

# 598, Broadway, Theater Guild "Elizabeth, the Queen" 12/2/45 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

Sep 28, 2016

# 599,  Adventure, NBC University Theater "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" 7/23/50 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

Sep 27, 2016

# 600, Science Fiction, Dimension X "No Contact" 4/29/50 NBC, Suspense "Re-Entry" 11/1/59 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

Sep 26, 2016

#601, True History, American Adventure “Paint the Big Canvas” 12/29 55 NBC, Hallmark Hall of Fame “Damon Runyon” 5/16/54 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

Sep 23, 2016

# 602, Mystery, The Saint "Simon Takes a Curtain Call" 1/14/51 MBS, Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons "Case of the Man Who Invented Death" 10/6/49 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

Sep 22, 2016

# 603, Sitcom, The Great Gildersleeve 6/11/44 NBC, Mel Blanc Show 6/6/47  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

Sep 21, 2016

# 604, Drama, NBC University Theater “Monsieur Vincent” 6/11/50 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

Sep 20, 2016

# 605, Western, Gunsmoke “Trojan War” 2/28/53 CBS, Frontier Gentleman “The Lost Mine” 3/2/58  CBS.

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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