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

Feb 9, 2017

#504, Broadway, Best Plays "Rope" 11/30/52 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

Feb 8, 2017

#505, Romance, Silver Theater "Captain Had A Daughter" 11/27/38 CBS, Romance "The Golden Face" 11/12/55 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

Feb 7, 2017

#506, Western, Six Shooter 11/22/53 NBC, Have Gun Will Travel "Gunshy" 5/3/59 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

Feb 6, 2017

#507, Crime, The Falcon "Case Of The Faded Rose" 6/15/52 NBC, Hollywood Star Theater "Promise Of The Murder" 9/10/49 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 #16

Feb 4, 2017

It's the sixteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 6 - February 11, 2017.

In this episode: A famous radio poet sells candy, a profile of "Dangerous Assignment", a tour through a familiar announcer's work and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Feb 3, 2017

#508, True History, Cavalcade Of America "The Marine Who Was 200 Years Old" 3/18/52 NBC, Memoirs of the Movies "Birth Of Boffo" 1959 Syndicated.

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

Tuned To Yesterday

Feb 2, 2017

#509, Adventure, Screen Guild Theater "12 o' Clock High" 9/7/50 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

Feb 1, 2017

#510, Mystery, Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes "Mystery Of The Headless Monk" 4/15/46 MBS, Mr. & Mrs. North "Investment Broker" later 1940's Syndicated.

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

Tuned to Yesterday

Jan 31, 2017

#511, Drama, Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players "Golden Boy" 10/8/46 CBS, Grand Central Station "If the Shoe Doesn't Fit" 8/15/51 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

Jan 30, 2017

#512, Quiz, You Bet Your Life 3/1/50 CBS, Second Chance "#11" 7/26/55 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 #15

Jan 28, 2017

It's the fifteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of January 30 - February 4, 2017.

In this episode: A horror show sponsored by supplements for a too-thin country, a profile of FDR's "Fireside Chats", a tour of a Pulitzer prize winning play heard on different programs and a look at the shows coming up for the week.  

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Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 27, 2017

#513, Horror, Lights Out "Nature Study" 6/22/43 CBS, Mysterious Traveler "Death Writes A Letter" 5/18/48 MBS.

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

Tuned to Yesterday

Jan 26, 2017

#514, Comedy, Charlie McCarthy Show 10/19/47 NBC, Burns and Allen "Guest: Fred Astaire" 2/15/44 CBS / AFRS.

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

Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 25, 2017

#515, Sitcom, What's With Herbert? (Audition Show) 7/25/50, Great Gildersleeve "Engaged to Eve Goodwin" 4/30/44 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

Jan 24, 2017

#516, Broadway, Theater Guild "The First Year" 3/23/47 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

Jan 23, 2017

#517, Romance, Lady Esther Screen guild "Too Many Husbands" 9/4/44 CBS, Bright Star "French Dress Designer" 1/8/53 Syndicated.

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

TTY Dialer Podcast #14

Jan 21, 2017

It's the fourteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of January 23 - 28 2017.

In this episode: A "Kool" sponsor that knows no bounds, radio comedians take on censorship, the roots of radio's "Beat the Band" quiz program, Debbie Reynolds' first radio appearance and a look at the shows coming up for the week.  

  

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Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 20, 2017

#518, Western, Hallmark Playhouse "Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshall" 3/24/49 CBS, Frontier Gentleman "Claim Jumpers" 3/9/50 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

Jan 19, 2017

#519, Crime, The Whistler "Triple Play" 7/6/52 CBS, Night Beat 7/17/50 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

Jan 18, 2017

#520, True History, The Quick And The Dead "Story Of The Atomic Bomb" July 1950 NBC, George Fisher's Filmtown Featurette "Bob Hope on Set" July 1950 Syndicated.

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

Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 17, 2017

#521, Adventure, Lux Radio Theater "Captain Blood" 2/22/37 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

Jan 16, 2017

#522, Mystery, Suspense "Lost" 10/14/54 CBS, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "Dr. Otto Schmedlic" 10/15/49 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 #13

Jan 14, 2017

It's the 13th episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of Jan. 16-21, 2017. In this episode: Flash Gordon and nose drops; Laurel and Hardy's lost chance on radio; Howard Hughes on the air and in the sky; and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 13, 2017

#523, Drama, Ford Theater "The Late Christopher Bean" 6/20/48 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

Jan 12, 2017

#524, Quiz, Information, Please 8/1/41 NBC Blue, Second Chance "#14" 8/3/55 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

Jan 11, 2017

#525, Horror, Quiet Please "Calling All Souls" 10/31/48 MBS, Haunting Hour "Murder Wears A Strange Mask" 1945 Syndicated.

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

 

Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 10, 2017

#526, Comedy, Lux Radio Theater "Model Wife" 5/19/41 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

Jan 9, 2017

#527, Sitcom, My Friend Irma "Cooking Lessons" 4/21/53 CBS, Our Miss Brooks "Mr. Boynton's BBQ" 5/7/50 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 #12

Jan 7, 2017

It's the twelfth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of January 9 - January 14, 2017.

In this episode: A "mystery cake" on and off the air, a profile of "Murder and Mr. Malone", Ed Sullivan on radio (before TV) and a look at the shows coming up this week.

 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Jan 6, 2017

#528, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse "June Moon" 3/24/40 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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