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!

TTY Dialer Podcast #38

Jul 15, 2017

It's the thirty-eighth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 17 - July 22, 2017.

In this episode: A dental care company bristles at a radio vacation, a profile of actor James Cagney, patriotism on the air from a Pulitzer winner and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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

Tuned to Yesterday #396

Jul 14, 2017

#396, Western, Fort Laramie "Squaw Man" 2/5/56 CBS, Have Gun Will Travel "Winchester Quarantine" 2/22/59 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 #397

Jul 13, 2017

#397, True History, You Are There "Fort Sumter" 4/12/49 CBS, CBS Radio Workshop "The Ballad of the Iron Horse" 3/3/57 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 #398

Jul 12, 2017

#398, Crime, Suspense "Death in Box 234" 3/15/59 CBS, Screen Directors' Playhouse "Call Northside 777" 12/9/49 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 #399

Jul 11, 2017

#399, Drama, Screen Directors' Playhouse "A Foreign Affair" 3/6/49 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 #400

Jul 10, 2017

#400, Sitcom, Life of Riley “Junior Runs Away” 9/20/47 NBC, Phil Harris / Alice Faye Show 5/29/49 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 #37

Jul 8, 2017

It's the thirty-seventh episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 10 - July 15, 2017.

In this episode: Television supports radio in the hopes of listeners turning into viewers, a tour of pioneering announcer Graham McNamee's on-air work, a profile of "The Adventures of Sam Spade" and 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 #401

Jul 7, 2017

#401, Broadway, Best Plays "Men in White" 1/11/52 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 #402

Jul 6, 2017

#402, Mystery, Adventures of Ellery Queen “Adventure of the Circus Train” 2/27/43 NBC, Ellery Queen’s Minute Mysteries “The Lady Spectator” #19 Syndicated, Sherlock Holmes “The Blue Carbuncle” 5/29/55 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 #403

Jul 5, 2017

#403. Romance, NBC University Theater "The Wild Palms" 6/18/50 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 Independence Day Special

Jul 4, 2017

Tuned to Yesterday's Independence Day Special

Featuring  Columbia Presents Corwin "Home for the Fourth" 7/4/44 CBS, You Are There "The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence" 7/4/48 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 #404

Jul 3, 2017

#404, Variety, Chase and Sanborn Hour 5/9/37 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 #36

Jul 1, 2017

It's the thirty-sixth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 2 - July 8, 2017.

In this episode: A log cabin houses a comedian who is best known for being rusty on screen, a profile of the mystery show "The Whisperer", radio's hillbilly queen Judy Canova and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday. 

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

Tuned to Yesterday #405

Jun 30, 2017

#405, Adventure, Suspense “The Mountain” 3/16/53 CBS, Cavalcade of America “Unsinkable Marblehead” 6/21/43 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 #406

Jun 29, 2017

#406, Comedy, Jack Benny 2/5/39 NBC, Candid Microphone 7/13/47 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 #407

Jun 28, 2017

#407, Science Fiction, Exploring Tomorrow “Planet of Geniuses” 4/16/58 MBS, Escape “Outer Limits” 2/7/50 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 #408

Jun 27, 2017

#408, Western, Gunsmoke “Bloody Hands” 7/14/57 CBS, Have Gun Will Travel “A Matter of Ethics” 2/1/59 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 #409

Jun 26, 2017

#409, True History, Lux Radio Theater “Alexander Graham Bell” 5/14/45 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 #35

Jun 24, 2017

It's the thirty-fifth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 26 - July 1, 2017.

In this episode: A soap company keeps the gossip flowing on the air, a profile of Peter Lorre on radio, the background of the Scarlet Pimpernel series and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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

Tuned to Yesterday #410

Jun 23, 2017

#410, Crime, Line-Up 6/28/51 CBS, Phillip Morris Playhouse “Murder Needs an Artist” 5/6/50 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 #411

Jun 22, 2017

#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.  

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

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. 

 

Pages