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

Mar 14, 2017

#483, Crime, It's a Crime Mr. Collins "The Pink Elephant" 1956 Syndicated, Crime Classics "The Incredible History of John Sheppard" 2/3/54 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

Mar 13, 2017

#484, True History, Hallmark Hall Of Fame "Story Of Lee Deforest" 2/7/54 CBS, Cavalcade Of America "Valley Of The Swans" 5/27/42 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

Mar 11, 2017

The TTY Dialer podcast is taking the week of March 11 - March 18, 2017 off. Enjoy previous podcasts this week, or check our repeat broadcasts on the Tuned to Yesterday area of our website. See you next week!

Tuned To Yesterday

Mar 10, 2017

#485, Adventure, Lux Radio Theater "Union Station" 4/7/52 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

Mar 6, 2017

#486, Mystery, Big Story "Case Of The Unfinished Love Song" 12/1/47 CBS, Quiet Please "13 & 8" 4/26/48 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 #20

Mar 4, 2017

It's the twentieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  March 6 - March 11, 2017.

In this episode: The story of how Dragnet came to radio thanks to actor / producer Jack Webb and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned To Yesterday

Mar 3, 2017

#487, Drama, Encore Theater "Green Light" 6/25/46 CBS, Hallmark Playhouse "Afterward" 8/5/48 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

Mar 2, 2017

#488, Quiz, Quiz Kids "Mother In Law" 2/21/51 NBC, You Bet Your Life 3/8/50 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

Mar 1, 2017

#489, Horror, Fantasies From Lights Out "Reunion In Death" 7/21/45 CBS, Hermit's Cave "House On Lost Lands Bluff" 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

Feb 28, 2017

#490, Comedy, Judy Canova Show 11/9/43, Milton Berle Show "Salute To Prize Fighting" 12/9/47 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

Feb 27, 2017

#491, Sitcom, Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet 11/7/48 NBC, The Bickersons 6/5/51 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 #19

Feb 25, 2017

It's the nineteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 27 - March 4, 2017.

In this episode: An old fashioned syrup carries a show and offers a strange method for helping a cold, the story of Batman on radio, a profile of writer/playwright Ben Hecht and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Feb 24, 2017

#492, Broadway, Theater Guild on the Air "The Royal Family" 12/16/45 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

Feb 23, 2017

#493, Broadway, Lady Esther Screen Guild "Shopworn Angel" 10/2/44 CBS, Romance "A Girl's Best Friend" 9/17/55 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 22, 2017

#494, Western, Fort Laramie "Still Waters" 10/14/56 CBS, Cisco Kid "The Black Kerchief" 3/5/48 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 21, 2017

#495, Crime, Dragnet "Auto Thieves" 9/1/49 NBC, Counterspy "The Mile High Murders" 4/11/50 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

Feb 20, 2017

#496, True History, Eyes Aloft "Dog Who Barks At Planes" 11/30/42 NBC, You Are There "Lee Rides To Meet Grant" 11/7/48 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 #18

Feb 18, 2017

It's the eighteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 20 - February 25, 2017.

In this episode: A radio maker turns its name into a detective show, the legacy of Little Orphan Annie, a profile of The African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned To Yesterday

Feb 17, 2017

#497, Adventure, John Steele - Adventurer "The Cape Or The Shroud" 12/7/54 MBS, Escape "Typhoon" 7/28/47 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 16, 2017

#498, Mystery, Box 13 "Daytime Nightmare" 5/15/49 Syndicated, Pat Novak For Hire "Go Away Dixie" 1949 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 15, 2017

#499, Drama, Studio One "An Enemy Of The People" 5/13/47 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 14, 2017

#500, Quiz, Double Or Nothing 5/17/44 MBS, You Bet Your Life 3/15/50 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 13, 2017

#501, Horror, Inner Sanctum "Deadly Fare" 7/18/49 CBS / AFRS, Murder At Midnight "Wherever I Go" 10/7/46 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 #17

Feb 11, 2017

It's the seventeenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 13 - February 18, 2017.

In this episode: A shaving cream keeps a show afloat, a profile of radio's "Boston Blackie", a character actor who was "heavy" and versatile and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Feb 10, 2017

#502, Comedy, Eddie Cantor 12/25/40 NBC, Jack Pear Show 8/31/47 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

Feb 10, 2017

#503, Sitcom, Duffy's Tavern 5/19/48 NBC, My Friend Irma "Irma Buys An Air Conditoner" 6/30/53 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

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.

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