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

Nov 24, 2016

#558, Mystery, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Punctilious Firebug Matter" 5/23/44 CBS, Sherlock Holmes "The Great Gandolfo" 10/22/45 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

Nov 23, 2016

#559, Drama, On Stage "Eddie" 3/19/53 CBS, Suspense "Celebration" 5/5/57 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

Nov 22, 2016

#560, Quiz, Take It Or Leave It 4/4/48 NBC, Information, Please 7/4/41 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

Nov 21, 2016

#561, Horror, Inner Sanctum "Devil's Fortune" 1/31/49 CBS / AFRS, Mysterious Traveler "The Locomotive Ghost" 7/6/47 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 #5

Nov 19, 2016

It's the fifth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 21 - 26, 2016.

In this episode: A turkey and cereal - one of them shot from a gun, the last radio western "Have Gun, Will Travel", funny and reflective voices from Thanksgivings' past on the air and a look at the shows coming up for the week.   

Tuned To Yesterday

Nov 18, 2016

#562, Comedy, Red Skelton 6/11/50 CBS, Martin And Lewis 4/10/49 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

Nov 17, 2016

#563, Sitcom, Lum and Abner "Advice Bureau" 11/14/48 CBS, Blondie "Baby Snooks Visits" 10/8/44 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

Nov 16, 2016

#564, Broadway, Theater Guild "Allegro" 11/26/51 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

Nov 15, 2016

#565, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "Lady In The Dark" 1/29/45 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

Nov 14, 2016

#566, Western, Frontier Gentleman "The Actress" 3/23/58 CBS, Gunsmoke "Moon" 8/15/53 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 #4

Nov 12, 2016

It's the fourth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 14 - 19, 2016.

In this episode: Radio profits "Behind the Scenes", Al Capone's cell block radio, the pioneering radio and tv show "Space Patrol" and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 11, 2016

#567, Crime, Counterspy "Washington Woman" 6/8/42 NBC Blue, Suspense "Thou Shalt Not Commit" 4/4/57 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

Nov 10, 2016

*568, Drama, Stars Over Hollywood "Jury of My Peers" 3/27/54 CBS, Escape "From Autumn" 9/18/44 CBS. 

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

 

 

Escape "From Autumn" 9/18/44  

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Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 9, 2016

#569, Western, Lux Radio Theater, “Winchester 73” 11/12/51 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

Nov 8, 2016

#570, Horror, Haunting Hour “No Escape” 1945 Syndicated, Author’s Playhouse “The Inexperienced Ghost” 12/4/44 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

Nov 7, 2016

# 571, Comedy, Gulf Screen Guild Theater "The Firebrand" 1/21/40 CBS, Jack Benny Show 10/10/54 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 #3

Nov 5, 2016

It's the third episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 7 - 12, 2016.

In this episode: A "lonesome gal" on the air, radio's "Vox Pop" man-on-the-street program, a look at the schedule for the week and some insight into how TTY is scheduled.

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 4, 2016

# 572, , ,, , Crime, Radio City Playhouse "The Promise" 11/8/49 NBC, The Whistler "Till Death Do Us Part" 4/14/48 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

Nov 3, 2016

# 573, Romance, LaRosa Hollywood Theater "Highway to Danger" 11/15/49 Syndicated, Romance "Flight to Athens" 7/31/54 CBS. 

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

 

 

Romance "Flight to Athens" 7/31/54 

 

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 2, 2016

# 574, Broadway, Studio One "Uncle Harry" 3/2/48 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

Nov 1, 2016

  #575, Adventure, Safari "The Adventure of the Bull Elephant" later 1940’s (Audition), Escape "Grove of Ashtaroff" 2/29/48 CBS.           Escape "Grove of Ashtaroff" 2/29/48 

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

 

 

# 575, Adventure,

Tuned To Yesterday

Oct 31, 2016

#576, Sci-Fi, Space Patrol "The Lady From Venus" 12/20/52 ABC, Exploring Tomorrow "The Last Doctor" 2/19/58 MBS.

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

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

 

TTY Dialer Podcast #2

Oct 29, 2016

It's the second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  October 31 - November 5, 2016. In this episode: A five minute mystery with a catch, an audible tour of the infamous War of the Worlds broadcast and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 28, 2016

#577, True History, We The People 1/26/47 CBS, Destination Freedom, "Citizen Toussaint, 10/3/48 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

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.

 

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