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 #319

Nov 1, 2017

#319, Romance, Gulf Screen Guild Theater “History is Made at Night” 11/10/40 CBS, Romance “The Second Time Around” 5/7/55 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

Oct 31, 2017

#1214, Horror, Inner Sanctum “Only the Dead Die Twice” 3/23/49 CBS, Lights Out “Knock at the Door” 12/15/42 CBS.

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

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Tuned to Yesterday #320

Oct 30, 2017

#320, Variety, Radio Hall of Fame 2/6/44 NBC Blue.

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

Tuned to Yesterday #321

Oct 27, 2017

#321. Adventure, Dangerous Assignment “Belgian Congo” 2/11/53 NBC, Clyde Beatty Show “Daniel in the Lion’s Den” Program #33 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 #322

Oct 26, 2017

#322, Comedy, Armed Forces Theater “Devil and Miss Jones” 1948 AFRS, Milton Berle Show “Salute to Income Tax” 3/9/48 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 #323

Oct 25, 2017

#323, Science Fiction, Dimension X “The Castaways” 8/11/50 NBC, X Minus One “Pyrigi’s Wonderful Dolls” 6/5/55 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 #324

Oct 24, 2017

#324, Western, Gunsmoke “The Bottle Man” 1/1/55 CBS, Frontier Gentleman “The Honkey Tonkers” 2/16/58 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 #325

Oct 23, 2017

#325, True History, You Are There “The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson” 2/29/49 CBS, Cavalcade of 1955 “United Press News Stories of the Year” December 1955 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 #326

Oct 20, 2017

#326, Crime, Indictment “Woman Swindled” 1958, Crime Club “Dead Man Control” 3/20/47 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 #327

Oct 19, 2017

#327, Drama, Screen Director’s Playhouse “Saigon” 7/29/49 NBC, Theater of Romance “Kid Galahad” 1/22/46 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 #328

Oct 18, 2017

#328, Sitcom. Phone Again, Finnegan “Finnegan’s Club” 7/18/46 NBC Our Miss Brooks “Beauty Shop Sabotage” 3/6/49 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 #329

Oct 17, 2017

#329, Broadway, Theatre Guild on the Air “Mary of Scotland” 4/28/46 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 #330

Oct 16, 2017

#330, Mystery, New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes “The Manor House Case” 10/15/45 MBS, Fat Man “Murder is the Medium” 7/22/49 ABC.

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

TTY Dialer Podcast #50

Oct 14, 2017

It's the fiftieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of October 16 - 21, 2017.

In this episode: To celebrate the milestone of fifty podcasts, you'll hear the story of a milestone in radio drama, followed by the complete broadcast of "Sorry, Wrong Number."

Tuned to Yesterday #331

Oct 13, 2017

#331, Romance, Screen Guild Theater “Ball of Fire” 11/30/42 CBS, Silver Theater “Dear Victim” 2/26/39 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 #332

Oct 12, 2017

#332, Variety, Command Performance “#9” 4/18/42 AFRS, Hello, Americans 1/3/43 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 #333

Oct 11, 2017

#333, Adventure, John Steele, Adventurer “The Unsuspected” 5/7/50 MBS, Suspense “Treasure Chest of Don Jose” 6/26/56 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 #334

Oct 10, 2017

#334, Comedy, Jimmy Durante show 12/17/47 NBC, Fibber McGee and Molly “Box of Candy / 20 Years on NBC” 3/11/52 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 #335

Oct 9, 2017

#335. Science Fiction, Suspense “Kaleidoscope” 7/12/55 CBS, Two Thousand Plus “The Rocket and the Skull” 10/10/51 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 #49

Oct 7, 2017

It's the forty-ninth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of October 9 - 14, 2017.

In this episode: A cigarette company that carried a radio show and its leading man, the moment two stage legends took to the air, a profile of Eleanor Roosevelt on radio and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 6, 2017

#336, Western, The Capture of Lizzie Stone (audition / one off show) 1940’s Syndicated, Hopalong Cassidy “Santa Claus Rustlers” 12/7/51 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 #337

Oct 5, 2017

#337, True History, Cavalcade of America “Make Way For the Lady” 6/14/43 NBC, Eyes Aloft “Coast Guard Tribute” 8/31/42 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 #338

Oct 4, 2017

#338, Crime, Mark Sabre of the Homicide Squad (or Mystery Theatre) “Portrait in Red” 2/13/52 ABC, Suspense “The Earth is Made of Glass” 9/27/45 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 #339

Oct 3, 2017

#341, Drama, Screen Guild Theater “Notorious” 1/6/49 CBS, CBS Radio Workshop “The Enormous Radio” 4/6/56 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 #340

Oct 2, 2017

#340, Sitcom, My Friend Irma “The Costume Party” 11/29/48 CBS, Halls of Ivy “Stolen Mummy” 5/28/52 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 #48

Sep 29, 2017

It's the forty-eighth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of October 1 - 7, 2017.

In this episode: A conversation with BBC producer and manager Dominic Delargy, who produced a three hour special for BBC Radio 4 Extra dedicated to the golden age of radio in America that was broadcast last month. Dominic tells his story of discovering the broadcasts of radio's yesteryear and how his ambitious special came to be with the British listener in mind. 

Tuned to Yesterday #341

Sep 29, 2017

#341, Broadway, Theatre Guild “The Guardsman” 9/30/45 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 #342

Sep 28, 2017

#342, Mystery, Richard Diamond, Private Detective 9/24/49 NBC, New Adventures of Michael Shayne "The Case Of The Blood-Stained Pearls" 1948 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 #343

Sep 27, 2017

#343, Romance, Theater of Romance “Cradle Song” 1/29/46 CBS, Damon Runyon Theater “The Lily of St. Pierre” 4/24/49 Mayfair Syndication.

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

Tuned to Yesterday #344

Sep 26, 2017

#344, Variety, Texaco Town 10/25/36 CBS, Amos and Andy Music Hall 11/25/60 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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