List of old-time radio programs


List of old-time radio programs

Listed below are vintage radio programs associated with Radio's Golden Age.

United States Golden Age programs

#

*"2000 Plus"
*"21st Precinct"

A

*"The A&P Gypsies"
*"Abbott and Costello"
*"Abbott Mysteries"
*"Abie’s Irish Rose"
*"Academy Award Theater"
*"Accordiana"
*"Acousticon Hour"
*"Add a Line"
*"Adult Education Series"
*"Adventures by Morse"
*"Adventure Parade"
*"The Adventures of Champion"
*"The Adventures of Charlie Chan"
*"The Adventures of Dick Cole"
*"The Adventures of Ellery Queen"
*"The Adventures of Father Brown"
*"The Adventures of Frank Merriwell"
*"The Adventures of Frank Race"
*"The Adventures of Maisie"
*"The Adventures of Nero Wolfe"
*"The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet"
*"The Adventures of Philip Marlowe"
*"The Adventures of Sam Spade"
*"The Adventures of Superman"
*"The Adventures of the Thin Man"
*"Against the Storm"
*"The Air Adventures of Jimmie Allen"
*"A.L. Alexander's Goodwill Court"
*"A.L. Alexander's Mediation Board"
*"The Alan Young Show"
*"The Aldrich Family"
*"Alec Templeton Time"
*"Alka-Seltzer Time"
*"Al Pearce"
*"Amanda of Honeymoon Hill"
*"The Amazing Nero Wolfe"
*"The American Album of Familiar Music"
*"American Portraits"
*"Amos 'n' Andy"
*"Ann of the Airlanes"
*"Arch Oboler's Plays"
*"Archie Andrews"
*"The Armour Jester"
*"Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts"
*"The Atwater Kent Hour"
*"Aunt Jenny’s Real Life Stories"
*"Author's Playhouse"
*"Avalon Time"

B

*"The Baby Snooks Show"
*"Bachelor's Children"
*"Backstage Wife"
*"Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator"
*"Beat the Band"
*"The Bell Telephone Hour"
*"Beulah"
*"The Bickersons"
*"The Big Show"
*"The Big Story"
*"Big Town"
*"The Billie Burke Show"
*"Blackhawk"
*"The Black Mass"
*"The Black Museum"
*"Blackstone, the Magic Detective"
*"Blair of the Mounties"
*"Blondie"
*"Blue Beetle"
*"Blue Ribbon Town"
*"Bob and Ray"
*"The Bob Crosby Show"
*"The Bob Hope Show"
*"Bold Venture"
*"Boston Blackie"
*"Box 13"
*"Break the Bank"
*"Breakfast in Hollywood"
*"Bright Star"
*"Bringing Up Father"
*"Broadway Is My Beat"
*"Bulldog Drummond"
*"Burns and Allen"

C

*"Calling All Cars"
*"Calling All Detectives"
*"Camel Caravan"
*"The Campbell Playhouse"
*"Candid Microphone"
*"Candy Matson, Yukon 28209"
*"Captain Midnight"
*"The Carnation Contented Hour"
*"The Carters of Elm Street"
*"The Casebook of Gregory Hood"
*"Case Dismissed"
*"Casey, Crime Photographer"
*"Cavalcade of America"
*"CBS Radio Workshop"
*"Challenge of the Yukon" (aka "Sergeant Preston of the Yukon")
*"The Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street"
*"Chandu the Magician
*"Charlotte Greenwood Show"
*"The Chase and Sanborn Hour"
*"Chase and Sanborn Program"
*"Chesterfield Supper Club"
*"Chet Chetter's Tales from the Morgue"
*"The Christmas Adventures of Cuddles and Tuckie"
*"The Cinnamon Bear"
*"The Cisco Kid"
*"Clara, Lu ’n’ Em"
*"Claybourne"
*"The Clicquot Club Eskimos"
*"Cloak and Dagger"
*"The Clock"
*"Club Fifteen"
*"The Collier Hour"
*"Columbia Presents Corwin"
*"Command Performance"
*"Counterspy"
*"The Couple Next Door"
*"The Creaking Door"
*"Crime Classics"
*"The Crime Club"
*"Crime Doctor"
*"Crime Does Not Pay"
*"Cruise of the Poll Parrot"
*"The Cuckoo Hour"

D

*"Damon Runyon Theatre"
*"Dan Dunn, Secret Operative #48"
*"Dangerous Assignment"
*"Dangerously Yours"
*"Dark Fantasy"
*"Dark Venture"
*"A Date with Judy"
*"The Dave Garroway Show"
*"The Day of the Triffids"
*"Death Valley Days"
*"The Devil and Mr. O"
*"Diamond Drama"
*"Dick Tracy"
*"Dimension X"
*"Doc Savage"
*"The Dodge Victory Hour"
*"Don McNeil's Breakfast Club"
*"Dr. IQ"
*"Dr. Christian"
*"Dr. Kildare"
*"Dragnet"
*"The Dreft Star Playhouse"
*"Drene Time"
*"Duffy's Tavern"

E

*"Easy Aces"
*"The Edgar Bergen/Charlie McCarthy Show"
*"Empire Builders"
*"Enna Jettick Melodies"
*"Escape"
*"Ethel and Albert"
*"The Eveready Hour"
*"Everything for the Boys"
*"Exploring Tomorrow"

F

*"The Fabulous Dr. Tweedy"
*"Family Doctor"
*"Family Theater"
*"The Fat Man
*"Father Knows Best"
*"Favorite Story"
*"The FBI in Peace and War"
*"Fibber McGee and Molly"
*"The First Nighter Program"
*"Fitch Bandwagon"
*"Five Star Theater"
*"Flash Gordon"
*"The Ford Sunday Evening Hour"
*"Ford Theater"
*"Fort Laramie"
*"Forty-five Minutes in Hollywood"
*"The Fred Allen Show"
*"The Fred Waring Show"
*"Free World Theatre"
*"Frontier Gentleman"

G

*"Gang Busters"
*"Gasoline Alley"
*"Gene and Glenn
*"The General Mills Radio Adventure Theater"
*"G.I. Jive"
*"G.I. Journal"
*"The Goldbergs"
*"The Goon Show"
*"Granby's Green Acres"
*"Grand Ole Opry"
*"The Greatest Story Ever Told"
*"The Great Gildersleeve"
*"The Green Hornet"
*"Great Scenes from Great Plays"
*"The Guiding Light"
*"The Gulf Headliners"
*"Gunsmoke"
*"The Guy Lombardo Show"

H

*"Hall of Fantasy"
*"The Halls of Ivy"
*"The Happiness Boys"
*"Harvest of Stars"
*"Hashknife Hartley"
*"Have Gun, Will Travel"
*"Hear It Now"
*"Hello Americans"
*"The Henry Morgan Show"
*"Heritage Over The Land"
*"The Hermit's Cave"
*"Hollywood Hotel"
*"Hollywood Star Playhouse"
*"Hollywood Star Time"
*"Home of the Brave"
*"Honolulu Bound"
*"Hop Harrigan"
*"Horatio Hornblower"
*"The Hour of Saint Francis"
*"House Party"

I

*"I Love a Mystery"
*"I Love Lucy"
*"Incredible, but True"
*"Indictment"
*"Information Please"
*"Inheritance"
*"Inner Sanctum Mysteries"
*"In the Name of the Law"
*"The Intimate Revue"
*"The Ipana Troubadors"
*"Irene Rich Dramas"
*"It's a Crime, Mr. Collins"
*"It Pays to Be Ignorant"
*"I Was a Communist for the FBI"

J

*"Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy"
*"The Jack Benny Program"
*"Jean Shepherd"
*"Jeff Regan, Investigator"
*"The Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore Show"
*"The Joe E. Brown Show"
*"Johnny Modero, Pier 23"
*"Jonathan Thomas and his Christmas on the Moon"
*"Jonathan Trimble, Esquire"
*"Jubilee"
*"The Judy Canova Show"
*"Junior G-Men"
*"Junior Miss"
*"Just Plain Bill"

K

*"The Kate Smith Hour"
*"Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge"
*"Knickerbocker Playhouse"
*"Kraft Music Hall"

L

*"Land of the Lost"
*"Lear Radio Show"
*"The Les Paul Show"
*"Let George Do It"
*"Let's Go to Town"
*"Let's Pretend"
*"Let's Pretend with Uncle Russ"
*"The Life of Riley"
*"Life with Luigi"
*"Light of the World"
*"Lights Out"
*"The Lineup"
*"The Lives of Harry Lime"
*"The Lone Ranger"
*"Long John Nebel"
*"Louella Parsons"
*"Luke Slaughter of Tombstone"
*"Lum and Abner"
*"Luncheon at Sardi's"
*"Lux Radio Theater"

M

*"Ma Perkins"
*"Magic Island"
*"Magic Key"
*"Mail Call"
*"Major Bowes Amateur Hour"
*"Major Hoople"
*"A Man Called Jordan"
*"The Man Called X"
*"Mandrake the Magician"
*"Marie the Little French Princess"
*"Mark Trail"
*"The Marriage"
*"Martin and Lewis"
*"Martin Kane, Private Eye"
*"Matinee Theater"
*"Maxwell House Showboat"
*"Mayor of the Town"
*"Meet Corliss Archer"
*"Meet Millie"
*"The Mercury Theater on the Air"
*"Mark Trail"
*"MGM Musical Comedy Theater of the Air"
*"MGM Theater of the Air"
*"Michael Shayne Private Detective"
*"The Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air"
*"Millions for Defense"
*"Molle Mystery Theater"
*"Monitor"
*"Mr and Mrs. Blandings"
*"Mr. and Mrs. North"
*"Mr. District Attorney"
*"Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons"
*"Mr. Moto"
*"Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch"
*"Murder and Mr. Malone"
*"Murder at Midnight"
*"Murder By Experts"
*"My Favorite Husband"
*"My Friend Irma"
*"The Mysterious Traveler"
*"Mystery House"
*"Mystery in the Air"
*"Myrt and Marge"
*"My True Story"

N

*"National Barn Dance"
*"The National Farm and Home Hour"
*""
*"NBC Symphony Orchestra"
*"The Nelson Eddy Show"
*"The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe"
*"The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
*"Nick Carter, Master Detective"
*"Nightbeat"
*"Now Nordine"

O

*"One Man's Family"
*"The Original Amateur Hour"
*"Orson Welles' Almanac"
*"Orson Welles Theater"
*"Our Gal Sunday"
*"Our Miss Brooks"

P

*"Painted Dreams"
*"Parties at Pickfair"
*"Pat Novak for Hire"
*"The Penny Singleton Show"
*"People Are Funny"
*"Pepper Young's Family"
*"Pete Kelly's Blues"
*"Philco Radio Time"
*"The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show"
*"Philo Vance"
*"Pick and Pat"
*"The Planet Man"
*"Ports of Call"
*"Pot O' Gold"
*"Proudly We Hail"

Q

*"Queen for a Day"
*"Quiet, Please"
*"Quiz Kids"

R

*"Radio Hall of Fame"
*"Radio Reader's Digest"
*"The Railroad Hour"
*"Ranger Bill"
*"Red Ryder"
*"Red Skelton Show"
*"Reg'lar Fellers"
*"Request Performance"
*"Richard Diamond, Private Detective"
*"The Right to Happiness"
*"RKO Theater of the Air"
*"Road of Life"
*"Rocky Fortune"
*"Rogue's Gallery"
*"The Romance of Helen Trent"
*"Rotary Golden Theater"
*"Roxy and His Gang"
*"The Rudy Vallée Show"

*"The Sad Sack"
*"The Saint"
*"Sam 'n' Henry"
*"Screen Director's Playhouse"
*"The Screen Guild Theater"
*"The Shadow"
*"The Shadow of Fu Manchu"
*"Shell Chateau"
*"The Silver Eagle"
*"Silver Theater"
*"Sinclair Weiner Minstrels"
*"Singin' Sam"
*"The Six Shooter"
*"Sleep No More"
*"Smiley Burnette"
*"Smilin' Jack"
*"Soconyland Sketches"
*"Space Patrol"
*"Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police"
*"The Spike Jones Show"
*"Spotlight Revue"
*"Squad Cars"
*"Stand By for Crime
*"The Stan Freberg Show"
*"Star and the Story"
*"Stars Over Hollywood"
*"Star-Struck"
*"Stepmother"
*"Stop the Music"
*"Stories of the Black Chamber"
*"Strange Dr. Weird, The"
*"Studio One"
*"Suspense"

T

*"Take It or Leave It"
*"Tales of Fatima"
*"Tales of the Texas Rangers"
*"Tarzan"
*"Tennessee Jed"
*"The Tenth Man"
*"Terry and the Pirates"
*"That's Rich"
*"Theater Five"
*"Theater of Romance"
*"Theatre Guild on the Air"
*"This Is My Best"
*"This is Nora Drake"
*"This Is Your FBI"
*"Those Websters"
*"Today's Children"
*"Tom Corbett, Space Cadet"
*"Tommy Riggs and Betty Lou"
*"Treasury Star Parade"
*"True Adventures of Junior G-Men"
*"True Story Hour"
*"Truth or Consequences"
*"Twenty Questions"

U

*"The Unexpected"
*"Unshackled"

V

*"Vic and Sade"
*"Viva America"
*"The Voice of Firestone"
*"Voyage of the Scarlet Queen"

W

*"The Weird Circle"
*"The Whisperer"
*"Whispering Streets"
*"The Whistler"
*"The Witch's Tale"
*"Woman in White"
*"The Wonder Show"
*"World Adventurer's Club"

X

*"X Minus One"

Y

*"You Bet Your Life"
*"You Can't Do Business with Hitler"
*"Young Doctor Malone"
*"Young Widder Brown"
*"Your Hit Parade"
*"Your Story Hour"
*"Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar"

Z

*"The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air"

Post-OTR U.S. radio programs

*"The Cabinet of Dr. Fritz"
*"CBS Radio Mystery Theater"
*"Earplay"
*"The Firesign Theatre"
*"The Fourth Tower of Inverness"
*""
*"NPR Playhouse"
*"Sears Radio Theater"
*"The Zero Hour"

Canadian Golden Age programs


*"After Breakfast Breakdown"
*"Assignment"
*"Aunt Lucy"
*"Blended Rhythm"
*"Borden's Canadian Cavalcade"
*"Brave Voyage"
*"British Ballad Operas"
*"Canadian Theatre Of The Air"
*"CBC Wednesday Night"
*"Citizen's Forum"
*"Comrades In Arms"
*"Court Of Opinions"
*"The Craig's"
*"Cuckoo Clock House"
*"Days Of Sail"
*"Don Messer And His Islanders"
*"Escape With Me"
*"Fighting Navy"
*"From Leicester Square To Broadway"
*"Front Line Family"
*"The Gillans"
*"Gilmour's Albums"
*"The Happy Gang"
*"Harmony Harbour"
*"In Search Of Ourselves"
*"Jake And The Kid"
*"John and Judy"
*"The Johnny Home Show"
*"Just Mary"
*"Laura Limited"
*"Let's Go To The Music Hall"
*"L For Lanky"
*"Kindergarten of The Air"
*"Maggie Muggins"
*"Magic Adventures"
*"Men In Scarlet"
*"The Merchant Navy Show"
*"The National Farm Radio Forum"
*"Now I Ask You"
*"Rawhide"
*"The Rod And Charles Show"
*"The Romance Of Canada"
*"The Small Types Club"
*"Stage"
*"Stag Party"
*"Stories Read by John Drainie"
*"Theatre Of Freedom"
*"This Is The Army"
*"The Tommy Hunter Show"
*"Trans-Canada Matinee"
*"Treasure Trail"
*"Wayne and Shuster"

Golden Age-emulating Canadian radio programs

*"Nero Wolfe" (a.k.a. "Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe")
*"Nightfall"

ee also

* List of U.S. radio programs
* List of old-time radio people


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