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Before I detail the shows this week I wanted to mention that a friend of mine author Bill Fitzhugh has a new book out and it is wonderful. The wife and I both just finished it, and like all of his works, it is hilarious. No money changing hands, and no obligation on your part, but just wanted to let you know. It is called The Exterminators and is a sequel to his debut novel Pest Control (a decade or so and 7 books later!)
Okay on to radio!
More clarification about When Radio Was, yes the format is different and not always the best fit for the satellite radio channel, but remember, it is designed for the regular radio stations it plays on (about 200 across the U.S. and Canada). So the commercials air differently and some serialized programs are spread out over multiple weeks. Yes, the Friday Johnny Dollar serial is just one installment at at time, but I promise you I will continue to also play Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar five-part marathons nearly every week.
Let’s celebrate the much bigger picture; we have the channel online now and on your smart phones, plus lots of “new” content is being added.
This week we have a Superman Marathon, a two-hour presentation of a August 1946 storyline; A Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar Marathon; A two-hour Fibber McGee & Molly block; Lux Radio’s version of “The Treasure Of the Sierra Madre” followed by Jack Benny’s parody of that same picture; new to the channel this week Easter episodes from The Life Of Riley and Phil Harris & Alice Faye; and birthday week tributes for the following among others:
Harry Morgan (Mystery In The Air); John Gielgud (Sherlock Holmes); Hans Conried (The Whistler, My Friend Irma, Life Of Riley, Gunsmoke); announcer Larry Keating (This Is Your FBI) and Paul McGrath (Inner Sanctum Mysteries)