1951 in radio

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The year 1951 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

  • 5 January – The serial David Harum ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]
  • 25 January - We, the People ends its run on network radio (NBC)[3]
  • 14 September - Death Valley Days ends its run on network radio (ABC).[2]
  • 28 September – Screen Director's Playhouse ends its run on NBC.
  • 16 December - The Tom Mix Ralston Straight Shooters ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[2]

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Radio 4: Celebrating 60 Years of The Archers (2011)
  2. ^ a b c Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
  3. ^ a b Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.