1940 in radio

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The year 1940 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

  • 19 January: Brenda Curtis ends its run on network radio (CBS).[4]
  • 12 February: Author, Author ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[4]
  • 15 March: Betty and Bob ends its run on network radio NBC.[4]
  • 22 March: The Affairs of Anthony ends its run on network radio (Blue Network).[4]
  • 23 March: Arch Oboler's Plays ends its run on network radio (NBC).[4]
  • 27 April: Art for Your Sake ends its run on network radio (NBC).[4]
  • 1 May: Avalon Time ends its run on network radio (NBC).[4]
  • 4 June: Brenthouse ends its run on network radio (Blue Network).[4]
  • 19 July: Caroline's Golden Store ends its run on network radio (CBS).[4]
  • 19 July: The Carters of Elm Street ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[4]
  • 7 October: Adventures in Reading" ends its run on network radio.[4]
  • 19 October: Renfrew of the Mounted ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/aboutbbcnews/spl/hi/history/noflash/html/1940s.stm About BBC News - official site
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ a b c Dunning, John. (1976). Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio, 1925-1976. Prentice-Hall, Inc. ISBN 0-13-932616-2.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.