1944 in radio

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The year 1944 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

  • 14 January - The Black Hood ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[2]
  • 2 February - Battle of the Sexes ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]
  • 26 February - Campana Serenade ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]
  • 30 April - Ceiling Unlimited ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]
  • 23 June - American Women ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]
  • 26 June - Broadway Showtime ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]
  • 30 June - Brave Tomorrow ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]
  • 5 August - Blue Ribbon Town ends its run on network radio (CBS).[2]
  • 2 September - Abie's Irish Rose ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]
  • 22 September - Helpmate ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]
  • 21 October - Babe Ruth ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]
  • 22 October - The Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne Show ends its run on network radio (NBC).[2]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 16 November: Boake Carter, 45, American news commentator in the 1930s and early 1940s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New "Frank Sinatra Show" Opens Jan. 5, Ginger Rogers First Guest". Harrisburg Telegraph. December 31, 1943. p. 17. Retrieved July 21, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.