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I Love Lucy
General Hospital
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Dark Shadows 50th anniversary
grandpa Munster
the scandal of war of the worlds
Jamie Lee Curtis halloween
survivors of World War II
dracula
Miracle on 34th Street
The Bishop's Wife
It's a Wonderful Life

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THE DRAGNET RADIO PODCAST

MONDAYS at 11pm Eastern/8pm Pacific

The most famous and influential police procedural drama in media history. Any police drama on television today owes its very existence to this radio series. Plus, behind the scenes commentary after each episode!

THE SUPERMAN RADIO PODCAST

Every WEDNESDAY and SUNDAY 11pm Eastern/8pm Pacific

The epic adventure of Superman who leaps tall buildings in a single bound, is faster than a speeding bullet, bends steel in his bare hands, and who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great Metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice and the American way. Plus, behind the scenes commentary after each episode!

THE MY FAVORITE HUSBAND RADIO PODCAST

Every TUESDAY 11pm Eastern/8pm Pacific

On July 23, 1948, My Favorite Husband began on CBS Radio with Lucille Ball and Richard Denning playing George and Liz Cooper-a middle class, cheerful couple who live together and like it! It ran for 124 episodes and concluded on March 31, 1951.  Initially, they were named Liz and George Cugat. After at least 20 early episodes, confusion with bandleader Xavier Cugat prompted a name change.   Written by future I Love Lucy producers and writers Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh and Bob Carroll, Jr, the formula of the straight-laced husband with the wacky wife soon took hold.

THE LIGHTS OUT RADIO PODCAST

SATURDAYS Midnight Eastern/9pm Pacific

Lights Out, which began on January 1, 1934, was initially"a midnight mystery serial to catch the attention of the listeners at the witching hour.  Created by Wyllis Cooper and then taken over by Arch Oboler, versions of the series aired on different networks, at various times, from June of 1936 to the summer of 1947 and the series eventually made the transition to television. Lights Out was one of the earliest radio horror programs predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum.  By 1939, Oboler had launched ARCH OBOLER'S PLAYS which were really updated versions of his original Lights Out Scripts.  In 1940, it was called EVERYMAN'S THEATER and then PLAYS FOR AMERICANS briefly in 1941.  By the fall of 1942, he was back with a new version of Lights Out (most of what we have here is from this era) which was mostly made up of new performances based on the 1930's scripts. In the years that followed, Oboler continued with variations of his Lights Out series as late as 1972 with a total of 216 episodes produced.

THE SUSPENSE RADIO PODCAST 

THURSDAYS at Midnight Eastern/9pm Pacific

One of the greatest and longest radio drama programs of all time.  It was considered "radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" featuring many leading Hollywood actors of the era. Approximately 945 episodes were broadcast during its long run, and more than 900 still exist. Plus, behind the scenes commentary after each episode!

THE INNER SANCTUM RADIO PODCAST

SERIES COMPLETE!

This series is considered one of the most popular radio programs of all time that aired from January 7, 1941 to October 5, 1952.  It was immediately recognized by its creaking door open, chilling host, and equally scary episodes.  It also featured some of the top Hollywood stars of the era.  Listen for exclusive commentary after every episode!

THE PAT NOVAK FOR HIRE RADIO PODCAST 

SERIES COMPLETE!

Pat Novak, for Hire is a radio series which aired from 1946 to 1947 as a West Coast regional (produced at KGO in San Francisco) program and in 1949 as a nationwide program for ABC first with Jack Webb, then Ben Morris for the 1947-48 years and followed by Jack Webb again for classic 1949 episodes.  The series is popular among fans for its fast-paced, hard-boiled dialogue and action and witty one-liners.

Jim Romanovich is a veteran radio broadcaster, television host and accomplished producer.  Since 1986, he has dedicated his life to revising our antiquated pop culture views into a relevance today we understand and not only appreciate but truly enjoy.  His career is as busy as ever with several projects in production for television as well as the emerging new media.  He serves as executive producer of several network productions and continues to perform on camera as well as with voice-over work.

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