Red Skelton

Richard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer best known for his national radio and television shows between 1937 and 1971, especially as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show. He has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and television, and […]

Martin And Lewis Show

After losing The Jack Benny Program and Amos ‘n’ Andy from its Sunday night lineup to what had been called “the CBS talent raids” of 1948-49, NBC turned to the young comedy team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, a pair “virtually unknown to a radio audience.” Reinehr and Swartz commented in their old-time radio […]

Fibber McGee And Molly 1930s

Fibber McGee and Molly was an American radio show of the old-time radio era, and one of its longest-running comedies. The series premiered on the NBC Radio Network in 1935 and remained popular until its demise in 1959, long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of entertainment in American popular culture. The […]

Easy Aces

Easy Aces, a long-running American serial radio comedy (1930–1945), was trademarked by the low-keyed drollery of creator and writer Goodman Ace and his wife, Jane, as an urbane, put-upon Realtor and his Malaprop-prone wife. A 15-minute program, airing as often as five times a week, Easy Aces wasn’t quite the ratings smash that such concurrent […]

Camel Comedy Caravan

Camel Caravan was a musical variety radio program, sponsored by Camel cigarettes, that aired on NBC Radio and CBS Radio from 1933 to 1954. Various vocalists, musicians and comedy acts were heard during the 21 years this show was on the air, including such talents as Benny Goodman, Georgia Gibbs, Anita O’Day and Vaughn Monroe. […]