1944 in radio

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

Events

Debuts

Closings

  • 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

Deaths

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

References

  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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> open access publication - free to read
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.