1954 in radio

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List of years in radio (table)
In television
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957

The year 1954 in radio involved some significant events.

Events

Debuts

  • 3 January - WSTN debuts as a 1 kW daytimer at St. Augustine, Florida.
  • 9 January - Roadshow debuts on NBC. Starring Bill Cullen, the three-hour weekly program is considered a forerunner of the network's Monitor, which began a year later.[1]
  • 20 January – The National Negro Network is formed.
  • 2 September - Dr. Sixgun debuts on NBC.[2]
  • 3 September - The last original episode of the Lone Ranger is broadcast.

Closings

Births

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 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.
  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 Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.