Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Charlie Tuna 1980

That picture is from the AFRTS-LA promo set of 8x10s that went to every station. 

It's a trip to 1980, a Friday and time for the Charlie Tuna Show.

Sagebrush Theater 1970

Sam Buffington as Luke Slaughter

Sagebrush Theater "from the library of radio programs from many years ago" was one of many shows that rebroadcast radio shows from the 1940s and 50s.  We had an amazing library of these saved from their first runs.  We had many stations that didn't have television.  That worked out as a good fit.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Jim Ameche 1964

Jim and Don Ameche

Jim Ameche was on Jack Armstrong, later being the first to syndicate a really popular DJ show.  He made several trips as a host from New York to Los Angeles.  Before Pete Smith, Before John Doremus the Colonels had a song...