1941 in radio

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The year 1941 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

Programs[edit]

  • 17 January - Charlie and Jessie ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]
  • 10 April - The Ask-It Basket ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]
  • 30 June - The Amazing Mr. Smith ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[5]
  • 22 August - Buck Private and His Girl ends its run on network radio (NBC).[5]
  • 19 September - Home of the Brave ends its run on network radio (NBC-Red).[5]
  • 26 September - By Kathleen Norris ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]
  • 26 September - Claudia and David (radio program) ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]
  • 27 September - City Desk ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]
  • 28 September - Ed Sullivan Variety ends its run on network radio (CBS).[5]

Stations[edit]

  • 28 March - KYAN, Cheyenne, Wyoming, ended broadcast operations, selling its transmitter site and tower to KFBC, Cheyenne.[9]

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. P. 5.
  2. ^ Perry, Mike W. (1998-07-01). "Publication History of C. S. Lewis's Mere Christianity". C. S. Lewis Web. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  3. ^ Robert J. Brown, Manipulating the Ether: The Power of Broadcast Radio in Thirties America, pp. 117–120. McFarland & Company, 1998. ISBN 0-7864-2066-9
  4. ^ Sies, Luther F. (2014). Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960, 2nd Edition. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-5149-4. Pp. 145-146.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
  6. ^ "WLAG, in La Grange, Ga. Makes Its Formal Debut" (PDF). Broadcasting. May 12, 1941. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Broadcasting (PDF). Broadcasting Publications. July 21, 1941. p. 31. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ Castiglia, Onofrio (June 25, 2016). "Local radio station WINC celebrates 75 years on air". Winchester Star. Winchester, Virginia: Byrd Newspapers. pp. A1, A6. 
  9. ^ "Competition Puts KYAN Off the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 7, 1941. p. 54. Retrieved 12 August 2015. [permanent dead link]