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Friday 12/19
6:30 am – 7:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"The Hunting Of Bob Lee" from October 29, 1951. Richard Widmark, Cathy Lewis, Lou Krugman, Junius Matthews, Harry Bartell, Joseph Kearns, William Conrad Byron Kane.

7:00 am – 7:30 am Suspense
Suspense

"How Long Is The Night?" from October 13, 1952. Richard Widmark, Jack Kruschen, Herb Butterfield, Joseph Kearns.

7:30 am – 8:00 am Inner Sanctum Mysteries
Inner Sanctum Mysteries

"The Last Story" from September 11, 1945. Richard Widmark.

8:00 am – 8:30 am Our Miss Brooks
Our Miss Brooks

"Telegram For Mrs. Davis" from July 10, 1949. Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Richard Crenna, Gloria McMillan, Joseph Kearns, Jerry Hausner, Peter Leeds.

8:30 am – 9:00 am Honest Harold
Honest Harold

"Playing Santa" from December 20, 1950. Harold Peary.

9:00 am – 9:30 am Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Christmas Card Mystery" from December 21, 1948. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Yuletide Miracle" from December 17, 1961. Larry Haines, Santos Ortega, Rosemary Rice, Joe DeSantis, Bill Lipton, Katherine Rott.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"My Favorite Wife" from December 7, 1950. Cary Grant, Irene Dunne. Grant and Dunne reprise their film roles a decade after the big screen release. The two stars had a combined seven career Oscar nominations, but no wins. Grant received an honorary Oscar in 1970.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Over The Bounding Main" from September 14, 1950. Dan Dailey.

11:00 am – 11:30 am The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"A Saga Of America" from December 6, 1947.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"Writing For Newspapers" from April 10, 1948.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

Casey, Crime Photographer "Santa Claus Of Bum's Boulevard" from December 25, 1947. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Pearling Matter" Part One from June 18, 1956.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Author's Playhouse
Author's Playhouse

"Christmas By Injunction" from December 21, 1941. Cliff Soubier, Curley Bradley, Sidney Ellstrom, Jerry Spellman.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Radio City Playhouse
Radio City Playhouse

"Twas The Night Before Christmas" from December 25, 1949. Lyle Sudrow, Bernard Grant, Ross Martin, Frank Milano, Grace Keddy, Luis Van Rooten, Connie Lembcke, Butch Cavell.,

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Tales of the Texas Rangers
Tales of the Texas Rangers

"Christmas Present" from December 24, 1950. Joel McCrea.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Have Gun, Will Travel
Have Gun, Will Travel

"The Hanging Cross" from December 21, 1958. John Dehner, Ben Wright, Vic Perrin, Jess Kirkpatrick, Roy Woods, Dick Beals, Anne Morrison, Virginia Christine.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm The Six Shooter
The Six Shooter

"Brit Ponset's Christmas Carol" from December 20, 1953. Jimmy Stewart.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Truth Or Consequences
Truth Or Consequences

"Christmas Party For Hubert Smith" from December 20, 1947. Ralph Edwards.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Run Sheep Run" from July 13, 1954. Cathy Lewis, Elliott Lewis.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Lights Out
Lights Out

"Nature Study" from June 22, 1943. Cathy Lewis.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm My Friend Irma
My Friend Irma

"The Eyes Have It" from December 8, 1947. Marie Wilson, Cathy Lewis.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm CBS Radio Workshop
CBS Radio Workshop

"Roughing It" from October 5, 1956. Luis Van Rooten, D.J, Thompson, Daws Butler, Edward Marr, Peter Leeds, Harold Peary, Howard McNear, Jack Kruschen, Junius Matthews,

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"My Favorite Wife" from December 7, 1950. Cary Grant, Irene Dunne. Grant and Dunne reprise their film roles a decade after the big screen release. The two stars had a combined seven career Oscar nominations, but no wins. Grant received an honorary Oscar in 1970.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Over The Bounding Main" from September 14, 1950. Dan Dailey.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"A Saga Of America" from December 6, 1947.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"Writing For Newspapers" from April 10, 1948.

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Molle Mystery Theatre
Molle Mystery Theatre

"Killer Come Back To Me" from May 17, 1946. Richard Widmark, Alice Reinheart.

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"The Hunting Of Bob Lee" from October 29, 1951. Richard Widmark, Cathy Lewis, Lou Krugman, Junius Matthews, Harry Bartell, Joseph Kearns, William Conrad Byron Kane.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"How Long Is The Night?" from October 13, 1952. Richard Widmark, Jack Kruschen, Herb Butterfield, Joseph Kearns.

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm Inner Sanctum Mysteries
Inner Sanctum Mysteries

"The Last Story" from September 11, 1945. Richard Widmark.

10:00 pm – 10:30 pm Quiet, Please
Quiet, Please

"A Red And White Guidon" from February 9, 1948. Ernest Chappell, Pat O'Malley, Arthur Kohl, Floyd Buckley, Wyllis Cooper.

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm X Minus One
X Minus One

"Sea Legs" from May 1, 1956. William Redfield, James Stevens, Stan Early, Charles Penman, James Dukas, Richard Hamilton, Jack Orrison, Jack Grimes, Craig McDonnell, Ralph Bell, Kermit Murdock, Fredericka Chandler.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"The Dark Room" from March 24, 1948. Elliott Lewis, Frances Robinson.

11:30 pm – Friday Midnight Police Headquarters
Police Headquarters

"Tommy Woods Killed" from 1932.

Saturday 12/20
12:00 am – 12:30 am The Whisperer
The Whisperer

"Fight Game" from August 12, 1951. Carleton Young, Betty Moran.

12:30 am – 1:00 am Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Calgary Matter" from July 13, 1950. Edmond O'Brien.

1:00 am – 1:30 am Fort Laramie
Fort Laramie

"The Massacre" from August 5, 1956. Raymond Burr.

1:30 am – 2:00 am Frontier Fighters
Frontier Fighters

"The Massacre At Taos" from 1935.

2:00 am – 2:30 am The Alan Young Show
The Alan Young Show

"Stolen Purse" from December 20, 1946.

2:30 am – 3:00 am The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton Show

"Junior's Christmas Play" from December 24, 1950.

3:00 am – 3:30 am The Jack Benny Show
The Jack Benny Show

"Christmas Open House" from December 24, 1939.

3:30 am – 4:00 am The Kraft Music Hall
The Kraft Music Hall

"Christmas Program" from December 14, 1944. Bing Crosby.

4:00 am – 4:30 am Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"My Favorite Wife" from December 7, 1950. Cary Grant, Irene Dunne. Grant and Dunne reprise their film roles a decade after the big screen release. The two stars had a combined seven career Oscar nominations, but no wins. Grant received an honorary Oscar in 1970.

4:30 am – 5:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Over The Bounding Main" from September 14, 1950. Dan Dailey.

5:00 am – 5:30 am The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"A Saga Of America" from December 6, 1947.

5:30 am – 6:00 am The Abe Burrows Show
The Abe Burrows Show

"Writing For Newspapers" from April 10, 1948.

6:00 am – 6:30 am The Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show
The Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show

"What To Get Alice For Christmas" from December 17, 1950.

6:30 am – 7:00 am The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

"Last Minute Christmas Gift" from December 18, 1947.

7:00 am – 7:30 am The Adventures of The Saint
The Adventures of The Saint

"The Dame On The Doorstep" from November 12, 1950. Vincent Price.

7:30 am – 8:00 am Jeff Regan, Investigator
Jeff Regan, Investigator

"The Man Who Fought Back" from November 27, 1948. Jack Webb, Herb Butterfield, Laurette Fillbrandt, Charles Seel, Ken Christy, Jack Petruzzi, Sidney Miller, Yvonne Peattie.

8:00 am – 9:00 am When Radio Was
When Radio Was

The Jack Benny Program "Christmas Shopping" from December 22, 1940. The Great Gildersleeve "Gildy's Christmas Woes" from December 20, 1942.

9:00 am – 9:30 am Academy Award Theatre
Academy Award Theatre

"The Maltese Falcon" from July 3, 1946. Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet. The original cast reunites nearly five years after the film's release for this broadcast. Sydney Greenstreet was the only one of the three to earn an Oscar nomination for the film.

9:30 am – 10:00 am The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe
The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe

"The Case Of Room 304" from April 27, 1951. Sydney Greenstreet.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Suspense
Suspense

"The Woman In Red" from April 6, 1944. Katina Paxinou. Paxinou won an Oscar for her first film role in "For Whom The Bell Tolls." By the early 1950s, she would return home to Greece and focus mainly on her stage work there.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"The Copper Tea Strainer" from April 21, 1949. Betty Grable. Grable was the highest-paid female in the country at the time according to the Treasury Department. Her salary in 1947 and 1948 topped 200-thousand dollars a year. That's more than two million dollars a year today thanks to inflation.

11:00 am – 11:30 am Nightbeat
Nightbeat

"Harlan Matthews, Stamp Dealer" from May 29, 1950. Frank Lovejoy.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Dragnet
Dragnet

"The Big Parrot" from November 16, 1950. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Crystal Lake Matter" from the week of August 13, 1956. Bob Bailey. This five-part story line ran from August 13-17, 1956.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Candy Matson
Candy Matson

"San Juan Batista" from December 18, 1950. Natalie Masters, Hal Burdick, Lou Tobin, Jane Bennett Carnell, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Quiet, Please
Quiet, Please

"A Red And White Guidon" from February 9, 1948. Ernest Chappell, Pat O'Malley, Arthur Kohl, Floyd Buckley, Wyllis Cooper.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm X Minus One
X Minus One

"Sea Legs" from May 1, 1956. William Redfield, James Stevens, Stan Early, Charles Penman, James Dukas, Richard Hamilton, Jack Orrison, Jack Grimes, Craig McDonnell, Ralph Bell, Kermit Murdock, Fredericka Chandler.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"The Dark Room" from March 24, 1948. Elliott Lewis, Frances Robinson.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Police Headquarters
Police Headquarters

"Tommy Woods Killed" from 1932.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"Casbah" from July 22, 1949. Tony Martin, Marta Toren. Just 23 at the time of the broadcast, Marta Toren would pass away in 1957 from a brain hemorrhage.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"The Case History Of Edgar Lowndes" from June 8, 1944. Thomas Mitchell, Donald Crisp. While he did not reach EGOT status, Thomas Mitchell was the first to claim the "Triple Crown" of acting with a Oscar, Tony, and Emmy wins.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Mysterious Traveler
The Mysterious Traveler

"Death Has A Cold Breath" from March 29, 1949. Frank Readick, Jan Miner.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Wild Bill Hickok
Wild Bill Hickok

"The Fury Of Savage River" from September 30, 1951. Guy Madison, Andy Devine.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Run Sheep Run" from July 13, 1954. Cathy Lewis, Elliott Lewis.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Lights Out
Lights Out

"Nature Study" from June 22, 1943. Cathy Lewis.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm My Friend Irma
My Friend Irma

"The Eyes Have It" from December 8, 1947. Marie Wilson, Cathy Lewis.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm CBS Radio Workshop
CBS Radio Workshop

"Roughing It" from October 5, 1956. Luis Van Rooten, D.J, Thompson, Daws Butler, Edward Marr, Peter Leeds, Harold Peary, Howard McNear, Jack Kruschen, Junius Matthews,

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Six Shooter
The Six Shooter

"Apron-Faced Sorrel" from February 7, 1954. Jimmy Stewart.

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"The Gypsum Hills Feud" from April 16, 1955. William Conrad, Parley Bear, Vivi Janis, John Dehner, Vic Perrin.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Have Gun, Will Travel
Have Gun, Will Travel

"Homecoming" from June 28, 1959. John Dehner, Ben Wright, Harry Bartell, Jack Moyles, Ken Lynch, Lou Krugman, Virginia Gregg, Barney Phillips.

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm Hopalong Cassidy
Hopalong Cassidy

"Death Crosses The River" from January 13, 1951. William Boyd, Andy Clyde.

10:00 pm – 10:30 pm Molle Mystery Theatre
Molle Mystery Theatre

"Killer Come Back To Me" from May 17, 1946. Richard Widmark, Alice Reinheart.

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"The Hunting Of Bob Lee" from October 29, 1951. Richard Widmark, Cathy Lewis, Lou Krugman, Junius Matthews, Harry Bartell, Joseph Kearns, William Conrad Byron Kane.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"How Long Is The Night?" from October 13, 1952. Richard Widmark, Jack Kruschen, Herb Butterfield, Joseph Kearns.

11:30 pm – Saturday Midnight Inner Sanctum Mysteries
Inner Sanctum Mysteries

"The Last Story" from September 11, 1945. Richard Widmark.

Sunday 12/21
12:00 am – 1:00 am Bing's Basement
Bing's Basement

"Christmas Hour" Bing Crosby.

1:00 am – 1:30 am The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

"Guest: Bing Crosby" from December 25, 1950.

1:30 am – 2:00 am The Bing Crosby Show
The Bing Crosby Show

"Quarter Hour Christmas 23"

2:00 am – 2:30 am The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1945. Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce.

2:30 am – 3:00 am The Falcon
The Falcon

"Unwelcome Christmas Present" from December 24, 1950. Les Damon.

3:00 am – 3:30 am Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"Christmas Story" from December 20, 1952. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell, John Dehner.

3:30 am – 4:00 am The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told

"Flight Into Egypt" from the 1940s.

4:00 am – 4:30 am Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Richard Diamond, Private Detective

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1949. Dick Powell.

4:30 am – 5:00 am This Is Your FBI
This Is Your FBI

"The Return Of St. Nick" from December 21, 1950. Stacy Harris.

5:00 am – 5:30 am Grand Central Station
Grand Central Station

"Miracle For Christmas" from December 24, 1949. Mason Adams, Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce.

5:30 am – 6:00 am Dragnet
Dragnet

".22 Rifle For Christmas" from December 21, 1951. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough.

6:00 am – 7:00 am Campbell Playhouse
Campbell Playhouse

"A Christmas Carol" from December 23, 1938. Orson Welles, Hiram Sherman, Ray Collins, Frank Readick, Eustace Wyatt, Arthur Anderson, Alfred Shirley, Alice Frost, Brenda Forbes, Joseph Cotten, Anna Stafford, Kingsley Colton, George Spelvin.

7:00 am – 7:30 am Exploring The Unknown
Exploring The Unknown

"The Christmas Cloud" from December 21, 1947. Morey Amsterdam.

7:30 am – 8:00 am Lum and Abner
Lum and Abner

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1941. Chester Lauck, Norris Goff.

8:00 am – 8:30 am The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Christmas Eve" from December 24, 1944. Harold Peary.

8:30 am – 9:00 am The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Gildy And Hooker Feud At Christmas" from December 16, 1953. Willard Waterman.

9:00 am – 9:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Setting Up Christmas Tree" from December 21, 1952.

9:30 am – 9:50 am The Couple Next Door
The Couple Next Door

"Christmas Day" from December 25, 1958. Peg Lynch, Alan Bunce.

9:50 am – 10:00 am Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg

"Christmas Dragnet"

10:00 am – 10:30 am Dark Fantasy
Dark Fantasy

"The House Of Bread" from December 26, 1941. Scott Bishop.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Back For Christmas" from December 23, 1943. Peter Lorre.

11:00 am – 11:30 am The Mysterious Traveler
The Mysterious Traveler

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1951. Maurice Tarplin.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Romance of the Ranchos
Romance of the Ranchos

"Christmas At San Gabriel" from December 24, 1941.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bing's Basement
Bing's Basement

"Christmas Hour" Bing Crosby.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

"Guest: Bing Crosby" from December 25, 1950.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm The Bing Crosby Show
The Bing Crosby Show

"Quarter Hour Christmas 23"

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1945. Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm The Falcon
The Falcon

"Unwelcome Christmas Present" from December 24, 1950. Les Damon.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"Christmas Story" from December 20, 1952. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell, John Dehner.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told

"Flight Into Egypt" from the 1940s.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Richard Diamond, Private Detective

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1949. Dick Powell.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm This Is Your FBI
This Is Your FBI

"The Return Of St. Nick" from December 21, 1950. Stacy Harris.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Grand Central Station
Grand Central Station

"Miracle For Christmas" from December 24, 1949. Mason Adams, Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Dragnet
Dragnet

".22 Rifle For Christmas" from December 21, 1951. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

The Great Gildersleeve "Gildy's Christmas Woes" from December 20, 1942. Radio Reader's Digest "Room For A Stranger" from December 19, 1946.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Candy Matson
Candy Matson

"Jack Frost" from December 19, 1949. Natalie Masters, Helen Kleeb, Lou Tobin, John Grover, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"Delayed Christmas Present" from December 26, 1948. Joan Banks, Jack Petruzzi.

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Christmas Eve" from December 24, 1944. Harold Peary.

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Gildy And Hooker Feud At Christmas" from December 16, 1953. Willard Waterman.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Setting Up Christmas Tree" from December 21, 1952.

9:30 pm – 9:50 pm The Couple Next Door
The Couple Next Door

"Christmas Day" from December 25, 1958. Peg Lynch, Alan Bunce.

9:50 pm – 10:00 pm Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg

"Christmas Dragnet"

10:00 pm – 10:30 pm Dark Fantasy
Dark Fantasy

"The House Of Bread" from December 26, 1941. Scott Bishop.

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Back For Christmas" from December 23, 1943. Peter Lorre.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Mysterious Traveler
The Mysterious Traveler

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1951. Maurice Tarplin.

11:30 pm – Sunday Midnight Romance of the Ranchos
Romance of the Ranchos

"Christmas At San Gabriel" from December 24, 1941.

Monday 12/22
12:00 am – 12:30 am The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Blue Carbuncle" from March 13, 1955. Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud.

12:30 am – 1:00 am Nick Carter, Master Detective
Nick Carter, Master Detective

"The Case Of The Phantom Shoplifter" from December 25, 1949. Lon Clark.

1:00 am – 1:30 am Damon Runyan Theatre
Damon Runyan Theatre

"Dancing Dan's Christmas" from November 28, 1950. John Brown.

1:30 am – 2:00 am Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Best Christmas Decorations" from December 20, 1949. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan.

2:00 am – 2:30 am Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Missing Mouse Matter" from December 23, 1956. Bob Bailey, Mary Jane Croft, Howard McNear, Parley Baer, G. Stanley Jones, Bill James, Lawrence Dobkin, Richard Beals.

2:30 am – 3:00 am Broadway Is My Beat
Broadway Is My Beat

"The Nick Norman Case" from December 24, 1949. Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Gil Stratton, Howard McNear, Hal March, Bert Holland, Estelle Dodge, Shep Menken, Peggy Webber.

3:00 am – 3:30 am Suspense
Suspense

"A Present For Benny" from December 13, 1955. Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Eve McVeagh, Benny Rubin, Junius Matthews, Joseph Kearns.

3:30 am – 4:00 am Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Carmen Kringle Matter" from December 22, 1957. Bob Bailey.

4:00 am – 4:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Buying Don Cuff Links For Christmas" from December 2, 1951.

4:30 am – 5:00 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Addressing Christmas Cards" from December 7, 1952.

5:00 am – 5:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"George Washington Slept Here" from December 20, 1942. The broadcast originated from Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

5:30 am – 6:00 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Christmas Shopping In New York" from December 11, 1938. The broadcast originated from New York City.

6:00 am – 6:30 am Family Theatre
Family Theatre

"The Littlest Angel" from December 21, 1949. Loretta Young, Jeffrey Silver, Ken Christy.

6:30 am – 7:00 am The Charlie McCarthy Show
The Charlie McCarthy Show

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1944. Edgar Bergen.

7:00 am – 7:30 am The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

"Guest: Laughton and Lanchester" from December 21, 1943. Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester.

7:30 am – 8:00 am The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton Show

"The Little Christmas Tree" from December 19, 1951.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Lux Radio Theatre
Lux Radio Theatre

"It's A Wonderful Life" from March 10, 1947. Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Victor Moore. Stewart would also star in the Screen Director's Playhouse 30-minute version of "It's A Wonderful Life" in 1949.

9:00 am – 9:30 am Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1953. Laurence Olivier.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"Miracle On 34th Street" from December 21, 1950. Edmund Gwenn. Gwenn was 72 when he took home the Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Santa Claus. He was the oldest winner in that category at the time and held the mark until 1976 when George Burns won at age 80 for "The Sunshine Boys."

10:00 am – 10:30 am The Whistler
The Whistler

"Three Wise Guys" from December 24, 1950. John Brown, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller, Bill Forman.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"The Cave" from December 22, 1955. Richard Beals, Billy Chapin.

11:00 am – 11:30 am The Shadow
The Shadow

"Joey's Christmas Story" from December 22, 1940. Bill Johnstone, Marjorie Anderson.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm The Shadow
The Shadow

"Gift Of Murder" from December 21, 1947. Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

The Life of Riley "TV Set For Christmas" from December 27, 1947. Fibber McGee and Molly "Gildy's Radio Phonograph" Part One from December 24, 1940.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm The Dennis Day Show
The Dennis Day Show

"The Boy Who Sang For A King" from December 25, 1946.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Hallmark Playhouse
Hallmark Playhouse

"The Desert Shall Rejoice" from December 16, 1948. John Hodiak.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Missing Mouse Matter" from December 23, 1956. Bob Bailey, Mary Jane Croft, Howard McNear, Parley Baer, G. Stanley Jones, Bill James, Lawrence Dobkin, Richard Beals.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Broadway Is My Beat
Broadway Is My Beat

"The Nick Norman Case" from December 24, 1949. Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Gil Stratton, Howard McNear, Hal March, Bert Holland, Estelle Dodge, Shep Menken, Peggy Webber.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"A Present For Benny" from December 13, 1955. Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Eve McVeagh, Benny Rubin, Junius Matthews, Joseph Kearns.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Carmen Kringle Matter" from December 22, 1957. Bob Bailey.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Buying Don Cuff Links For Christmas" from December 2, 1951.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Addressing Christmas Cards" from December 7, 1952.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"George Washington Slept Here" from December 20, 1942. The broadcast originated from Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Christmas Shopping In New York" from December 11, 1938. The broadcast originated from New York City.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"Three Wise Guys" from December 24, 1950. John Brown, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller, Bill Forman.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"The Cave" from December 22, 1955. Richard Beals, Billy Chapin.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm The Shadow
The Shadow

"Joey's Christmas Story" from December 22, 1940. Bill Johnstone, Marjorie Anderson.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Shadow
The Shadow

"Gift Of Murder" from December 21, 1947. Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews.

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Family Theatre
Family Theatre

"The Littlest Angel" from December 21, 1949. Loretta Young, Jeffrey Silver, Ken Christy.

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Charlie McCarthy Show
The Charlie McCarthy Show

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1944. Edgar Bergen.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

"Guest: Laughton and Lanchester" from December 21, 1943. Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester.

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton Show

"The Little Christmas Tree" from December 19, 1951.

10:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lux Radio Theatre
Lux Radio Theatre

"It's A Wonderful Life" from March 10, 1947. Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Victor Moore. Stewart would also star in the Screen Director's Playhouse 30-minute version of "It's A Wonderful Life" in 1949.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1953. Laurence Olivier.

11:30 pm – Monday Midnight Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"Miracle On 34th Street" from December 21, 1950. Edmund Gwenn. Gwenn was 72 when he took home the Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Santa Claus. He was the oldest winner in that category at the time and held the mark until 1976 when George Burns won at age 80 for "The Sunshine Boys."

Tuesday 12/23
12:00 am – 12:30 am The Jimmy Durante Show
The Jimmy Durante Show

December 24th, 1948. Special Guest: Rose Marie

12:30 am – 1:00 am CBS Radio Workshop
CBS Radio Workshop

"All Is Bright" -- the story of how "Silent Night" came to be. From December 23rd, 1956.

1:00 am – 1:30 am Romance
Romance

"Richer By One Christmas". From December 24th, 1955. Virginia Gregg

1:30 am – 2:00 am Lights Out
Lights Out

"Christmas Story". A story of three WWI soldiers set during Christmastime. From December 22nd, 1937.

2:00 am – 2:30 am The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

Special Guest: Olympic swimmer Esther Williams. From December 25th, 1953

2:30 am – 3:00 am Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Painting the Christmas Tree White". From December 18th, 1945. Jim and Marian Jordan, Teeny sings with The King's Men

3:00 am – 3:30 am Suspense
Suspense

"Christmas for Carole". Starring Dennis Day. From December 21st, 1950

3:30 am – 4:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Double Entry". From December 20th, 1945. Keenan Wynn and Hume Cronyn.

4:00 am – 4:30 am This Is My Best
This Is My Best

"Plot To Overthrow Christmas". An attack on Santa Claus, written in verse. Written by Norman Corwin. Hosted by Orson Wells. From December 19th, 1944.

4:30 am – 5:00 am Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"Small Time Swindlers Of Big Time Department Stores". From December 24th, 1949. Charles Russell, Constance Crowder and Georgia Ellis.

5:00 am – 5:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Shoelaces for Don". From December 8th, 1946. Guest performance by Mel Blanc.

5:30 am – 6:00 am The Abbott and Costello Show
The Abbott and Costello Show

"Lou's Christmas Party". Lou and Bud meet Santa Claus. From December 21st, 1944.

6:00 am – 6:30 am Dragnet
Dragnet

"Big Little Jesus". From December 22nd, 1953. Jack Webb, Ben Alexander.

6:30 am – 7:00 am Nick Carter, Master Detective
Nick Carter, Master Detective

"Case Of The Policy Makers". From December 21st, 1947. Lon Clark

7:00 am – 7:30 am Tales of the Texas Rangers
Tales of the Texas Rangers

"Christmas Payoff". From December 23rd, 1951. Joel McCrea, Tony Barrett

7:30 am – 8:00 am Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"The Cabin". From December 27th, 1952. This script was also used on the Gunsmoke television series February 22, 1958.

8:00 am – 8:30 am Let George Do It
Let George Do It

"Santa Claus In Glass". A surprise appearance by "another woman". Bob Bailey steps out of character to wish listeners a merry Christmas. From December 25th, 1950.

8:30 am – 9:00 am Nightbeat
Nightbeat

"Five Days Off For Christmas". From December 21st, 1951. Frank Lovejoy, William Conrad.

9:00 am – 9:30 am The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"A Puppy For Christmas". Featuring a performance of "Joy To The World" by the cast. From December 24th, 1947.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Vic and Sade
Vic and Sade

"Christmas Cards". From August 9th, 1942. Billy Idelson, Bernardine Flynn

10:00 am – 11:30 am Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Nick Shurn Matter" from the week of December 19, 1955. Bob Bailey. This five-part storyline aired from December 19-23, 1955.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Phil Harris and Alice Faye
Phil Harris and Alice Faye

"No Presents From Rexall". From December 26th, 1948

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

Fibber McGee and Molly "Gildy's Radio Phonograph" Part Two from December 24, 1940. Doctor Six-Gun "Pony For Christmas" from December 19, 1954.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Candy Matson
Candy Matson

"Jack Frost" from December 19, 1949. Natalie Masters, Helen Kleeb, Lou Tobin, John Grover, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"Delayed Christmas Present" from December 26, 1948. Joan Banks, Jack Petruzzi.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

Special Guest: Olympic swimmer Esther Williams. From December 25th, 1953

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Painting the Christmas Tree White". From December 18th, 1945. Jim and Marian Jordan, Teeny sings with The King's Men

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Christmas for Carole". Starring Dennis Day. From December 21st, 1950

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"Double Entry". From December 20th, 1945. Keenan Wynn and Hume Cronyn.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm This Is My Best
This Is My Best

"Plot To Overthrow Christmas". An attack on Santa Claus, written in verse. Written by Norman Corwin. Hosted by Orson Wells. From December 19th, 1944.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"Small Time Swindlers Of Big Time Department Stores". From December 24th, 1949. Charles Russell, Constance Crowder and Georgia Ellis.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Shoelaces for Don". From December 8th, 1946. Guest performance by Mel Blanc.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm The Abbott and Costello Show
The Abbott and Costello Show

"Lou's Christmas Party". Lou and Bud meet Santa Claus. From December 21st, 1944.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Nick Shurn Matter" from the week of December 19, 1955. Bob Bailey. This five-part storyline aired from December 19-23, 1955.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Phil Harris and Alice Faye
Phil Harris and Alice Faye

"No Presents From Rexall". From December 26th, 1948

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Dragnet
Dragnet

"Big Little Jesus". From December 22nd, 1953. Jack Webb, Ben Alexander.

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nick Carter, Master Detective
Nick Carter, Master Detective

"Case Of The Policy Makers". From December 21st, 1947. Lon Clark

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Tales of the Texas Rangers
Tales of the Texas Rangers

"Christmas Payoff". From December 23rd, 1951. Joel McCrea, Tony Barrett

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"The Cabin". From December 27th, 1952. This script was also used on the Gunsmoke television series February 22, 1958.

10:00 pm – 10:30 pm Let George Do It
Let George Do It

"Santa Claus In Glass". A surprise appearance by "another woman". Bob Bailey steps out of character to wish listeners a merry Christmas. From December 25th, 1950.

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm Nightbeat
Nightbeat

"Five Days Off For Christmas". From December 21st, 1951. Frank Lovejoy, William Conrad.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"A Puppy For Christmas". Featuring a performance of "Joy To The World" by the cast. From December 24th, 1947.

11:30 pm – Tuesday Midnight Vic and Sade
Vic and Sade

"Christmas Cards". From August 9th, 1942. Billy Idelson, Bernardine Flynn

Wednesday 12/24
12:00 am – 12:30 am Dark Fantasy
Dark Fantasy

"The House Of Bread" from December 26, 1941. Scott Bishop.

12:30 am – 1:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Back For Christmas" from December 23, 1943. Peter Lorre.

1:00 am – 1:30 am The Mysterious Traveler
The Mysterious Traveler

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1951. Maurice Tarplin.

1:30 am – 2:00 am Romance of the Ranchos
Romance of the Ranchos

"Christmas At San Gabriel" from December 24, 1941.

2:00 am – 2:30 am The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Christmas Eve" from December 24, 1944. Harold Peary.

2:30 am – 3:00 am The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Gildy And Hooker Feud At Christmas" from December 16, 1953. Willard Waterman.

3:00 am – 3:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Setting Up Christmas Tree" from December 21, 1952.

3:30 am – 3:50 am The Couple Next Door
The Couple Next Door

"Christmas Day" from December 25, 1958. Peg Lynch, Alan Bunce.

3:50 am – 4:00 am Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg

"Christmas Dragnet"

4:00 am – 5:00 am Bing's Basement
Bing's Basement

"Christmas Hour" Bing Crosby.

5:00 am – 5:30 am The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

"Guest: Bing Crosby" from December 25, 1950.

5:30 am – 6:00 am The Bing Crosby Show
The Bing Crosby Show

"Quarter Hour Christmas 23"

6:00 am – 6:30 am Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Richard Diamond, Private Detective

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1949. Dick Powell.

6:30 am – 7:00 am This Is Your FBI
This Is Your FBI

"The Return Of St. Nick" from December 21, 1950. Stacy Harris.

7:00 am – 7:30 am Grand Central Station
Grand Central Station

"Miracle For Christmas" from December 24, 1949. Mason Adams, Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce.

7:30 am – 8:00 am Dragnet
Dragnet

".22 Rifle For Christmas" from December 21, 1951. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Campbell Playhouse
Campbell Playhouse

"A Christmas Carol" from December 23, 1938. Orson Welles, Hiram Sherman, Ray Collins, Frank Readick, Eustace Wyatt, Arthur Anderson, Alfred Shirley, Alice Frost, Brenda Forbes, Joseph Cotten, Anna Stafford, Kingsley Colton, George Spelvin.

9:00 am – 9:30 am Exploring The Unknown
Exploring The Unknown

"The Christmas Cloud" from December 21, 1947. Morey Amsterdam.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Lum and Abner
Lum and Abner

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1941. Chester Lauck, Norris Goff.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Dark Fantasy
Dark Fantasy

"The House Of Bread" from December 26, 1941. Scott Bishop.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"Back For Christmas" from December 23, 1943. Peter Lorre.

11:00 am – 11:30 am The Mysterious Traveler
The Mysterious Traveler

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1951. Maurice Tarplin.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Romance of the Ranchos
Romance of the Ranchos

"Christmas At San Gabriel" from December 24, 1941.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

Family Theatre "Crossroads Of Christmas" from December 17, 1952. Superman "Counterfeit Money" Part Three from October 21, 1946.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm The Dennis Day Show
The Dennis Day Show

"The Boy Who Sang For A King" from December 25, 1946.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Hallmark Playhouse
Hallmark Playhouse

"The Desert Shall Rejoice" from December 16, 1948. John Hodiak.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Richard Diamond, Private Detective

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1949. Dick Powell.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm This Is Your FBI
This Is Your FBI

"The Return Of St. Nick" from December 21, 1950. Stacy Harris.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Grand Central Station
Grand Central Station

"Miracle For Christmas" from December 24, 1949. Mason Adams, Ralph Platten, Gilbert Mack, Walter Greaza, Madeleine Pearce.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Dragnet
Dragnet

".22 Rifle For Christmas" from December 21, 1951. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Christmas Eve" from December 24, 1944. Harold Peary.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve

"Gildy And Hooker Feud At Christmas" from December 16, 1953. Willard Waterman.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Setting Up Christmas Tree" from December 21, 1952.

5:30 pm – 5:50 pm The Couple Next Door
The Couple Next Door

"Christmas Day" from December 25, 1958. Peg Lynch, Alan Bunce.

5:50 pm – 6:00 pm Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg

"Christmas Dragnet"

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1945. Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Falcon
The Falcon

"Unwelcome Christmas Present" from December 24, 1950. Les Damon.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

"Christmas Story" from December 20, 1952. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell, John Dehner.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told

"Flight Into Egypt" from the 1940s.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Bing's Basement
Bing's Basement

"Christmas Hour" Bing Crosby.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm The Bob Hope Show
The Bob Hope Show

"Guest: Bing Crosby" from December 25, 1950.

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Bing Crosby Show
The Bing Crosby Show

"Quarter Hour Christmas 23"

10:00 pm – 11:00 pm Campbell Playhouse
Campbell Playhouse

"A Christmas Carol" from December 23, 1938. Orson Welles, Hiram Sherman, Ray Collins, Frank Readick, Eustace Wyatt, Arthur Anderson, Alfred Shirley, Alice Frost, Brenda Forbes, Joseph Cotten, Anna Stafford, Kingsley Colton, George Spelvin.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm Exploring The Unknown
Exploring The Unknown

"The Christmas Cloud" from December 21, 1947. Morey Amsterdam.

11:30 pm – Wednesday Midnight Lum and Abner
Lum and Abner

"Christmas Story" from December 25, 1941. Chester Lauck, Norris Goff.

Thursday 12/25
12:00 am – 12:30 am The Whistler
The Whistler

"Three Wise Guys" from December 24, 1950. John Brown, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller, Bill Forman.

12:30 am – 1:00 am Suspense
Suspense

"The Cave" from December 22, 1955. Richard Beals, Billy Chapin.

1:00 am – 1:30 am The Shadow
The Shadow

"Joey's Christmas Story" from December 22, 1940. Bill Johnstone, Marjorie Anderson.

1:30 am – 2:00 am The Shadow
The Shadow

"Gift Of Murder" from December 21, 1947. Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews.

2:00 am – 2:30 am Family Theatre
Family Theatre

"The Littlest Angel" from December 21, 1949. Loretta Young, Jeffrey Silver, Ken Christy.

2:30 am – 3:00 am The Charlie McCarthy Show
The Charlie McCarthy Show

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1944. Edgar Bergen.

3:00 am – 3:30 am The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

"Guest: Laughton and Lanchester" from December 21, 1943. Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester.

3:30 am – 4:00 am The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton Show

"The Little Christmas Tree" from December 19, 1951.

4:00 am – 5:00 am Lux Radio Theatre
Lux Radio Theatre

"It's A Wonderful Life" from March 10, 1947. Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Victor Moore. Stewart would also star in the Screen Director's Playhouse 30-minute version of "It's A Wonderful Life" in 1949.

5:00 am – 5:30 am Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1953. Laurence Olivier.

5:30 am – 6:00 am Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"Miracle On 34th Street" from December 21, 1950. Edmund Gwenn. Gwenn was 72 when he took home the Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Santa Claus. He was the oldest winner in that category at the time and held the mark until 1976 when George Burns won at age 80 for "The Sunshine Boys."

6:00 am – 6:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Buying Don Cuff Links For Christmas" from December 2, 1951.

6:30 am – 7:00 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Addressing Christmas Cards" from December 7, 1952.

7:00 am – 7:30 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"George Washington Slept Here" from December 20, 1942. The broadcast originated from Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

7:30 am – 8:00 am The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Christmas Shopping In New York" from December 11, 1938. The broadcast originated from New York City.

8:00 am – 8:30 am The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Blue Carbuncle" from March 13, 1955. Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud.

8:30 am – 9:00 am Nick Carter, Master Detective
Nick Carter, Master Detective

"The Case Of The Phantom Shoplifter" from December 25, 1949. Lon Clark.

9:00 am – 9:30 am Damon Runyan Theatre
Damon Runyan Theatre

"Dancing Dan's Christmas" from November 28, 1950. John Brown.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Best Christmas Decorations" from December 20, 1949. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Family Theatre
Family Theatre

"The Littlest Angel" from December 21, 1949. Loretta Young, Jeffrey Silver, Ken Christy.

10:30 am – 11:00 am The Charlie McCarthy Show
The Charlie McCarthy Show

"The Night Before Christmas" from December 24, 1944. Edgar Bergen.

11:00 am – 11:30 am The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

"Guest: Laughton and Lanchester" from December 21, 1943. Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton Show

"The Little Christmas Tree" from December 19, 1951.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm When Radio Was
When Radio Was

Theatre Royal "A Christmas Carol" from December 23, 1953. The Couple Next Door "Christmas Day" from December 24, 1958.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Candy Matson
Candy Matson

"Jack Frost" from December 19, 1949. Natalie Masters, Helen Kleeb, Lou Tobin, John Grover, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"Delayed Christmas Present" from December 26, 1948. Joan Banks, Jack Petruzzi.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Buying Don Cuff Links For Christmas" from December 2, 1951.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Addressing Christmas Cards" from December 7, 1952.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"George Washington Slept Here" from December 20, 1942. The broadcast originated from Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program

"Christmas Shopping In New York" from December 11, 1938. The broadcast originated from New York City.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Whistler
The Whistler

"Three Wise Guys" from December 24, 1950. John Brown, Jack Moyles, Marvin Miller, Bill Forman.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Suspense
Suspense

"The Cave" from December 22, 1955. Richard Beals, Billy Chapin.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Shadow
The Shadow

"Joey's Christmas Story" from December 22, 1940. Bill Johnstone, Marjorie Anderson.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm The Shadow
The Shadow

"Gift Of Murder" from December 21, 1947. Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Missing Mouse Matter" from December 23, 1956. Bob Bailey, Mary Jane Croft, Howard McNear, Parley Baer, G. Stanley Jones, Bill James, Lawrence Dobkin, Richard Beals.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Broadway Is My Beat
Broadway Is My Beat

"The Nick Norman Case" from December 24, 1949. Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Gil Stratton, Howard McNear, Hal March, Bert Holland, Estelle Dodge, Shep Menken, Peggy Webber.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Suspense
Suspense

"A Present For Benny" from December 13, 1955. Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Eve McVeagh, Benny Rubin, Junius Matthews, Joseph Kearns.

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

"The Carmen Kringle Matter" from December 22, 1957. Bob Bailey.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lux Radio Theatre
Lux Radio Theatre

"It's A Wonderful Life" from March 10, 1947. Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Victor Moore. Stewart would also star in the Screen Director's Playhouse 30-minute version of "It's A Wonderful Life" in 1949.

9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal

"A Christmas Carol" from December 24, 1953. Laurence Olivier.

9:30 pm – 10:00 pm Screen Director's Playhouse
Screen Director's Playhouse

"Miracle On 34th Street" from December 21, 1950. Edmund Gwenn. Gwenn was 72 when he took home the Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Santa Claus. He was the oldest winner in that category at the time and held the mark until 1976 when George Burns won at age 80 for "The Sunshine Boys."

10:00 pm – 10:30 pm The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The Blue Carbuncle" from March 13, 1955. Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud.

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm Nick Carter, Master Detective
Nick Carter, Master Detective

"The Case Of The Phantom Shoplifter" from December 25, 1949. Lon Clark.

11:00 pm – 11:30 pm Damon Runyan Theatre
Damon Runyan Theatre

"Dancing Dan's Christmas" from November 28, 1950. John Brown.

11:30 pm – Thursday Midnight Fibber McGee and Molly
Fibber McGee and Molly

"Best Christmas Decorations" from December 20, 1949. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan.



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