KTLO FM Presents "The Old Time Radio Show"
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KTLO FM Presents “The Old Time Radio Show”
When: Thursday Night following the Huckabee Report 5:35pm
Who: This week Featured show is “The Red Skelton Show”
Plot: The Fuller Brush man. Poor Red Jones gets fired from every job he tries. His fiancée, Ann Elliott, gives him one last chance to make good when he becomes a Fuller Brush man. His awkward attempts at sales are further complicated when one of his customers is murdered and he becomes the prime suspect.
Air date: May 12th 1948.
Red Skelton’s radio show, which ran from 1941 to 1953. He would further develop the radio characters he would later bring to television--Freddie the Freeloader; Clem Kadiddlehopper, the country bumpkin; Willy Lump Lump, the drunk; Cauliflower McPugg, the boxer; The Mean Widdle Kid; San Fernando Red, the con man.
The Red Skelton Show began in 1951 on NBC as a comedy-variety show. Red co-produced this initial show, which was a half-hour program on Sunday evenings.
In 1953, the show moved to CBS on Tuesday nights and received a second Emmy Award. In 1964, the show made the Nielsen Top Twenty, where it stayed until its end in 1970.
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