When Radio Was

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays 8pm-9pm Saturdays 9pm-10pm

When Radio Was airs Monday, Wednesday, and Friday nights from 8pm to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday nights from 9pm to 11pm.  A Seattle favorite for years, “When Radio Was” showcases radio’s Golden Age, with classic shows such as “The Shadow”, “Jack Benny”, “Fibber McGee and Molly”, “Gunsmoke”, and “Dragnet”, and unforgettable stars like Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Orson Welles, and many others. Visit When Radio Was online.

Upcoming When Radio Was episodes

Monday 10-3
Our Miss Brooks
Coach Bronco Dawson Dismissed
Original Air Date – 9/24/1950

Vic and Sade
Vic’s Wide Brimmed Hat
Original Air Date – 6/19/1940

Tuesday 10-4

Family Theater
The Windbag
Original Air Date – 8/14/1947

Young Widder Brown
Ellen Receives Louise’s Diary
Original Air Date – 5/23/1950

Wednesday 10-5

Bugs Moran
Original Air Date – 10/11/1947

Happyland Amusement Park – Pt. 5
Original Air Date – 7/17/1940

Thursday 10-6

The Whistler
A Matter of Patience
Original Air Date – 9/16/1951

Chandu The Magician
Dmitri Asked To Leave
Original Air Date – 10/19/1948

Friday 10-7

This Is Your FBI
Espionage – Case of Willie Sebring
Original Air Date – 4/6/1945

“Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar”
The Cui Bono Matter – Part 3
Original Air Date – 2/15/1956

Saturday 10-8

Duffy’s Tavern
Will Miss Duffy Marry
Original Air Date – 4/20/1949

The Life of Riley
Wedding Anniversary – Part 1
Original Air Date – 1/14/1945

Sunday 10-9

The Life of Riley
Wedding Anniversary – Part 2
Original Air Date – 1/14/1945

Molle Mystery Theatre
Original Air Date – 11/21/1944



Meet Greg Bell… the host of KIXI’s When Radio Was“Over the past few years, I have heard from many folks well under Jack Benny’s age (39), who tell me how surprised and thrilled they are to discover how cool these shows are at 50, 60 even 70 years after they originally aired,” says Greg.  “As the new host of ‘When Radio Was’, I hope I can continue to bring these wonderful nuggets from the past to a whole new audience, while also entertaining the long-term Classic radio fans as well.”Growing up in Central Illinois, nearly smack dab between St. Louis and Chicago, allowed Greg to enjoy both rich and rewarding radio markets. As a matter of fact, in one of those quirky coincidences, he developed his appreciation for Classic radio and historical trivia by listening to shows hosted by two of his professional predecessors — the original “When Radio Was” host, Art Fleming, and the gentleman he now takes over the reins from on that show, Chuck Schaden.