First Nighter, otherwise known as The First Nighter Program, was a two-decade radio drama-comedy series that aired on various radio stations from 1930 to 1953. It debuted on NBC Blue Radio and remained there for three years, before its transfer to other stations such as NBC (1933-1937, 1938, and 1952-1953), CBS (1937, 1938-1952, 1945-1946, 1947-1949), and Mutual (1942 to 1944). Charles Hughes starred as Mr. First Nighter, the show's host.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 32 old time radio episodes:
|04.27.1952||first nighter (0764) refresher course (repeat)||
+ Barney always used to give his wife a kiss when he left the house, but he doesn't anymore. When Pe...
|07.20.1952||first nighter (0772) speak ever so gently (repeat)||
+ "Speak Ever So Gently". Sponsored by: Miller Beer. A comedy/romance about a movie star and his be...
|12.23.1952||first nighter (0790) oh, little town of bethlehem ( repeat)||
+ "Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem". Sponsored by: Campana cosmetics. The ninth presentation of the s...
|01.06.1953||first nighter (0792) a good joe||
+ "A Good Joe". Sponsored by: Miller Beer. A waitress teams up with a Broadway pitchman, until she'...
|01.13.1953||first nighter (793) a shower for the bridesmaid||
+ We invite you to the Little Theatre today for a heartwarming comedy romance. Marjorie Collins is...
|08.04.1953||first nighter (821) two loves has she||
+ "Two Loves Had She". The program is delayed for a Korean war bulletin (1:40). The exchange of pr...
|09.01.1953||first nighter (0825) the honest dope (repeat)||
+ Broadway the brightest night time street in the world and across 42nd Street and there just ahead ...