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Beat The Band

Premiere Episode: 1940-01-28
Final Episode: 1944-09-06

Game Show

RadioGoldindex Listing

Broadcast History:

Dates: 1/28/1940 - 2/23/1941
Network: NBC
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 6:30PM
Sponsor: Kix Cereal
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 6/15/1943 - 8/31/1943
Network: NBC
Days: Tuesday
Starting time: 10:30PM
Sponsor: Raleigh Cigarettes
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 9/1/1943 - 9/6/1944
Network: NBC
Days: Wednesday
Starting time: 8:30PM
Sponsor: Raleigh Cigarettes
Length of show: 30 minutes

Series Synopsis: Radio listeners submitted songs to be identified for which they were paid ten dollars, if the members of the band failed to name the song, they each threw fifty cents into the 'kitty' and the listener received an additional ten dollars, with a case of the sponsor's product.
Series Theme: 'Out Of The Night'
Creator: ***  
Cast: Perry Como(Vocalist)
Red Engel
Parker Gibbs
Hildergarde(Hostess and Vocalist)
Marilyn Maxwell
Director: Jack Simpson
Announcer: Marvin Miller
 Fort Pearson
 Tom Shirley