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Charlie Wild, Private Detective

Premiere Episode: 1950-09-24
Final Episode: 1951-07-01

Number of Episodes: 39


Broadcast History:

Dates: 9/24/1950 - 12/17/1950
Network: NBC
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 5:30PM
Sponsor: Wildroot Cream Oil
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 1/7/1951 - 7/1/1951
Network: CBS
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 6:00PM
Sponsor: Sustained
Length of show: 30 minutes

Series Synopsis: Charlie Wild was a product of the Red Scare, NBC’s hurry-up attempt to salvage something when congressional finger-pointing resulted in the loss of sponsorship for radio’s most popular detective, Sam Spade. On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by Jeff Dunning
Creator: ***  
Cast: Peter Hobbs(Wild's assistant)
John McQuade(Charlie Wild)
Kevin O'Morrison(Charlie Wild)
George Petrie(Charlie Wild)
Director: Carlo DeAngelo
Announcer: William Rogers