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Colgate Sports Newsreel (see also Bill Stern's Sports Newsreel)

Premiere Episode: 1937-12-05
Final Episode: 1956-06-22

Genre(s):
Sports

Broadcast History:

Dates: 12/5/1937 - 9/18/1938
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 11:45AM
Sponsor: Sustaining
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 9/22/1938 - 10/5/1939
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Thursday
Starting time: 6:30PM
Sponsor: Sustaining
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 10/8/1939 - 9/28/1941
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 9:45PM
Sponsor: Colgate
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 10/4/1941 - 5/22/1943
Network: NBC Red
Days: Saturday
Starting time: 10:00PM
Sponsor: Colgate
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 5/28/1943 - 6/29/1951
Network: NBC
Days: Friday
Starting time: 10:30PM
Sponsor: Colgate
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 11/30/1951 - 4/1953
Network: NBC
Days: Friday
Starting time: 6:15PM
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 4/20/1953 - 8/14/1953
Network: NBC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 6:15PM

Dates: 9/14/1953 - 12/10/1954
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 6:30PM
Sponsor: Budweiser
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 12/13/1954 - 6/22/1956
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Allstate
Length of show: 15 minutes

Series Synopsis: True to the old newsman’s adage, Bill Stern never let the facts get in the way of a good story. On his Colgate Sports Newsreel, he was known to tell the same story twice, a year or so apart, using conflicting facts and passing both versions as truth... On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by John Dunning
Series Theme: Mademoiselle from Annentieres
Creator: ***  
Cast: Chet Hill(Sound Effects)
Murray Ross(Organist)
Bill Stern(Sportscaster)
Director: Chuck Kebbe
 Joseph Mansfield
 Maurice Robinson
Announcer: Arthur Gary