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Command Performance - AFRS

Premiere Episode: 1942-03-01
Final Episode: 1950-02-21

Number of Episodes: 415

Genre(s):
Music
Variety
Variety
Comedy

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Broadcast History:

Dates: 3/1/1942 - 12/20/1949
Network: AFRS

Dates: 3/8/1942 - 2/21/1950
Network: AFRS

Dates: 10/7/1945 - 4/21/1946
Network: CBS
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 9:00PM
Sponsor: Campbell Soups
Length of show: 30 minutes

Series Synopsis: Command Performance was lauded by Time as “the best wartime program in America,” though few Americans at home ever got to hear it. The show was produced by the War Department for direct shortwave transmission to troops fighting overseas... On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by John Dunning
Series Theme: Over There
Creator: ***  
Cast: Lum and Abner(Radio Act)
Andrews Sisters(Summers Sisters)
Imogen Carpenter
Louis G. Cowan(Creator)
Bing Crosby(Dick Tracy)
   
Director: Glenn Wheaton
Announcer: Ken Carpenter
 Paul Douglas