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Here Come The Holidays!

Hello everyone! It's been quite a while since I've last come to you with an update. Well, it's getting to that time of year again where the temperatures are falling and so are the leaves. Now, we're on the downhill side of October, and on Old Time Radio USA, begins our seasonal holiday marathons! Let me breakdown what you can look forward to in the weeks and months ahead as we look into Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year! So, let's jump into it.


I have several marathons coming to you for Halloween this year, starting with:

  1. "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". George Edwards 52 part serial begins October 29th at 6am ET.

  2. "The Witch's Tales" Marathon. Beginning 8pm ET October 29th immediately following "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

  3. "The War of the Worlds" all day marathon! 24 hours of back to back broadcasts. October 30th at 6am ET

  4. "Lights Out" Halloween Marathon. 24 hours of "Lights Out" Everybody!


  1. Veteran's Day Marathon. 24 hour marathon beginning November 11th at 6am ET.

  2. Old Time Radio USA's "Thanksgiving Celebration" Marathon. 60+ hours of old time radio Thanksgiving programming. Beginning at 6pm ET Wednesday November 24th with a special introduction by me to kick off the holidays!

  3. "Superman Superfest"! 12 hour marathon which is an Old Time Radio USA tradition brought to you by W.O.N. The Apple beginning Saturday November 27th at 8am ET

  4. "An Old Time Radio Christmas" kicks off immediately following the "Superman Superfest" marathon. Santa Claus takes over programming duties as Old Time Radio USA transitions to its Christmas programming for the rest of the year. Starting Saturday at approximately 7:45pm ET


  1. "An Old Time Radio Christmas" continues in December

  2. "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day". We take a 24 hour break from holiday programming on December 7th as Old Time Radio USA remembers Pearl Harbor. Starting at 6am ET

  3. "An Old Time Radio Christmas" resumes December 8th at 6am ET

  4. "---------- New Year's Marathon"! This is a surprise as the announcement will be made during my introduction to Thanksgiving (as noted in #2 in November above). So listen for it! This surprise New Year's weekend marathon begins New Year eve at 6pm ET!


  1. Regular daytime and scheduled programming resumes January 3rd at 6am ET.

There you have it folks! Old Time Radio USA will be busy from now until the first of the year with marathons and holiday programming! My hopes is that you will join us, and be a part of all that Old Time Radio USA has to offer for the holidays AND after! Thank you for taking the time to read my latest blog which will give you a look as to what's coming in the weeks and months to come. The WOTR Radio Network hopes everyone has a safe Halloween, a wonderful Thanksgiving, a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year!

This is Barry saying 'goodbye, for now' and I will see you on the air!

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