NIGHT BEAT
Lovejoy) was first broadcast on NBC (The National
Broadcasting Company). This was the audition
show. Frank Lovejoy played newspaper reporter,
Randy Stone. Randy Stone covered human interest
stories for
The Chicago Star.

The first season, of
Night Beat, began on February
nights, at 7:00PM.
Night Beat was sustained (lacking
On May 29, 1950, Wheaties began sponsoring the
radio series. However, Wheaties sponsorship was
short lived. On August 14, 1950,
Night Beat again
lacked a sponsor and was sustained. The radio
program moved to Friday evenings, beginning on
October 6, 1950.

The second season, of
Night Beat, began on March
4, 1951. The radio series moved to Thursday night
on May 1, 1952. By this time, Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer
was
Night Beat's sponsor.

The last episode of
Night Beat was broadcast on
September 25, 1952. Frank Lovejoy did a splendid
job of playing Randy Stone.
Night Beat is one of the
better Old Time Radio programs you will hear. Enjoy!
NIGHT BEAT SEASON 1  
  • Night Beat
  • The Elevator Caper (Audition)
  • Broadcast: 1/13/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Zero
  • Night Beat
  • Night as a Weapon
  • Broadcast: 2/13/1950
  • Night Beat
  • World All His Own
  • Broadcast: 2/20/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Girl in the Park
  • Broadcast: 2/27/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Number 13
  • Broadcast: 3/6/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Am I My Brother's Keeper
  • Broadcast: 3/13/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Man Claims to be Dead
  • Broadcast: 3/20/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Flowers on the Water
  • Broadcast: 3/27/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Night is a Weapon
  • Broadcast: 4/9/1950
  • Night Beat
  • I Know Your Secret
  • Broadcast: 4/10/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Tong War
  • Broadcast: 4/17/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Mental Marvel
  • Broadcast: 5/1/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Night Watchman
  • Broadcast: 5/15/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Wish You Were Dead
  • Broadcast: 5/22/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Harlen Matthews
  • Broadcast: 5/29/1950
  • Girl From Kansas
  • Broadcast: 6/5/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Football Player
  • Broadcast: 6/12/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Painter
  • Broadcast: 6/19/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Juvenile Gangster
  • Broadcast: 6/26/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Broadcast: 7/3/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Old King Max
  • Broadcast: 7/10/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Molly Keller
  • Broadcast: 7/17/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Devil's Bible
  • Broadcast: 7/24/1950
  • Night Beat
  • City at your Fingertips
  • Broadcast: 7/31/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Old Blind Pop
  • Broadcast: 8/7/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Gunner's Last Fight
  • Broadcast: 8/14/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Broadcast: 8/21/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Broadcast: 9/04/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Hunted Becomes the Hunter
  • Broadcast: 9/11/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Wanna Buy a Story
  • Broadcast: 9/18/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Case of Butter
  • Broadcast: 9/25/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Kenny Day Amnesia
  • Broadcast: 10/6/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Inar Pierce
  • Broadcast: 10/13/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Judge Arnold's Daughter
  • Broadcast: 10/20/1950
  • Night Beat
  • Doctor's Daughter
  • Broadcast: 10/27/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Black Cat
  • Broadcast: 11/3/1950
  • Night Beat
  • The Slasher
  • Broadcast: 11/10/1950
NIGHT BEAT SEASON 2
  • Night Beat
  • Big John McMasters
  • Broadcast: 3/4/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Juke Box Romance
  • Broadcast: 5/18/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Fear
  • Broadcast: 5/25/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Will of Mrs. Orloff
  • Broadcast: 6/1/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Search for Fred
  • Broadcast: 6/8/1951
  • Night Beat
  • The Music Man
  • Broadcast: 6/15/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Sanctuary
  • Broadcast: 6/22/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Byline for Frank
  • Broadcast: 6/29/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Bill Perrin
  • Broadcast: 7/6/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Antonio Costello
  • Broadcast: 7/13/1951
  • Night Beat
  • They
  • Broadcast: 8/17/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Mr. And Mrs. Carothers
  • Broadcast: 10/26/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Lost Souls
  • Broadcast: 11/16/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Five Days off for Christmas
  • Broadcast: 12/21/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Expectant Father
  • Broadcast: 12/28/1951
  • Night Beat
  • Pay Up or Die
  • Broadcast: 5/1/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Long Live the Clown
  • Broadcast: 5/8/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Death of Riley
  • Broadcast: 5/15/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Target for a Week
  • Broadcast: 5/22/1952
  • Night Beat
  • The Jockey Brothers
  • Broadcast: 5/29/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Marvelous Machine
  • Broadcast: 6/5/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Railroaded
  • Broadcast: 6/19/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Reformer
  • Broadcast: 6/26/1952
  • Night Beat
  • The Old Itch
  • Broadcast: 7/3/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Taste of Peaches
  • Broadcast: 7/17/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Flight from Fear
  • Broadcast: 7/31/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Somebody Stop Ann
  • Broadcast: 8/7/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Luke
  • Broadcast: 8/14/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Man with Red Hair
  • Broadcast: 8/21/1952
  • Ellen
  • Broadcast: 9/4/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Larry, The Understudy
  • Broadcast: 9/11/1952
  • Night Beat
  • Policy Wheel Racket
  • Broadcast: 9/18/1952
  • Night Beat
  • The Bug Killings
  • Broadcast: 9/25/1952