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
  • Zero
  • Broadcast:2/6/1950
NIGHT BEAT SEASON 2
  • Night Beat
  • Fear
  • Broadcast: 5/25/1951
  • Night Beat
  • They
  • Broadcast: 8/17/1951
  • 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