The Highest Rated Evening Programs
During Radio's Golden Age

  1930-1931 Season
 

Program/Time Network Sponsor C.A.B. Rating

1. Amos 'n' Andy

NBC(Blue) Pepsodent Tooth Paste,
Pepsodent Antiseptic
53.4

Monday-Saturday
7:00  PM

2. Fleischmann's Yeast Hour
(Rudy Vallee)

NBC(Red) Fleischmann's Yeast 36.5

Thursday  8:00  PM

3. Atwater-Kent Hour
(Frances Alda)
NBC(Red) Atwater-Kent Radios   31.0 

Sunday  9:15  PM

4. Lucky Strike
Dance Orchestra
NBC(Red) Lucky Strike 27.8 

Tue, Thurs, Sat.  10:00  PM

5. Camel Pleasure Hour NBC(Blue) Camel  27.5 

Wednesday  9:30  PM

6. Collier's Hour NBC(Blue) Collier's Magazine  27.0 

Sunday  8:15  PM

7. RKO Theater NBC(Red) R. Keith Orpheum 26.0 

Friday  10:30  PM

General Motors Hour NBC(Red) General Motors 26.0 

Monday  9:30  PM

8. House Of Magic
(Floyd Gibbons)
NBC(Red) General Electric 25.0 

Saturday  9:00  PM 

9. Palmolive Radio Hour
(Olive Palmer & Paul Oliver)
NBC(Red) Palmolive Soap,
Palmolive Shaving Cream  
24.5

Wednesday  9:30  PM

10. The A&P Gypsies

NBC(Red) A&P Food Stores 23.0 

Monday  8:30  PM

Armour Program

NBC(Blue) Armour & Company 23.0 

Friday  9:30  PM

Cities Service Concert
(Jessica Dragonette)

NBC(Red) Cities Service 23.0

Friday  8:00  PM 

11. Billy Jones & Ernie Hare

NBC(Blue) Interwoven 22.0

Friday  9:00  PM

12. Cliquot Club Eskimos

NBC(Red) Cliquot Club Ginger Ale  21.5 

Friday  9:00  PM

13. Chase & Sanborn
Choral Orchestra

NBC(Red) Chase & Sanborn 21.0 

Sunday  8:30  PM

14. Arco Birthday Party

NBC(Red) Arco Publishing 19.5 

Thursday  9:00  PM

Armstrong Quakers Orchestra

NBC(Blue) Armstrong Rugs 19.5

Friday  10:00  PM

Coca Cola Hour

NBC(Red) Coca Cola 19.5 

Wednesday  10:30  PM

15. Pure Oil Brass Band

NBC(Blue) Pure Oil  19.0 

Tuesday  8:00  PM

Real Folks

NBC(Blue) Vaseline Petroleum Jelly   19.0

Monday  9:30  PM

16. Empire Builders

NBC(Blue) Great Northern Railroad 18.0

Wednesday  10:00  PM

Enna Jettick Melodies

NBC(Blue) Enna Jettick Shoes 18.0

Sunday  8:00  PM

Rochester Civic Orchestra

NBC(Blue) Stromberg-Carlson Radios 18.0

Monday  10:00  PM

17. Blackstone Program
(Frank Crummit) 

NBC(Red) Blackstone Cigars 17.0 

Tuesday  8:00  PM

18. Maytag Dance Orchestra

NBC(Blue) Maytag Washing Machines  16.5

Monday  9:00  PM

Mobiloil Concert

NBC(Red) Mobiloil 16.5

Wednesday  8:30  PM

19. Phil Cook,
The Quaker Man

NBC(Blue) Quaker Oats 16.1

Monday-Friday  7:30  PM

20. Westinghouse Salute

NBC(Blue) Westinghouse 16.0

Tuesday  9:00  PM

 
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