The Highest Rated Evening Programs 
During Radio's Golden Age 

  1932-1933 Season
 

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

1. Eddie Cantor Show

NBC(Red) Chase & Sanborn  58.6

Sunday  8:00  PM  

2. Jack Pearl Show

NBC(Red) Lucky Strike 47.2

Thursday  10:00  PM

3. Ed Wynn, The Fire Chief NBC(Red) Texaco Fire Chief Gasoline  44.8

Tuesday  9:30  PM

4. Maxwell House Show Boat NBC(Red) Maxwell House   34.6

Thursday  9:00  PM

5. Fleischmann's Yeast Hour
(Rudy Vallee)
NBC(Red) Fleischmann's Yeast  33.9

Thursday  8:00  PM

6. Ben Bernie Pabst Program NBC(Red) Blue Ribbon Malt Extract  33.7

Tuesday  9:00  PM

7. Burns & Allen Show Columbia Robt Burns Cigarillos 33.3 

Wednesday  9:30  PM

8. Amos 'n' Andy NBC(Red) Pepsodent Tooth Paste, 
Pepsodent Antiseptic
29.4 

Monday-Friday  7:00  PM

9. Myrt & Marge Columbia Wrigley's Spearmint Gum 24.2 

Monday-Friday  7:00  PM 

10. Cities Service Concert
(Jessica Dragonette)
NBC(Red) Cities Service  23.3

Friday  8:00  PM 

11. Sinclair Weiner Minstrels

NBC(Blue) Sinclair Oil 22.7

Monday  9:00  PM

12. Flywheel, 
Shyster, & Flywheel
(5 Star Theater)

NBC(Blue) Esso/'Standard'/
Colonial Beacon
22.1 

Monday  7:30  PM

13. Chevrolet Program
(Al Jolson)

NBC(Red) Chevrolet 22.0

Friday  10:00  PM 

14. First Nighter

NBC(Blue) Campana Sales Company 21.5

Friday  9:00  PM

15. Adventures Of 
Sherlock Holmes

NBC(Blue) G. Washington's Coffee  21.4 

Wednesday  9:00  PM

16. Armour Program
(Ed East & Ralph Dumke) 

NBC(Blue) Armour & Company 20.5 

Friday  9:30  PM

17. Carnation Contented Hour

NBC(Red) Carnation Evaporated Milk 19.6 

Monday  10:00  PM

18. Blackstone Plantation
(Frank Crummit)

NBC(Red) Blackstone Cigars 19.3

Tuesday  8:00  PM

19. Human Side Of The News
(Edwin C. Hill)

Columbia SUSTAINING 18.7 

Tue., Thurs., Sat  10:30  PM

Lucky Strike 
Dance Orchestra

NBC(Red) Lucky Strike  18.7 

Saturday  10:00  PM

20. Fu Manchu Mysteries

Columbia Campana Italian Balm 16.8

Monday 8:30  PM

 


The Highest Rated Evening Programs 
During Radio's Golden Age 

  1932-1933 Season
 

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

1. Eddie Cantor Show

NBC(Red) Chase & Sanborn  58.6

Sunday  8:00  PM  

2. Jack Pearl Show

NBC(Red) Lucky Strike 47.2

Thursday  10:00  PM

3. Ed Wynn, The Fire Chief NBC(Red) Texaco Fire Chief Gasoline  44.8

Tuesday  9:30  PM

4. Maxwell House Show Boat NBC(Red) Maxwell House   34.6

Thursday  9:00  PM

5. Fleischmann's Yeast Hour
(Rudy Vallee)
NBC(Red) Fleischmann's Yeast  33.9

Thursday  8:00  PM

6. Ben Bernie Pabst Program NBC(Red) Blue Ribbon Malt Extract  33.7

Tuesday  9:00  PM

7. Burns & Allen Show Columbia Robt Burns Cigarillos 33.3 

Wednesday  9:30  PM

8. Amos 'n' Andy NBC(Red) Pepsodent Tooth Paste, 
Pepsodent Antiseptic
29.4 

Monday-Friday  7:00  PM

9. Myrt & Marge Columbia Wrigley's Spearmint Gum 24.2 

Monday-Friday  7:00  PM 

10. Cities Service Concert
(Jessica Dragonette)
NBC(Red) Cities Service  23.3

Friday  8:00  PM 

11. Sinclair Weiner Minstrels

NBC(Blue) Sinclair Oil 22.7

Monday  9:00  PM

12. Flywheel, 
Shyster, & Flywheel
(5 Star Theater)

NBC(Blue) Esso/'Standard'/
Colonial Beacon
22.1 

Monday  7:30  PM

13. Chevrolet Program
(Al Jolson)

NBC(Red) Chevrolet 22.0

Friday  10:00  PM 

14. First Nighter

NBC(Blue) Campana Sales Company 21.5

Friday  9:00  PM

15. Adventures Of 
Sherlock Holmes

NBC(Blue) G. Washington's Coffee  21.4 

Wednesday  9:00  PM

16. Armour Program
(Ed East & Ralph Dumke) 

NBC(Blue) Armour & Company 20.5 

Friday  9:30  PM

17. Carnation Contented Hour

NBC(Red) Carnation Evaporated Milk 19.6 

Monday  10:00  PM

18. Blackstone Plantation
(Frank Crummit)

NBC(Red) Blackstone Cigars 19.3

Tuesday  8:00  PM

19. Human Side Of The News
(Edwin C. Hill)

Columbia SUSTAINING 18.7 

Tue., Thurs., Sat  10:30  PM

Lucky Strike 
Dance Orchestra

NBC(Red) Lucky Strike  18.7 

Saturday  10:00  PM

20. Fu Manchu Mysteries

Columbia Campana Italian Balm 16.8

Monday 8:30  PM

 

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