Blacklisted Actress Returns on Radio Drama ‘Suspense’ Monday Night

“Suspense” brings back another blacklisted performer with Marsha Hunt appearing in “The Last Kilometer,” Monday night over 97.9 WHAV FM. Hunt, now 101, had her acting career shortened when she was accused of being a communist in 1950 and her name appeared in “Red Channels.”
Saturday, Aug. 17
Gunsmoke: “Moon,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Wayward Fireman Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Monday
Suspense: “The Last Kilometer,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Tuesday
Dimension X: “Almost Human,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Wednesday
Great Gildersleeve: Cousin Bert Sends Leroy a Great Dane, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Thursday
Our Miss Brooks: Mr. Conklin’s Statue, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Friday
Couple Next Door: Nobody Misses the Pipers, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24
Gunsmoke: “Gone Straight,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Touchup Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

This Week’s Radio Drama: Irish Actor Dan O’Herlihy in ‘Strange for a Killer’

Saturday, Aug. 10
Gunsmoke: “Sky,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Who’s Who Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Monday
Suspense: “Strange for a Killer,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Tuesday
Dimension X: “Knock,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Wednesday
Great Gildersleeve: Gildy vs. Sidney, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Thursday
Our Miss Brooks: Saving the School Newspaper, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Friday
Couple Next Door: Stranded on an Island, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17
Gunsmoke: “Moon,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Wayward Fireman Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Tom Bergeron Relives His WHAV Days During Surprise Station Appearance

Listen to the full interview below. WHAV listeners got a treat with a visit Thursday morning from “Dancing with The Stars” host and Haverhill native Tom Bergeron. Bergeron came to the station to join Win Damon on WHAV’s morning show, “Win for Breakfast.” The host’s first media job was at the station in the 1972. Bergeron’s first spot was a DJ gig, and perhaps not his finest moment. “My paternal grandfather worked right down the street at what was then Atherton’s Furniture.

This Week’s Radio Drama: Actor Becomes Invisible—On-Air and in Real Life

Larry Parks stars in “The Invisible Ape” on Monday night’s episode of “Suspense,” but the once-celebrated Hollywood actor had become virtually invisible in real life seven years earlier. Parks, in a “Suspense” episode first broadcast over CBS radio June 8, 1958, discovers the secret of invisibility. Born Samuel Klausman Lawrence Parks, the actor began playing bit parts for Columbia Pictures in 1941. He gained fame in 1946 as the lead in “The Jolson Story,” earning an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. His career came to an end March 22, 1951 when he was the first Hollywood star to admit he had been a member of the Communist Party for four years when he was younger.

This Week’s Radio Drama: Vincent Price Monday Night on ‘Suspense’

Old-time radio is heard seven-nights-a-week over 97.9 WHAV FM, at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Saturday, July 27
Gunsmoke: “Grass,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Very Fishy Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Monday
Suspense: “Rave Notice,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Tuesday
Dimension X: “Report on the Barnhouse Effect,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Wednesday
Great Gildersleeve: One Must Fare for One’s Self, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Thursday
Our Miss Brooks: Friendship, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Friday
Couple Next Door: Snake for Betsy, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3
Gunsmoke: “Wild West,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sunday
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Short Term Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.