Michael Shayne

October 16, 1944 to April 3, 1953
157 episodes known to exist
Michael Shayne is a fictional private detective character created during the late 1930s by writer Brett Halliday. It was the title of a series of 12 films starring Lloyd Nolan, a radio series under a variety of names, between 1944 and 1953, and later in 1960-1961, a 32 episode NBC television series starring Richard Denning (1914–1998) in the title role. More on Wikipedia
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
October 16, 1944 - September 30, 1946
Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective
103
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2
October 8, 1946 - January 14, 1947
Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective
15
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3
July 22, 1948 - January 13, 1949
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
11
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4
May 7, 1949 - October 29, 1949
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
26
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5
June 12, 1949 - June 12, 1949
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
1
-
6
April 3, 1953 - April 3, 1953
The Adventures of Michael Shayne
1
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Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective
October 16, 1944 - September 30, 1946
103 episodes known to exist
Stars: Wally Maher, Cathy Lewis
Director: Michael Raffetto
Creator: Michael Raffetto
Music: Len Salvo
Announcer: Charles Arlington
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 16, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
October 23, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
October 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 6, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 13, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 20, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 27, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
December 4, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
December 11, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 18, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 25, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
12 
January 1, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
13 
January 8, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 15, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 22, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 29, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
February 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
18 
February 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 19, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
21 
March 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
22 
March 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 19, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
25 
April 2, 1945 
Meet Me At Oakland Depot 
Due to illness of Wally Maher, Shane is played by Edmund McDonald 
30:00 

 
26 
April 9, 1945 
Haunted House and the Ghost of Captain Hill 
 
30:00 

 
27 
April 16, 1945 
Date At Cliff House 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 23, 1945 
Body in the Trunk 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 30, 1945 
Pirates in San Francisco Bay 
 
30:00 

 
30 
May 7, 1945 
Big Voice Means a Big Body 
 
30:00 

 
31 
May 14, 1945 
Date with a Wedding 
 
30:00 

 
32 
May 21, 1945 
Murder Trial of Jack Holmes 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 28, 1945 
Re-Create a Murder 
 
30:00 

 
34 
June 4, 1945 
Judge Stanton Murdered 
 
30:00 

 
35 
June 11, 1945 
Mary Noble Suspects Uncle Briggs 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 18, 1945 
Investment in an Invention 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 25, 1945 
Body by the Piano 
 
30:00 

 
38 
July 2, 1945 
Malcolm Boyd Case 
 
30:00 

 
39 
July 9, 1945 
Gossip Writer 
 
30:00 

 
40 
July 16, 1945 
Tire Oriental Lines 
 
30:00 

 
41 
July 23, 1945 
Strange Business Call 
 
30:00 

 
42 
July 30, 1945 
Museum Thefts 
 
30:00 

 
43 
August 6, 1945 
Missing Body 
 
30:00 

 
44 
August 13, 1945 
Dr. Grant's Dilemma 
 
30:00 

 
45 
August 20, 1945 
Red Lead Mystery 
 
30:00 

 
46 
August 27, 1945 
Behind the Footlights 
 
30:00 

 
47 
September 3, 1945 
Signed, Rem 
 
30:00 

 
48 
September 10, 1945 
John M. Crowder's Body 
 
30:00 

 
49 
September 17, 1945 
Mr. Dixon's Life in Danger 
 
29:29 

 
50 
September 24, 1945 
Shadow William P. Pringle 
 
27:33 

 
51 
October 1, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
52 
October 8, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
53 
October 15, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
54 
October 22, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
55 
October 29, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
56 
November 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
57 
November 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
58 
November 19, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
59 
November 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
60 
December 3, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
61 
December 10, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
62 
December 17, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
63 
December 24, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
64 
December 31, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
65 
January 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
66 
January 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
67 
January 21, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
68 
January 28, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
69 
February 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
70 
February 11, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
71 
February 18, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
72 
February 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
73 
March 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
74 
March 11, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
75 
March 18, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
76 
March 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
77 
April 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
78 
April 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
79 
April 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
80 
April 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
81 
April 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
May 6, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
83 
May 13, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
84 
May 20, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
85 
May 27, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
86 
June 3, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
87 
June 10, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
88 
June 17, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
89 
June 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
July 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
91 
July 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
92 
July 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
93 
July 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
94 
July 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
95 
August 5, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
96 
August 12, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
97 
August 19, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
98 
August 26, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
99 
September 2, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
100 
September 9, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
101 
September 16, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
102 
September 23, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
103 
September 30, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective
October 8, 1946 - January 14, 1947
15 episodes known to exist
Stars: Wally Maher, Cathy Lewis
Director: Michael Raffetto
Creator: Michael Raffetto
Music: Len Salvo
Announcer: Charles Arlington
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 8, 1946 
Nightmare Murder 
 
30:00 

 
October 15, 1946 
Murder in Arabic 
 
30:00 

 
October 22, 1946 
Experiment in Death 
 
30:00 

 
October 29, 1946 
Day At the Beach 
 
30:00 

 
November 5, 1946 
The Return to Huxley 
 
29:29 

 
November 12, 1946 
The Poisoned Fan 
 
29:48 

 
November 19, 1946 
Missing Clue 
 
30:00 

 
November 26, 1946 
Bouquet and the Clue 
 
30:00 

 
December 3, 1946 
Finger of Death 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 10, 1946 
One Piece of Skull 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 17, 1946 
Walter Halliday 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 24, 1946 
Substitute Santa Claus 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 31, 1946 
Ghost of Gordonville 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 7, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 14, 1947 
Judge Thorman Shot 
 
30:00 

 
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
July 22, 1948 - January 13, 1949
11 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jeff Chandler
Director: Bill Rousseau
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 22, 1948 
The Case of the Haunted Bride 
Frank Lovejoy. Note: There were only 26 syndicated episodes ever produced. These episodes were aired over many different stations, days and times beginning May of 1948. The 1949 Mutual series is the only run we've been able to varify actual dates using AFRS records and our run of transcription discs. This series was used in the original Mutual order for the AFRS series. 
25:22 

 
July 29, 1948 
The Case of the Bloodstained Pearl 
 
24:59 

 
August 26, 1948 
The Case of the Grey-Eyed Blonde 
 
28:30 

 
September 9, 1948 
The Case of the Model Murder 
 
28:30 

 
12 
September 30, 1948 
The Case of the Purloined Corpse 
 
27:31 

 
13 
October 7, 1948 
The Case of the Left Handed Fan 
 
27:34 

 
14 
October 21, 1948 
The Case of the Deadly Dough 
 
28:30 

 
15 
October 28, 1948 
The Case of the Popular Corpse 
 
28:30 

 
23 
December 30, 1948 
The Case of the Corresponding Corpse 
Program of 12-2-48 Pre-empted for Christmas Special 
27:10 

 
24 
January 6, 1949 
The Case of the Mail Order Murders 
 
27:01 

 
25 
January 13, 1949 
The Case of the Phantom Neighbor 
 
27:08 

 
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
May 7, 1949 - October 29, 1949
26 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jeff Chandler
Director: Bill Rousseau
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
May 7, 1949 
The Man Who Lived Forever 
No Close - Show is intact 
26:27 

 
May 14, 1949 
The Case of the Hunted Bride 
 
27:00 

 
May 21, 1949 
The Case of the Blood Stained Pearls 
 
27:00 

 
May 28, 1949 
The Case of the Phantom Neighbor 
William Conrad 
27:00 

 
June 4, 1949 
The Case of the Hate That Killed 
William Conrad 
26:40 

 
June 11, 1949 
The Case of the Grey-Eyed Blonde 
JACK WEBB 
26:20 

 
June 18, 1949 
The Case of the Model Murder 
Jack Webb, Hans Conreid 
26:20 

 
June 25, 1949 
The Case of the Generous Killer 
 
27:00 

 
July 2, 1949 
Pursuit of Death 
 
27:00 

 
10 
July 9, 1949 
The Case of the Crooked Wheel 
Frank Lovejoy, William Conrad 
26:30 

 
11 
July 16, 1949 
The Case of the Wandering Fingerprints 
Jack Webb 
26:42 

 
12 
July 23, 1949 
The Case of the Purloined Corpse 
 
27:00 

 
13 
July 30, 1949 
The Case of the Left-Handed Fan 
 
27:00 

 
14 
August 6, 1949 
The Case of the Deadly Dough 
 
27:00 

 
15 
August 13, 1949 
The Case of the Popular Corpse 
 
27:00 

 
16 
August 20, 1949 
The Case of the Bayou Monster 
 
27:00 

 
17 
August 27, 1949 
A Problem in Murder 
 
27:00 

 
18 
September 3, 1949 
The Case of the High Priced Twins 
 
26:47 

 
19 
September 10, 1949 
The Case of the Carnival Killer 
 
27:00 

 
20 
September 17, 1949 
The Case of the Constant Companion 
William Conrad 
27:00 

 
21 
September 24, 1949 
The Case of the Borrowed Heirloom 
 
27:00 

 
22 
October 1, 1949 
The Case of the Mail-Order Murders 
 
27:00 

 
23 
October 8, 1949 
The Case of the Phantom Neighbor 
 
27:00 

 
24 
October 15, 1949 
The Case of the Tahlani's Tears 
 
27:00 

 
25 
October 22, 1949 
The Case of the Eager Victim 
William Conrad 
26:47 

 
26 
October 29, 1949 
The Case of the Corresponding Corpse 
Raymond Burr 
27:06 

 
New Adventures of Michael Shayne
June 12, 1949 - June 12, 1949
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jeff Chandler
Director: Bill Rousseau
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
June 12, 1949 
Audition Show 
Jeff Chandler 
26:27 

 
The Adventures of Michael Shayne
April 3, 1953 - April 3, 1953
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Vinton Hayworth and Dorothy Donahue
Director: Bill Rousseau
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
April 3, 1953 
The Case of the Queen of Narcotics 
 
29:36 

 
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