Bing Crosby Show

September 2, 1931 to May 30, 1954
195 episodes known to exist
Bing Crosby Show was a comedy radio show which ran from September 2, 1931 to May 30, 1954.
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September 2, 1931 - September 2, 1931
The Bing Crosby Show
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September 18, 1934 - September 18, 1934
The Bing Crosby Show
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January 21, 1938 - July 30, 1944
The Bing Crosby Show
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September 21, 1949 - June 25, 1952
Bing Crosby Show
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October 9, 1952 - July 2, 1953
The Bing Crosby Show
39
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6
September 27, 1953 - May 30, 1954
The Bing Crosby Show
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7
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The Bing Crosby Show
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The Bing Crosby Show
Also known as THE BING CROSBY SHOW
September 2, 1931 - September 2, 1931
1 episodes known to exist
Announcer: Harry von Zell
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
311 
September 2, 1931 
First Broadcast 
 
08:48 

 
The Bing Crosby Show
Also known as THE BING CROSBY SHOW
September 18, 1934 - September 18, 1934
1 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
34 
September 18, 1934 
Guest: Boswell Sisters 
 
29:59 

 
The Bing Crosby Show
January 21, 1938 - July 30, 1944
3 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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January 21, 1938 
Guest: George Burns and Gracie Allen 
 
29:20 
 
November 30, 1943 
Guest: Yehudi Menuhin 
 
30:30 
 
July 30, 1944 
Mexican Broadcast 
Mexican Broadcast - all commentary in spanish 
29:30 

 
Bing Crosby Show
September 21, 1949 - June 25, 1952
113 episodes known to exist
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Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 21, 1949 
Guest: Peggy Lee, Abe Burrows 
 
30:00 

 
September 28, 1949 
Guest: Peggy Lee, Abe Burrows 
 
30:00 

 
October 5, 1949 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
October 12, 1949 
Guest: Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
October 19, 1949 
Guest: Frank Fay 
 
30:00 

 
October 26, 1949 
Guest: Lum and Abner 
 
30:00 

 
November 2, 1949 
Guest: Bob Hope 
 
30:30 

 
November 9, 1949 
Guest: Mills Bros, Ella Fitzgerald 
 
30:00 

 
November 16, 1949 
Guest: Bob and Cathy Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
10 
November 23, 1949 
Guest: Frank Fay, Joe Venuti 
"Rudolph, the Red Nosed Raindeer" 
30:00 

 
11 
November 30, 1949 
Guest: Al Jolson 
 
18:10 

 
12 
December 7, 1949 
Guest: Hopalong Cassidy, Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 14, 1949 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart, Carole Richards 
 
30:00 

 
14 
December 21, 1949 
Guest: Ethel Barrymore 
 
30:00 

 
15 
December 28, 1949 
Guest: Al Jolson 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 4, 1950 
Guest: Al Jolson 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 11, 1950 
Guest: Groucho Marx / Peggy Lee 
 
29:50 

 
18 
January 18, 1950 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
19 
January 25, 1950 
Guest: Louis Armstrong 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 1, 1950 
Guest: Bob Hope 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 8, 1950 
Guest: Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa 
 
30:00 

 
22 
February 15, 1950 
Guest: Al Jolson 
 
28:30 

 
23 
February 22, 1950 
Guest: Andrews Sisters and Firehouse Five 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 1, 1950 
Guest: Bob Crosby 
 
29:50 

 
25 
March 8, 1950 
Guest: Gary Cooper and Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
26 
March 15, 1950 
Guest: Dennis and Phil Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
27 
March 22, 1950 
Guest: Ethel Merman and Hopalong Cassidy 
 
30:00 

 
28 
March 29, 1950 
Guest: Andrews Sisters and Firehouse Five Plus Two 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 5, 1950 
Guest: Perry Como and Arthur Godfrey 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 12, 1950 
Guest: Mildred Bailey and Firehouse Five Plus Two 
 
30:00 

 
31 
April 19, 1950 
Guest: Carole Richards and L Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
32 
April 26, 1950 
Guest: Beatrice Lillie 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 3, 1950 
Guest: Ella Fitzgerald and Al Jolson 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 10, 1950 
Guest: Mary Martin 
 
30:00 

 
35 
May 17, 1950 
Guest: Fred Allen 
NO OPENING 
28:40 

 
36 
May 24, 1950 
Guest: Perry Como, Arthur Godfrey and Bob Hope 
 
30:00 

 
37 
October 11, 1950 
Guests: Bob Hope / Judy Garland 
FROM HOLLYWOOD 
29:43 

 
38 
October 18, 1950 
Guests: Bob Hope / Judy Garland 
FROM SAN FRANCISCO 
29:43 

 
39 
October 25, 1950 
Guest: Claudette Colbert 
 
30:00 

 
40 
November 1, 1950 
Guest: Dorothy Kirsten 
 
30:00 

 
41 
November 8, 1950 
Guest: Dick Powell 
 
30:00 

 
42 
November 15, 1950 
Guest: Bob Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
43 
November 22, 1950 
Guest: Paul Douglas 
 
30:00 

 
44 
November 29, 1950 
Guest: Ella Fitzgerald and Firehouse Five Plus Two 
 
30:00 

 
45 
December 6, 1950 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
46 
December 13, 1950 
Guest: Peggy Lee, Hopalong Cassidy 
 
30:00 

 
47 
December 20, 1950 
Guest: Crosby Family and Dixie Lee 
 
30:00 

 
48 
December 27, 1950 
Guest: Dinah Shore, Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden 
 
30:00 

 
49 
January 3, 1951 
Guest: Fred Astaire 
 
30:00 

 
50 
January 10, 1951 
Guest: Bob Crosby and Bob Hope 
 
30:00 

 
51 
January 17, 1951 
Guest: Louis Armstrong and Toni Arden 
 
30:00 

 
52 
January 24, 1951 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart, Toni Arden 
 
30:00 

 
53 
January 31, 1951 
Guest: Bob Hope,toni Arden and Firehouse Five 
 
30:00 

 
54 
February 7, 1951 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
55 
February 14, 1951 
Guest: Dorothy Kirsten 
 
30:00 

 
56 
February 21, 1951 
Guest: Tallulah Bankhead and Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
57 
February 28, 1951 
Guest: Nat King Cole and Andrews Sisters 
 
30:00 

 
58 
March 7, 1951 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
59 
March 14, 1951 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
60 
March 21, 1951 
Guest: Judy Garland and Les and Mary Paul 
 
30:00 

 
61 
March 28, 1951 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
62 
April 4, 1951 
Guest: Hopalong Cassidy and Dinah Shore 
 
30:00 

 
63 
April 11, 1951 
Guest: Louis Armstrong 
 
30:00 

 
64 
April 18, 1951 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
65 
April 25, 1951 
Guest: Rose Marie and Louis Armstrong 
 
30:00 

 
66 
May 2, 1951 
Guest: Walter O'keefe and Bert Wheeler 
 
30:00 

 
67 
May 9, 1951 
Guest: Fred Astaire and Teresa Brewer 
 
30:00 

 
68 
May 16, 1951 
Guest: Burl Ives 
 
30:00 

 
69 
May 23, 1951 
Guest: Louis Armstrong, Teresa Brewer 
 
30:00 

 
70 
May 30, 1951 
Guest: Helen O'connell 
 
30:00 

 
71 
June 6, 1951 
Guest: George Jessel and Martha Tilton 
 
30:00 

 
72 
June 13, 1951 
Guest: Bert Wheeler and Teresa Brewer 
 
30:00 

 
73 
June 20, 1951 
Guest: Teresa Brewer, Tommy Dorsey and Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
74 
June 27, 1951 
Guest: Burl Ives and Ken Murray 
 
30:00 

 
75 
October 3, 1951 
Guest: Hoagie Carmichael and Jane Wyman (alameda Nas) 
 
30:00 

 
76 
October 10, 1951 
Guest: Jane Wyman and Bill Thompson 
 
30:00 

 
77 
October 17, 1951 
Guest: Bob Hope and Martha Tilton 
 
30:00 

 
78 
October 24, 1951 
Guest: Paul Douglas and Anna Maria Albergetti 
 
30:00 

 
79 
October 31, 1951 
Guest: Dinah Shore 
 
30:00 

 
80 
November 7, 1951 
Guest: Martin and Lewis 
 
30:00 

 
81 
November 14, 1951 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart 
 
30:00 

 
82 
November 21, 1951 
Guest: Bert Wheeler and Alexis Smith 
 
30:00 

 
83 
November 28, 1951 
Guest: Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald 
 
30:00 

 
84 
December 5, 1951 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart and Toni Arden 
 
30:00 

 
85 
December 12, 1951 
Guest: Bert Wheeler, Alexis Smith 
 
30:00 

 
86 
December 19, 1951 
Guest: Trudy Irwin and Lindsay Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
87 
December 26, 1951 
Guest: Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour 
 
30:00 

 
88 
January 2, 1952 
Guest: Monica Lewis and Hopalong Cassidy 
 
30:00 

 
89 
January 9, 1952 
Guest: Bing Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
90 
January 16, 1952 
Guest: Bob Hope 
Bob Hope, Monica Lewis 
30:00 

 
91 
January 23, 1952 
Guest: Paul Douglas and Helen O'connell 
 
30:00 

 
92 
January 30, 1952 
Guest: Bob Burns and Patti Page 
 
30:00 

 
93 
February 6, 1952 
Guest: Fred Astaire 
 
30:00 

 
94 
February 13, 1952 
Guest: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall 
 
30:00 

 
95 
February 20, 1952 
Guest: Patti Page and Mills Bros 
 
30:00 

 
96 
February 27, 1952 
Guest: the Bell Sisters 
 
30:00 

 
97 
March 5, 1952 
Guest: Bob and Kathy Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
98 
March 12, 1952 
Guest: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall 
 
30:00 

 
99 
March 19, 1952 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart, Fran Warren 
 
30:00 

 
100 
March 26, 1952 
Guest: Anna Maria Albergetti 
 
30:00 

 
101 
April 2, 1952 
Guest: Bell Sisters, Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
102 
April 9, 1952 
Guest: Bob Hope, Kay Starr 
 
30:00 

 
103 
April 16, 1952 
Guest: Helen O'connell, Bell Sisters 
 
30:00 

 
104 
April 23, 1952 
Guest: Kay Starr, Bell Sisters 
 
30:00 

 
105 
April 30, 1952 
Guest: Donald O'connor 
 
30:00 

 
106 
May 7, 1952 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
 
30:00 

 
107 
May 14, 1952 
Guest: David Niven, Teresa Brewer 
 
30:00 

 
108 
May 21, 1952 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
109 
May 28, 1952 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
110 
June 4, 1952 
Guest: Judy Garland 
 
30:00 

 
111 
June 11, 1952 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
112 
June 18, 1952 
Guest: Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
113 
June 25, 1952 
Guest: Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
The Bing Crosby Show
October 9, 1952 - July 2, 1953
39 episodes known to exist
Host: Bing Crosby
Announcer: Ken Carpenter
Music: John Scott Trotter Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires
Producers: Bill Morrow, Murdo McKenzie
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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October 9, 1952 
Guests: Jane Wyman, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
October 16, 1952 
Guests: Helen O'connell, the Bell Sisters 
 
30:00 

 
October 23, 1952 
Guest: Jimmy Stewart 
 
30:00 

 
October 30, 1952 
Guest Host: Judy Garland 
Bing Crosby does not appear on the next two programs because of the death of his wife, Dixie Lee. Judy Garland takes over as host on this program. Referred to as only "The General Electric Program" 
30:00 

 
November 6, 1952 
Guest Host: Jimmy Stewart 
Bing Crosby does not appear on this program because of the death of his wife, Dixie Lee. Jimmy Stewart takes over as host on this program. Referred to as only "The General Electric Program" 
30:00 

 
November 13, 1952 
Guests: Dinah Shore, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
November 20, 1952 
Guests: Dinah Shore, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
November 27, 1952 
Guest: Connee Boswell 
Thanksgiving Program 
30:00 

 
December 4, 1952 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Christian Fourcade 
8-year-old Christian Fourcade acts with Bing in the movie "Lost Boy" 
30:00 

 
10 
December 11, 1952 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 18, 1952 
Guests: Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 25, 1952 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
13 
January 1, 1953 
Guests: Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 8, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 15, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti, Bob Hope 
Broadcast Live from Fort Ord, California (where I had my Army basic training :-) 
30:00 

 
16 
January 22, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 29, 1953 
Guests: Kay Starr, Joe Venuti 
National Peanut Week. From Palm Springs. 
29:50 

 
18 
February 5, 1953 
Guests: Kay Starr, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
19 
February 12, 1953 
Guests: Jack Benny, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
20 
February 19, 1953 
Guests: Joanne Gilbert, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
21 
February 26, 1953 
Guests: Peggy Lee, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
22 
March 5, 1953 
Guests: Jimmy Boyd, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
23 
March 12, 1953 
Guests: Jimmy Stewart, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
24 
March 19, 1953 
Guests: Dinah Shore, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
25 
March 26, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
26 
April 2, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California Easter Program 
30:00 

 
27 
April 9, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California. 
30:00 

 
28 
April 16, 1953 
Guests: Joe Venuti, George Kainapau and His Island Serenaders 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
29 
April 23, 1953 
Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
30 
April 30, 1953 
Guests: the Bell Sisters, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
31 
May 7, 1953 
Guests: George Kainapau and His Island Serenaders, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
32 
May 14, 1953 
Guests: Jimmy Boyd, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
33 
May 21, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Palm Springs, California 
30:00 

 
34 
May 28, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
35 
June 4, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
36 
June 11, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
37 
June 18, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
38 
June 25, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
39 
July 2, 1953 
Guests: Lindsay Crosby, Joe Venuti 
Produced and Transcribed From Paris, France 
30:00 

 
The Bing Crosby Show
September 27, 1953 - May 30, 1954
36 episodes known to exist
Host: Bing Crosby
Announcer: Ken Carpenter
Music: John Scott Trotter Orchestra
Producers: Bill Morrow, Murdo McKenzie
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Title
Comments
Length
Sources
40 
September 27, 1953 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
First Program of the Second Season. Completely new opening 
30:00 

 
41 
October 4, 1953 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
42 
October 11, 1953 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
43 
October 18, 1953 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
44 
October 25, 1953 
Guest: Jane Morgan 
 
30:00 

 
45 
November 1, 1953 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
46 
November 8, 1953 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
47 
November 15, 1953 
Guest: Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
48 
November 22, 1953 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
49 
November 29, 1953 
Guest: Peggy Lee 
 
30:00 

 
50 
December 6, 1953 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
51 
December 13, 1953 
Guest: Ella Fitzgerald 
 
30:00 

 
52 
December 20, 1953 
Christmas Program 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
53 
December 27, 1953 
Guest: Ella Fitzgerald 
 
30:00 

 
54 
January 3, 1954 
Guest: Connie Russell 
 
30:00 

 
55 
January 10, 1954 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
56 
January 17, 1954 
Guest: Helen O'connor 
 
30:00 

 
57 
January 24, 1954 
Guest: Gary Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
58 
January 31, 1954 
Guest: Connie Russell 
 
30:00 

 
59 
February 7, 1954 
Guest: Helen O'connell 
 
30:00 

 
60 
February 14, 1954 
Guest: Ella Fitzgerald 
 
30:00 

 
61 
February 21, 1954 
Guest: Four Aces 
 
30:00 

 
62 
February 28, 1954 
Guest: Four Aces 
 
30:00 

 
63 
March 7, 1954 
Guest: Jana Mason 
 
30:00 

 
64 
March 14, 1954 
Guest: Peggy King 
 
30:00 

 
65 
March 21, 1954 
Guest: Frank Sinatra 
 
30:00 

 
66 
March 28, 1954 
Guest: Frank Sinatra 
 
30:00 

 
67 
April 4, 1954 
Guest: Gary and Lindsay Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
68 
April 11, 1954 
Guest: Gary and Lindsay Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
69 
April 18, 1954 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
70 
April 25, 1954 
Guest: Toni Arden 
 
30:00 

 
71 
May 2, 1954 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
72 
May 9, 1954 
Guest: Gary Crosby, Lindsay Crosby 
 
30:10 

 
73 
May 16, 1954 
Guest: Toni Arden 
 
30:00 

 
74 
May 23, 1954 
Guest: Rosemary Clooney 
 
30:00 

 
75 
May 30, 1954 
Guest: Gary and Lindsay Crosby 
 
30:00 

 
The Bing Crosby Show
n/a - n/a
2 episodes known to exist
AFRS
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
Guest: Donald O'conner 
AFRS 61 
30:00 

 
 
n/a 
Guest: Ed "archie Gardner" 
 
26:30 

 
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