Brilliant. I never heard of this book before. Not only does it have the
ratings information, it is available for viewing and download from the
On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Randy Watts <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> There's a book titled "A Thirty-Year History of Programs Carried on
> National Radio Networks in the United States, 1926-1956," by Harrison B.
> Summers that your friend might find useful. Its season-by-season listings
> include ratings for most programs.
> From: David Pierce <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 10:49 AM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Where to find Radio Ratings?
> A researcher friend asked me to inquire if anyone has recommendations about
> where to find Hooper ratings for radio programs in the 30s & 40s?
> I've checked the magazines of the time, but either there are only
> occasional listings, or I'm not using the right search terms.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> David Pierce
> Media History Digital Library