Graham MacNamee is back.
Behind the scenes at Behind the Mike shares an odd moment with one of their comedy writers, and an interviewew with Harry Morgan. The busy restaurant didn’t turn out to be so ideal for the interview.
Learn the importance of the radio engineer in the control room. Microphone placement with the orchestra is demonstrated. Also the importance of balancing several mikes where voice and music is involved.
Oddities in Radio relates to a previous broadcast of Behind the Mike, and the talking dog segment.
Salute to a show from the past is the Tune Detective. The show examined the composition of patterns in tunes. Listen to note patterns, and how they appear in well known songs and hymns. Who knew there were so many songs built from the same 23 or 4 note pattern?
Letters from Listeners. Sid White of Radio Daily magazine answers the questions: How do imitators do such a good job? How is the affect of the talk back mike done? How do ratings agencies know how many radios are tuned in?
A dramatization of an emergency at sea is interupted by a real emergency. The real emergency had mistook the dramatization for the real thing, but wait… the snafu allowed a real emergency to be detected.
Sometimes shows run long and cut off abruptly with a quick apology from the star, but today the show seems to have run short. Filler music is added to pad the time out.