We Are Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters
Matinee with Bob and Ray Airs (1946)

Moment 51: Matinee with Bob and Ray Airs

Comedy pioneers Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding first worked together in 1946 at WHDH in Boston. Their comedy career started when then began creating skits after newscasts and before Red Sox games. Their show “Matinee with Bob and Ray” featured spoofs of radio drama show of the day, with titles like “Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife” and “One Feller’s Family.”

Related Content

November 2, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast. To celebrate this special anniversary, we’re shining a spotlight on 100 key moments in radio's history.

We hope you’ll join us in celebrating your favorite radio memories throughout 2020. Use the hashtag #Radio100 across social media to share these moments with the world. Here’s to 100 wonderful years of radio, and to at least 100 more!

View All Moments »