WGN Radio To Air “Halloween Radio Theater” on Halloween Night

Classic radio show program hosted by Carl Amari airs Saturday, October 31, 10pm – 5am

CHICAGO (October 22, 2020) – WGN Radio will air “Halloween Radio Theatre” hosted by Carl Amari, on Saturday, October 31 from 10pm to 5am.

The program will feature mystery, thriller, and terror-themed selections from twelve Golden Age of Radio dramas including Suspense starring Bela Lugosi, Lights Out, Inner Sanctum Mystery, Escape, The Whistler, and The Sealed Book.

“It’s going to be a ‘hair-raising’ eight hours, so stay up late, pop some popcorn, pull the covers up close, and be chilled by ‘theatre of the mind’ classic radio horror and mystery shows,” said host Carl Amari.

Amari has spent decades licensing and preserving classic radio broadcasts from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, is the curator of the Classic Radio Club, and board member of the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.


For more than 95 years, WGN Radio AM 720, a NEXSTAR Media Group station has been dedicated to being the #1 source of Chicagoland news, information, entertainment, and sports. WGN Radio is the official broadcast home of the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox, and Northwestern University. Listen at AM 720, online at wgnradio.com, on your WGN Radio app, smart speakers, or TuneIn. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wgnradio and follow us on Twitter @WGNRadio and Instagram @wgnradio.

Sara Tieman | 312.222.5098 | stieman@wgnradio.com

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