Trials and tribulations at Pittsburgh radio station WENN back in the late 1930s, when radio was king.






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Series cast summary:
 Tom Eldridge 45 episodes, 1996-1998
Margaret Hall ...
Melinda Mullins ...
Amanda Naughton ...


It is 1930s Pittsburgh, and college student Betty Roberts has won an internship at WENN, a station that specializes in radio shows. She finds that the employees of the shows are just as wacky as the characters they play on the radio. They include: Mackie Bloom, WENN's man of a thousand voices; Hilary Booth, queen of the stage who carries an over-inflated ego; Mr. Foley, WENNs sound effects man who never talks; Tom Eldridge, who is as clueless as a gnat; and Jeffery Singer, who is in a marriage of convenience with Hillary. Each week, we watch how the station members struggle to keep the station going. Written by Pat McCurry <>

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Comedy | Drama





Release Date:

31 January 1996 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Tom Beckett (Mr. Foley) was the only cast member to appear in all 55 episodes. See more »


Mackie Bloom: Problem?
Betty Roberts: No, nothing.
Mackie Bloom: What do you mean, "nothing"? Is it really nothing because it's nothing, or is it nothing because it's something you don't want to tell me, or is it nothing because it's something that you will tell me if I promise to say nothing?
Betty Roberts: The last one, I think.
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When the Saints Go Marching In/Deutschland Uber Alles
Traditional / music by Joseph Haydn (uncredited) and lyrics by August Heinrich Hoffman von Fallersleben (uncredited)
Arranged by Rupert Holmes
Performed by Mary Stout, Carolee Carmello, Teresa Esposito, Rupert
Holmes, Christopher Murney, and George Hall
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wonderful nostalgia
11 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

For people who like to slow life down and visit the relaxing innocence of times long gone, "Remember WENN" was a wonderful means to accomplishing this. I always looked eagerly ahead to the weekly visits with my radio friends in Pittsburgh. But, like those days of yore, the visits have ceased and all I have are memories. The best memory I have is one which I relive on tape every year at this time - the episode known as "Christmas in the Airwaves". The cast is at their charming best here and the music is fantastic. Peter Noone does a wonderful rendition of "Winter Wonderland" and Betty Buckley is superb with the two original Christmas songs written by Rupert Holmes. This was a great Christmas present from AMC to the fans of this show but watching it every year makes me miss "Remember WENN" all the more.

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