Remember WENN (1996–1998)

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

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1998   1997   1996  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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 Mr. Foley (55 episodes, 1996-1998)
George Hall ...
 Tom Eldridge (45 episodes, 1996-1998)
Margaret Hall ...
 Gertude 'Gertie' Reece / ... (45 episodes, 1996-1998)
Melinda Mullins ...
 Hilary Booth (45 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Mackie Bloom (45 episodes, 1996-1998)
Amanda Naughton ...
 Betty Roberts (45 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Scott Sherwood (34 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Jeffrey Singer (31 episodes, 1996-1998)
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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 <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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31 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Betty Roberts: We have a 10am show, and it is now 10:03. Would you please take your places at the microphones?
Hilary Booth: Maple, would you tell Betty that I just don't care any more?
Maple: Jeff, would you kindly remind Hilary that Betty and I are no longer speaking to each other?
Jeff Singer: I'm sorry, Maple, but Hilary and I are not talking to each other.
Maple: Mackie, are you still speaking to Hilary?
Mackie Bloom: Yeah, I'm talking Hilary; I'm not talking to you.
Hilary Booth: Well, if you're talking to me, Mackie, would you please tell Betty that I don't care?
Mackie Bloom: Betty ...
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Salome on Wry
By Rupert Holmes
Performed by Amanda Naughton
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Turner Classic Movies replaced AMC in my house
13 February 2001 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Excellent series, wonderfully acted. It contains some of the wittiest dialogue I have ever heard in a product made directly for television. I was thrilled when AMC created such a surprising gem, and was equally appalled when they cancelled it prematurely. Turner Classic Movies replaced AMC in my house after that fiasco.


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