Ford Theater as a radio series lasted for only two seasons. Its first season was broadcast from New York
City on NBC with such actors as Ed Begley, Shirley Booth, Gary Merrill, Everett Sloane and Vicki Vola. This season ran from October 5,
1947 to June 27, 1948. Due to poor ratings, Ford moved the show to Hollywood and CBS for the second season, where top Hollywood actors
headed the casts. This season, which lasted from October 8, 1948 to July 1, 1949, received much higher ratings. However, with television
rising in popularity, Ford decided to end its radio show and focus solely on television.