Suspense ran on CBS from 1942 to 1962 and broadcast over 900 episodes, most of which are still available. You can read Wikipedia's brief summary of the show by clicking here. The other namesake of this blog, Escape, ran on CBS from 1947 to 1954 and broadcast over 200 episodes. Most of its episodes are still available as well. Read Wikipedia's brief summary of Escape by clicking here.
For more information about Suspense pick up a copy of the book Suspense: Twenty Years of Thrills and Chills by Martin Grams, Jr.. You can purchase this book through Amazon.com.