Rocky Jordan was a radio series about an American restaurateur in Cairo whom each week became involved in some kind of mystery or adventure. The show was broadcast on CBS from October 31, 1948, to September 10, 1950, and then again from June 27, 1951, to August 22, 1951.  The character of Rocky Jordan had been introduced to listeners in a similar show called A Man Named Jordan that was broadcast from 1945 to 1947 on the CBS West Coast network but set in Istanbul, In February 1951, it was announced CBS was in discussions to make a TV series based on the show starring George Raft made by Raft's company, However, this never happened