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The Big Broadcast: September 4, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    06/16/60 #696 The Wholly Unexpected Matter (AFRS) (23:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/04/49 #009 Benny Trounsel (Sus.) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/27/52 #36 The Cabin (Sus.) (CBS) (29:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    11/21/48 #08 Health Food Diet (Rexall) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    08/12/50 #06 Quicksilver (Wheaties) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    #04 Case of the Phantom Gun (Synd) (26:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Whistler
    01/07/51 Hit and Run (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 10:30 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    04/09/44 #19 Beware of Tomorrow (Sus.) (MBS) (29:24)
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Some cybersecurity researchers have begun to voice skepticism about the U.S. government's claim that North Korea was behind the recent attack on Sony Pictures.

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