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The Big Broadcast: October 16, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    09/25/60 #707 The Five Down Matter  (5th Ann. Pgm.) (CBS) (21:46)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/10/49 #15 The Sullivan Kidnapping (NBC) (29:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/07/53 #42  Cain (CBS) (28:17)
  • 08:30 p.m. Baby Snooks
    10/09/41 New School (08:05)
  • 08:45 p.m. Jack Benny
    The Railroad Station
  • 08:50 p.m. Fred Allen
    The Maxwell w/Jack Benny (06:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/24/48 Surprise Birthday Party for Connie (Colgate) (CBS) (26:31)
  • 09:30 p.m. Dr. Kildare
    03/01/50 #05 Benjamin Barkley (Synd) (25:35)
  • 10:00 p.m. MGM Theater
    1949-50 #42 A Letter to Evie with Marsha Hunt, Hume Cronyn and Marsha Hunt (Synd) (53:24)

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Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash?

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Chaffetz Says He Wants To Replace Boehner As House Speaker

The Utah Republican says he's a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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