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The Big Broadcast: October 23, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/13/60 #714 The Bad One Matter (CBS) (22:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/17/49 #16 James Vickers (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/14/53 #43 The Round-up (Sus.) (CBS) (28:56)
  • 08:30 p.m. Red Skelton
    02/05/50 A Day at the Races (Tide) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nightbeat
    03/06/50 Number 13 (Sus.) (NBC) (29:04)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nero Wolfe
    01/05/51 Case of the Deadly Sell-Out (Sus.) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 10:00 p.m. This is Your FBI
    11/26/48 The Unwilling Draft Dodger (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 10:30 p.m. Whistler
    01/28/51 Trademark (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:50)

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