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The Big Broadcast: October 30, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/27/60 #716 The Empty Threat Matter (CBS) (21:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/24/49 #17 The Brick Bat Slayer (NBC) (29:30)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/21/53 #44 The Meshougah (Sus.) (CBS) (29:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Suspense
    12/05/46 The House in Cypress Canyon  w/Robert Taylor (Roma Wines) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Escape
    11/05/47 #013 Evening Primrose (Sus.) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Quiet Please
    08/09/48 The Thing on the Fourble Board (Sus.) (MBS) (24:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    10/30/38 #17 War of the Worlds (Sus.) (CBS) (59:34)
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