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The Big Broadcast: December 4, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/24/49 Department Store Swindle (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/15/48 #29 Garbage Chute Murder (NBC) (27:14)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    03/28/53 #49 Quarter Horse (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    12/23/51 Stolen Christmas Presents (RCA Victor) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    12/21/48 #566 Christmas Card from Elizabeth (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:20)
  • 09:30 p.m. Let George Do It
    12/25/50 Santa Claus in Glass (Standard Oil) (MBS) (29:42)
  • 10:00 p.m. 21st Precinct
    12/22/54 The Giver (Sus.) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 10:30 p.m. This is You FBI
    12/21/51 The Innocent Santa Claus (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:58)
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