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The Big Broadcast: December 18, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/16/56 #518 The Missing Mouse Matter (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/22/53 #227 The Big Little Jesus (NBC) (28:14)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/20/59 Beeker's Barn  (Multiple Sponsors) (CBS) (29:10)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    12/24/46 Fixing Toys (Johnsons's Wax) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 09:00 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/22/51 Christmas Shopping for Cuff Links (CBS) (24:40)
  • 09:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    12/24/53 Stranded by a Snowstorm (Post Brand Flakes) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Have Gun Will Travel
    12/21/59 Hanging Cross (CBS) (Multiple Sponsors)
  • 10:30 p.m. Columbia Workshop
    12/21/46 They Day They Gave Babies Away (Sus.) (CBS) (29:50)
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How Mike Birbiglia Applies 'Yes, And ...' To Improv And Beyond

Birbiglia's new film follows a fictional New York improv troupe. Don't Think Twice explores the tension between personal ambition and being an "endlessly generous" team player.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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