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The Big Broadcast: January 8, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/19/61 #732 The Informer Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (20:58)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/29/48 #031 The Roseland Roof Murder (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    04/04/53 #050 Jayhawkers (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/16/49 Student Government Day (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nighbeat
    03/13/50 My Brother's Keeper (Sus.) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m. Phillip Marlowe
    02/07/50 #70 The Long Arm (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    11/25/40 #283 Jezebel w/Loretta Young, Brian Donlevy (Lux) (CBS) ( 59:50)
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