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The Big Broadcast: March 18, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/19/61 #767 The Guide to Murder Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (23:40) 
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    03/23/50 #041 The Big Gangster, Part 1 (NBC) (26:38) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    06/13/53 #060 Spring Term (CBS) (29:40)  
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/23/49 Head of the English Department (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Information Please
    11/01/38 #025 Franklin P. Adams, John Kieran, Marcus Duffield, Oswald Jacoby (Sus.) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 09:30 p.m. Crime Classics
    07/20/53 #06 The Death Of A Picture Hanger (Sus.) (CBS) (29:54)
  • 10:00 p.m. Suspense
    01/03/48 #278 The Black Curtain w/Robert Montgomery, Lurene Tuttle (Sus.) (CBS) (55:54)

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Can Arnold Schwarzenegger Persuade China To Eat Less Meat?

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