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The Big Broadcast: April 1, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/21/62 #775 The Terrible Torch Matter (CBS) (24:34)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    04/06/50 #043 Big Book (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    06/27/53 #062 Flashback (Sus.) (CBS) (29:42)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    04/02/39 April Fool's Gags (Jello) (NBC) (29:16)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    04/03/49 April Fool (Colgate) (CBS) (29:58)
  • 09:30 p.m. My Favorite Husband
    04/01/49 April Fool's Day (Jello) (CBS) (28:16)
  • 10:00 p.m. Gangbusters
    09/15/44 Case of Billanski and Tillotson (Blue) (23:30)
  • 10:30 p.m. Behind the Mike
    09/15/40 #01 Premiere Broadcast (Sus.) (NBC) (29:40)
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