WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: June 17, 2012

  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    03/08/55 #290 Big Father (AFRS) (24:10) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    09/19/53 #074 There Was Never A Horse (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    06/18/39 Father's Day Show (Jello) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 09:00 p.m. Father Knows Best
    06/14/51 Father's Day Picnic (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:12)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nightbeat
    12/28/51 A Reporter Becomes a Father (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    06/21/42 Father's Day Chair (Kraft) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 10:30 p.m. Mystery is My Hobby
    #17 Some Fatherly Advice (Synd) (24:08)
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