WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2012

Audio will be available after the broadcast airs Aug. 5

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/31 & 11/01/55 The Valentine Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/03/50 #060 Big Dare (NBC) (26:52)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/07/53 #081 Stolen Horses (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (24:34) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    02/06/49 #19 Remley Is Fired (Rexall) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Falcon
    10/29/50 Case of the Double Exposure (Kraft) (NBC) (28:38)
  • 09:30 p.m. This is Your FBI
    01/07/49 The Out-of-Date Killer (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Screen Guild Players
    09/20/43 The Maltese Falcon (Lady Ester) (CBS) (28:38)   
  • 10:30 p.m. Escape
    07/21/47 #03 The Diamond As Big As The Ritz (Sustained) (CBS) (29:26)
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