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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/02-03/55 The Valentine Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/10/50 #061 Big Actor (NBC) (26:32)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/14/53 #082 Professor Lute Bone (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:50) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's
    10/19/43 w/Peter Lorre (Bristol Myers) (Blue) (28:20)
  • 09:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    10/23/38 #16 Around The World In 80 Days (Sus.) (CBS) (59:40) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Box 13
    09/12/48 #04 Actor's Alibi (Synd) (26:18)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    09/24/44 #042 Death Laughs Last (Sus.) (MBS) (28:04) 
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