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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/08-09/12 Lorco Diamond Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:20)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/24/50 #063 Big Chance (NBC) (26:52)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/28/53 #084 Kick Me (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:34) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    10/03/59 #216 Killer Canova's Autograph (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:38)
  • 09:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    09/26/38 Seven Keys To Baldpate w/Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone (Lux) (CBS) (59:50) 
  • 10:00 p.m. Dr. Kildare
    03/22/50 #08 Barbara Lane (Synd) (28:12)
  • 10:30 p.m. Mystery Play House (Molle Mystery Theater)
    10/12/45 A Death is Caused (AFRS) (24:18) 
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