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The Big Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/14-15/55 The Broderick Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:20)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/07/50 #065 Big Poison (NBC) (26:12)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/12/53 #086 The Cast (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:36) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    10/18/42 Jack Gives the Maxwell for Scrap (Grape Nuts Flakes) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 09:00 p.m. Sky King
    04/12/51 The Lady Sheriff (Peter Pan) (MBS) (25:22) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Suspense
    07/02/61 #883 Night of the Storm w/Rosemary Rice (CBS) (21:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    06/30/41 #314 I Love You Again  w/Cary Grant and Myrna Loy (CBS) (Lux) (59:38) 

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