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The Big Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/28/55 Henderson Matter Pt. 01 (Sus.) (CBS) (10:54)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/12/50 #070 Big Quack (NBC) (25:58) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/23/54 #092  Nina (Sus.) (CBS) (23:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    1948 #08 Case of the Generous Killer (Synd) (26:42)
  • 09:00 p.m. Box 13
    09/19/48 #05 Extra! Extra (Synd) (26:26)
  • 09:30 p.m. Suspense
    06/01/58 Rave Notice w/Vincent Price (CBS) (18:58)   
  • 10:00 p.m. MGM Theater
    1949-50 #20 Come Live with Me w/Peter Lawford (Synd) (55:00)
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