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The Big Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/05-06/55 Cronin Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:02)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    11/02/50 #073 Big Church (NBC) (26:20) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/20/54 #096 Last Fling (Sus.) (CBS) (24:22)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    10/05/50 #050 Family Spending (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:34)
  • 09:00 p.m. Boston Blackie
    04/30/46 #055 The Frances Gielding Murder (Synd) (27:02) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Mystery House
    1940s #41 Bury Me Not (Synd) (25:48)   
  • 10:00 p.m. NBC University Theater
    03/06/49 #30 Tales Of Edgar Allen Poe (Sus.) (NBC) (59:46)
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