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The Big Broadcast: Dec. 23, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/22-23/55 Nick Shur Matter 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:08)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/22/53 #227 The Big Little Jesus (NBC) (28:14)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/20/59 #246 Beeker's Barn (CBS) (22:42) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/24/44 Shocking Christmas Tree (AFRS) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    12/25/49 Magic Christmas Tree (Colgate) (CBS) (29:42) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    12/24/53 Stranded by a Snowstorm (Post Brand Flakes) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Broadway is My Beat
    12/24/49 #15 Nick Norman, Santa Claus (Sus.) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 10:30 p.m. Richard Diamond
    12/24/49 A Christmas Carol (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30) 

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