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The Big Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/05-06/56 Caylin Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:36)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    01/25/51 #085 Big Tomato (NBC) (25:56)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/08/54 #107 The Constable (Sus.) (CBS) (24:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    03/13/49 Revolt in the Cafeteria (Colgate) (CBS) (    29:04)
  • 09:00 p.m. Melody Ranch
    1950's Betty Carson's Cattle are Poisoned (Synd) (23:24)
  • 09:30 p.m. Boston Blackie
    08/13/46 #70 Diamond Smugglers (Synd) (28:26)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    03/06/44 The Letter (Lux) (CBS) (59:50)
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