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The Big Broadcast: Feb. 24, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/16/-17/56 Ricardo Amerigo Matter  Pts. 1-2  (Sus.) (CBS) (27:10)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    04/05/51 #095 Big Friend     (NBC) (26:00)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    06/05/54 #111 The Blacksmith (CBS) (24:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    09/07/50 #46 An Efficient House (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Destination Freedom
    07/31/49 Trumpet Talks/Louis Armstrong (Sus.) (WMAQ) (30:32)
  • 09:30 p.m. Philip Marlowe
    11/28/48 #010 The Hard Way Out (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Big Town
    09/14/48 Blind Justice (First show for NBC) (Lifeboy) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 10:30 p.m. Crime Club
    04/03/47 #19 The Sun is a Witness (Sus.) (MBS) (29:00)
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