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The Big Broadcast: March 31, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/30-31/56 Flight Six Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:00)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/17/51 #101 Big Blast (NBC) (26:12)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    07/05/56 Hack Prine (CBS) (26:52)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    04/17/49 Walking in the Easter Parade (CBS) (26:06)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    04/09/50 New Egg Dye (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Abbott & Costello
    04/17/47 Who's On First (NBC) (24:04)
  • 10:00 p.m. Biography in Sound
    04/10/56 Mr. Baseball: The Story Of Connie Mack  w/Jimmie Foxx, M. Cochrane, Floyd Frick (NBC) (53:31)
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Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
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Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

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