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The Big Broadcast: May 5, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/16-17/56 Qui Bono Matter Pts.4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    06/14/51 #105 Big Building (NBC) (26:02)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/02/54 #120 No Indians (CBS) (26:26)
  • 08:30 p.m. Man Called X
    06/19/47 The Silver Scarab (Frigidare/General Motors) (CBS) (25:10)
  • 09:00 p.m. Screen Guild Theater
    03/22/43 For Me and My Gal (Lady Esther) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 09:30 p.m. Cavalcade of America
    03/21/50 I, Mary Peabody with Elizabeth Taylor (Dupont) (NBC) (28:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Theater Guild On the Air
    12/23/45 Little Women w/Katharine Hepburn (U.S. Steel) (ABC) (59:14)
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