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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/26-27/56 The Lamar Matter Pts. 1-2 (CBS) (27:24)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/27/51 #120 Big September Man (NBC) (26:54)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/06/54 #134 Smoking Out the Beetles (CBS) (26:20)
  • 08:30 p.m. Lone Ranger
    12/16/42    #1545/758 Design for Murder (Regional Sponsors) (MBS) (26:00)
  • 09:00 p.m. Saint
    04/30/50 Murder of a Champion (Sus.) (NBC) (28:14)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Sam Spade
    08/02/46 Sam and the Psyche (Wildroot) (CBS) (29:32)
  • 10:00 p.m. Suspense
    06/23/49 Ghost Hunt (Autolite) (CBS) (29:24)

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