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The Big Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/10-11/56 Laird Douglas-Douglas of Heatherscote Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (27:00)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    11/22/51 #128 Big Hands (NBC) (26:52)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/11/54 #139 Bone Hunters (CBS) (26:02)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    10/23/45 #450 Cousin Ernest Comes for a Visit (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Barrie Craig
    10/24/51 Case of the Protection Racket (Sus.) (NBC) (28:34)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Mysterious Traveler
    04/20/48 #150 Murder in Jazz Time (Sus.) (MBS) (29:36)
  • 10:00 p.m. Suspense
    01/17/48 #282 Love's Lovely Counterfiet (Sus.) (CBS) (57:24)
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No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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Raucous, Repeated Chants Of 'Bernie' And 'Hillary' Fill Convention Hall On Day 1

Outside the convention, supporters of Bernie Sanders demonstrated against what they said was a rigged system, while the atmosphere turned chaotic inside the conventional hall.
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The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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