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The Big Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/20/56 Shepperd Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:34)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/27/51 #133 Big Sorrow (NBC) (25:58)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/15/55 #144 Chester's Murder (CBS) (26:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/16/49 School Safety Advisor (Colgate) (CBS) (26:22)
  • 09:00 p.m. Suspense
    08/23/59 #816 Headshrinker (CBS) (19:08)
  • 09:30 p.m.  X Minus One
    11/23/55 #26 Zero Hour (Sus.) (NBC) (14:34)
  • 10:00 p.m. Biography in Sound
    02/28/56 Magnificent Rougue-The Adv. Of W.C. Fields (Sus.) (NBC) (52:16)
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