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The Big Broadcast: Dec. 29, 2013

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  • 07:15 p.m. Challenge of the Yukon 
    12/29/45 New Year's Eve (Sus.) (Michigan Radio Network) (14:26)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    03/08/51 #91 Big New Year's (NBC) (26:12)   
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/01/56 #195 Puckett's New Year (CBS) (21:57)   
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/31/39 Gladys Disappoints Jack (Jello) (NBC) (29:45)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks 
    01/01/50 New Year's Eve $5 Tickets (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    12/31/47 Three New Year's Eve Parties (Kraft) (NBC) (29:04)
  • 10:00 p.m. AFRS New Year's Dancing Party
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