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The Big Broadcast: May 11, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/10-11/56 Shady Lane Matter Ps. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:44)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    08/07/52 #163 Big Impression (NBC) (26:46)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/30/55 #172 Tap Day for Kitty (CBS) (25:49)
  • 08:30p Jack Benny
    05/08/38 Mother's Day Show (Jello) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 09:00p Phil Harris/Alice Faye
    05/08/49 #32 Mother's Day Present (Rexall) (NBC) (29:06)
  • 09:30p Life of Riley
    05/11/46 Mother's Day (Teel) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 10:00p Our Miss Brooks
    05/08/49 Mother's Day (Colgate) (CBS) (29:20)
  • 10:30p Family Theater
    05/06/48 Mother's Halo was Tight (Sus.) (MBS) (29:24)
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