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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    09/25-26/56 Meg's Palace Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:18)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    11/09/52 #177 Big Dive (NBC) (25:28)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    10/30/55 #186 The Choice (CBS) (20:38)
  • 08:30p Fibber McGee & Molly
    11/21/39 Overdue Library Book (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 09:00p MGM Theater
    1949-50 #41 Public Hero Number One (Synd) (55:52)
  • 10:00p Suspense
    05/31/45 August Heat w/Ronald Coleman (Roma Wines) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 10:30p Escape
    03/14/48 Log of the Evening Star w/Jack Web (Sus.) (CBS) (29:24)
NPR

Many Comedians Have 'The Daily Show' To Thank For Their Thriving Careers

As Jon Stewart's final week hosting The Daily Show gets underway, we examine the show's legacy and the many careers and spinoffs it's launched.
NPR

Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
NPR

President Obama Set To Unveil New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan'

Key elements of the Clean Power Plan include a requirement that would cut the power industry's carbon pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years.
NPR

Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In Philadelphia

A kid-sized robot that's built around a PVC bucket and sports a friendly face, the hitchBOT couldn't make it out of Philadelphia in one piece.

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