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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)
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