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Lucy’s success spurred an increase of filmed programs. ABC mostly dropped out of Tuesday for this season only. A program about the presidential election, Pick the Winner, aired from August 14 through October, Thursdays at 9pm on both CBS and DuMont (it would air once more, in 1956 on CBS.)

Sunday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC You Asked For It Enterprise All-Star News America in View This Is the Life Starring the Fisher Family Hour of Decision Anywhere U.S.A.
CBS The Gene Autry Show This Is Show Business Toast of the Town The Fred Waring Show Break the Bank The Web What’s My Line?
NBC The Red Skelton Show Mister Peepers The Colgate Comedy Hour The Philco Television Playhouse / Goodyear Television Playhouse The Doctor . . .
DuMont Georgetown University Forum . . . Rocky King, Inside Detective The Plainclothesman The Arthur Murray Party Youth on the March

Monday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC . . . Hollywood Screen Test Inspector Mark Saber — Homicide Squad United or Not All-Star News . . .
CBS . . . Douglas Edwards with the News
7:45 The Perry Como Show
Lux Video Theatre Arthur Godrey’s Talent Scouts I Love Lucy Life with Luigi Studio One
NBC . . . Those Two
7:45 Camel News Caravan
What’s My Name The Voice of Firestone Hollywood Opening Night Robert Montgomery Presents Who Said That?
DuMont Captain Video and His Video Rangers . . . The Power of Women The Johns Hopkins Science Review Guide Right Football Sidelines
9:45 Famous Fights
Boxing from Eastern Parkway

Tuesday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC . . . The Beulah Show . . .
CBS . . . Douglas Edwards with the News
7:45 Heaven for Betsy
Leave It for Larry The Red Buttons Show Crime Syndicated / City Hospital Suspense Danger . . .
NBC 7:15 Short Short Drama The Dinah Shore Show
7:45 Camel News Caravan
Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle Fireside Theater Armstrong Circle Theatre Two for the Money Embassy Club
10:45 On the Line with Considine
DuMont Captain Video and His Video Rangers . . . Life Is Worth Living Keep Posted Where Was I? Quick on the Draw . . .

Wednesday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC . . . The Name’s the Same All-Star News The Adventures of Ellery Queen Wrestling from the Marigold in Chicago
CBS . . . Douglas Edwards with the News
7:45 The Perry Como Show
Arthur Godfrey and His Friends Strike It Rich Man Against Crime Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts
10:45 Sports Spot
NBC . . . Those Two
7:45 Camel News Caravan
I Married Joan Cavalcade of America / Scott Music Hall Kraft Television Theater This Is Your Life . . .
DuMont Captain Video and His Video Rangers Football Highlights . . . Stage a Number . . .

Thursday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC . . . The Lone Ranger All-Star News Chance of a Lifetime Perspectives On Guard . . .
CBS . . . Douglas Edwards with the News
7:45 Heaven for Betsy
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Amos ‘n’ Andy / Four Star Playhouse Biff Baker, U.S.A. Big Town Racket Squad I’ve Got a Secret
NBC Short Short Drama
7:15 local
The Dinah Shore Show
7:45 Camel News Caravan
You Bet Your Life Treasury Men in Action Dragnet / Gang Busters Ford Theatre Martin Kane, Private Eye . . .
DuMont Captain Video and His Video Rangers . . . Broadway to Hollywood — Headline Clues Trash or Treasure What’s the Story Author Meets the Critics . . .

Friday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC class=”local”> . . . Trouble with Father Ozzie and Harriet All-Star News Tales of Tomorrow . . .
CBS . . . Douglas Edwards with the News
7:45 The Perry Como Show
Mama My Friend Irma Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Our Miss Brooks Mr. and Mrs. North . . .
NBC The Herman Hickmann Show
7:15 local
Those Two
7:45 Camel News Caravan
The RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day Gulf Playhouse The Big Story The Aldrich Family Gillette Cavalcade of Sports 10:45 Greatest Fights of the Century
DuMont Captain Video and His Video Rangers . . . Steve Randall Dark of Night Life Begins at Eighty . . . Twenty Questions Down You Go

Saturday 7pm 7:30 8pm 8:30 9pm 9:30 10pm 10:30
ABC Paul Whiteman’s TV Teen Club Live Like a Millionaire Feature Playhouse . . .
CBS The Stork Club Beat the Clocl The Jackie Gleason Show Jane Froman’s U.S.A. Canteen Meet Millie Balance Your Budget Battle of the Ages
NBC Watch Mr. Wizard My Little Margie All-Star Revue Your Show of Shows Your Hit Parade
DuMont . . . The Pet Shop . . . Wrestling from the Marigold in Chicago

ABC: Wrestling from the Marigold in Chicago aired on both DuMont and ABC. Inspector Mark Saber–Homicide Detective was formerly named Mystery.

CBS: The Jack Benny Program ran every fourth Sunday at 7:30. Private Security replaced This Is Show Business, in February.

NBC: The Life of Riley replaced Gulf Playhouse in January. The Buick Circus Hour ran monthly, Tuesdays at 8pm. Mister Peepers replaced Doc Corkle, which was canceled after only three weeks.

DuMont: Jackie Gleason left Cavalcade of Stars for The Jackie Gleason Show on CBS. New York Times Youth Forum ran at 5-6pm on Sundays. Youth on the March, The Arthur Murray Party, and Life Begins at Eighty moved from ABC.

Art Linkletter’s House Party debuts September 1, and would run until September 25, 1970. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet debuts on October 10, 1952 and would run until September 3, 1966, making it the longest-running live-action sitcom. Hallmark Hall of Fame specials debut December 24 and would run on NBC through 1978. Syndicated children’s program Romper Room debuts in February 1953, and would run until September 1994.

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