CTVA US Reporter Drama - "Big Town" (Gross-Krasne/CBS) Season 1 (1950-51)

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Starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) 
Season 1 (CBS) (1950-51) (Live)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Heikocleef /  Rina Fox [Updated Dec 2017]
references:
TV Guide/  Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################## Big Town ##################
############## season 1 1950-51 ##############
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CBS Thursday 9:30 pm EST (Live)
(premiere 05-Oct-1950)
Starring:
Patrick McVey as Steve Wilson #1 (1950-1954)
Mary K. Wells as Lorelei Kilbourne #1 (1950- August 1951)

(East Coast) [New York-Syracuse Herald, Brooklyn Daily Eagle] [Live]
(West Coast) [Long Beach Independent]
[Kinescope]
(West Coast 2 weeks after East Coast)

1.01 Big Town: THE PAYOFF
05Oct1950 CBS Thur 9:30 pm (Live)
Written by Aben Kandel
Director David Lowell Rich
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest Cast:
William Lee
Grace Kelly
Reese Taylor
Anna Minot
Lewis Scholle
Frank Rollinger
Terry O'Sullivan

1.02 Big Town: DOOR TO NOWHERE
12Oct1950 CBS Thur (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.03 Big Town: MID-AIR
19Oct1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.04 Big Town: SLEEP NO MORE
26Oct1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.05 Big Town: PRISONER 1001
02Nov1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.06 Big Town: THE OUTSIDER
09Nov1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.07 Big Town: DANGER, DETOUR
16Nov1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.08 Big Town: MONEY TO BURN
23Nov1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.09 Big Town: OFF-BEAT
30Nov1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.10 Big Town: $30,000
07Dec1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.11 Big Town: THE RESPECTABLE LIVING ROOM
14Dec1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.12 Big Town: GIRL IN FLIGHT
21Dec1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.13 Big Town: FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
28Dec1950 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.14 Big Town: CRY DANGER
04Jan1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.15 Big Town: CROOKED ALLEY
11Jan1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.16 Big Town: RUN OF LUCK
18Jan1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.17 Big Town: THIRD FLOOR BACK
25Jan1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.18 Big Town: THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE
01Feb1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Karen Williams

1.19 Big Town: DARK WINDOW
08Feb1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Reba Tassell
Donald Buka
John McGovern

1.20 Big Town: THE OVERCOAT
15Feb1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Frank Maxwell
Nan McFarland

1.21 Big Town: MISS CINDERELLA
22Feb1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Matt Briggs
Porter Van Zandt

1.22 Big Town: THE VISITOR
01Mar1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.23 Big Town: LADY'S MAN
08Mar1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Lionel Sander
Sally Gracie
Melville Ruick

1.24 Big Town: MEDICAL REPORT
15Mar1951 [Syracuse Herald]  (Live)
 starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Archie Smith
Boris Marshalov
Ruth Conley

1.25 Big Town: THE WARNING
22Mar1951 [Syracuse Herald]  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.26 Big Town: ANYTHING FOR MONEY
29Mar1951 [Syracuse Herald]  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Elizabeth Dillon
Gene Barry

1.27 Big Town: THE PALMER METHODS
05Apr1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Frances Lynn
Enid Markey

1.28 Big Town: THE RETURN
12Apr1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Henry Jones
Mary Patton

1.29 Big Town: THE BOX
19Apr1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Joey Walsh
Beatrice Pons

1.30 Big Town: DANGEROUS
26Apr1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Cloris Leachman
Paul Huber
Jerome Thor

1.31 Big Town: THE SUNBURST
03May1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Hiram Sherman
Ruth Hammond

1.32 Big Town: ROOM 1126
10May1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.33 Big Town: THE WINDOW CLEANER
17May1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.34 Big Town: KEY WITNESS
24May1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Frank Thomas
Geraldine Wall
Ben Lackland

1.35 Big Town: HONEYMOON COTTAGE
31May1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Romney Brent
June Walker
Adelaide Bean

1.36 Big Town: SPOTLIGHT
07Jun1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Rita Lynn

1.37 Big Town: THE FIRST ROBIN
14Jun1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Phyllis Povah
Robert H. Harris
Simon Oakland

1.38 Big Town: LADY OF THE HOUSE
21Jun1951CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.39 Big Town: COTTAGE IN THE WOODS
28Jun1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Von Taylor
Paul Lipson

1.40 Big Town: BOX 243
05Jul1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Judy Parrish
Calvin Thomas
Dick McMurray

1.41 Big Town: THE MAN AT THE DESK
12Jul1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

1.42 Big Town: NEIGHBORHOOD STORY
19Jul1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Henry Jones
Rusty Lane
Ben Yaffee
Charles Mendick

1.43 Big Town: THE WOMAN'S PAGE
26Jul1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Betty Garde
Howard Smith

1.44 Big Town: THE TURNING POINT
02Aug1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Richard Kiley
Leo Penn
Olive Deering

1.45 Big Town: SUCCESS STORY
09Aug1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
*NOTE: John McGovern joins the cast of "Big Town". [August 9, 1951]

1.46 Big Town: THE GIRL IN THE GLASS
16Aug1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Robert P. Lieb
Olive Deering
Leo Penn
*NOTE: Julie Stevens has assumed the role of Lorelei on the video version of "Big Town"
replacing Mary K. Wells, who was married recently. [August 16, 1951]

1.47 Big Town: MANY HAPPY RETURNS
23Aug1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Frederic Tozere
Joey Walsh
Fred Vermilyea

1.48 Big Town: OFF-BEAT
30Aug1951 CBS Thur  (Live)
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest cast:
Lea Penman
LeRoi Operti
Louis Sorin
Boris Marshalov

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############### end of season 1 ##############
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