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:  Rina Fox,  Heikocleef
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) (East Coast 2 weeks after West Coast?)
Starring:
Patrick McVey as Steve Wilson #1 (1950-1954)
Mary K. Wells as Lorelei Kilbourne #1 (1950- August 1951)

1.01 Big Town: PAYOFF
(Live)
05Oct50 CBS Thur
Director David Lowell Rich
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest Cast:
Grace Kelly
Reese Taylor
Anna Minot
Lewis Scholle
Frank Rollinger
Terry O'Sullivan

1.02 Big Town: DOOR TO NOWHERE
(Live)
12Oct50 CBS Thur
starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) and Mary K. Wells as (Lorelei Kilbourne)

*NEWS ITEM: October 14, 1950.
Actor Bill Quinn was rushed in to substitute for Ed Pawley in the role of Steve Wilson on last Tuesday's
"Big Town" drama when Pawley 'was taken ill suddenly. It was only the second performance Ed had missed since
he took over the role in 1943. [RF]

1.03 Big Town:
19Oct50 CBS Thur

1.04 Big Town:
26Oct50 CBS Thur

1.05 Big Town:
02Nov50 CBS Thur

1.06 Big Town:
09Nov50 CBS Thur

1.07 Big Town:
16Nov50 CBS Thur

1.08 Big Town: MONEY TO BURN
(Live)
23Nov50 CBS Thur

1.09 Big Town: OFF-BEAT
(Live)
30Nov50 CBS Thur

1.10 Big Town:
07Dec50 CBS Thur

1.11 Big Town: THE RESPECTABLE LIVING ROOM
(Live)
14Dec50 CBS Thur

1.12 Big Town: GIRL IN FLIGHT 
(Live)
21Dec50 CBS Thur

1.13 Big Town:
28Dec50 CBS Thur

1.14 Big Town: CRY DANGER
(Live)
04Jan51 CBS Thur

1.15 Big Town:
11Jan51 CBS Thur

1.16 Big Town: RUN OF LUCK
(Live)
18Jan51 CBS Thur

1.17 Big Town: THIRD FLOOR BACK
(Live)
25Jan51 CBS Thur

1.18 Big Town: THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE
(Live)
01Feb1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Karen Williams

1.19 Big Town: DARK WINDOW
(Live)
08Feb51 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Reba Tassell
Donald Buka
John McGovern

1.20 Big Town: THE OVERCOAT
(Live)
15Feb1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Frank Maxwell
Nan McFarland

1.21 Big Town: MISS CINDERELLA
(Live)
22Feb1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Matt Briggs
Porter Van Zandt

1.22 Big Town:
01Mar1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:

1.23 Big Town: LADY'S MAN
(Live)
08Mar1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Lionel Sander
Sally Gracie
Melville Ruick

1.24 Big Town: MEDICAL REPORT
(Live)
15Mar1951 CBS Thur (East Coast) [Syracuse Herald]
01Mar1951 CBS Thur (West Coast) [Long Beach Independent]
(East Coast 2 weeks after West Coast?)
Guest cast:
Archie Smith
Boris Marshalov
Ruth Conley

1.25 Big Town: THE WARNING
(Live)
22Mar1951 CBS Thur [Syracuse Herald]

1.26 Big Town: ANYTHING FOR MONEY
(Live)
29Mar1951 CBS Thur [Syracuse Herald]
Guest cast:
Elizabeth Dillon
Gene Barry

1.27 Big Town: THE PALMER METHODS
(Live)
05Apr1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Frances Lynn
Enid Markey

1.28 Big Town: THE RETURN
(Live)
12Apr1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Henry Jones
Mary Patton

1.29 Big Town: THE BOX
(Live)
19Apr1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Joey Walsh
Beatrice Pons

1.30 Big Town: DANGEROUS
(Live)
26Apr1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Cloris Leachman
Paul Huber
Jerome Thor

1.31 Big Town: THE SUNBURST
(Live)
03May1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Hiram Sherman
Ruth Hammond

1.32 Big Town:
10May1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:

1.33 Big Town: THE WINDOW CLEANER
(Live)
17May1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:

1.34 Big Town: KEY WITNESS
(Live)
24May1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Frank Thomas
Geraldine Wall
Ben Lackland

1.35 Big Town: HONEYMOON COTTAGE
(Live)
31May1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Romney Brent
June Walker
Adelaide Bean

1.36 Big Town: SPOTLIGHT
(Live)
07Jun1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Rita Lynn

1.37 Big Town: THE FIRST ROBIN
(Live)
14Jun1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Phyllis Povah
Robert H. Harris
Simon Oakland

1.38 Big Town: LADY OF THE HOUSE
(Live)
21Jun1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:

1.39 Big Town: COTTAGE IN THE WOODS
(Live)
28Jun1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Von Taylor
Paul Lipson

1.40 Big Town: BOX 243
(Live)
05Jul1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Judy Parrish
Calvin Thomas
Dick McMurray

1.41 Big Town:
12Jul1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:

1.42 Big Town: NEIGHBORHOOD STORY
(Live)
19Jul1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Henry Jones
Rusty Lane
Ben Yaffee
Charles Mendick

1.43 Big Town: THE WOMAN'S PAGE
(Live)
26Jul1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Betty Garde
Howard Smith

1.44 Big Town: THE TURNING POINT
(Live)
02Aug1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Richard Kiley
Leo Penn
Olive Deering

1.45 Big Town: SUCCESS STORY
(Live)
09Aug1951

*NOTE: John McGovern joins the cast of "Big Town". [August 9, 1951]

1.46 Big Town: THE GIRL IN THE GLASS
(Live)
16Aug1951 CBS Thur
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
(Live)
23Aug1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Frederic Tozere
Joey Walsh
Fred Vermilyea

1.48 Big Town: OFF-BEAT
(Live)
30Aug1951 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Lea Penman
LeRoi Operti
Louis Sorin
Boris Marshalov

################## Big Town ##################
############### end of season 1 ##############
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