Radio: Television Luck

Under the hot glare of lights in the RCA-NBC television studios in Manhattan, Heavyweight Boxers Lou Nova and Patsy Perroni one afternoon in April stepped through an exhibition bout that was mostly light lefts and sweat. When it was over, Referee Arthur Donovan eyed the array of television gadgetry around him, then turned and faced the television camera. Said he, with a sweep of his arm: "I wish dis t'ing luck."

Last week RCA-NBC television station W2XBS, after a not-too-impressive month of scheduled telecasting of variety, short plays, films and sport to the 900-odd sets in its 50-mile radius, announced that...