Radio: Spring Tryouts

In the spring, radio's small fry get their big chance to try out new program ideas. Reason: most of the big-name, expensive radio shows leave the air during the spring and summer, when listeners presumably spend less time at home. At summer's end, when the regulars return, small-fry survivors are few. Of last year's dozens of new shows, the standout success is Information Please.

Worth dialing among this year's spring tryouts:

Author, Author's maestro is Humorist Sidney Joseph Perelman (Dawn Ginsberg's Revenge), who manfully keeps gagging while a collection of fictioneers ad lib stories...