Radio: Crossley Looks at 1940

The critical standards of radio are as simple as a stone ax. The program that attracts the biggest audience is the best program. The highest accolade that radio can offer is conferred on aerial shows by a statistical organization, Cooperative Analysis of Broadcasting (Crossley). Last week C. A. B.'s Manager Alcuin Williams Lehman, in the pages of the trade journal Broadcasting—Broadcast Advertising, conferred radio's patents of nobility for 1940.

New to radio's big ten were the deftly written serial The Aldrich Family (sixth), the schmalz of Band Leader Kay Kyser (ninth), the soap-opera One Man's Family (tenth). Beating the graven image Charlie...

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