Show Business: Talking Keeps

Last Sunday night a happy glow spread across the faces of widely scattered groups of TViewers with a common enthusiasm. Keep Talking, which was pronounced dead earlier by CBS for lack of a sponsor (TIME, Nov. 10), had found a moneybags (Kent cigarettes) and slipped into the slot fled by The $64,000 Question.

Keep Talking, which began as a summer replacement, is essentially only a parlor game gone wild—but so wild that there is nothing else like it on the air. Under the cheery aegis of M.C. Carl Reiner, one contestant from...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!