Radio: The Chicago School

With its orchestra, singers and dancers, straight man and comedian, Garroway at Large (Sun. 10 p.m., NBCTV) might be just another TV variety show. But on the TV screen, something surprising happens. Last week, back on the air after a summer vacation, Garroway again demonstrated an out-of-the-ordinary pace, outlook and quality that TV men have come to consider characteristic of the whole "Chicago school" of television.

Partly the difference lies in a freshness and informality. Partly it lies in a brash approach that encourages visual puns (e.g., after a harmonica quartet, Garroway is...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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