Radio: The New Shows

Hawkins Falls (weekdays, 5 p.m., NBCTV) won critical good marks last year as a literate, but unsponsored, example of the relaxed "Chicago school" of TV. This year, cut to 15 minutes and tricked out with a sudsy dramatic line, Hawkins Falls seems more intent on impressing its. sponsor (Lever Bros.) than its critics. But even with the added heart tugs of a bedridden invalid, a runaway boy and a self-sacrificing wife, the show keeps enough of its original flavor to be better-than-average daytime TV fare.

The Somerset Maugham Theater (alternate Mon. 9:30 p.m., NBC-TV),...

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