Radio: The New Shows

The Egg and I (Mon. through Fri. noon, CBS-TV) has followed the familiar progression: novel to movie to radio or TV show. Betty MacDonald's saga of a city couple on a chicken farm is inspirational in tone, concerned with small problems, and played to the hilt by the cast, notably by a breathless actress named Pat Kirkland.

Crime with Father (Fri. 9 p.m., ABC-TV), a new mystery series, teams Rusty Lane, a police lieutenant, with Peggy Lobbin, his bouncily helpful daughter. The opening episode had a mild surprise in a murderer who was eager to confess, but soon lost...

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