Radio: Summer Shift

In June, when the major TV shows go off on vacation, the networks have a chance to give trial runs to novel, out-of-the-ordinary programs. But they seldom take such a chance. Instinctively, they prefer the familiar and inexpensive 'to the unusual and experimental. Last week replacing Your Show of Shows with Saturday Night Revue, NBC stuck to the familiar variety format as a showcase for some likable new talent. Starring Composer Hoagy (Stardust) Carmichael and directed by Sid Miller (who often plays literate TV comedy with Donald O'Connor), the Revue introduced a Martha...

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!