Radio: Guesswork

Hundreds of people storm the networks every week with ideas for new TV programs. Most of them come suggesting quiz shows. Says CBS's Hubbell Robinson Jr., vice president in charge of TV programming: "Everybody thinks he can do a quiz. There are more amateurs running wild in this area than in any other. They're absolutely undaunted by the difficulties."

What the amateurs are after is a formula as successful as the one thought up by a family named Van Deventer, who used to play the old parlor game, 20 Questions, in their...

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