Radio: The Week in Review

This was the week NBC unlimbered its big guns to recapture network dominance from rival CBS. With an expensive ($35,000 a week) film series called Medic, and with the first of its $300,000 "spectaculars," the network hopes to convince viewers that they should twirl their dials NBC-ward. What viewers got in the spectacular line was a musical comedy, Satins and Spurs, starring tireless Betty Hutton in her first TV appearance, and produced by Max Liebman, who won his spurs over the five-year run of NBC's Your Show of Shows.

Big & Tuneful. Both Medic...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

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 TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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