Radio: The Week in Review

CBS gave some ground to rival NBC last fortnight in the endless contest for network supremacy (TIME, Sept. 20). NBC's most expensive, ambitious attack to date was Satins and Spurs, starring Betty Hutton, the first of a series of $300,000 "spectaculars" (telecast in color). Most critics gave it restrained applause, but after comparing the Trendex ratings of Satins (16.5) and its own Toast of the Town (34.6), CBS confidently launched its counterattack last week.

Where NBC had put its big money on a one-star bombshell, CBS loosed a volley of diamond-tipped arrows: The Best...

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