Television: Dec. 29, 1961

Wed., Dec. 27

The Bob Newhart Show (NBC, 10-10:30 p.m.).* Singer Joanie Sommers is Newhart's guest.

The United States Steel Hour (CBS, 10-11 p.m.). Mona Freeman and Barry Morse star in "The Bitter Sex," about a happy marriage threatened by greed.

David Brinkley's Journal (NBC, 10:30-11 p.m.). Brinkley visits rehearsals for new Broadway musical, Subways Are for Sleeping. Color.

Thurs., Dec. 28

Years of Crisis (CBS, 10-11 p.m.). Traditional year-end news review with CBS news staffers brought from their posts around the world.

Fri., Dec. 29

Eyewitness to History (CBS, 10:30-11 p.m.). Walter Cronkite is...

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