Television: Prime-Time Rainbow

This season NBC is programming 70% of its nighttime shows in color. But it turns out that this is a mere drop on the palette. Proud as its peacock, NBC announced that next September it will become the "Full-Color Network."

That was boasting a bit. Actually it will be the "96% Prime-Time Color Network," but who's counting? Next fall, from 7:30 to 11, seven nights a week, NBC will be kaleidoscopically ablaze with 14 old shows and 13 new. Then the only off-color notes will be sounded by I Dream of Jeannie...

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