Television: Ad Hoc Hookup

The open season on NBC's Tonight show continued, but Johnny Carson was not perceptibly pinked. ABC had already taken a pot shot with Joey Bishop (TIME, April 28). And last week, a new ad hoc hookup, the United Network, took aim with a cap pistol called the Las Vegas Show.

The United show is a two-hour, five-night-a-week club crawl of Vegas, with Comic Bill Dana introducing the pretaped acts. Dana's putative advantage over the competition is that there is more top cabaret talent in Vegas in a week than Carson's New York or...

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