Programming: What's My Sign?

The opium of the people nowadays seems to be astrology. Just about every U.S. newspaper and women's magazine runs a horoscope column, so eventually the zodiac was bound to cloud over the TV screen. WPIX-TV became the first to capitalize on the astral preoccupation when it began inserting horoscopes into station breaks last January. That feature became so popular that WPIX hired Harper's Bazaar Horoscoper Xavora Pové to turn out a weekly 30-minute series. Miss Pove, an astrology devotee since her days at Sandusky High in Ohio (where she was known...

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