Programs: Burn Down Peyton Place?

Whenever a fresh idea comes on the air, TV programmers can be counted on to run it into the ground. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. spawned The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Shindig stirred Hullabaloo. The Beverly Hillbillies called forth Petticoat Junction and then Green Acres. Now it's the turn of Laugh-In and The Smothers Brothers.

Midseason replacement schedules include three Smothers Brothers or Rowan and Martin derivatives—and a fourth, an all-Negro Laugh-In, may yet be added by NBC. ABC will carry a still untitled show by Laugh-In Producers George Schlatter and Ed Friendly, introducing a...

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