Radio: Revolving Door

TV's revolving door was spinning dizzily. Out went:

Dick Powell, who, after running Four Star Playhouse in partnership with David Niven, Charles Boyer and Ida Lupino, was dropped by CBS in favor of a CBS-owned program, Playhouse 90. Cried Powell: "I think the network is getting to be monopolistic."

Jack Barry, who was fired as M.C. of NBC's $100,000 giveaway, The Big Surprise. He was indignant about the way he was fired, "by a formal note sent in the mail, a cold, old piece of paper."

Johnny Carson, who lost out to The Arthur Murray Show....

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