Show Business: TV Notes

¶ Caught with their rate cards down, network pitchmen faced the official opening of the new TV season with time on their hands. At week's end NBC was still trying to find sponsors for 4¼ unsold nighttime hours; CBS needed someone to pick up the tab for &; ABC was stuck with 4¾. Competition is so keen that both CBS and NBC are willing to peddle one-shot time spots.

¶ Should Beth die in the upcoming LB one-hour musical version of Little Women? "Absolutely not," said Composer-Lyricist Richard Adler. When Louisa May Alcott finished...

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