Television: New Voice on Channel 13

On the 20th floor of Manhattan's slick Coliseum Tower one bleak, humid afternoon last week, a flock of paunchy, proud fathers-to-be tried to conceal their expectancy behind a normal day's office routine. Sympathetic friends sat heavily in blue-flowered armchairs or toured a chrome-polished kitchen, which, their uneasy host boasted, was "bigger than General Sarnoff's." Then at 3 p.m. the baby was born. The baby: New York area's newest stations—WNTA A.M. and P.M., and WNTA-TV (Channel 13).

Network on Film. NTA claims to be "the nation's fourth television network." In industry terms, the claim...

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