Radio: The Busy Air, may 2, 1955

¶ In Manhattan, ABC happily reported that the reruns of Disneyland TV shows were winning even more viewers than had the originals. Disney's Operation Undersea had a Nielsen rating of 43.4 on its original run, jumped to 47.4 on the repeat; Seal Island soared from 40.2 to 51.9.

¶ In Cleveland, TV boxing reached an inevitable: professional fights are held in a specially constructed studio ring with crowd noises supplied by recording. The boxers' purses are put up by the show's sponsor, Pilsener Brewing Co.

¶ In London, Expatriate Orson Welles began a new filmed TV series over the BBC. Called Orson Welles...

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