Television: Failing Stars

Like the inlaid sidewalks around Hollywood and Vine, the new TV schedule is encrusted with the names of old movie stars. And so far, the old movie greats who now deign to play the mini-screen are getting walked all over in the Nielsen ratings. Though the rankings are still inconclusive this early in the season, only Glenn Ford (Cade's County) even makes the top half of the chart, ranking 20th among the 67 prime-time programs. At last count, The Jimmy Stewart Show is in 44th place, Tony Curtis' The Persuaders is 54th, Anthony Quinn's The Man and the City 66th, and...

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