Furthermore: Jan. 24, 1994

Can the talk-show craze get any crazier? America's Talking, an NBC-owned cable channel starting this fall, has launched a nationwide talent contest. First prize: a contract to be host of your own talk show for a year.

CBS has lured Francis Ford Coppola to TV. He will direct Top of the Ninth, a live drama about a major-league baseball player, to air in April.


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