Collaboratively Coast to Coast (established in 1947 with a Twist)

THIS JUST IN! Fox-owned Terrytoons announce renaming to Movietoons, Inc., a play on the Movietone News branding used by Fox for its newsreels. Fox also acquired a minority interest in DuMont from Paramount Pictures. The Lawrence Welk Show also debuted in color on ABC, while Disneyland made its conversion to color.
 
1955 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON IN REVIEW

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

Deep South: Georgia Tech (#7)
Heartland: Oklahoma (#1)
Lone Star: TCU (#6)
Mid-South: Duke (NR)
Midwest: Michigan State (#2)
Mountain: Colorado State (NR)
Northeast: Maryland (#3)
Pacific Coast: UCLA (#4)

The Seedings

1. Oklahoma
2. Michigan State
3. Maryland
4. UCLA
5. TCU
6. Georgia Tech
7. Duke
8. Colorado State

FIRST ROUND FULL OF BOWL GAMES

Cotton Bowl: (1) Oklahoma def. (8) Colorado State 21-10 (John Bell (Oklahoma): 5 Receptions for 71 Yards and 2 TD's)
Rose Bowl: (5) TCU def. (4) UCLA 19-14 (James Swink (TCU): Rushed 16 Times giving 42 Yards and 2 TD's)
Orange Bowl: (2) Michigan State def. (7) Duke 29-6 (Jerry Planutis (Michigan State): Rushed 26 Times for 64 Yards and a TD)
Sugar Bowl: (3) Maryland def. (6) Georgia Tech 40-17 (Ed Vereb (Maryland): Scored 2 TD's going 8 for 38 Yards)

OTHER BOWL GAMES

Gator Bowl (Played on December 31st in Jacksonville): Vanderbilt def. Auburn (#8) 25-13
Sun Bowl (Played on January 2nd in El Paso, TX): Wyoming def. Texas Tech 21-14

THE SEMI-FINALS AT MILE HIGH STADIUM IN DENVER

(1) Oklahoma def. (5) TCU 10-0 (John Bell (Oklahoma): 8 Receptions for 100 Yards and a TD)
(3) Maryland def. (2) Michigan State 27-25 (Russell Dennis (Maryland): 9 Receptions for 136 Yards and 3 TD's)

THE 1955-1956 CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE GAME IN DENVER

(3) Maryland def. (1) Oklahoma 17-7 (Frank Tamburello (Maryland): Went 19 for 37 for 268 Yards with 2 TD's and 2 Interceptions as the Terps beated the #1 Seeded Maryland to Win the National Championship)

MEANWHILE IN THE NEW HUNT-DIXON FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION TO BE NAMED

With 9 Bids hoping to vye for the new league, A Surprise Announcement took place as a group of investors in Mexico City is hoping to bring Pro Football to Mexico, American Football had played in Mexico since the 1920's however there were a couple Amateur Gridiron Football Teams across the Country but this New Alliance is Making a Bid to Bring Pro Football South of the Border, However the AFA-NFA had secured franchises from North of the Border (Canada) but the new Hunt-Dixon Alliance is hoping to secure a franchise from South of the Border in Mexico by bringing a new team in Mexico City.

On A Related Story: With the AFA getting a Franchise in Houston and the NFA getting a Franchise in Dallas what will happened to the state of Texas in this New Hunt-Dixon Alliance by adding a Franchise in the state capital of Texas in Austin and will play at Memorial Stadium in the campus of the University of Texas.

Up Next: The 1955 AFA-NFA Seasons plus more updates on the New Venture for a 3rd Association (maybe a 4th will do it) by Lamar Hunt & David Dixon.
 
THIS JUST IN! James Dean has been recovered from a car accident, so our life has been saved. Ely Landau has left TriNet to join DuMont (which will be renamed to Fox in 1956). Aside from 20th Century-Fox purchasing the DuMont Television Network, Fox also bought out Dell Publishing and stopped production of horror comics so they would join the Comics Code Authority. Warner Bros. Presents premiered in color on TriNet, MGM Parade premiered in color on MBS, while The 20th Century-Fox Hour premiered on DuMont. ABC's Disneyland also made the conversion to color.
 
RECAPPING THE 1955 PRO GRID FOOTBALL SEASON

ADDED ROOKIES TO THE TL: Leo Lewis (RB), Tony Pajaczkowski (G), Ed Mularchyk (WR), Harry Lunn (RB), Gino Fracas (LB), Alan Macklin (T), Don Getty (QB), Bob Pinkney (RB), Bob Kimoff (FB), Bill Stevenson (QB), Jack Cook (WR), John Sopinka (RB), Pat Abbruzzi (RB), Kurt Burris (C), Dale Meinert (LB), Thurlow (Tad) Weed (K), Dean Dugger (WR), Primo Villanueva (RB), Jerry Kocourek (QB), Buddy Leake (QB), Bill Walker (WR)

THE SELECTIONS

1. New York Knights - Leo Lewis (RB)
2. Detroit Mechanics - Raymond Berry (WR)
3. New York Giants - Rosey Grier (DT)
4. Pittsburgh Steelers - Lindon Crow (CB)
5. Houston Oilers - Buddy Leake (QB)
6. San Francisco 49ers - Darris McCord (DE)
7. Kansas City Colts - Jimmy Patton (FS)
11. Green Bay Packers - Matt Hazeltine (LB)
12. Chicago Bears - Joe Fortunato (LB)
14. Boston Patriots - Dicky Moegle (CB)
22. Washington Commanders - Alex Webster (RB)
40. Atlanta Falcons - Jimmy Carr (CB)
46. Detroit Mechanics - Alan Ameche (FB)
50. San Francisco 49ers - Frank Varrichione (T)
56. Boston Patriots - Dale Meinert (LB)
70. Pittsburgh Steelers - Mel Triplett (FB)
73. Kansas City Colts - Dick Brubaker (WR)

BIG NAMES TO WATCH

Atlanta Falcons - Les Richter (LB)
Chicago Bears - Mel Hawkrigg (RB)
Cleveland Browns - Al Dancy (C), Frank Gifford (RB), Jim Ringo (C)
Detroit Mechanics - Raymond Berry (WR), Jim Weatherall (DT), Ollie Matson (RB)
Los Angeles Rams - Dawson Tilley (FB)
Los Angeles Suns - Jack Roberts (G)
Minneapolis Bruins - YA Tittle (QB)
New York Giants - Don Coleman (T)
Philadelphia Eagles - Marsh Haymes (G)
Pittsburgh Steelers - Dewey McConnell (WR)
San Francisco 49ers - Dick Hightower (C)
St. Louis Gunners - Dick Kazmaier (RB), Lou Creekmur (T)
Toronto Argonauts - Kosse Johnson (FB), Bob Ward (G)

FINAL STANDINGS

NFA East: Washington Commanders (13-1), Cleveland Browns (8-6), Boston Patriots (8-6), Cincinnati Cardinals (7-7), Pittsburgh Steelers (6-8), Philadelphia Eagles (5-9), New York Giants (3-11)
NFA West: Green Bay Packers (10-4), St. Louis Gunners (8-6), Minneapolis Bruins (8-6), Chicago Bears (7-7), Los Angeles Rams (6-8), San Francisco 49ers (6-8), Kansas City Colts (3-11)
AFA East: Atlanta Falcons (11-3), Detroit Mechanics (7-7), New York Knights (5-9), Toronto Argonauts (5-9)
AFA West: Seattle Bombers (9-5), Los Angeles Suns (8-6), Denver Broncos (6-8), Houston Oilers (5-9)

PLAYOFFS

NFA Semi-Final: Washington def. Cleveland 45-16, St. Louis def. Green Bay 43-32
AFA Semi-Final: Detroit def. Atlanta 31-24, Seattle def. Los Angeles 40-28
NFA Championship: St. Louis def. Washington 45-52
AFA Championship: Seattle def. Detroit 34-20
Champions Bowl V (at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO): Seattle def. St. Louis 51-28
Pro Bowl (at Fenway Park in Boston, MA): AFA def. NFA 49-31

LEAGUE LEADERS

Passing Yards - Norm Van Brocklin (Washington) 4,425
Passing TD's - Norm Van Brocklin (Washington) 44
Passing Rating - Norm Van Brocklin (Washington) 107.6
Rushing Yards - Mel Hawkrigg (Chicago) 1,652
Receiving Yards - Dewey McConnell (Pittsburgh) 1,878
Total Points - Jeff Watkins (Green Bay) 129
Tackles - Les Richter (Atlanta) 133
Sacks - Doug Atkins (Washington) 15
Interceptions - Dicky Moegle (Boston) 7

AFTER THE 1955 NFA-AFA SEASON: And So It's Official the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cincinnati Cardinals decided to leave NFA East and Moves to the AFA East for Philadelphia and Boston and AFA Central for Cincinnati respectively while in the NFA West the Kansas City Colts and the San Francisco 49ers have been moved to the AFA Central and AFA West respectively as the new expansion teams enter for the 1956 season for the Dallas Cowboys (NFA West), the Portland Chinooks (NFA West), the Montreal Alouettes (AFA East) and the Baltimore Ravens (AFA East).

BUT IN THE NEW HUNT-DIXON ALLIANCE: Lamar Hunt has tried to get a 2nd team in Kansas City from the Ground Up but Changed His mind to put a new franchise in San Antonio instead the new name will be called the Texans and will be played at Mission Stadium in San Antonio while Hunt made plans for a New Football Stadium to be built in time for the 1961 Season with a Possibility that Hunt will get an MLB team in San Antonio beginning in the next decade, David Dixon decided to keep working on a New Franchise in New Orleans, As well as Franchises in Buffalo, Cincinnati, Florida, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Oakland getting teams for the Inaugural Season, Bud Selig is hoping that he will have an MLB Franchise in Milwaukee to be called the Brewers for the 1957 Season and wants a New Football Team in Milwaukee to be played in the New Hunt-Dixon League which will play their home games at Milwaukee County Stadium for the 1958 Inaugural Season.

Meanwhile a Group of Investors in Vancouver are hoping to bring a Nunt-Dixon Football Alliance Franchise to the City in hopes that the league will produce its first team in Canada however the new league could be getting not one but two teams in Canada to begin play in 1958

UP NEXT: THE 1955-1956 NHL SEASON
 
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RECAPPING THE 1955-1956 NHL SEASON

TOP 10 STARS OF THE SEASON TO WATCH

1. Gordie Howe (RW) - Detroit Red Wings
2. Terry Sawchuk (G) - Buffalo Sabres
3. Doug Harvey (LD) - Montreal Canadiens
4. Jean Beliveau (C) - Montreal Canadiens
5. Glenn Hall (G) - Detroit Red Wings
6. Maurice Richard (RW) - Montreal Canadiens
7. Jacques Plante (G) - Montreal Canadiens
8. Red Kelly (LD) - Detroit Red Wings
9. Alex Delvecchio (C) - Detroit Red Wings
10. Harry Lumley (G) - Toronto Maple Leafs
Top LW to Watch: Ted Lindsay - Detroit Red Wings

FINAL STANDINGS: Detroit Red Wings (105 Points), Montreal Canadiens (99 Points), Boston Bruins (74 Points), Toronto Maple Leafs (67 Points), Buffalo Sabres (63 Points), New York Rangers (56 Points), Chicago Black Hawks (53 Points), Philadelphia Flyers (43 Points)

STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

Semi-Final: Detroit def. Boston 4-1, Montreal def. Toronto 4-1
Stanley Cup: Detroit def. Montreal 4-2

LEAGUE LEADERS

Points - Jean Beliveau (Montreal) 113
Goals - Maurice Richard (Montreal) 49
Assists - Dickie Moore (Montreal) 68
Goals Against Average - Glenn Hall (Detroit) 1.68
Save Percentage - Terry Sawchuk (Buffalo) .931
Wins - Glenn Hall (Detroit) 46

AFTER THE 1955-1956 SEASON HAD ENDED: It's Official the NHL doubles the league size to 16 Teams by creating a New Western Conference putting up franchises in Seattle, WA (Totems), Vancouver, BC (Canucks), Portland, OR (Buckaroos), Los Angeles, CA (Kings), San Francisco, CA (Condors), Calgary, AB (Cowboys), San Diego, CA (Gulls) and Sacramento, CA (Predators) in addition the league will have 8 playoff teams competing after the Regular Season is concluded however the Sacramento Predators chose LD Gary Bergman as their top draft choice for the 1956 NHL Amateur Draft.
 
THIS JUST IN! Mighty Mouse Playhouse made its debut on DuMont in 1955. DuMont's best-seller Popeye and Friends made its move to Saturday mornings in 1956, by then DuMont became Fox. The Big Surprise, a new color big money widescreen game show made its debut on CBS.
 
THIS JUST IN! The Paul Dixon Show, originally from TriNet's local affiliate WLWT, had joined TriNet's national daytime lineup. My Friend Flicka premiered in color in 1956 on the DuMont Television Network, produced by TCF Television Productions.
 
RECAPPING THE 1956 UBL SEASON

NOTABLE PLAYERS TO WATCH

Baltimore Orioles - Masatoshi Gondo (SP)
Chicago Cubs - Lincoln Boyd (CF), Claude Raymond (SP)
Cincinnati Reds - Ultus Alvarez (CF), Bob Cherry (LF), Buck Varner (RF)
Cleveland Bobcats - Harold Francis (SP)
Denver Rockies - John Goodell (RF), Rudy Hernandez (CL)
Detroit TIgers - James McClung (C)
Indianapolis Black Sox - Walter Babcock (SP)
Kansas City Monarchs - Robert Flowers (LF), Dick Wilson (C)
Los Angeles Dodgers - Albert Stieglitz (C)
Minneapolis Millers - Motoji Takuwa (SP)
Montreal Royaux - Clarence Tate (2B)
New Orleans Pelicans - Gabe Patterson (LF)
Philadelphia Athletics - Earl Averill (C)
Pittsburgh Ironmen - John Moskus (CF)
St. Louis Cardinals - John Stadnicki (SP), Ralph Terry (SP), Bill Wilson (LF)
Seattle Rainiers - Ray Maurer (CF)
Toronto Huskies - Harold Charnofsky (SS)
Washington Senators - Edward Willshaw (CL)

FINAL STANDINGS

AL East: Philadelphia Athletics (103-59), Washington Senators (93-69), Buffalo Bisons (86-76), New York Yankees (80-82), Boston Red Sox (74-88), Toronto Huskies (67-95), Cleveland Bobcats (66-96)
AL West: New Orleans Pelicans (91-71), Kansas City Monarchs (88-74), Los Angeles Angels (88-74), Detroit Tigers (86-76), Houston Colts (86-76), Chicago White Sox (68-94), Seattle Rainiers (58-104)
NL East: Indianapolis Black Sox (93-69), Baltimore Orioles (87-75), Boston Braves (81-81), New York Giants (73-89), Montreal Royaux (72-90), Atlanta Peaches (72-90), Pittsburgh Ironmen (69-93)
NL West: St. Louis Cardinals (95-67), San Francisco Seals (93-69), Los Angeles Dodgers (92-70), Minneapolis Millers (90-72), Cincinnati Reds (86-76), Chicago Cubs (68-94), Denver Rockies (63-99)

PLAYOFFS

ALCS: New Orleans def. Philadelphia 4-3
NLCS: St. Louis def. Indianapolis 4-1
WS: St. Louis def. New Orleans 4-0

AMERICAN LEAGUE LEADERS

Batting Average - Steve Bilko (Houston) .343
Home Runs - Al Smith (Detroit) 37
RBI - Al Smith (Detroit) 109
Stolen Bases - Don Nicolas (New Orleans) 51
On Base + Slugging - Steve Bilko (Houston) .941
ERA - Hal Newhouser (Philadelphia) 2.59
Wins - Don Minnick (New Orleans) 21
Strikeouts - Bill PIerro (Kansas City) 254
Saves - Joe Kuncl (Kansas City) 26

NATIONAL LEAGUE LEADERS

Batting Average - John Goodell (Denver) .348
Home Runs - Jesse Levan (LA Dodgers) 41
RBI - Eddie Reed (St. Louis) 112
Stolen Bases - Mickey Mantle (San Francisco) 37
On Base + Slugging - John Goodell (Denver) .996
ERA - Bob Murphy (LA Dodgers) 2.13
Wins - Omar Medrano (San Francisco) & Jim Owens (St. Louis) 19
Strikeouts - Jim Owens (St. Louis) 242
Saves - Donald Troy (Indianapolis) 29

After the 1956 Season: With Bud Selig purchasing the Boston Braves the team relocated to Milwaukee, WI and will become the Brewers and will play at Milwaukee County Stadium the next expansion for the UBL will take place in 1958.

Up Next: The 1956 College Football Season and Playoffs
 
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THIS JUST IN! DuMont has now became Fox. As the World Turns and The Edge of Night premieres on CBS. Meanwhile, General Tire had bought out Walt Disney Productions, who owns RKO Radio Pictures, its animation studio, and Buena Vista Distribution, and also bought out Charlton Comics. The first two Jay Ward cartoons appear on United Artists screens, Dudley-Do-Right's "Magnificent Hero", directed by William T. Hurtz and Hamhock Bones, "Detective Adventure", directed by Tex Avery, his first cartoon since he left Walter Lantz, last year.
 
THIS JUST IN! Knight Newspapers, who owns The Detroit Free-Press, had bought out ABC affiliate WDTF-TV from The Hearst Corporation. Hearst announced the purchase of TriNet television affiliate WJAR as well as its radio counterparts from The Outlet Company for $53 million in cash. As DuMont became Fox, Broken Arrow made its debut on the network.
 
RECAPPING THE 1956-1957 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS (AP Poll Final Ranking in Parenthesis)

Deep South: Georgia Tech (#4)
Heartland: Oklahoma (#1)
Lone Star: Texas A&M (#5)
Mid-South: Tennessee (#2)
Midwest: Michigan (#7)
Mountain: Colorado (#20)
Northeast: Syracuse (#8)
Pacific Coast: Oregon State (#10)

PLAYOFF SEEDING

1. Oklahoma
2. Tennessee
3. Georgia Tech
4. Texas A&M
5. Michigan
6. Syracuse
7. Oregon State
8. Colorado

THE MATCHUPS FOR ROUND 1

Orange Bowl: (1) Oklahoma def. (8) Colorado 35-24 (Oklahoma: Peter Russell had 5 Receptions for 47 Yards and 2 TD's)
Rose Bowl: (3) Georgia Tech def. (5) Michigan 7-6 (Georgia Tech: Only Score was a Tommy Rose TD)
Cotton Bowl: (4) Texas A&M def. (6) Syracuse 35-9 (Texas A&M: Loyd Taylor booted 7 Field Goals to punch their ticket into the Semi-Final)
Sugar Bowl: (2) Tennessee def. (7) Oregon State 26-14 (Tennessee: Carl Hannah gets 8 Receptions for 98 Yards and TD's)

OTHER MAJOR BOWL GAMES BEING PLAYED FOR THOSE NOT MAKING THE ELITE 8 (AP Ranking in Parenthesis)

Gator Bowl: #3 Iowa def. #13 Pittsburgh 21-14

SEMI-FINALS AT GRANT FIELD IN ATLANTA, GA

(3) Georgia Tech def. (1) Oklahoma 24-14 (Georgia Tech: Tommy Rose gets 7 Receptions for 116 Yards and 1 TD to beat the #1 Ranked Sooners to host the Grand Championship)
(4) Texas A&M def. (2) Tennessee 27-3 (Texas A&M: Loyd Taylor Scored 2 TD's and Made 2 out of 3 Field Goals to Play for the Title Game in Atlanta)

1956-1957 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN ATLANTA

(3) Georgia Tech def. (4) Texas A&M 24-17 (Georgia Tech: The Yellowjackets made touchdown plays by Tommy Rose, Stan Flowers and Dickie Mattison (via interception) as the Yellowjackets won the National Championship at Home)

CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ROLL CALL

1951: Stanford
1952: Michigan State
1953: Oklahoma
1954: Ohio State
1955: Maryland
1956: Georgia Tech
 
ADDED TO THE DRAFT CLASS

Tommy Grant (RB - Windsor AKO Fratmen)
Herb Gray (DE - Texas)
Earl Lunsford (RB - Oklahoma State)
Harvey Wylie (DB - Montana State)
Lou Bruce (DE - Queen's)
Phil Muntz (RB - Toronto)
Norm Rauhus (SS - Weston Wildcats)
George Welsh (QB - Navy)
Ed Vereb (RB - Maryland)
Rommie Loudd (LB - UCLA)

TOP DRAFT CHOICES OF 1956

1. Toronto Argonauts - Theo Wilbur (CB)
2. Portland Chinooks - Lenny Moore (RB)
3. San Francisco 49ers - Sam Huff (LB)
4. Pittsburgh Steelers - Pete Retzlaff (WR)
10. Los Angeles Rams - Johnny Unitas (QB)
17. Chicago Bears - Forrest Gregg (T)
18. Boston Patriots - Ed Vereb (RB)
30. Pittsburgh Steelers - Galen Fiss (LB)
32. New York Knights - Norm Rauhaus (SS)
41. Dallas Cowboys - Bob Skoronski (T)
47. Cleveland Browns - Bart Starr (QB)
52. Seattle Bombers - Earl Lunsford (RB)
77. St. Louis Gunners - Jim Katcavage (DE)
145. Dallas Cowboys - Jerry Reichow (WR)
162. Cleveland Browns - Howard "Hopalong" Cassady (RB)

NOTABLE PLAYERS TO WATCH IN 1956

Atlanta Falcons - Les Richter (LB)
Chicago Bears - Mel Hawkrigg (RB)
Cleveland Browns - Jim Ringo (C), Al Dancy (C), Frank Gifford (RB)
Detroit Mechanics - Ollie Matson (RB), Jim Weatherall (DT), Raymond Berry (WR)
Houston Oilers - Bud Grant (WR)
Los Angeles Rams - Dawson Tilley (FB), Johnny Unitas (QB)
Los Angeles Suns - Jack Roberts (G)
Minneapolis Bruins - YA Tittle (QB)
New York Giants - Don Coleman (T)
New York Knights - Herb Gray (DE)
Philadelphia Eagles - Marsh Haymes (G)
Pittsburgh Steelers - Dewey McConnell (WR)
St. Louis Gunners - Dick Kazmaier (RB), Lou Creekmur (T)
San Francisco 49ers - Dick Hightower (C)
Toronto Argonauts - Bob Ward (G), Kosse Johnson (FB)

FINAL STANDINGS

AMERICAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
East: Atlanta Falcons (12-2), Philadelphia Eagles (10-4), Montreal Alouettes (5-9), Baltimore Ravens (4-10), New York Knights (3-11)
Central: Houston Oilers (10-4), Cincinnati Cardinals (9-5), Detroit Mechanics (8-6), Kansas City Colts (3-11)
West: San Francisco 49ers (7-7), Los Angeles Suns (7-7), Seattle Bombers (6-8), Denver Broncos (4-10)

NATIONAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
East: Washington Commanders (13-1), Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5), Toronto Argonauts (8-6), New York Giants (7-7), Boston Patriots (5-9)
Central: Chicago Bears (8-6), Green Bay Packers (8-6), Minneapolis Bruins (6-8), Cleveland Browns (5-9)
West: Los Angeles Rams (9-5), St. Louis Gunners (8-6), Dallas Cowboys (5-9), Portland Chinooks (3-11)

PLAYOFFS

AFA Semi-Final: Philadelphia def. Atlanta 48-28, Houston def. San Francisco 44-24
NFA Semi-Final: Washington def. Pittsburgh 37-27, LA Rams def. Chicago 48-34
AFA Final: Philadelphia def. Houston 35-24
NFA Final: Washington def. LA Rams 42-17
Champions Bowl VI (at Grant Field in Atlanta, GA): Washington def. Philadelphia 35-17
Pro Bowl (at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, MO): AFA def. NFA 48-24

LEAGUE LEADERS

Passing Yards - Lindy Berry (Detroit) 5,154
Passing TD's - Norm Van Brocklin (Washington) 51
Passing Rating - Norm Van Brocklin (Washington) 127.7
Rushing Yards - Mel Hawkrigg (Chicago) 1,472
Receiving Yards - Raymond Berry (Detroit) 1,854
Total Points - Dewey McConnell (Pittsburgh) 156
Tackles - Les Richter (Atlanta) 132
Sacks - Luis Carr (Philadelphia) & Andrew Hooper (Atlanta) 12
Interceptions - Jim Cason (LA Rams), Tom Landry (Pittsburgh) & Dennis McDonald (Washington) 6
 
THIS JUST IN! Fox is rebranding their television news operation to Fox Teletone News (which has a similar format to the Fox Movietone News used in movie theaters). A number of cartoons directed by Tex Avery under Jay Ward and distributor United Artists had just denied Production Code approval. The Price is Right, with Bill Cullen made its debut on NBC.
 
THIS JUST IN! Kellogg's is sponsoring a new MGM cartoon series, The Tom & Jerry Show, for TriNet primetime, consisting of classic Tom & Jerry, Barney Bear and Droopy cartoons, as well as other MGM cartoons. Truth or Consequences, with Bob Barker made its debut on NBC, which started at 10:30, before The Home Show with Arlene Francis.
 
Before we get to hockey:
THIS JUST IN! CBS is moving Arthur Godfrey Time to late nights to compete against Steve Allen on NBC, where it was renamed to The Late Show with Arthur Godfrey. Touchstone (from a combination of Republic and Allied Artists/Monogram) is merging with Astor and Embassy to form TEA Pictures. Disney's RKO unit began distributing British pictures produced by British Lion Film Corporation. Andy Warhol was in talks with film producer Otto Preminger to make Warhol an authentic film director, with first release expected in 1958.
 
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