To Tell The Truth premiered on Tuesday, December 18, 1956, on CBS during prime
time as Nothing But The Truth, but the program title was changed, To Tell The Truth, during the following week. Bud Collyer was the original host of the series. The initial regular panelists included Johnny Carson, Polly Bergen, Jayne Meadows, Dick Van Dyke, and Ralph Bellamy. The show concluded in syndication on March 15, 2002.