To Tell The Truth, a Goodson-Todman Production, premiered on CBS in
prime time as Nothing But The Truth, but the program title was changed,
To Tell The Truth, during the following week and aired in various forms
until March 15, 2002.
Bud Collyer was the show’s first host with early regular panelists that
included Johnny Carson, Polly Bergen, Jayne Meadows, Don Ameche,
Dick Van Dyke, and Ralph Bellamy. Collyer’s announcer on Beat the
Clock, Bern Bennett, was the original announcer for To Tell The
Truth in the 1950s.
Christmas Eve, 1957