The series began on CBS, originally sponsored by Lorillard‘s Kent cigarettes in its
first season, Scott Paper Company became the primary sponsor when the series
moved to NBC in the fall of 1955, remaining as sponsor even after it moved back
to CBS in September 1958, with Lever Brothers as an alternate sponsor from 1957 through 1960. A total of 203 episodes were produced, running until September 17,
1960, and appearing on all three of the television networks of the time, including
prime-time repeats from September 1960 through April 1963.