The original Beat The Clock show, hosted by Bud Collyer, ran on CBS
from 1950 to 1958 and on ABC-TV from 1958 to 1961. The show had
several sponsors during this time, with the longest standing being the
electronics company Sylvania. Other versions of Beat The Clock aired
until 2003. In 2013, the show appeared in TV Guide‘s list of the 60
greatest game shows ever.