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Beat the Clock (1950-1961)
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Throughout its initial 11-year run, Beat the Clock was alternatively on CBS, ABC, primetime, and daytime. Two teams of two players each competed against each other for the audience to judge by its applause. All four contestants were professional, if unique, entertainers. Two contestants were on the "over-35" team (the "Veterans") and two were on the "under-35" team (the "Youngsters"). Both teams played for charity.

Beat the Clock Premiered:

March, 1950

Host:

Bud Collyer

Substitute Hosts:

Bob Kennedy

Sonny Fox

Win Elliott

Frank Wayne

Bill Hart

John Reed King

Assistants:

Roxanne Arlen

Beverly Bentley

Bette Calvin

Toby Dean

Joanne Jordan

Louise King

Nancy Kovack

Madeline Tyler

Announcers:

Bern Bennett

Dirk Fredericks

Substitute Announcers:

Dick Noel

Bob Shephard

Hal Simms

Lee Vines

Other Versions of Beat the Clock:

Beat the Clock (1969-1974)

Beat the Clock (1979-1980)

 

 

 

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