The Dating Game, hosted by Jim Lange, first aired on ABC on December I wanted to be on this show and win a date with Davy Jones of The Monkees. Davy Jones was never on the show but many other stars or stars to be were on the show.
The Newlywed Game -Bob Eubanks - host - Before "reality shows," I think was Bob was the first host of the "Newlywed Game" which provided family entertainment for many in the with various hosts. Dumb answers to dumb questions, but it had it's moments.
Bud Collyer hosted an early game show, "Beat the Clock", from 1950 to The Sylvania company was a long time sponsor. Bud also hosted "To Tell The Truth" and was the original superman on radio!:) I got a Beat the Clock Game when I had my tonsils out.
Early TV game show "What's My Line" Pictured are panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Steve Allen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf. Host was John Daly. Blindfolds were worn by the panelists during "mystery guest" segment.