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Host
Allan Prescott
Artist
Albee Triber
Broadcast
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ABC Primetime: 8/16/1948 – 3/5/1949
Packager
Robert Brenner Productions

Quizzing the News was a short-lived primetime game show where celebrity panelists tried to guess news events being depicted in drawings and descriptions.

Gameplay[]

The series featured three celebrity panelists trying to identify news events from verbal clues and cartoon sketches. In an audience segment, home viewers had a chance to win prizes by guessing well-known personalities whose pictures were redecorated with glasses, mustaches, etc.

Panelists[]

Arthur Q. Bryan
Ray Joseph
Mary Hunter
Milton Caniff
Robert Garland
Hope Emerson
Joan Lloyd

Taping Location[]

New York City, NY

Trivia[]

This was one of the first network shows on ABC after they began a full network operation in August 1948.

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