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Time's a Wastn' was a radio quiz show were contestants answered questions aganst the clock.

Broadcast[]

CBS Radio (Weekly): 10/6/1948 – 12/29/1948

Packager[]

Goodson-Todman Productions

Host[]

Bud Collyer

Gameplay[]

Studio audience members were invited onstage, and took part in a series of Q&A sessions designed to be played in ten-second intervals. Each correct answer to a question awarded a player a merchandise prize, whose value began at $1,000, and decreased by $100 for each second that went by.

Trivia[]

Even though this show's run was brief, the producers revived the format in 1949 as Beat the Clock (no relation to the stunt game show of the same name) with a new host, Bill Cullen.

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