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First color episodes of "To Tell The Truth"

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    9534

    [1]Dec 8, 2008
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    9534

    [2]Dec 8, 2008
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    When was the first daytime and nighttime episode of "To Tell The Truth" to be broadcast in color?

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    [3]Dec 8, 2008
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    From what I've gathered, the first color episode of the weekly TTTT was in the fall of 1966, during their short-lived run on late Sunday afternoons (where they were susceptible to preemption for sports events, namely football games); while the first daytime color episode was aired in January of 1967. Of the nighttime run, only two episodes from its final months in primetime in 1966-67 are rumored to still exist in color videotape form, whereas those daytime episodes that do survive are by and large on videotape (in color after January 1967). Every other surviving nighttime TTTT is in B&W kinescope form. And guess who was the executive producer of the nighttime version. Gil Fates. Who opted to only keep the B&W kinnies of every show he E.P.'d - not just TTTT, but also I've Got a Secret and, of course, WML?
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    [4]Dec 8, 2008
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    Thank you very much!
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