|John Reed King|
Gil Fates (sub)
Primetime: 8/3/1944 - 1/22/1946
Daytime: 11/19/1947 - 11/10/1948
Missus Goes A-Shopping was one of television's earliest game shows, as well as the first shopping-based game show on American television. The series was broadcast live from Manhattan grocery stores and featured female shoppers competing in various stunts.
- It is not known if the primetime run was seen on the full network.
- The first show was telecast from Big Ben's Supermarket.
- This was the first daytime game show broadcast by CBS. Seen on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30-2:00 PM, the show was broadcast live from various Manhattan supermarkets as the nighttime version had been.
- On November 17, 1948, the show was retitled as This is the Missus with Bud Collyer as host.