Uncle Jim's Question Bee was broadcasting's second quiz show.
NBC Blue Network (Radio): 9/26/1936 – 12/16/1939, 10/8/1940 – 7/8/1941
CBS Radio: 6/18/1940 – 10/2/1940
Jim McWilliams (1936–1940)
Bill Slater (1940–1941)
Three men and three women were chosen from the audience and would be asked questions sent to the show by listeners. The winner of the bee received $25.
- George Washington Coffee (1936–1939)
- Lever Brothers (1940–1941)
This was the first quiz show where the host asked questions to the contestants. Broadcasting's first quiz show, Professor Quiz, had the contestants ask questions to the host.