Welcome to the It's News to Me guide at TV Tome. Program Type: Quiz Show with Panel Producers: Mark Goodson and Bill Todman "It's News to Me" was aired on CBS from 1951 to 1953, and was revived as a summer replacement in July and August, 1954. John Daly was the host during the initial run. Panelists tried to figure out from a clue what recent news story the producers had in mind. One of the regular panelists the first year was radio commentator Quincy Howe. The host of "It's News to Me" during its 1954 summer reprise was Walter Cronkite. In the photograph, John Daly (standing) is seen with panelists Anna Lee, John Henry Faulk and Quentin Reynolds on the CBS quiz show, "It's News to Me."