How long did the “G.E. College Bowl” run and who hosted it? March 1, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Television The “G.E. College Bowl” ran from 1959 to 1970 on CBS and NBC, and was hosted until 1963 by Allen Ludden and after that by Robert Earle. Related PostsWhat did Monty Hall do before he hosted “Let’s Make a Deal” (NBC, CBS, 1963-76)?What was the first American TV game show hosted by Alex Trebek?Who hosted “The Miss America Pageant” (1954) before Bert Parks?Who hosted the TV show “Fernwood 2-Night” (synd., 1977)?How long did “I Love Lucy” run?