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Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed — though never too seriously — that he doubled as a CIA assassin during the height of his game show popularity, has died at his home in Palisades, N. Barris’ creations dominated the TV game show landscape in the 1960s and ’70s. The game show creator, producer and host died Monday of natural causes, a representative for his wife said.After the singles are sent on three blind dates, they will dish the dirt in front of a live studio audience, alongside Cohen.“I was a huge fan of the original ‘Love Connection,’ and hosting the new version allows me to do one of the things I love most: meddling in people’s personal lives,” said Cohen.When all said and done, the dating couple went out on a dream vacation which was paid by the producers.Occasionally, the bachelor would ask questions to three bachelorettes.Certain kinds of questions such as name, age, occupation, and income cannot be asked. The bachelorette would make her choice based solely on the answers to her questions.

Barris followed with “The Newlywed Game,” “The Game Game,” “The Gong Show,” “The

Barris followed with “The Newlywed Game,” “The Game Game,” “The Gong Show,” “The $1.98 Beauty Show” and a Mama Cass special, among others."Those were the happiest days of my life," Barris said in a 2002 interview with the Los Angeles Times.

Winners would receive $516.32, supposedly the minimum amount allowed by the Screen Actor's Guild. Obnoxious," Barris told Entertainment Weekly in 2003.

The controversy surrounding the show – multiple couples would engage in cringe-worthy real fights over the sexually suggestive questions – forced it off the air within five months of its debut; three more of Barris' shows, including The Gong Show, would soon be canceled in 1980, with Barris later blaming Three's a Crowd for the viewer revolt against his programming. "If I died, I wouldn't be surprised if an obituary says, 'Gonged.

Barris, who served as producer, would soon follow that with The Newlywed Game, where newly married couples were probed about how well they knew each other and "makin' whoopee."But Barris' main achievement was as host and creator of The Gong Show, an unpredictable, anti-talent show that tested the limits of good taste with absurd humor and often controversial acts as well as mainstay "talent" like the Unknown Comic and Gene Gene the Dancing Machine.

Guests who were deemed unfit for television were "gonged" off the show by Barris.

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Barris followed with “The Newlywed Game,” “The Game Game,” “The Gong Show,” “The $1.98 Beauty Show” and a Mama Cass special, among others."Those were the happiest days of my life," Barris said in a 2002 interview with the Los Angeles Times.Winners would receive $516.32, supposedly the minimum amount allowed by the Screen Actor's Guild. Obnoxious," Barris told Entertainment Weekly in 2003. The controversy surrounding the show – multiple couples would engage in cringe-worthy real fights over the sexually suggestive questions – forced it off the air within five months of its debut; three more of Barris' shows, including The Gong Show, would soon be canceled in 1980, with Barris later blaming Three's a Crowd for the viewer revolt against his programming. "If I died, I wouldn't be surprised if an obituary says, 'Gonged. Barris, who served as producer, would soon follow that with The Newlywed Game, where newly married couples were probed about how well they knew each other and "makin' whoopee."But Barris' main achievement was as host and creator of The Gong Show, an unpredictable, anti-talent show that tested the limits of good taste with absurd humor and often controversial acts as well as mainstay "talent" like the Unknown Comic and Gene Gene the Dancing Machine.Guests who were deemed unfit for television were "gonged" off the show by Barris.

.98 Beauty Show” and a Mama Cass special, among others."Those were the happiest days of my life," Barris said in a 2002 interview with the Los Angeles Times.Winners would receive 6.32, supposedly the minimum amount allowed by the Screen Actor's Guild. Obnoxious," Barris told Entertainment Weekly in 2003. The controversy surrounding the show – multiple couples would engage in cringe-worthy real fights over the sexually suggestive questions – forced it off the air within five months of its debut; three more of Barris' shows, including The Gong Show, would soon be canceled in 1980, with Barris later blaming Three's a Crowd for the viewer revolt against his programming. "If I died, I wouldn't be surprised if an obituary says, 'Gonged. Barris, who served as producer, would soon follow that with The Newlywed Game, where newly married couples were probed about how well they knew each other and "makin' whoopee."But Barris' main achievement was as host and creator of The Gong Show, an unpredictable, anti-talent show that tested the limits of good taste with absurd humor and often controversial acts as well as mainstay "talent" like the Unknown Comic and Gene Gene the Dancing Machine.Guests who were deemed unfit for television were "gonged" off the show by Barris.

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