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Chuck Barris, creator of shows like “The Newlywed Game” and popular host of “The Gong Show,” has died. As the 2002 biographical film “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” was set to debut, The Times’ Roy Rivenburg sat down with Barris to talk.
The date went well and I managed to hold my own, but I had a feeling I that was the last I’d ever hear from him.
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.
Every minute of this thing was worst than the previous minute, and this bad boy started out with a pretty rough first minute, so.
It was in 1965 that Barris launched “The Dating Game,” which was an instant hit with numerous imitations.