Chuck Barris, creator of the ‘Gong Show,’ dead at 87

Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factory of cheese, “The Gong Show,” died at 87.

  • Who didn’t watch the Gong Show?

    • Clink9

      Guilty.

    • Mickey Oberman

      Me.

  • Millie_Woods

    Chuck’s stage-presence was as much a part of the show as the acts.

  • moraywatson

    The Unknown Comic and Gene Gene The Dancing Machine ! The Gong Show was a classic.

  • FactsWillOut

    The Gong Show was great.

    I can imagine it today, though…the SJWs would wreck it.

    Ahh well, at least we’ll get “The Firing Squad Show” soon enough.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I didn’t know he was that old .