The Gong Show is an amateur talent contest franchised by Sony Pictures Television to many countries. It was broadcast on NBC's daytime schedule from June 14, 1976 through July 21, 1978, and in first-run syndication from 1976 to 1980 and 1988 to 1989, and was revived in 2017 for broadcast on ABC. The show was created and originally produced by Chuck Barris, who also served as host for the NBC
The irreverent talent show competition makes its way from the 1970s into the 21st century with a bang, celebrating unusually talented and unique performers on a primetime stage. A revolving panel of judges including returnee Will Arnett praise, critique and possibly gong the contestants. Most
ABC’s debut of the second season of “The Gong Show” didn’t ring the Nielsen ratings bell as loudly as its primetime competition Thursday night, according to early data.
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Charles Hirsch Barris (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017) was an American game show creator, producer and host. Barris was known for hosting The Gong Show and creating The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game.He was also a songwriter who wrote "Palisades Park" for Freddy Cannon.Barris wrote an autobiography titled Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which was made into the film of the same name
Mike Myers has finally explained the backstory of his The Gong Show character Tommy Maitland.
Hey, Chuckie Baby! From the dangerous mind of Chuck Barris comes one of the most infamous motion pictures ever: The Gong Show Movie! Long absent from home video formats, this one-of-a-kind cult film has at last taken its act to Blu-ray.
“The Gong Show” returns for its second season Thursday on ABC — and this time it’s no open secret that erstwhile British emcee Tommy Maitland is really Mike Myers in disguise. When “The Gong Show” revival premiered last June, reporters were asked to go along with the joke — that Tommy
To fill the shoes of the late Chuck Barris in its Gong Show revival, ABC appears to have gone with someone who might be just as much of a unique character.The network announced today that Tommy Maitland, a supposed British comedy legend, will host the series in which judges can cut competitors’ performances short by banging a big ol’ gong. One problem: Maitland definitely doesn’t exist
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