Gong Show Host + Creator Chuck Barris Dead at 87
Chuck Barris, the lovable host and creator of the iconic "Gong Show" from the 70's has passed away. He was 87.
Barris had a long career producing and developing the popular game shows "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game'' in the 60's. He was also a song writer; his biggest hit being "Palisades Park" performed by Freddy Cannon.