Author of book "You and Me Babe" (1970)
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[Who talked about reality television with contestants who had underlying schemes]: Yeah. But, you know, every -- every contestant knows exactly what's -- what's in store for him or her when they go on these shows, and that's what they used to say about -- about my shows, when -- about the Gong Show. If a contestant comes on the Gong Show, they're opening themselves up to whatever. But -- so if a ...
Had decided to cease production of The Gong Show
(1976), at the end of the fourth season, to pursue other interests. Gong wasn't the only game show that got canceled in 1980, three of Barris's created game shows went off the air that same year: 3's a Crowd
(1979), The Dating Game
(1965) and The Newlywed Game
His jokingly, nervous personality.