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"Everybody could relate to somebody wearing a lampshade and dancing around," Barris said.
When original host John Barbour didn't work out after about a year, NBC execs insisted that the cuddly, curly-haired Barris come on as his replacement, so he donned a tuxedo and a floppy hat and introduced the acts.
Any of the three judges (a roster that included Jaye P.
Morgan, Rex Reed, Rip Taylor, Jamie Farr, Arte Johnson and David Letterman) could send the bad performers packing by striking a large gong.
Hosted by San Francisco radio personality Jim Lange, the program featured a bachelor or bachelorette asking three members of the opposite sex suggestive questions, then choosing one for a date.
ABC's , produced by Barris and hosted by the cheeky Bob Eubanks, premiered in July 1966.
Asked in the TV Archive interview if he really was an assassin, Barris replied: "I don't answer that question, ever.
The Brian Conley Show is a comedy variety show (later becoming a comedy chat show) starring Brian Conley and broadcast on ITV in 1992 to 1995 and then again in 2000.
, claimed to have been an assassin for the CIA — his implausible story became a fantastical 2002 movie directed by first-timer George Clooney and written by Charlie Kaufman — died Tuesday of natural causes at his home in Palisades, N.
Y., his family announced through publicist Paul Shefrin.
Barris often came off as a nut case, but he was an astute businessman.
As a pioneer of first-run syndication, he sold to stations after ABC canceled his shows, keeping them on the air.
He formed the public company Chuck Barris Productions in 1968 and sold his shares in the firm to producer Burt Sugarman in a 1986 deal that valued the company at about million (5 million today). After working various odd jobs, including traveling around the country selling teleprompters, Barris moved to New York and became an NBC page.