Producer of the dating game
As the rounds proceed, the man reveals more about himself to help the women make a decision.If a woman declines the bachelor, she proceeds to another game with another bachelor. Actors Steve Martin, Phil Hartman and Arnold Schwarzenegger were contestants before they were famous. The Philly native found producing fame in the 1960s with "The Dating Game," the hit show that paired eligible bachelors and bachelorettes.He writes the successful song "Palisades Park" and becomes romantically involved with a woman named Penny Pacino.Chuck is given permission to pitch the concept for The Dating Game at ABC.
Set in the Caribbean islands, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men.
Kooky 'Gong Show' host Chuck Barris had mysterious CIA connection Viewers got to know Barris’ face, and his curly hair, as the emcee in the goofy “The Gong Show.” Barris would reward talentless contestants by banging his infamous gong during the bizarre amateur hour, which he hosted for four years until 1980.
Barris recovered from his first cinema failure — starring and directing “The Gong Show Movie” — by dabbling in the written word.
Instantly, the women decide if they feel a spark of chemistry and want to spend more time with that guy, or if they don’t feel a connection and want to wait for the next one.
The real soap opera unfolds as new couples are formed and have to discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last.