Tue, 06/14/2011

"The Gong Show" turns 35!

Happy 35th anniversary to the wacky TV talent show, The Gong Show, which premiered on June 14, 1976!

Did you know that the show was originally pitched as a legitimate talent show? Creator/host Chuck Barris talks about the genesis of The Gong Show:

See more about the show at the Archive of American Television's The Gong Show Page.