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He directed and starred in 'The Gong Show Movie,' a thundering failure that stayed in theaters only a week.
Afterward, a distraught Barris checked into a New York hotel and wrote his autobiography in two months.
“ABC has tapped into the nostalgia and excitement of primetime game shows,” Rob Mills, the senior VP of alternative series, specials and late-night programming, said in a statement.
“We are thrilled to add was broadcast on NBC's daytime schedule from June 14, 1976, through July 21, 1978.
According to producer Jeff Beacher's Instagram, final auditions are being held on Thursday at Beacher's Madhouse at the Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday., so the timing is perfect,” Holly Jacobs, the executive VP of reality and syndication programming for Sony Pictures Television, said in a statement.“We’ve found just the right partners to bring back this iconic original.” ABC has already rebooted classic game shows like throwbacks.Produced by host Barris, the show is best remembered for its absurdist humor and its run-ins with the censors.Including the infamous "Popsicle twins,” aka "Have You Got a Nickel," who doubled their pleasure with a frosty treat.