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The Gong Show
ABC Renews ‘The Gong Show’ for a Second Season
ABC’s revival of The Gong Show is returning with another batch of episodes. According to The Wrap, the network has officially renewed the Will […]
Mike Myers: Auteur
People weren’t quite sure what to make of Mike Myers’ (alleged) hosting gig as Tommy Maitland on the new Gong Show. Why the makeup? Why the […]
The One With Jennifer Aniston Returning to TV for One Night Only
Bang a gong. Get it on.
Check Out the Trailer for ABC’s ‘Gong Show’ Revival Starring Mike Myers
Last year it was reported that Will Arnett was producing a Gong Show revival for ABC, and in April the network revealed the new host – a […]
Mike Myers Is Unrecognizable As the Cheeky British Host in the
Though those dance moves seem familiar.
Is Mike Myers Hosting
The Gong Show
The alleged method performance also includes a fake Twitter account.
The Host of ABC’s ‘Gong Show’ Revival Sure Looks a Lot Like Mike Myers
Back in October it was announced that Will Arnett was producing a Gong Show revival for ABC, and today the guest judge lineup was announced as […]
Remembering Chuck Barris, Accidental Comedy Pioneer
When she stumbles upon me chuckling at something she finds bewildering, my wife periodically asks me, “Is this that anti-comedy you like?” […]
Chuck Barris Understood the Value of ‘Lowbrow’ Entertainment
Remembering the reality-TV visionary.
Creator Chuck Barris Dead at 87
Barris also wrote the 1962 Freddy Cannon pop hit “Palisades Park.”
gong but not forgotten
Will Arnett Is Bringing
The Gong Show
Back to Life
*deafening gong noise*
Will Arnett Is Producing a ‘Gong Show’ Revival at ABC
ABC is bringing back ‘70s game show The Gong Show with some help from Will Arnett. The network announced today that it’s ordered ten episodes […]
Looking at Comedy Central’s Weird and Hard-to-Categorize One-Season Shows
We’ve reached the end of The Good, The Bad, and the Deeply Strange, our examination of the many Comedy Central shows that lasted just one […]
See a Pre–Pee Wee Paul Reubens Do the Tequila Dance
Way back when, Pee Wee was just a goofball on a game show.
The Inspired Insanity of The Gong Show
Forget Pet Rocks and bell bottoms. If you want evidence the seventies were the strangest decade in American history, feast your eyes on The […]
20 Worst Reality Shows of Summer
Competitive vomiting! Baby borrowing! Joey Fatone! You are now entering the unscripted apocalypse.
Samuel L. Jackson to Star in Basically ‘Torture: The Movie’
Plus: Alexander Payne’s next movie, and the big names behind ‘Bioshock.’