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Dubbed the “King of Schlock,” Barris’ long career in show business began behind the scenes, first on programs like American Bandstand and then as a songwriter thanks to Freddy Cannon’s “Palisades Park.” The song peaked at Number Three in 1962 and was covered by artists like the Beach Boys and Bruce Springsteen.After moving to Los Angeles in the Sixties and a stint with ABC, Barris formed his own production company – Chuck Barris Productions – that served as the brainchild for The Dating Game, where a “bachelorette” would question three unseen suitors before choosing which one gets to take her out on a date.Winners would receive 6.32, supposedly the minimum amount allowed by the Screen Actor’s Guild.The controversy surrounding the show – multiple couples would engage in cringe-worthy real fights over the sexually suggestive questions – forced it off the air within five months of its debut; three more of Barris’ shows, including The Gong Show, would soon be canceled in 1980, with Barris later blaming Three’s a Crowd for the viewer revolt against his programming. Obnoxious,” Barris told Entertainment Weekly in 2003.
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Barris was known for hosting The Gong Show and creating The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game.
He was also a songwriter who wrote "Palisades Park" for Freddy Cannon.
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