It's a weird scene," he said."When you pull up in your car they all scamper out.He is trying to live life like a king," Tom added.66-year-old Arnie divorced his wife Maria Shriver after news broke that he had fathered a love child with their maid.
The three potential suitors were hidden from view, so the guy or girl would pick based on their answers rather than their looks. We'd go out to dinner, and then I'd go over to your house." Though he hosted other game shows such as , Lange had a passion for radio and worked as a disc jockey for decades in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The format of the show was centered around a young man or woman who would ask three members of the opposite sex questions to determine which would make the best date.
Arnold Schwarzenegger filled Donald Trump's hosting role on NBC's revamped "The Celebrity Apprentice," but he wasn't able to match the president-elect's ratings numbers.
Monday's two-hour premiere of the "Terminator" star's version of the business reality show was viewed by 4.9 million live viewers in early Nielsen ratings numbers.
After the show became a hit on both daytime and nighttime TV, the Barris machine accelerated.
New products included "The Newlywed Game," ''The Parent Game," ''The Family Game" and even "The Game Game."At one point Barris was supplying the television networks with 27 hours of entertainment a week, mostly in five-days-a-week daytime game shows.
Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game," ''The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," has died. Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin, who announced the death on behalf of Barris' family.
Barris made game show history right off the bat, in 1966, with "The Dating Game," hosted by Jim Lange.
The grinning, curly-haired Barris became a familiar face as creator and host of "The Gong Show," which aired from 1976 to 1980.
Patterned after the Major Bowes Amateur Hour show that was a radio hit in the 1930s, the program featured performers who had peculiar talents and, often, no talent at all.
Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABC's , which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more than a decade, charming audiences with his mellifluous voice and wide, easygoing grin. Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants.