In a move that seems foolhardy, Jasmuheen, who is about to tour Britain, recently agreed to be closeted in a hotel room by an Australian current affairs programme, 60 Minutes.
Barris is the showbiz entrepreneur who created fans liked to call Barris), in addition to being a busy executive responsible at one point for 27 half hours of network TV a week, was a decorated CIA assassin.
was an American game show creator, producer, and host.
Barris was known for hosting The Gong Show, and creating The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game.
Thirty-five years later, that idea dominates television.
Chuck Barris, the King of Schlock, the Baron of Bad Taste, the Ayatollah of Trasherola, remembered now mostly as the loopy, squinty-eyed host of “The Gong Show,” is the godfather of reality TV.