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.
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The Dating Game (also known as The New Dating Game and The All-New Dating Game) is the long-running dating game show where one girl or one guy had to choose between three bachelors or bachelorettes to go out on a date for which the producers pay.
Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy told The Associated Press Wednesday.The questions were written in advance by the producers.Certain kinds of questions such as name, age, occupation, and income cannot be asked. The bachelorette would make her choice based solely on the answers to her questions.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.