Michael jackson on the dating game
December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 1/2 hour episodes (8 seasons in original run) on ABC Other versions of the show appeared during the years: (1973–1974 as The New Dating Game), (1978–1980), (1986–1989) and (1996–1999) on different networks with different production companies Created and Produced by: Chuck Barris, Chuck Barris Productions Jim Lange was the sole host for the entire run of the series (1965-1971) He also hosted two of the shows re-boots (1973-’74) and (1978-’80)Below is a list of guest stars that you may recognize: THE SCOOPThis was sort of a sixties style boy meets girl but first boy must proof that he is worthy of girl by answering some telling questions.The humor was usually found in the answers that the young bachelors would give.Other contestants who appeared before becoming famous included The Carpenters, Jackson Bostwick, Michael Richards, Joanna Cameron, Andy Kaufman (who went under the pseudonym Baji Kimran), Steve Martin, Burt Reynolds, John Ritter, Phil Hartman, Jennifer Granholm (Governor of Michigan from 2003–2010), Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Alex Kozinski.Serial killer Rodney Alcala's episodes were shown during his murder spree and after he had been convicted of rape in California. 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, playing host to many celebrity guests. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy told the Associated Press Wednesday.Beginning in 1966, The Dating Game was often paired with The Newlywed Game.
The 1986 revival was hosted by Elaine Joyce for its first season and Jeff Mac Gregor for its remaining two seasons.
A version of The Dating Game was launched on Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites in March 2011.
Developer 3G Studios has acquired the rights to the classic 1960s game show.
The show’s format: a young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from her view, to determine which one would be the best date. ” a teenage Michael Jackson asked one of his potential dates on a 1972 episode of the show. “We’d go out to dinner, and then I’d go over to your house.” Lange was born on Aug. Paul, Minn., where as a young man he discovered a passion for local radio.
The questions were designed by the show’s writers to elicit sexy answers. He worked as a disc jockey for decades, and upon his retirement from broadcasting in 2005, he was the morning DJ for KABL-FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, which specializes in playing classics from the Big Band era to the 1970s.