Mandel Ilagan

Television producer

Guest

Veteran reality television producer.

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Chuck Barris passed away yesterday at 87 years old. He created the Gong Show, a platform for amaeatur performers.

Remembering Chuck Barris, the godfather of the game show

Chuck Barris passed away yesterday at 87 years old. He created the Gong Show, a platform for amaeatur performers.

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