The Gong Show is an amateur talent contest put out by Sony Pictures Television and premiered on NBC’s daytime schedule from June 14, 1976, through July 21, 1978, and in first-run syndication from 1976 to 1980 and 1988 to 1989, the series was revived in 2017 for an exclusive broadcast on ABC.
The show was originally created and produced by Chuck Barris, who also served as the host. The show is currently executive produced by Will Arnett and hosted by Mike Myers under the guise of Tommy Maitland, a fictional character.
The Gong Show is known for its absurdist humor and style, a small cash prize is typically awarded to each show’s winner.
The Gong Cast: Who’s in it?
Mike Myers is returning as the show’s host under the guise of the universally loved fictional character, Tommy Maitland.
Season 1 also featured Will Arnett as the Judge, Amy Gunther and Bill lewis and they will be returning for the second season. The Gong season 1 featured several celebrity judges as well, so get ready to meet several celebrities as the judges for the upcoming second season.
The Gong Show Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
According to Deadline ABC has set an 8 PM Thursday, June 21 slot, for the Season 2 premiere of The Gong Show, hosted by cheeky British comedy legend Tommy Maitland (aka Mike Myers)
The Gong season 2 Plot: What is it about?
The Gong was a popular talent show ruled by a panel of celebrity judges. Unworthy performers, of which an endless stream (dis)graced the stage, were unceremoniously and gleefully `gonged’ from the competition. The show is taped in front of a live audience.
The format of the current revival will remain the same and the show is produced by Den of Thieves, Electric Avenue Productions and Principato Young Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television. “The Gong Show” is also executive produced by Will Arnett, Peter Principato, Marc Forman, Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, Mike Myers, Jason Weinberg, Conrad Green. Jared Morell, Jordan Barrow, David Bohnert and Chris Choun are co-executive producers.
The Gong season 2 Trailer
The trailer for season 2 is not out as of now but this section will be updated upon its arrival, till then conjure up all the hype for season 2 and watch The Gong Show’s very first trailer