THE GONG SHOW:  Worst Act of the Week” Award (later changed to the “Most Outrageous Act of the Week” Award)

Each Gong show presented a contest between amateur performers of often dubious talent, with a panel of three celebrity judges. The program’s frequent judges included Jaye P. Morgan, Jamie Farr, Arte Johnson, Rip Taylor, Phyllis Diller, Anson Williams, Steve Garvey and Rex Reed. If any judge considered an act to be particularly bad, he or […]

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