"I was a huge fan of the original was always one of my favorite programs.
Show creator Eric Lieber was a close friend of mine.
It'll be interesting to see how they revive the show for the Dating App Era.
Publicist Paul Shefrin, speaking on behalf of Barris' family, confirmed to the Associated Press that the self-proclaimed "King of Daytime Television" died at his home in Palisades Park, N. Born in Philadelphia in 1929, Charles Barris had a hardscrabble youth after his dentist father died of a stroke, leaving his family destitute.
He taught me a lot about the relationship show format.