Start Host of the dating game tv show

Host of the dating game tv show

In 1966 he launched “The Newlywed Game,” hosted by Bob Eubanks, which ran for 19 years; Game Show Network still airs a version of the show.

It's been dying out somewhat as new phrases take its place, but it's still a classic and it's still just as relevant today as it was when it was current.

Philbin's wife Joy and two daughters were in the front row, Donald 'The Trumpster' Trump, actors Alan Alda and Tony Danza, comedienne Caroline Rhea, as well as famed morning show hosts Katie Couric, Joan Lunden and Diane Sawyer.

All grown up: (L-R) His wife Joy, wearing a youthful leather dress, and daughters Joanna and Jennifer ('J.

Even though phone-a-friend has been discontinued as a lifeline on the show, it's still fondly remembered.

Sometimes the title of a game show becomes its catch phrase.

He introduced the amateur contestants dressed in colorful clothing with odd props, with judges Jamie Farr, Jaye P.

Morgan and Arte Johnson adding to the goofy atmosphere.

He also produced the original 1966 off-Broadway staging of the musical “Dames at Sea,” which starred Bernadette Peters.