Everyone loves a good game show, and it takes a really special game show host to keep us engaged and excited -- they've gotta be charismatic and knowledgeable (and it doesn't hurt if they have great hair).
' and ' Couch Potatoes.' Now: Summers returned to Nickelodeon in 2000 as an executive consultant for ' Double Dare 2000,' a revamped version of the classic game show.
The host also found a welcome spot at the Food Network, where he hosted ' Unwrapped' and the first season of ' The Next Food Network Star,' and produces the shows ' Restaurant: Impossible' and ' Dinner: Impossible.' In 2012, Summers' face was badly injured in a car accident in Philadelphia, but he recovered and you can see his post-recovery photo above.
Then: In 1966, music producer and radio personality Bob Eubanks received a call from Chuck Barris to host a brand new game show called ' The Newlywed Game.' The show became an instant classic, and Eubanks hosted various iterations of the show throughout the 70s, 80s, and 90s.
Now: Barker retired from ' The Price is Right' in 2007 and passed the hosting duties on to Drew Carey.
Barker set a longevity record for holding a weekday TV job continuously for 51 years.
He continues to donate money to animal rights organizations.
Then: Chuck Barris got his start as a page at NBC before moving over to ABC and working behind the scenes.
In 1965, he started his own production company and created his first game show: ' The Dating Game.' He also created game show classics ' The Newlywed Game' and ' The Gong Show.' Now: In 1984, Barris released the autobiography ' Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,' in which he claims that, during the entirety of his game show career, he was working as an assassin for the CIA.
In 2002, George Clooney adapted the book into a film starring Sam Rockwell as Barris.