The Gong Show (2017)

The BEST episodes of The Gong Show (2017)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Unique performers demonstrate their artistry in front of Hollywood judges in this update of the kitschy '70s talent show, which features the worst performances being cut short by bangs on the titular gong.

Last Updated: 5/10/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Fred Armisen, Will Arnett, Rita Wilson
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8.22
18 votes

#1 - Fred Armisen, Will Arnett, Rita Wilson

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/21/2018

Tonight’s acts include a quick-change magic act, a hula-hooping marvel who travels on rings, a drummer who can literally drum on anything and a group of waterless swimmers.

Rob Riggle, Ken Jeong, Regina Hall
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8.03
68 votes

#2 - Rob Riggle, Ken Jeong, Regina Hall

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/20/2017

Tonight's acts include a mystic who can channel your flatulence, a classically trained pianist who balances a cello on his chin, and a woman who spins a giant ring.

Isla Fisher, Will Arnett, Courteney Cox
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7.81
36 votes

#3 - Isla Fisher, Will Arnett, Courteney Cox

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/7/2017

Tonight’s acts include a man performing pizza dough acrobatics, an unconventional 80s-style cover band, a rat attempting to navigate an obstacle course, and women performing an illuminated whip routine.

Jason Sudeikis, Sharon Osbourne, Brad Paisley
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7.76
17 votes

#4 - Jason Sudeikis, Sharon Osbourne, Brad Paisley

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/5/2018

Tonight’s acts include a father-daughter rap duo, a young contortionist who can shoot a bow and arrow with her feet, an acrobatic man and his dog, and a double whip-cracking harmonica player.

Ed Helms, Alison Brie, Will Arnett
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7.72
69 votes

#5 - Ed Helms, Alison Brie, Will Arnett

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/13/2017

Tonight’s acts include a roller skater who limbos under a flaming bar, butt puppets lip-syncing to opera, a pair of wild unicyclists who slam dunk basketballs, and a crazy comic who plays the guitar.

Joel McHale, Priyanka Chopra, Wendi McLendon-Covey
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7.71
51 votes

#6 - Joel McHale, Priyanka Chopra, Wendi McLendon-Covey

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/17/2017

Tonight’s acts include human bowling while a band performs a song, teenage twins impersonating President Trump and Vice President Pence, a competitive cupcake eater devouring the sumptuous treats, and a duo performing acrobatics while playing the ukulele.

Ken Jeong, Chelsea Peretti, Adam Devine
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7.50
12 votes

#7 - Ken Jeong, Chelsea Peretti, Adam Devine

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/30/2018

Celebrity judges Ken Jeong, Chelsea Peretti and Adam Devine.

Alyson Hannigan, Will Arnett, Lil Rel Howery
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7.46
13 votes

#8 - Alyson Hannigan, Will Arnett, Lil Rel Howery

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/26/2018

Celebrity judges Alyson Hannigan, Will Arnett and Lil Rel Howery praise, critique and gong unusually talented and unique performers.

Megan Fox, Andy Samberg, Maya Rudolph
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7.40
75 votes

#9 - Megan Fox, Andy Samberg, Maya Rudolph

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/3/2017

Tonight's acts include three men performing a comedic choreographed slap routine, a singing mermaid, a man playing the national anthem with a bodysuit of horns, and an Elvis impersonator with an Asian flair.

Dana Carvey, Tracee Ellis-Ross, Anthony Anderson
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7.39
99 votes

#10 - Dana Carvey, Tracee Ellis-Ross, Anthony Anderson

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/6/2017

Tonight’s acts include a contortionist who can artistically impersonate a tree, a girl who performs an upside-down handstand while she chases Tommy around the stage, a crazy cat lady performing a cat song, and bug exterminators playing the song “Toxic” on violin while spraying human cockroaches with CO2 guns.

Will Arnett, Jennifer Aniston, Jack Black
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7.33
57 votes

#11 - Will Arnett, Jennifer Aniston, Jack Black

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/14/2017

Tonight’s acts include a pole dancing dinosaur, a flaming Hula Hoop dancer, a young contortionist and a man with his stuffed animals singing a holiday song with animal noises.

Chelsea Handler, Will Arnett, Ken Marino
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7.29
59 votes

#12 - Chelsea Handler, Will Arnett, Ken Marino

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/27/2017

Tonight's acts include a musician who plays a song on PVC pipes, a man dressed as a snake who swallows a man whole, a performer who whistles opera, and two men who do a striptease.

Rob Riggle, Ken Jeong, Kristen Schaal
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7.25
12 votes

#13 - Rob Riggle, Ken Jeong, Kristen Schaal

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/2/2018

Celebrity judges Rob Riggle, Ken Jeong, Kristen Schaal praise, critique and gong unusually talented and unique performers.

Will Arnett, Ken Jeong, Zach Galifanakis
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7.17
271 votes

#14 - Will Arnett, Ken Jeong, Zach Galifanakis

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/22/2017

Tonight's acts include a unicycler – dressed in a yeti suit – playing flaming bagpipes, a married couple performing a choreographed banana spitting routine, a woman who plays the harmonica with a tarantula in her mouth, an obsessed fan who serenades judge Will Arnett with opera, and a scary wrestler who sings a children's lullaby.

Selma Blair, Ken Jeong, Yvette Nicole Brown
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7.17
12 votes

#15 - Selma Blair, Ken Jeong, Yvette Nicole Brown

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2018

Celebrity judges Selma Blair, Ken Jeong, Yvette Nicole Brown praise, critique and gong unusually talented and unique performers.

Jimmy Kimmel, Will Arnett, Anthony Anderson
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7.10
10 votes

#16 - Jimmy Kimmel, Will Arnett, Anthony Anderson

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/12/2018

Tonight’s acts include an operatic construction worker, a man balancing a flaming grill on his chin, a death-defying family circus, and a mother and son hip-hop team.

Fred Armisen, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte
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7.01
152 votes

#17 - Fred Armisen, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/29/2017

Tonight’s acts include flesh-eating zombies performing ballet, a classically trained opera singer stuffing her face with cake while singing, dinosaurs re-enacting the first Olympic games, and giant robots performing a choreographed dance-off.

Tony Hale, Will Arnett, Regina Hall
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7.00
12 votes

#18 - Tony Hale, Will Arnett, Regina Hall

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/28/2018

Tonight’s acts include a dog who definitely can be taught new tricks, a unicyclist who climbs to new heights, a human hamster who rolls inside a giant wheel, and the return of The Virtuoso, who plays his odd instrument… in space.

Rob Riggle, Ed Helms, Regina Hall
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7.00
11 votes

#19 - Rob Riggle, Ed Helms, Regina Hall

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/23/2018

Celebrity judges Rob Riggle, Ed Helms and Regina Hall.

Chris Sullivan, Natasha Leggero, Mark Cuban
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6.50
10 votes

#20 - Chris Sullivan, Natasha Leggero, Mark Cuban

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/9/2018

Celebrity judges Chris Sullivan, Natasha Leggero and Mark Cuban; a motorcycle-riding dog; a contortionist; a grim reaper with a comic flair; a woman performs tricks with her long tongue.