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Married With Bananas Wins Series Premiere of ABC’s ‘The Gong Show’ Reboot

The newest reboot of the classic campy 70’s talent show “The Gong Show” premiered on ABC on June 22.

The night’s winning act was Married with Bananas, a man-woman duo who each took turns chewing on bananas and spitting them out into their partner’s mouth.

At one point, they also allowed each of the show’s judges — Zach Galifinakis, Ken Jeong and “Gong Show” executive producer Will Arnett — attempt to shoot banana chunks from their mouths into the act’s mouths.

Their grand prize for winning the evening: $2,000.17.

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Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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