The Gong Show host: Everything you need to know about Tommy Maitland

Tommy Maitland is the host of The Gong Show, but that isn’t all. Actually, he isn’t who he appears to be, or is he? When The Gong Show initially appeared back in 1976, it garnered a lot of attention. It ran until 1980 but was quickly forgotten amount until reboots instantly became a thing. Now,

Twitter doesn’t quite know what to make of The Gong Show and its host

ABC’s revamped version of The Gong Show aired its second episode last night — and continues to fill viewers with a mixture of rapture and bemusement. The first aired from 1976 to 1980 and then again in 1988 and 1989, along with several later incarnations, before being revamped by ABC for its 2017 Summer Fun

Bagpipe-playing yeti and banana-spitting couple on The Gong Show premiere

The premiere of The Gong Show airs tonight hosted by the mysterious Tommy Maitland — with Will Arnett, Ken Jeong and Zach Galifianakis as judges. The series is based on the 70s talent show of the same name which was broadcast on NBC from 1976 to 1978 and syndicated from 1976 to 1980 and 1988 to 1989.

Who is Tommy Maitland, the mysterious host of The Gong Show?

If Tommy Maitland, the host of the new version of the ’70s guilty pleasure The Gong Show, doesn’t look familiar, he really shouldn’t. Underneath prosthetics and a wig is Mike Myers, the comedian who became famous playing Wayne of Wayne’s World on Saturday Night Live and Austin Powers in the spy paraody movie series. While it’s