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Young, energetic and focused on a top career in the growing television industry, Chuck Barris finds himself being followed by a suspicious character who quickly lures him into a secretive and dangerous world: that of a CIA operative. While Barris gains notoriety as a dynamic television producer, he regularly executes assassinations for the United States government. As ratings rise, Barris incorporates his shows into his secret life: winning couples find themselves shipped off to fabulous Helsinki and romantic West Berlin for their dream dates. It isn't Paris, but it provides chaperone Barris a cover for his covert missions. As Barris basks in the glamour of his two worlds - entertainment and espionage - his life begins to spiral out of control. He is torn between the woman who loves him and the mysterious woman of his fantasies. He receives mass criticism from the public, which accuses him of contaminating the airwaves and finds himself marked for death by a traitor operative. Barris must regain control of his life. Both of them.