Dick Clark

  1. Dick Clark Productions Launches New International Distribution Division

    January 23, 2014 1:19 PM EST Company appoints Mark Rafalowski as executive VP of DCP International Dick Clark Productions will soon further its reach in the TV medium, announcing today (Jan. 23) the creation of Dick Clark Productions International. The new arm of the producti ...

  2. Billy Joel Added to Lineup For 'Dick Clark New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 23, 2013 9:00 AM EST Once the ball drops in Times Square, Billy Joel will be the first singer to welcome in 2014 on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." The ABC telecast will cross the East River to Joel’s concert at Broo ...

  3. Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Added to 'Rockin' Eve' Lineup

    December 18, 2013 2:02 AM EST Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Icona Pop are confirmed to the lineup for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest" telecast. The traditional New Year's Eve party will again be air ...

  4. Dick Clark Productions, Insomniac Events Partner on Dance Music Awards Show for 2014

    June 19, 2013 8:39 PM EDT Insomniac Events, the event promoter behind the Electric Daisy Carnival, has announced a partnership with Dick Clark Productions (DCP) to produce a dance music awards show in 2014. The show will be dedicated to dance music and culture and will ...

  5. New Year's Eve Without Dick Clark: Ryan Seacrest, 'Rockin' Eve' Execs Reflect

    December 31, 2012 11:20 AM EST Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest, New Year's Rockin' Eve 2006 (Photo: Getty Images) (Fred Bronson is a long-time Billboard contributor who has written for Dick Clark Productions for an even longer time. He writes for the American Music Award ...

  6. 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve': A Special Backstage Preview With Producer Larry Klein

    December 30, 2012 6:01 PM EST The indoor set for "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013," Saturday afternoon (Photo: Jatnna Nunez) NEW YORK -- "New Year's Rockin' Eve" producer Larry Klein stands beside the sec ...

  7. Stevie Wonder to Honor Dick Clark With Musical Tribute at American Music Awards

    November 14, 2012 7:27 PM EST Stevie Wonder will perform a special tribute in honor of broadcast veteran Dick Clark at Sunday's American Music Awards. Joining the singer in recognizing Clark, who died in April at 82, http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/tv-film/dick-clark-dead-at-82-1006804552.story%20 who founded the AMAs in 1972, is protege Ryan Seacrest, who is scheduled to introduce ...

  8. American Music Awards 2012: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Lead Nominees; Christina Aguilera to Perform

    October 09, 2012 1:10 PM EDT Nicki Minaj and Rihanna secured four American Music Awards nominations each Tuesday as voting booths were opened to the public for the 40th anniversary of the awards show. Christina Aguilera, the first announced performer on the show, joined produ ...

  9. Guggenheim Partners Nearing Deal to Buy Dick Clark Productions

    August 30, 2012 8:55 AM EDT Guggenheim Partners has entered final negotiations to acquire Dick Clark Productions for an amount that exceeds its hefty asking price, multiple sources have told The Hollywood Reporter. The deal for the storied production company behind the Golde ...

  10. 40 Under 40: Ryan Seacrest

    August 02, 2012 3:40 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest Host, "American Idol"; Founder/CEO Ryan Seacrest Media; Syndicated Radio Host Website: ryanseacrest.com Twitter: @ryanseacrest Following a Mentor's Lessons When the legendary Dick Clark passed away in April, Ryan Seacr ...

  11. Ryan Seacrest Among Potential Bidders for Dick Clark Productions

    June 15, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest could continue to follow in his idol's footsteps. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the media multihyphenate is among potential bidders to request information regarding the potential sale of Dick Clark Productions. Reute ...

  12. Dick Clark Productions Considering Sale (Report)

    June 14, 2012 6:30 AM EDT The owner of Dick Clark Productions, the producer of the Golden Globe awards show, started evaluating a sale of the firm after receiving an expression of interest from an unnamed Chinese media firm, the New York Times reported. As reported, Dick C ...

  13. The Dick Clark I Knew, by Co-Writer Fred Bronson -- Read An Excerpt

    April 23, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Dick Clark Productions writer and former Billboard columnist Fred Bronson remembers the "American Bandstand" leader and his profound influence on the music business - following is an excerpt, approximately one-sixth of Bronson's ful ...

  14. Dick Clark Timeline: His Life & Business

    April 20, 2012 2:27 PM EDT NOV. 30, 1929 Richard Wagstaff Clark is born in Bronxville, N.Y. His father was a salesman and, later, the manager of a radio station in Utica, N.Y. 1947 Works as an office boy and then as an announcer at the station his father managed, WRUN. 1952 ...

  15. Dick Clark Remembered by Ken Ehrlich, Alice Cooper, Tommy Mottola, DCP CEO, More

    April 19, 2012 5:41 PM EDT Dick Clark's death yesterday sent waves through the music community, as countless took to social networks and websites to express their condolences, stories, memories, and thoughts on the longtime television and radio personality. We've ...

  16. Web Trends: R.I.P. Levon Helm

    April 19, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. dick clark - Media icon Dick Clark passed away yesterday at the age of 82 4. ted nugget - Ted Nugent is trending after making some controversial remarks 14. ryan seacrest - Ryan Seacrest honors media icon Dick Clark, who passed a ...

  17. Berry Gordy Remembers Dick Clark: A 'Major Force' in Pop Culture

    April 19, 2012 1:26 PM EDT Adding to the heartfelt remembrances of the late Dick Clark on Wednesday, Motown founder Berry Gordy had warm words for the influential broadcaster, whom he called a "major force in changing pop culture." Clark, the longtime "Americ ...

  18. Dick Clark Could Rock, but He Started Out Country

    April 19, 2012 1:04 PM EDT The music universe is reeling due to the passing this week of Dick Clark at 82. Between his numerous television and radio credits, Clark enjoyed one of the longest entertainment careers of all time. While many obituaries today will (and should) fo ...

  19. Dick Clark Fortune Estimated In 'Hundreds of Millions'

    April 19, 2012 9:38 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Clark married music and television long before "American Idol." But his legacy extends well beyond the persona of the laid-back host of "American Bandstand" whose influence can still be seen on TV today ...

  20. Highlights From Dick Clark's Legendary Career, As Featured in Billboard

    April 19, 2012 1:15 AM EDT Not many music-business institutions have been around longer than Dick Clark, but Billboard is one of them. From his early days on "American Bandstand" to his death at the age of 82 yesterday (April 18), Clark was featured in our pages s ...

  21. Read: President Barack Obama's Tribute to Dick Clark, 'America's Oldest Teenager'

    April 18, 2012 9:46 PM EDT It is a testament to the lasting influence of Dick Clark that President Barack Obama issued a statement on Wednesday, just hours after Clark died of a heart attack at the age of 82. The statement follows in full: "Michelle and I are saddened ...

  22. Dick Clark: An Appreciation of the Man Who Took Rock and Roll Nationwide, and Helped Pioneer Its Business

    April 18, 2012 8:55 PM EDT Foremost among his countless contributions to popular culture and the music business, Dick Clark took rock 'n' roll out of bedroom radios and placed it on televisions in living rooms and dens across America. Nearly five decades later, af ...

  23. Ryan Seacrest on Dick Clark: 'I Idolized Him From the Start'

    April 18, 2012 8:13 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest has been hit hard by the death of broadcasting legend Dick Clark, his mentor and co-host on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," calling the TV icon "smart, charming, funny and a true gentleman." Dick Clark Dead at ...

  24. Video: 10 Classic Dick Clark Moments From 'American Bandstand'

    April 18, 2012 8:04 PM EDT "American Bandstand," the bedrock of Dick Clark's iconic broadcasting career, served as a performance avenue for some of the biggest musical artists of all time. And whether he was watching the Village People guide the "Bandsta ...

  25. Ryan Seacrest, LA Reid, Russell Simmons, More Pay Tribute to Dick Clark

    April 18, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Within minutes of news breaking of Dick Clark's passing, the music business began expressing their grieif and admiration for the man who helped invent the business they work in. From Epic Records Chairman/CEO Antonio "LA" Reid, Mado ...

  26. Dick Clark: Share Your Memories Here

    April 18, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Dick Clark's passing earlier today sparked an outpouring of tributes and dedicated to the late great television host. From when he took over as host in 1956 until 1989, Clark's "American Bandstand" brought thousands of dancing ...

  27. Video: Dick Clark's Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award Speech From 1994

    April 18, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Dick Clark died this morning at the age of 82, but left behind a massive legacy as a television personality and the host of New Year's Rockin' Eve , but his most enduring legacy was his near-40 year turn as host of "American Bandsta ...

  28. Dick Clark Dead at 82

    April 18, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Dick Clark, the revered TV producer whose "American Bandstand," "American Top 40" and "New Year's Rockin' Eve" helped shape modern pop music for decades, died of a "massive heart attack" at a Los A ...

  29. Dick Clark Celebrates 40 Years Rocking New Year's Eve

    December 30, 2011 8:46 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Forty years ago, Dick Clark's New Year's Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo. Now Clark's annual show is the institution. "New Year' ...

  30. New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys Added to 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys are bringing their '90s boy-band magic to Dick Clark's annual New Year's Eve TV special. Producers say the two groups are mashing up to close out 2010 on the ABC special. The two bands, who ...

  31. Dick Clark Productions Launches Licensing Website

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Historic TV footage from iconic programs including "American Bandstand" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" will be part of a new online licensing website launched by Dick Clark Productions. Over 30 years o ...

  32. Dick Clark Is Still Rockin' New Year's Eve

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four years after a stroke, Dick Clark is relishing the prospect of another New Year's Eve celebration, determined to appear for his 36th year in Times Square. And he's hardly surprised by the current state of the music industry he helped ...

  33. Kimmel Returns To Host AMAs

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Kimmel will return for the fifth time as host of the American Music Awards, to be held Nov. 23 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The show will be aired live on ABC. Among the performers announced today (Oct. 6) were Pink and the Jonas Bro ...

  34. Bravery, Carlton, Folds Tapped For Ovation TV Show

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Bravery, Vanessa Carlton, Ben Folds, Josh Kelley and Jason Mraz will perform during the inaugural season of "Bonefish Grill's Notes From The Road" on Ovation TV, Billboard.biz has learned. The one-hour series will combine live p ...

  35. Dick Clark Hospitalized After Stroke

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a stroke on Monday (Dec. 6). A spokesman for the legendary broadcaster tells Billboard.biz that Clark "is going to be fine." Dick Clark is recovering in a Los Angeles hos ...

  36. Fuller, Clark Plan 'Bandstand' Relaunch

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of "American Idol," has teamed up with Dick Clark to bring back "American Bandstand." Fuller, Clark and Mosaic Media Group president Allen Shapiro will executive-produce the Simon Fuller, the creator o ...

  37. Fuller, Clark Plan 'Bandstand' Relaunch

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of "American Idol," has teamed up with Dick Clark to bring back "American Bandstand." Fuller, Clark and Mosaic Media Group president Allen Shapiro will executive-produce the Simon Fuller, the creator o ...