Before On Air with Ryan Seacrest, before New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, before Keeping Up with the Kardashians, even before American Idol itself, Ryan Seacrest was still a professional host. He did TV shows with names like Radical Outdoor Challenge, Gladiators 2000, and Wild Animal Games. And in 1997, Seacrest did Click, an internet-oriented game show for kids.
As you’re about to see in an amazing Youtube clip, Seacrest was Seacrest even in ’97 — full of energy, giant smile, and game show host swagger to spare. ’97 Seacrest was a little awkward, though — skip to the 1-minute 50-second mark to see Seacrest’s bizarre impression of hip-hop dance. (And click to any point to see his bleach-blonde hair
’97 Seacrest out.