Dick Clark Dead From Massive Heart Attack
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Bandstand was picked up by the ABC television network, renamed American Bandstan and debuted nationally on August 5, According to Hollywood producer Michael Uslan"he was able to use his unparalleled communication skills to present rock 'n roll in a way that was palatable to parents. Clark moved the show from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in The show ran daily Monday through Friday untilthen weekly on Saturdays until Bandstand was briefly revived inwith David Hirsch taking over hosting duties.
By the time of its cancellation, the show had become the longest-running variety show in TV history. In the s, the show's emphasis changed from merely playing records to including live performers.
During this period, many of the leading rock groups of the s had their first exposure to nationwide audiences. During an interview with Clark by Henry Schipper of Rolling Stone magazine init was noted that "over two-thirds of the people who've been initiated into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had their television debuts on American Bandstan and the rest of them probably debuted on other shows [they] produced.
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The music establishment, and the adults in general, really hated rock and roll. Politicians, ministers, older songwriters and musicians foamed at the mouth. Frank Sinatra reportedly called Elvis Presley a "rancid-smelling aphrodisiac. Clark was therefore considered to have a negative influence on youth, and was well aware of that impression held by most adults:. I was roundly criticized for being in and around rock and roll music at its inception.
It was the devil's music, it would make your teeth fall out and your hair turn blue, whatever the hell. You get through that. Inmany of the groups he introduced appeared at the 50th anniversary special to celebrate American Bandstand. The man was big. He was the biggest thing in America at that time. He was bigger than the president! As a result of Clark's work on Bandstan journalist Ann Oldenburg states "he deserves credit for doing something bigger than just putting on a show.
Clark, however, simplified his contribution:. I played records, the kids danced, and America watched. Shortly after taking over, Clark also ended the show's all-white policy by featuring black artists such as Chuck Berry.
In time, blacks and whites performed on the same stage, and studio seating was desegregated. The reason for Clark's impact on popular culture was partly explained by Paul Ankaa singer who appeared on the show early in his career: "This was a time when there was no youth culture - he created it.
And the impact of the show on people was enormous. My talent is bringing out the best in other talent, organizing people to showcase them and being able to survive the ordeal. I hope someday that somebody will say that in the beginning stages of the birth of the music of the fifties, though I didn't contribute in terms of creativity, I helped keep it alive.
Inthe United States Senate investigated payolathe practice of music-producing companies paying broadcasting companies to favor their product. As a result, Clark's personal investments in music publishing and recording companies were considered a conflict of interest, and he sold his shares in those companies.
When asked about some of the causes for the hearings, Clark speculated about some of the contributing factors not mentioned by the press:.
The late Dick Clark's stunning home, which he listed for $ million in early , may be as rock-solid as a landmark in Malibu, California. The property sold for . Dick Clark pictures. Check out the latest pictures, photos and images of Dick Clark. ated: December 31, Dick Clark, Alicia Keys and Usher pose at rehearsals for the 32nd Annual American Music Awards. Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest at the 35th anniversary showing of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Dick Clark at the 35th anniversary showing of .
It hit a responsive chord with the electorate, the older people. It could've been nipped in the bud, because they could've stopped it from being on television and radio. Beginning in lateClark branched out into hosting game shows, presiding over The Object Is.
Clark took over as host, replacing Ed McMahon. Over the coming years, the top prize changed several times and with it the name of the showand several primetime spinoffs were created.
As the program moved back to CBS in SeptemberClark continued to host the daytime version through most of its history, winning three Emmy Awards for best game show host. Clark subsequently returned to Pyramid as a guest in later incarnations.
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During the premiere of the John Davidson version inClark sent a pre-recorded message wishing Davidson well in hosting the show. InClark played as a celebrity guest for three days on the Donny Osmond version. Entertainment Weekly credited Clark's "quietly commanding presence" as a major factor in the game show's success. Clark hosted the syndicated television game show The Challengersduring its only season - The Challengers was a co-production between the production companies of Dick Clark and Ron Greenberg.
Hilton was later replaced by original host Monty Hall.
Clark aimed to challenge the dominance of Guy Lombardo 's New Year's specials on CBSas he believed its big band music skewed too old.
Following Lombardo's death inRockin' Eve experienced a surge in popularity and later became the most watched annual New Year's Eve broadcast. Following his stroke which prevented him from appearing at all on the edition Clark returned to make brief appearances on the edition, while ceding the majority of hosting duties to Ryan Seacrest. Reaction to Clark's appearance was mixed. While some TV critics including Tom Shales of The Washington Postin an interview with the CBS Radio Network felt that he was not in good enough shape to do the broadcast, stroke survivors and many of Clark's fans praised him for being a role model for people dealing with post-stroke recovery.
Clark's first love was radio, and in he began hosting a radio program called The Dick Clark Radio Show. It was produced by Mars Broadcasting of Stamford.
Despite Clark's enormous popularity on American Bandstan the show was only picked up by a few dozen stations and lasted less than a year. That company later merged with the Transtar Network to become Unistar, and took over the countdown program Countdown America.
The program ran untilwhen Unistar was sold to Westwood One Radio.
Music Surveyproduced by Jim Zoller. Clark served as its host until his stroke. Dick Clark's longest running radio show began on February 14, The first year, it was hosted by veteran Los Angeles disc jockey Gene Weed. Then invoiceover talent Mark Elliot co-hosted with Clark. ByClark hosted the entire show. Pam Miller wrote the program and Frank Furino served as producer.
Each week, Clark profiled a different artist from the rock and roll era and counted down the top four songs that week from a certain year in the s, s or early s.
The show ended production when Clark suffered his stroke.
However, reruns from the - era continue to air in syndication and on Clark's website, dickclarkonline. It featured the rock and roll stars of the day lip-synching their hits, just as on American Bandstand.
However, unlike the afternoon Bandstand program, which focused on the dance floor with the teenage audience demonstrating the latest dance steps, the audience of The Dick Clark Show sat in a traditional theater setting. While some of the musical numbers were presented simply, others were major production numbers. The high point of the show was Clark's unveiling, with great fanfare at the end of each program, of the top ten records of the previous week.
Sundays on ABC. Leonar judging and offering advice to amateur and semi-professional performers. While this show was not a success during its nearly three-month duration, Clark was one of the few personalities in television history on the air nationwide seven days a week. One of Clark's best-known guest appearances was in the final episode "The Case of the Final Fade-Out" of the original Perry Mason TV series, in which Clark was revealed to be the killer of an egomaniacal actor during the production of a television show.
Clark's most humorous appearance was on an episode "Testimony of Evil" of Police Squad! Clark attempted to branch into the realm of soul music with the series Soul Unlimited in The series lasted for only a few episodes.
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The Bloopers franchise stemmed from the Clark-hosted and produced NBC Bloopers specials of the early s, inspired by the books, record albums and appearances of Kermit Schafera radio and TV producer who first popularized outtakes of broadcasts.
Dick Clark Presents. Clark also hosted various pageants from on CBS. He did a brief stint as announcer on The Jon Stewart Show in Clark also produced the television series American Dreams about a Philadelphia family in the early s whose daughter is a regular on American Bandstand.
The series ran from to Clark wrote, produced and starred in the film Killers Threea Western drama that served as a promotional vehicle for Bakersfield country musicians Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens. Clark also appears in interview segments of another film, Confessions of a Dangerous Min which was based on the "unauthorized autobiography" of Chuck Barris. Barris had worked at ABC as a standards-and-practices executive during American Bandstand 's run on that network.
In the Dharma and Greg episode "Mission: Implausible", Greg is the victim of a college prank, and devises an elaborate plan to retaliate, part of which involves his use of a disguise kit; the first disguise chosen is that of Dick Clark. During a fantasy sequence that portrays the unfolding of the plan, the real Clark plays Greg wearing his disguise.
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In one episode he plays himself at a Philadelphia diner, and in the other he helps Will Smith 's character host bloopers from past episodes of that sitcom. InClark branched out from hosting, producing Where The Action Isan afternoon television program shot at different locations every week featuring house band Paul Revere and the Raiders.
Until recently, Salt Lake City, Utah had an airport location. Clark was the son of Richard A. He was married three times. His first marriage was to Barbara Mallery in ; the couple had one son, Richard A.
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Clark, and divorced in He married Loretta Martin in ; the couple had two children, Duane and Cindy, and divorced in His third marriage, to Kari Wigton, whom he married inlasted until his death. In Decemberthe year-old Clark was hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering what was initially termed a minor stroke. Although he was expected to be fine, it was later announced that Clark would be unable to host his annual New Year's Rockin' Eve broadcast, with Regis Philbin filling in for him.
Clark returned to the series the following year, but the dysarthria that resulted from the stroke rendered him unable to speak clearly for the remainder of his life. On April 18,Clark died from a fatal heart attack  at the age of 82 while undergoing a transurethral resection procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. Following his death, U. President Barack Obama praised Clark's career: "With American Bandstan he introduced decades' worth of viewers to the music of our times.
He reshaped the television landscape forever as a creative and innovative producer. And, of course, for 40 years, we welcomed him into our homes to ring in the New Year. He was an entrepreneura visionary and a major force in changing pop culture and ultimately influencing integration," Gordy said. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American radio and television personality. For other people named Dick Clark, see Dick Clark disambiguation.
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