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2008-11-13 03:00:10

U.S. recording artists Fergie and Kellie Pickler will appear on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2009," ABC said. Hip-hop star Fergie is to perform and act as host of the show's West Coast party, while country music singer Pickler has agreed to be a Times Square correspondent, the network said. This is the 37th consecutive year Clark has helped ring in the new year on television. The show is to begin on ABC at 10 p.m. ET Dec. 31. "New Year's Eve with Dick and Ryan...

2008-11-12 06:00:12

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm) announced today that the 2008 Family Entertainment Awards, formerly known as The Family Television Awards, will air as a one hour special on Friday, December 12 at 9:00 pm ET/PT on The CW. Joining this year as host is Tyler James Williams (Everybody Hates Chris). He will highlight the year's top moments in family friendly entertainment, including television shows, movies, and video games. The 2008 Family...

2008-09-17 21:00:17

Kellie Pickler has agreed to be a New York Times Square correspondent for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2009," ABC said Wednesday. The country music star was a contestant on "American Idol," the singing competition television series of which Seacrest is host. Pickler is to assume her ABC correspondent duties Dec. 31. The 3 1/2 hours of New Year's programming is to begin at 10 p.m. E.T., the network said.

2008-02-27 15:00:29

Dick Clark Productions, Inc. ("DCP"), a leading independent producer of television programming, announced today that Orly Adelson has been named President. Adelson, who is a prominent and distinguished producer in the television and film industry, will oversee all aspects of DCP's production, distribution and network operations. She also will be involved in implementing new strategies to leverage and expand the Dick Clark Productions brand. "This is an exciting company with enormous...

2006-08-28 03:07:10

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Too often, it seems, one has to die in order to receive a tribute from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences -- as was the case this year with Aaron Spelling. Fortunately, Dick Clark is here, though still battling the effects of a stroke suffered in late 2004. He was honored Sunday night on the Emmy stage for his vast contributions to the television business, particularly the iconic weekly music series "American Bandstand."...

2006-01-01 05:30:18

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Huge crowds braved tight security and cold, rainy weather to usher in New Year's on Sunday in celebrations at New York's Times Square marked by the return of veteran television host Dick Clark. The arrival of 2006 was also cheered in New Orleans, the historic Gulf Coast city devastated by Hurricane Katrina last August. Thousands of revelers packed the French Quarter to listen to music by Arlo Guthrie and bid good riddance to a year the city was...

2006-01-01 02:09:28

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Huge crowds braved tight security and cold, rainy weather to usher in New Year's on Sunday in celebrations at New York's Times Square marked by the return of veteran television host Dick Clark. Clark, battling back from a stroke that forced him to miss last year's show, returned to his longtime perch as host of his live "New Year's Rockin' Eve" show, which he started in 1972. "It's real good to be back with you again this year," Clark, 76, once...

2005-12-31 21:01:18

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Year's Eve revelers swarmed into New York's Times Square on Saturday to greet 2006, undeterred by cold, wet weather and tight security. The Times Square celebration was to mark the return of Dick Clark, who became a fixture on holiday television with his live "New Year's Rockin' Eve" show, which he started in 1972. Clark, 76, once known for his perpetually youthful appearance, missed last year's New Year's Eve show after suffering a stroke....

2005-12-30 18:20:20

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A year after he was sidelined by a stroke, veteran TV host Dick Clark returns on Saturday night to the annual New Year's eve broadcast he launched in 1972, but it remains unclear whether his Times Square homecoming will end up being a swan song. Clark, 76, has remained out of the public eye since falling ill in December 2004 though a recently published photo showed the once seemingly ageless host of "American Bandstand" looking haggard and...

2005-12-12 17:28:36

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Kanye West, Shakira, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Fall Out Boy lead the lineup for MTV's 14th annual New Year's Eve broadcast, which will begin at 10:30 p.m. ET. Common, All-American Rejects and Young Jeezy will also perform during the broadcast, while Run-D.M.C.'s Rev. Run is tipped to make an appearance. In other New Year's Eve news, Mariah Carey has joined the lineup for ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" and will perform live from...


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