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American Bandstand (tv program)

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  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles.
  • Imagineers to become Disney Legends during D23 Expo

    Imagineers to become Disney Legends during D23 Expo
    Two Imagineers with major influences on attractions at Walt Disney World and other theme parks will be officially tabbed as "Disney Legends" next month. Tony Baxter and Collin Campbell will be honored alongside TV producer/host Dick Clark, actors Billy...

    Famed producer, TV host Dick Clark dies at 82

    Famed producer, TV host Dick Clark dies at 82
    Broadcast icon Dick Clark, the longtime host of the influential "American Bandstand," has died, publicist Paul Shefrin said. He was 82. Clark suffered a heart attack while at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica for an outpatient procedure, his...

    Appreciation: Dick Clark and the TV-ization of rock 'n' roll

    Appreciation: Dick Clark and the TV-ization of rock 'n' roll
    Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, is rightfully being hailed as a pioneer of popular culture. And that's fair enough. In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the reach of his daily"American Bandstand"show and his myriad prime-time special productions...

    Don Cornelius dies at 75; creator of 'Soul Train'

    Don Cornelius dies at 75; creator of 'Soul Train'
    The idea was simple — but groundbreaking: Create a live showcase for black music, modeled on "American Bandstand." Don Cornelius pulled $400 from his own pocket to launch the dance show on a local Chicago TV station in 1970. As host and executive...