“The demo didn’t evolve, it’s just endured” since the 1960s when ABC promoted the measurement to sell ads on American Bandstand, Turner Entertainment Network President Steve Koonin told ad buyers this morning at his company’s upfront presentation. Show More Summary
It's like an American Bandstand performance but far less innocent and with a delightfully brash edginess to it.
Unlike “American Bandstand,” “Soul Train” was a genuine reflection of what was going on in American households.
"Music is the soundtrack of our lives." - Dick Clark Stevie Wonder performed a moving tribute at the 2012 American Music Awards last night, sharing fond memories of the late American Bandstand host. Dick Clark passed away in April at...Show More Summary
When Dick Clark died a few months ago, one of the most widely-circulated videos posted in his honor was a clip of Public Image Ltd.‘s 1980 appearance on American Bandstand. The group performed “Poptones” and “Careering” in the most sneering,...Show More Summary
Today marks the 49th anniversary of teen idol Lesley Gore’s American Bandstand performance of “It’s My Party” — a chart-topper with a catchy, melodramatic, but unmistakably girl’s-eye view. Followed by the similarly spirited “Judy’s Turn To Cry,” “She’s A Fool,” “You Don’t Own Me” and “That’s The Way Boys Are,” Gore’s early singles are often [...]
Left of Black S2:E31 | May 14, 2012 American Bandstand & the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Visual Literacy Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor Matthew Delmont (Scripps College), author...Show More Summary
Did Dick Clark Overstate the Role of American Bandstand on American Race Relations? On the May 14 th Left of Black Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Professor Matthew Delmont (Scripps College),...Show More Summary
Dick Clark, the creator and longtime host of American Bandstand and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, died on Apr. 18 of a heart attack. Here are some highlights from the beloved TV personality’s life:...
Two of my life's guideposts, American Bandstand and The Band, drew their last breaths a week ago with the deaths of Dick Clark and Levon Helm. Now the bandstand is less full, the songs less soothing, the beat a little harder to dance to...
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT The California Arts Council is in danger of losing its right to solicit voluntary contributions from California citizens through their state income tax returns. Though that wasn’t proving to be a very effective way of raising money anyway – the agency banked only $165,000 from CA’s nearly 40 million residents last year. Arts [...]Show More Summary
Ad Age: Ad Age alum Jim Forkan emailed us on Wednesday, in the wake of Dick Clark’s passing, to remind us that the “American Bandstand” leader had written a column for us once about youth marketing. We dug into the archives, and turns out he wrote two over the years. Show More Summary
Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at age 82, made rock-and-roll safe for American living rooms. He popularized the idea that teenagers are an important consumer group. And his nationally televised “American Bandstand” influenced music,Show More Summary
Legendary radio and television personality Dick Clark has been cremated, CNN reports. The host... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Dick Clark American Bandstand Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2011
Today on "Weeklings," we remember television legend Dick Clark, who died on Wednesday at the age of 82. I can't even decide my favorite thing about America's Oldest Teenager. American Bandstand helped legitimize youth culture, $25,000...Show More Summary
Two music legends -- "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark and The Band's Levon Helm -- passed away within days of each other and the outpouring of condolences from fans and peers of the music legends continues to swell.
NPR : I was about eight years old, in 1957, when I discovered American Bandstand. I used to ride the back of the couch in our family den, pretending it was a horse, as I’d watch the Warner Brothers westerns on TV. Then, through Bandstand, I discovered rock ‘n’ roll and abandoned my cowboy aspirations in favor of rock music. Show More Summary
American Bandstand was a television institution from 1952 until 1989, launching some of the most iconic acts of the 20th century, from Connie Francis to Janet Jackson and Madonna. And at its helm from 1956 until the show ended, the legendary Dick Clark left his mark on decades of music and style. Show More Summary