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Dick Clark, Television Rock 'n Roll Pioneer, Dies at 82

Dick Clark, who ushered in the rock and roll era on television where he was a fixture for five decades, died this afternoon (Apr. 18) after suffering a heart attack. He was 82. Clark apparently suffered the heart attack while he was in St. John's Hospital in Los Angeles for outpatient medical treatment. The television impresario, who host American Bandstand on television during the early dawn of rock and roll and later became known for his Rockin' New Year's Eve Specials and the American Music Awards, had been in unsteady health for some time....
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Barry Glazer Talks Career, New Regis Philbin TV Venture

Barry Glazer, a four-time Emmy winning director, has teamed up with talk-show powerhouse Regis Philbin to develop prime-time television entertainment programming that could see a return to a modern-day variety show. The unique partnership also includes cable television veteran Edward Walson and writer-producer-show runner Cort Casady. Where it goes is anyone's guess, but Regis is focused on family entertainment....