Dick Clark

Mariah Carey says she was “mortified” in “real time” during her disastrous live performance moments before the ball dropped on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve.” Carey spoke to Entertainment Weekly in her first interview since the show in which she stumbled through her songs. At many points she stopped singing, even while a […]

  UPDATE: Dick Clark Productions is hitting back against Mariah Carey’s claim it sabotaged her live performance on its “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” special. Carey’s disaster during the annual New Year’s Eve special in Times Square made international headlines: The superstar vocally stumbled through her short set, failing to sing for most of it despite […]

Will Smith and his production company Overbrook Entertainment are reportedly developing a New Year’s Eve television special that would be similar to Dick Clark Productions’ “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” An insider tells the New York Post, “As of now, it’s being shopped to the networks. It would feature musical performances, possibly one […]

Love, peace and soul was the ‘Soul Train’ mantra and writer Nelson George has put all of the above into his new book, Soul Train: The Hippest Trip In America. George, a cultural critic who’s written over 15 books, says that he wrote the book to tell the accurate story of the show’s history as […]

Reaction to the death Wednesday of entertainment icon Dick Clark: ___ “Michelle and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Dick Clark. With ‘American Bandstand,’ 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 […]