Dick Clark Dead at 82


Radio and TV legend Dick Clark passed away today after having a massive heart attack. He was 82. According to TMZ, "America's Oldest Teenager", as he was dubbed, was in the hospital for an outpatient prodecure last night. 

Best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1956 to 1989 and  Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve, which he began in 1972. Clark never missed a show until 2004, when he suffered a stroke and gave the duties over to Ryan Seacrest. In 2006, Secreast took over hosting duties with Clark serving as a co-host. The company Clark founded, Dick Clark Productions, also produced countless awards ceremonies over the years. Clark is survived by his wife, Kari Wigton and three children from his previous marriages.

As The World Turns Replaced With Pyramid?


Entertainment Weekly is reporting CBS may have found a replacement show for As The World Turns once the sudser leaves the airwaves in September. According to the article, CBS has confirmed a pilot for a revamped version of  the game show Pyramid is currently being shot.
 
The nework hasn't  released any information on what will fill the time slot ATWT currently holds. Meanwhile, rumors are buzzing regarding the Tiffany network possibly picking up a talk show hosted by Valerie Bertinelli, which also is being created by CBS/Paramount studios.

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