Ryan Seacrest: It's hard to imagine New Year's Eve without Dick Clark
UPI News Service, 12/29/2012
ABC will air a 2-hour tribute to the late Dick Clark before its New Year's Rockin' Eve broadcast in New York, host Ryan Seacrest said.
"It's hard to imagine New Year's Eve in Times Square without Dick," Seacrest said in an interview with Parade. "We plan to celebrate his life and legacy in special ways, but we've also made sure this year's show is bigger and better than ever. That's the way Dick would want it. He always aimed for the stars, and we will, too."
Clark, who died in April at age 82, hosted the annual New Year's Rockin' Eve from 1972 until 2005, when he turned over the main hosting duties to Seacrest.