American Bandstand premiered in September of 1952 on WFIL-TV Channel 6 in Philadelphia. It was a replacement for a weekday movie. Bob Horn was the first host along with his radio show of the same name on WFIL radio.
Dick Clark, oldest teenager in the world, will countdown to our brand new year of 2012. Dick Clark’s countdown to the New Year used to begin before dawn on New Year’s Eve, these days, he just reports to the studio in Times Square at 9 p.m.