At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which was owned by his uncle and managed by his father. He worked his way up the ranks and was promoted to weatherman before becoming a radio announcer. After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in business administration, Clark began working at several radio and television stations before landing at WFIL radio in While working at the station, Clark became a substitute host for Bob Horn's Bandstand, an afternoon program where teenagers danced to popular music, broadcast by WFIL's affiliated television station.
The Best New Year’s Eve TV Episodes
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That dichotomy ensures that the New Year is fertile ground for television, and the finest comedies and dramatic series use the moment to allow for contemplation amidst the alcoholic excesses. Here are 20 New Year episodes that offer an entertaining take on the aeons-old celebration — from emotional character pieces to geeky genre takes and old-fashioned barrages of seasonal comedy. Ad — content continues below. Earthly traditions were a common source of fun for the aliens on 3 rd Rock From the Sun , and the New Year is no exception.
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This is a list of guest stars who appeared on Futurama , an animated comedy created by Matt Groening. Like Groening's other animated show, The Simpsons , Futurama features a large number of celebrity guests contributing their voices to the show, whether as themselves or as fictional characters. This list does not include those celebrities whose voices were impersonated. Due to the futuristic setting of the show the majority of the guest stars playing themselves are actually playing their own disembodied heads in a jar. Guest stars are listed in chronological order by episode.
The special broadcasts primarily from New York City 's Times Square and prominently features coverage of its annual ball drop event, along with live and pre-recorded musical performances by popular musicians from Times Square and Hollywood. Since —17, the special has regularly included performances and coverage of midnight festivities from New Orleans in the Central Time Zone as well. In —75, the program moved to its current home of ABC, and Clark assumed the role of host. Following the death of Guy Lombardo and the decline of CBS's specials, New Year's Rockin' Eve grew in popularity and became ingrained in pop culture —even prompting Clark himself to make appearances on other programs in parodies of his role. To this day, New Year's Rockin' Eve has consistently remained the highest-rated New Year's Eve special broadcast by the United States ' major television networks; its edition peaked at