Dick Clark Productions, a "small, musty company, founded 57 years ago with 'American Bandstand,'" is undergoing an "unlikely comeback," writes Brooks Barnes. Key to the good news:
"Networks these days crave event television, and, increasingly, Dick Clark's live, star-studded spectacles are delivering it." There are 14 shows the company will deliver this year, among them
Sunday's Golden Globes and the new People Magazine Awards.
And speaking of awards shows, Oscar nominations will be announced on Thursday by "Chris Hemsworth, an actor whose films tend to
show up at the Academy Awards only in categories like Best Visual Effects," and AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, writes
The Wrap's Steve Pond.
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