dick clark productions to Produce Arista Records' 25th
BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2000--Celebrating a quarter century of
contributions to the international music business, dick clark productions inc. will
produce a two-hour prime-time television tribute to the Arista Records music label and its
founder, Clive Davis.
Called "25 Years of No. 1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration," the
show will be taped on April 10, 2000, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for telecast
in May on NBC.
The special will feature historic film clips as well as live performances by artists on
the Arista label and other music superstars. Artists scheduled to appear include Whitney
Houston, Santana, Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan, Kenny G, Barry Manilow, Deborah Cox,
Carly Simon and Brooks & Dunn.
Dick Clark is executive producer. Barry Adelman and Larry Klein are producers. Jack
Seifert is executive in charge of production. Francis C. La Maina is executive in charge.
"Clive Davis and Arista have defined what's best on the world music scene and we are
honored to stage their tribute," said Clark, chairman and chief executive
officer of dick clark productions.
dick clark productions inc. is a leading independent producer of a wide range of
television programming for broadcast networks, cable networks, distributors and
advertisers, as well as a leading creator of award-winning communications experiences from
live events and meetings to integrated marketing programs for major corporations.
dick clark restaurants inc., a subsidiary, operates "Dick Clark's American Bandstand
Grill(R)" and "Dick Clark's AB Diner(SM)," a growing group of casual dining
restaurants. The company has also launched a new music, entertainment and e-commerce Web
site at www.dickclark.com.
NEWSFILE: 10 FEBRUARY 2000