Ryan Seacrest will do the real heavy lifting for him tonight, as he has since Clark’s stroke in 2004. The show title has gotten complicated: it’s now Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2010.
Well, whatever it takes to keep everyone happy and Clark on the scene. Fergie will also be hosting a West Coast edition of the show from Las Vegas.
Here’s a quickie interview, with Clark noting that in early days he did the telecast “on top of a building with a ladder.”