Chinese firm Wanda to buy Dick Clark Productions

Nov 4, 2016
The Chinese Company Dalian Wanda Group has been on a shopping spree in Hollywood. Today, the company announced that it bought Dick Clark Productions. That gives them the rights to high-profile events like the Golden Globes awards and the Miss…
Dalian Wanda is buying Dick Clark Productions, its first step into TV production. Above, the Wanda cinema next to the Wanda Group building in Beijing. 
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Ryan Seacrest and the legacy of Dick Clark

Apr 19, 2012
American Bandstand legend Dick Clark's knack for spotting an emerging star is getting much attention today, but he was a very effective entrepreneur -- turning his public persona into a publicly traded company, Dick Clark Productions, that amassed a fortune.