American BandstandAmerican Bandstand was a live dance music television show. It premiered as Bandstand on Philadelphia television on October 7, 1952 and was hosted by Bob Horn. On July 9, 1956, Horn was replaced by Dick Clark. The show was picked up by ABC August 5, 1957. It aired weekly until 1989.
The show featured real kids dancing to Top 40 type music, occasionally sung by the celebrities.