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An American showbiz mogul; longtime host and producer of American Bandstand, now his company produces the American Music Awards, other cheesy awards shows, and filler television programming like blooper shows and bad movies. Nearly got nailed in the 50's payola scandals - he owned pieces of some of the music AB featured (via companies like Sea-Lark), even getting composer credits on songs he didn't write, IIRC. Was depicted as Adolf Hitler on The Residents' Third Reich'n'Roll LP cover.