dick clark productions' new children's comedy series, "The Weird Al Show" debuts Saturday morning, September 13th, on CBS

Burbank, California (September 11, 1997) dick clark productions, inc. (Nasdaq: DCPI) reported that its new children's comedy series, "The Weird Al Show," will begin airing on Saturday morning, September 13th, on CBS. DCPI is producing 13 episodes of the series for the 1997/98 CBS children's television season.

"The Weird Al Show" is an upbeat, fast-paced children's show featuring "Weird Al" Yankovic, who portrays an inventor living in a secret subterranean workshop. He is joined by a stream of visitors, ranging from playful characters to celebrity guests. "Weird Al" Yankovic is best known for his Grammy-award winning musical parodies.

"This series reflects the growing diversity in DCPI's television programming schedule as we develop new entertainment products for broadcast and cable television distribution," said Francis C. La Maina, DCPI President and Chief Operating Officer.

dick clark productions, inc. is a diverse entertainment enterprise, with a long history of profitable operations. The Company continues to develop new television programming and to capitalize on the value of its trademarks, positive image, expertise in entertainment and communications, and reputation for quality and reliability through three core business units.

dick clark productions, inc. is a leading independent producer of a wide range of television programming for broadcast networks, cable networks, distributors and advertisers.

dick clark corporate productions, inc., a subsidiary, specializes in the production of corporate events, meetings and trade shows, and corporate communications for major corporations.

dick clark restaurants, inc., a subsidiary, operates "Dick Clark's American Bandstand Grill®," a growing group of themed family restaurants.

Dick Clark Productions released this press release on September 11, 1997.

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