Remembering Lew Klein

Hearst Television’s Emerson Coleman: “We have all benefited from Lew’s pioneering work. We are thankful for what he has given us today and for all the ways that he has already contributed to the next generation.”

NATPE’s Lew Klein Dies, Helped Create ‘American Bandstand’

A native of Philadelphia, Klein served as executive producer of American Bandstand, the popular music performance and dance television show hosted by Clark. Klein is credited with launching Clark’s career and served on the board of Dick Clark Productions.