The 40th Dick Clark’s New Year's Rockin’ Eve, co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest, delivered ABC's biggest New Years' numbers in twelve years, with 22.6 million viewers.
In April 2012, Seacrest signed a deal with NBCUniversal expanding his on-air role beyond E! He contributed to the Today Show, Olympics coverage, entertainment programming, as well as news and other special events. News and host and produce its red carpet awards show coverage.
The following May, it was announced that ABC had won a multi-network bidding war for the rights to the show.
Even though only a teenager, he became a world-renowned athlete especially after appearing on the reality show "The Life of Ryan", which premiered on MTV in 2007.
Since, he has landed parts and appearances on both the small and the big screen.
In 2002, Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman. When the show increased in popularity, seen by some 26 million viewers weekly, Seacrest became recognizable around the world.
In 2003, Seacrest hosted the spin-off show, American Juniors.
Seacrest went on to study journalism at the University of Georgia in fall 1992.
He continued his radio show at a local Athens station.
Aside from generating an abundant fortune, Randy Sheckler set up 'Sheckler Foundation', a charity organization that mainly helps injured athletes and children in need.
Not surprising at all, Sheckler earned a place in Fox Weekly's '15 Most influential skateboarders of all-time'.
On December 31, 2005, Seacrest performed much of the show's hosting duties.