Clark to Be 'Pyramid' Contestant
The Associated Press
Nov. 13, 2002
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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Former host Dick Clark is returning to the game show ``Pyramid'' _ this time as a contestant.
Clark plans to appear later this month on the revised version of his ``The $100,000 Pyramid,'' the trade newspaper Variety reported Monday. He hosted the daytime program from 1973 to 1988.
Donny Osmond is the new overseer of the quiz show. Stars Betty White and Coolio are set to join Clark in episodes scheduled to air Nov. 25-27.
Clark, 72, previously appeared as a player on the show when Bill Cullen hosted a once-a-week prime time version of ``Pyramid'' between 1974 and 1979.
``I hadn't done it in more the 20 years,'' Clark said. ``The answers come very easily when you're not in the hot seat. When you're in the other spot, the pressure's on.''
Osmond also acknowledged getting the jitters around Clark.
``It was a little nerve-racking, to be honest with you,'' Osmond said. ``To have the godfather of `Pyramid' watching you puts it all in perspective as to what an honor it is to host this show.''
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