Though Seacrest began his career in radio, he had a thing for TV too. So he started off small, hosting low-profile children's television programs, beginning with "Wild Animal Games" and "Gladiators 2000," both in 1995, and with "Click," a teenage game show, in 1997. Merv Griffin, executive producer of "Click," also pictured here, said he couldn't keep up with Seacrest's energy. He also liked the host's hair and personality and knew the girls in the audience would too.
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