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DWTS Season 4 on GSN Tomorrow!! Programming Notes

Don’t forget! Tomorrows the day!

Per my DVR, GSN is airing Weeks 1 and 2 of Season 4 tomorrow starting at 6 pm Eastern time – check your local listings.  I would be tempted to assume that means that the Pacific time zone will see it also at 6 pm, but it’s hard to say. Check now. :-)

On January 28th, next Saturday, they are airing weeks 3 and 4, both performance and results shows, in order.  At least, that’s what my Tivo says. :-)

This guy isn’t on Season 4…or is he? :-) Since we don’t get to see him most of the season, I’m adding him here. :-) A girl’s gotta have her fix.

Photo: Courtesy of GSN; Photography: Kevin Lynch

January 20, 2012 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

R.I.P. Etta James: Dancing With The Stars Season 8 Flashback

Our hearts and deepest condolences go out to the friends, friends, and fans of the legendary Etta James who died of leukemia complications today at 73. Many fans of Dancing With The Stars might remember this famous performance when Etta sang her classic hit song “At Last” on Dancing With The Stars Season 8, Week 5, April 7th, 2009. Karina Smirnoff and Maks Chmerkovskiy danced so beautifully to it, remember? We dedicate this post to Etta James, her life, music, and this memory we’ll never forget!!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Derek Hough Tweets Instagrams Of Cobu3D (Photo)

Wow, what a steamy picture, huh?!! Talk about taking a girl’s breath away! :mrgreen: 8O Above is an “instagram” Derek Hough tweeted which looks like a movie still he played with from his new movie Cobu3D. Derek has been putting in some long days helping with the finishing touches to the movie. Our Miss Heidi has even more pictures she’s found floating around out there of Derek on the set of Cobu3D, etc. So, be sure to check out Pure Derek Hough when you can to see all the latest.

Who can not wait for this movie to come out? This waiting is a killer!!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS13 End-of-Season Award Winners – Which Celeb Improved the Most?

Other responses:

Ricki/Ricky/Rickie/Ricci – 14

Chaz/Chazz – 2

JR/They were all bad except JR – 2

Kristin – 1

GET NANC OFF THE STAGE – 1 (Who’s “NANC”?)

Courtney: I really don’t think any of the other contestants had such a profound transformation as Rob – after week 1, I think I said “Yeeeep, he’s a goner next week or the week after!” and then each week, he actually started to get better…and better…and better…and more likeable, too.  Like his buddy Romeo (who went to USC too…did you know that? ;-)), he seemed to let go of his “tough guy” image, and really embraced the experience…and when celebs with hang-ups finally open up, that’s when they really start to get good.  I know there are people who still swear that Rob can’t dance – but really & truly, he ended up outdancing both JR & Ricki in the finale, and probably cumulatively had better technique than everyone except Ricki during the whole duration of the competition.  Continue to deny it, if you wish – but from a technical standpoint, the boy did improve :-) Nancy did improve, but I don’t think she had the same leaps & bounds that Rob had; Hope was so all over the place that it was hard to tell if she was really improving, or was just sucking less than the previous week – I would say her foxtrot, quickstep, and instant jive were high points, but compared to all the low points (pretty much every other dance she did), I think she ended up pretty weak overall.  David did legitimately improve – he would have probably been my 2nd choice after Rob for this award.  He started off as a pretty hot mess and then managed to gain some focus to take him further.  Ricki was more like a Hines to me – started off good, and stayed good for most of the season.  Any improvement was minute, as she never really stunk to begin with.  Chaz improved, but did seem to hit a wall by the time he left; was Kristin even around long enough to see any improvement? And as for JR…oy.  He actually seemed to get worse during those last few weeks, but I think he had the right energy (and a big enough fanbase), so he managed to still win.

Heidi: I find it pretty hard to argue against Rob on this one – I mean, I was rooting for him!! Not only did he improve as a dancer, but you could tell that he really liked hanging out with Derek and Mark….well, the whole cast. He was having FUN. He was making jokes at his own expense. He was just funny.  It’s almost like this was the first time that HE got to be the center of attention and he blossomed because of it.  I think DWTS really improved his sense of self-worth which is a great thing.  He went from gossiping about the cast to being part of that family and being invested in it.  It was very nice to see.  ”They are all bad except JR” – what, are you FIVE?? Sheesh.

Vogue: Yep, Rob Kardashian all the way on this one!! When I first heard he was going to dance, I was turned off especially being I’m not a fan to the Kardashian’s in general. I thought between he and his sisters, they’d turn this show upside down with all the attention focused on them. I thought Rob would be a horrible dancer. I didn’t think he’d care about dancing, growing, or advancing. Wow, was I ever wrong and I love it when people do that to me. Rob not only listened to Cheryl, worked hard, and improved his dancing, he wanted to grow as a person as well. I was a total fan by the end and even hoped and thought he’d deserved first place. What a class act he turned out to be!! He will not only go down as most improved, but, as one of my favorite contestants on this show!! I was continually impressed with Chaz and how he worked so hard and improved too. Hope improved as well, but, much too late and her attitude was questionable all through out the show and until the end.

*photo courtesy ABC/Adam Taylor

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Check out some of my other work at pureamericasgottalent.com!

DWTS Kym Johnson And Tristan MacManus Out And About, Chat About Their Christmas Vacations (Video)

We haven’t seen much of Tristan MacManus and Kym Johnson after Season 13 ended since they both took Christmas vacations in their homelands of Ireland and Australia. Well, the two are back in sunny California now. Henry of PopTVDotCom caught up with the two out on the town to talk about it. Tristan is such a gentlemen. Look how he asks Henry questions instead and shakes his hand at the end. So cute! They come on at the 12:36 mark.

For those interested, don’t forget you can see Tristan teach and dance with Lacey Schwimmer in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida from January 26th-28th. After that, you’ll be able to see Tristan perform with Mark Ballas, Peta Murgatroyd, and Karina Smirnoff on Feb. 4th and 5th. See the links for additional information.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.