Good Morning Peeps and Happy TGIF! For starters today, and in case you missed it, Danica McKellar was on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night!! She talks of Math and her book about it, but, she also talks about Dancing With The Stars and how she is facing her fears with it. Kevin Costner sits in with them as well. I want to see his new movie “Draft Day”!
ABC 27 in Hershey, Pennsylvania caught up with Charlie White, Sharna Burgess, Meryl Davis, and Maks Chmerkovskiy. They talk of the challenge of doing Stars On Ice while rehearsing for Dancing With The Stars. Note how Charlie and Sharna are practicing with a cane and an umbrella. All four give some hints on their dances at the end. Too fun!
Below is Tom Bergeron being interviewed by Mario Lopez last night at the Television Academy. He talks about Samantha Harris and how she has breast cancer. He also addressed the rumors of new co-host Erin Andrews behaving like a “diva” on set. Good ol’ Tom!
E News interviewed Erin Andrews on Dancing With The Stars. She talks of the rumors surrounding the show, staying fit, Samantha Harris, and more.
We should have seen this coming. Donny Osmond is going to be next week’s guest judge on Dancing With The Stars. From TV Guide….
Donny Osmond is heading back to Dancing with the Stars.
Osmond, who won Season 9 of the dancing competition, will be the guest judge on Monday’s episode, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
More at TV Guide.
ETA: ABC has now issued an official press release on this news too as well as some Disney details.
Disney week? Okay. I’m not as jazzed as everyone else, but I do like Prince Charming. But just who is going to BE Prince Charming – that is the question. Actually, it might be obvious from the list below….
And Courtney got her Wish!!!
Note – these are in no particular order. Yet.
ETA: Quoting Courtney, “We got some hardcore Disney fiends up in this mofo!”
Charlie and Sharna – Jazz (“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins)
Danica and Val – Quickstep (“Be Our Guest” from Beauty & the Beast)
James and Peta – Contemporary (“Let it Go” by Idina Menzel, from Frozen )
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Ya know… Conrad Green has received a lot of negativity because of all the changes to the show this season (and the last season), but, I don’t want him to leave Dancing With The Stars. Like it or not, he’s helped to keep this a popular show and I love it even when I’m not happy sometimes with some changes, etc. Here is more from Deadline about him leaving Dancing With The Stars.
“I’m enormously proud of everything we’ve achieved on Dancing with the Stars,” he told Deadline. “This has been the job of a lifetime and I’m thankful for every performance, every dancer and every colleague I’ve worked with over the years, and to ABC and BBC Worldwide Prods. for these past eighteen seasons. What was once a small dancing show has thrived and become a cultural phenomenon. But after almost 10 years, the opportunity to take on a project with the immense potential of Utopia was simply too good to pass up. The ambition and scale of the challenge is thrilling. I’ll miss everyone I’ve worked with on Dancing With the Stars and look forward to this next exciting chapter.”
For more, see Deadline. Thanks to Lisa for the heads up!
Below is a new ABC Entertainment Pop interview with Tony Dovolani. He discusses Dancing With The Stars, the judges, what it’s like to work with Nene Leakes this season, and the competition. Note how he mentions he and NeNe have a Fox Trot this week and the Disney character she is playing is perfect for her.
WZRA TV interviewed Sharna Burgess about she and Charlie’s upcoming “Disney” dance. She’s excited and says they are dancing a “Jazz” dance. They also discuss the switch up dance this past week and how she thinks the dance, the judging, and week was a “little off”. If the show does it again, she hopes they can sharpen everything up. Lots more below….
DWTS Gleb Savchenko, Tristan MacManus, Karina Smirnoff, Witney Carson, Kim Johnson Dance At St. Regis Monarch Beach
I’m not sure what this show was for (does anyone know more on this?), but, last night, Dancing With The Stars pros Gleb Savchenko, Tristan MacManus, Karina Smirnoff, Witney Carson, and Kim Johnson all travelled to St. Regis Monarch Beach, California to do a dance show. Below are some photos and video from the night courtesy of Gleb, ….and adding, Witney and Kim as well!! Too fun! It’s so good to see them all together!! Be sure to click on the “read more” below link to see more.
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