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GMA Camera Blocking Interviews Before The Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Premiere

Below is Alfonso Ribeiro at camera blocking yesterday for the premiere of Dancing With The Stars Season 24 on GMA. Awww, looking good. I’m loving them all. It’s interesting too that Alfonso says to watch out for Nancy, Heather, and Simone. Let us know what you think in comments.


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March 20, 2017 I Written By

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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Lightning Round with DWTS Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Talks On Wedding Plans To Peta Murgatroyd

Maks Chmerkovskiy talked on his wedding plans this summer with ABC. Yu can also watch a lightening round below on Dancing With The Stars and more….

“Dancing With the Stars” professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy is looking forward to his summer wedding with fellow dancer Peta Murgatroyd.

The two announced their engagement in December 2015. Chmerkovskiy, 37, and Murgatroyd, 30, also welcomed their first child together in January.

“We have an amazing, amazing space on Long Island, Oheka [Castle,]” he told ABC News. “It’s going to be great.”

The historic hotel, located in Huntington, New York, is located on 109,000 square feet. It features 32 rooms, a grand staircase, a restaurant along with breath-taking gardens, featuring 14-foot trees, and views of the Gold Coast.

More at ABC.

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Rehearsals Behind The Scenes For The Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Premiere

Isn’t this a fun little facebook teaser for tonight’s premiere of Dancing With The Stars Season 24? Here’s to tonight!

And here are just a few more. More in a bit with some premiere coverage from GMA!

Get ready everyone… DWTS Season premiere tomorrow night @theprettymess #TeamPrettyXXpensive

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Writes On Dancing With The Stars Season 24

Maks Chmerkovskiy wrote how he’s feeling before the premiere of Dancing With The Stars 24. Read on for his special message. He’s got a lot to say….and I hope he won’t get lectured by his Grandmother again.

First day back on @dancingabc set! Excited, a little anxious and kinda feel like it's a brand new adventure. Nothing's been the same since the beginning of this year and I don't see why this season of #DWTS should be the same as others. I'm excited about this season's cast and proud to still be here! #OutWithTheOld I'm sure I'll say something outrageous without even realizing it (as always) at some point and grandma would lecture me for it (so glad she's not on social media) #GrandmaCouldTalk #ImStillMeTho I really hope I get to entertain, inspire, maybe even change someone's life a little bit….and most of all I hope to leave something so one day I can tell my son 'you were right there when mom and dad were still killing it'! #ChangedPerspectives #MomIsKillingForReal Let's have a super duper fun Season 24 😳 of the show that's become a staple in so many households around the world while putting smiles on GENERATIONS of people's faces! #IMightHaveBeenMoreLikeAThornThanAStaple PLEASE give a warm welcome to my incredible partner @heatherrelizabethh who has SOOOOOO MUCH to bring to the show and I can't wait for y'all to get to know her like I know her! #HeathersKneesAreSuperHard 😫 Be nice (if you can) and criticize appropriately (if you must). This world has been through so much since last season ended I think everyone agrees that tomorrow's premiere is HIGHLY ANTICIPATED! #LenGoodmanForPresidentOfEverything Soooooooo….. HERE WE GO AGAIN……………AGAIN!!! πŸ’₯✨🌟 Love, Me

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March 19, 2017 I Written By

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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Couples Promo Videos In One

Idolxfactor1 took all the couples promos for Dancing With The Stars Season 24 and put them in one. This is awesome awesome. Check it out!

March 18, 2017 I Written By

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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Hollywood Reporter Interviews DWTS Executive Producers, Including Questions about Heather Morris Extensive Dance Background

Well this is certainly an interesting interview. Remember the old saying “Me thinks they doth protest too much?” Yeah. This. πŸ™‚ Hollywood Reporter interviews executive producers Joe Sungkur and Ashley Edens about DWTS, including some tough questions about Heather Morris and her very obvious dance experience…and our execs have the company line down pat. Even if it is complete BS. Β Excerpts (and commentary) below. Β The way they write about Heather, it’s entirely possible that everyone (besides us) is starting to realize this show has jumped the shark totally and completely.

While most of the ensemble represents the show’s standard mix of actors, reality stars and pro athletes, there is one notable exception with the addition of Morris. Long before she became a household name as Brittany S. Pierce on Fox’s hit musical comedy, Morris was a professional dancer working for Beyonce. She danced backup on The Beyonce Experience world tour, and danced alongside her on Saturday Night Live, the American Music Awards and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, among others.

They really drive the point home here, don’t they? I think I love them. πŸ˜‰

Courtney: When the “coven” at Pure ain’t the only ones hip to the fact A PROFESSIONAL DANCER is part of the celeb cast this season and aren’t afraid to call TPTB out on it, you know this is gonna be a tough season for the higher-ups at DWTS.

Vogue: Oh boy, I can see what’s coming already.

Ahead of the premiere, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with longtime executive producers Joe Sungkur and Ashley Edens to find out what’s in store for the season, whether or not they think Morris has an unfair advantage, the reason behind the lack of Bachelorette stars and their dream contestants.

Again, more on Heather…and they’re bringing up the sore, Bachelorette point.

What’s the process like when pairing the stars with the professional dancers? What were the conversations for this season like? How much say do the dancers have in who they dance with?

Eden: There’s no real science or a perfect formula behind the pairing process. The dancers don’t have a say in who they’re getting. Jo, myself and [casting director] Deena [Katz] who books the cast. Deena will know the celebrities a little bit more. Joe and I work with the dancers day in and day out so together we try and make the best pairings based on height, personality [and] dance ability or lack there of. We try not to always put predictable pairings together. You’re not seeing Witney [Carson] with the exact same type person every single season. That’s a challenge. And ultimately we want everyone to be happy whether it’s the celebrity or the dancer. That’s at the forefront in making the strongest pairings.

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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. :-)

Dancing With The Stars Season 24 Premiere In Two More Days (Social Media Roundup And More)

Below are things from social media capturing our eye over the last few days and more. Only two more days and counting down to the Dancing With The Stars Season 24 premiere. How do they look? Let us know in comments….

Lots more goodies…. Read more..

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

New “Dance To The Movies” Spring Tour Schedule, See Shirley Jones, Leslie Ann Warren, Tony Dovolani, Anna Trebunskaya, And More

Would you like to some pros from Dancing With The Stars dance near you this Spring? If so, they may be coming to an area near you in “Dance To The Movies”. Special guest stars include Shirley Jones and Leslie Ann Warren. Rotating Celebrity Dance Pros from Dancing With The Stars include Tony Dovolani, Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin and Oksana Dmytrenko. Choreographers include Jaymz Tuaileva , Lacey Schwimmer, and Chelsie Hightower. More in detail at Broadway World. Below is the new Schedule. Producer Scott Stander says “it’s so much fun”.

DANCE TO THE MOVIES TOUR SCHEDULE:

STARRING Lesley Ann Warren:
Fri, Mar 31 – Sunrise Theatre for the Performing Arts, Ft. Pierce, FL – 8:00PM
Sun, Apr 2 – Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA – 3:00PM
Thu Apr 6 – Eppley Auditorium & Steinbrenner Performing Arts Center, Culver, IN – 8:00PM
Sat Apr 8 – St. George Theatre, Staten Island, NY – 8:00PM
Fri Apr 21 – The Corbin Arena, Corbin, KY – 7:00PM
Fri May 12 – The Colosseum at Caesar’s, Windsor ON – 8:00PM

STARRING Shirley Jones:
Thu Apr 27 – NYCB Theatre At Westbury, Westbury, NY – 8:00PM
Sat Apr 29 – North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA – 2:00PM and 8:00PM

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Erika Jayne And Charo Talk On Preparing For Dancing With The Stars, See Rehearsal Footage

Charo and Erika Jane talked with the Morning Blend about Dancing With The Stars. Charo is ready to cuchi cuchi and is in her own orbit. She’s also inspiring the cast. Erika wants to entertain and have fun. She loves her partner Gleb Savchenko too. You can also see them both in rehearsals. See the link for much more.

March 17, 2017 I Written By

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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Witney Carson Talks On The DWTS Season 24 Premiere With Chris Kattan

ET talked with Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson today. She discussed how she and her partner, Chris Kattan, are preparing for the premiere. Here is more….

“I’m feeling really good! My choreography plan, and I’m going to be completely honest, is doing just completely outrageous things,” Witney dished. “Like, I’m just going to do it so that people remember that routine. There will be something in there, a moment, or a couple of moves — something that people will go, ‘You know what? That was really cool. I remember that over the other dances because it was completely different.'”

“That’s what I’m going to try and do,” she continued. “Just make Chris stand out as best as I can. I think that the choreography’s going to complement him and his personality, let him be the star.”

“I mean, I think that it’s pretty self-explanatory, it’s really iconic,” she teased, laughing. “You have to pay tribute to A Night at the Roxbury when doing a ‘What Is Love’ dance. There’s gotta be some moves in there. I don’t want to give anything away, but I think people will be super excited to see it. It will just be a really fun premiere.”

And although things seem to be going pretty smoothly in rehearsals for #TeamMangoTango, Witney told ET that being paired with a comedian sometimes makes it hard to focus.

“He is very different from any partner I’ve ever had, which is so great,” she gushed. “We’re both really excited to dance together for everybody. He is hilarious! He makes me laugh during rehearsals the whole time.”

“I mean, everything he does is funny,” she added. “He’s always making jokes and always just being completely himself.”

Chris is going to be a kick. More at ET.

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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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.