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Dancing With The Stars Lindsay Arnold And Wanya Morris Talk To Access Hollywood

Lindsay Arnold And Wanya Morris talked to Access Hollywood all about their partnership and dances on Dancing With The Stars. He gives his energy to Lindsay every day. They are so adorable. Below is more….

May 5, 2016 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 . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Season 22, Week 7 – Dancing by the Numbers

I must say, week 7 of Season 22 was exceptionally dull until about the halfway point of the night. Super dullsville until we got to (surprise, surprise) Wanya and Lindsay. Major props to Lindsay for bringing the whimsical style foxtrot to the show – I could totally see Derek choreographing that dance. I can’t give a bigger compliment. Was it perfectly executed? No – but I loved it more than one of the so-called perfect dances.

Which brings me to Val and Ginger. I LOVED that dance. I thought it was beautiful. Would I have given it a 30? Based on what I had seen up to that point on Monday night, no – probably a 28 or 29.  When comparing it to Nyle, Wanya and Paige’s dances earlier in the season, it wasn’t even close to a 30. When stacked up side by side with Paige’s dance on the same night – not even close. Paige’s dance was jam packed with content, was extremely fast, harder, and better performed. Were both dances perfect? No. Paige had a couple sync issues while Ginger’s arms got thrown away more than once. I find it a disservice to both women to give those dances the same perfect score when Paige is dancing at a much higher level. Not only that, but (as has happened in the past to Val and Maks’ partners) she will now expect high scores for less than perfect dancing and will be upset if and when it doesn’t happen.  She will be blindsided. And Val will not help her temper her expectations – we saw that with Maks many times. They buy into their own PR instead of attempting to be pragmatic or realistic. …Read more

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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. :-)

WATCH Sharna Burgess And Antonio Brown In Rehearsals For DWTS Week 8

Below you can watch Sharna Burgess and Antonio Brown getting ready for Dancing With The Stars week 8. Looking good so far….and I’m liking the pep talk.

ETA: Antonio visited the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Wednesday to announce the date of his inaugural celebrity softball game. If you’d like to see a video and some sweet photos, see WPXI.

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

Dancing With The Stars Bruno ­Tonioli To Guest On Michael McIntyre’s Big Show In The UK

Dancing With The Stars Bruno ­Tonioli is going to guest on Michael McIntyre’s Big Show In The UK on BBC One. Below is a fun teaser. Thanks the Nathan for sending.

May 4, 2016 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 . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Alexander Jean aka Mark Ballas And BC Jean To Go On 2016 Summer Tour

Get ready! Mark Ballas and BJ Jean are going on tour this summer. If interested in seeing them in a city near you, see Bands In Town Tickets or Ticket Master. Thanks to @DWTSGossip for the heads up.

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

Peta Murgatroyd And Nyle DiMarco Talk On Their Communication And More On Dancing With The Stars – New Interview

Peta Murgatroyd and Nyle DiMarco were interviewed on Access Hollywood today on Dancing With The Stars. They talk on how they communicate while dancing and more. So cute…

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

Robert Herjavec, Kym Johnson, And More DWTS Alumni To Star In “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens”

Today Entertainment Weekly announced more cameo roles in “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens”. Lots of Dancing With The Stars alumni are a part of the series including Kim Johnson and Robert Herjavec. “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” premieres July 31 at 8 p.m. ET on SyFy.

Probably the most notable of the celebrity announcements is Stacey Dash, the political pundit and actress, who will play the mayor of Chicago. Additionally, Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, Wayne Newton, and Todd, Savannah and Grayson Chrisley (Chrisley Knows Best) will appear as themselves.

Playing Astro-X rocket scientists and astrophysicists will be Cynthia Bailey (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank), Kym Johnson (Dancing with the Stars), TV host Carrie Keagan, T’Keyah Crystal Keymah (In Living Color), and Baywatch stars Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul. Benjy Bronk (The Howard Stern Show) will appear as a morning show host, and Duane Chapman (better known as “Dog the Bounty Hunter”) will play a chainsaw dealer.

Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts plays the manager of the Shark World hotel, David Faustino (Married with Children) appears as a Las Vegas gambler, Lori Greiner (Shark Tank) shows up as a home shopping guru, and MMA fighter Frank Mir is the head of security for the Shark World hotel. Finally, Patti Stanger (Millionaire Matchmaker) is playing a reporter and Corey Taylor of Slipknot appears as a Shark World hotel security guard.

These celebrities will join previously announced stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff, Ryan Newman, Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha, and Cheryl Tiegs. Sharknado: The 4th Awakens premieres July 31 at 8 p.m. ET on SyFy. Check out the poster below.

To read more, see Entertainment Weekly.

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

Angels Weigh In: What’s Up With The Scoring Mishaps On Dancing With The Stars?

What is going on with the goofy scoring mistakes this season on Dancing With The Stars? I just find it odd that this is such an issue when it never has been before? TV Guide has a report on it.

TVGuide.com was in the audience during Dancing with the Stars Monday night, when both Kim Fields and Von Miller were sent home. The moment was as much a testament to the higher stakes in the game now as it was the power of a fan army, whose votes can keep a contestant alive no matter the score. TVGuide.com also witnessed the second scoring snafu of the season, in which Nyle DiMarco again saw a 10 vote reduced. What gives?

“I have no idea what happened,” Nyle told reporters after the show, “but I’m going to take it as a compliment. I still got two 9s and a 10.” Nyle, who in April got enthusiastic 10s from Bruno Tonioli and guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy for his Viennese waltz only to see those scores reduced to 9s, again watched Bruno register shock and confusion after his 10 turned out to be really a 9.

Sources on set maintain the official story that judges write down a written score that’s whisked away by producers and taken up to be tallied right before the judges wave their paddles. (There are at least 100 people, including cameramen, stagehands and producers flurrying around in all-black during the show.) Whatever score they write down remains the official one, no matter if they change their minds, and no matter what their paddles say. “That’s the thing about live TV,” one the many people working in the studio said. “You just never know.” Still, it seems odd. Why would judges appear to be so confused by something they wrote with their own hands? And why not just have the scoring transparent, so everybody can see the real vote at the same time?

Carrie Ann also talked on this issue in one of her blogs recently at Access Hollywood.

After every performance, we immediately write down our scores on a piece of paper. I pass off the paper to my left, [to] one of our producers who takes it to the booth so that when we are asked to say our scores, the graphics can come up at the same time for the audience at home. This paper is the official score and once it goes in, it is in. Last night, after Nyle and Sharna danced, Maks and Bruno both scored the dance 9, the same as I did. Len is the only one who wrote down that he wanted to give a 10. Maks and Bruno I think changed their minds and wanted to give a 10, but the paper had been turned in. And no matter what, what we write down is the official score and it can’t be changed. And they decided to give 10s after the deadline so it was not counted. Personally, I thought it was an outstanding dance and I found the poetry of his expression mesmerizing, but his top line was not perfect in my humble opinion. In trying to look at this in the positive, Nyle and Sharna won the night. Whether they got those two extra points or not from Bruno and Maks, they still came in on the top of the leaderboard and it did not affect their standing. The official score was indeed a 37. Three 9s and one perfect 10 from Len.

Back in the day, we used to have electronic key pads, where we would key in the numbers, but sometimes, we would change our mind and reenter the score but mid reentering it, the score would disappear and we wouldn’t know which score was counted officially. It still happens where we can scribble out the scores before we turn in the official paper, but once the paper goes in, we cannot change the score. We have standards and practices and we are an official competition so there are rules that must be in place. This is one of them.

It’s just so strange. Maybe they should go back to the electronic key pads. Heidi and Court, what do you think?

Court: I’ve gotten asked a few times what I think of the scoring snafus, and after ruminating on it for awhile, I can only come up with two theories, and neither one is particularly solid: either the judges are getting senile/doing whatever the hell they please, or this is yet another tactic to ensure that Nyle isn’t running away with the competition. After hearing the story behind the goof during switch week, I honestly just thought “Well, Len is getting old, and he seems more crotchety this season – maybe he really couldn’t hear what Maks & Bruno were saying.  The crowd was pretty loud after that dance.” Hell, I’m only 31 and sometimes I find myself completely mishearing something my coworker has shouted at me across the office over the din of a couple people talking at a normal volume; Len is 72, and having to hear whispered things over the roar of a live studio audience. I don’t think it’s a stretch to assume that he may have been trying to read their lips, and someone mouthing “nine” and “ten” look pretty similar. Or maybe Bruno & Maks (and then Bruno again, this week) really just DGAF and decided to throw up a “10” even though they wrote down “9”. Because reasons. Beyond that, my only other thought is that it’s a tactic to make it look more like a horse race, and less like Nyle is running away with the competition – just changing the judges’ scores and acting like it was a mistake. But even then, I guess I just wonder “Why not just tell the judges ahead of time that they can’t give Nyle higher than a 9?” The judges are company guys, if they want to keep their job, they need to fall in line with whatever narrative they’re fed. Obviously they’ve been playing into the Ginger pimping, and fell hook, line, & sinker for the Antonio “comeback” storyline last week.  Why would they suddenly resist the potential “don’t overscore Nyle” storyline? There’s just some holes that I can’t quite reconcile.

Heidi: There’s always the possibility that they’re just incompetent. 🙂 Sometimes you have to go with Occam’s Razor – the simplest explanation is often the correct one (horrible paraphrase, but you get my drift). It is VERY odd, all that said. We haven’t had this problem but once or twice over the entire previous 21 seasons and now we have it TWICE in one season and both times during the same contestant?? It does tend to make one think that something funky is going on.  It used to be they each wrote their own score down – if you watch the judges table immediately after the dance ends, you can often see CAI and Bruno reach over to the pad and write something down.  If they’ve STOPPED doing that and they’re just telling Len, they need to reconsider that idea. It’s just getting embarrassing now.  Not to mention that they’re probably getting calls from Standards and Practices – if that’s still what it’s called.  And really, the way they’ve been scoring, there’s really no need to mark down Nyle to make it a horse race – they’ve been overscoring Ginger by a good degree, along with Antonio, so that should do the trick!

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

DWTS Carrie Ann Inaba Interviewed On New Romance, Judges Pick Dance, And More

Today, Carrie Ann Inaba was a guest on Kelly And Michael. She talked about Dancing With The Stars, the new Judges Dance for next week, and how she is happier than she has ever been in her life. *Awww* More below…and she looks beautiful. I loveeee her SHOES and white is her color. Thanks to @Idolxfactor1 for recording.

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

New Val and Maks Chmerkovskiy “Our Way” Tour Inspiration Promo

Below is a new “Our Way” tour promo with Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy. They talk on the inspiration for their show and more.

If you haven’t got tickets to the “Our Way” tour, see this link.

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