Free DWTS Newsletter Want to receive the latest news on Dancing with the Stars sent straight to your email? Join hundreds of other DWTS fans who subscribe to Pure DWTS for FREE!

Dancing With The Stars Season 24 ‘Behind The Scenes’ Before The Premiere – Watch Live On Facebook

Below you can watch Tom Bergeron and the cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 24 preparing for the show “behind the scenes’ on Facebook. This is cool. I’m loving this…

ETA: Here they are Live on Periscope as well….

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.

The Pros Weigh In On Who Will Dominate On Dancing With The Stars Season 24 (Interviews)

The cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 24 teases on the new season and who will dominate. From Entertainment Tonight…

Read more..

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.

PureDWTS Season 24 Exclusive Interview: Gleb Savchenko Talks On The Premiere, Gleberika Specials, And Lots More

Dancing With The Stars Pro Gleb Savchenko answered a few questions for us about the new Season of Dancing With The Stars. He also answered a few questions on his dancing in the past. Lots more below including some hints of what’s to come tonight for the premiere. I love what he said on the costumes too. Ha! (((((THANKS GLEB))))) and bring On The Gleberika Specials!!

Voting Number for Gleb and Erika: please call 1-800-868-3405!

What inspires your dancing and choreography? The music, a theme or character,or something else? Also, what is your favorite dance to choreograph?

It’s a combination of all three it definitely starts with the music, then I come up with the theme and always try to make sure it’s something that works for my partner at the time. My favourite dance to choreograph was the Argentine tango because it’s something that had never been done before and was risky to do anything could’ve gone wrong.

What are the big differences between Strictly Come Dancing, DWTS and DWTS Russia and what element(s) of other versions of DWTS do you wish the US version would emulate?

DWTS definitely has the biggest stage production it feels like a huge stage show each week which I love, there’s absolutely nothing that I’d change about the US version of the show it’s awesome

Now a few questions on the new season: Read more..

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.

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.


ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos

Here is Idolxfactor1’s coverage too in case you can’t view the video above…

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.

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

A post shared by Gleb Savchenko (@glebsavchenkoofficial) on

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. 🙂 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.  Excerpts (and commentary) below.  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. 😉

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.

Read more..

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. :-)

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..

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.

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.

DWTS Season 24, Week ONE – Who’s Dancing What…and When?

It’s that time once again, folks…who got the easy dances and who got hosed…only hosed isn’t really hosed in week 1 if you’re a female celeb. Get the hard stuff out of the way early, eh?

You all probably saw Vogue’s post from a couple days ago with the press release about the songs and dances, but I do this post every week in hopes we’ll get the dance order too. Cross your fingers.

ETA: Claire (via DWTSGossip) has a screencap of what looks like the telepromptr which says Normani and Val are going first tonight. We’ll see, as these things can change during dress. But it makes sense since she’s a dancer and they like to open the show with a bang. 

Normani and Val – Quickstep  (Song: “Good Time Good Life” by Erin Bowman)
Dancing 1st
Phone 1-800-868-3410

Bonner and Sharna – Cha Cha (Song: “Move” by Luke Bryan)
Phone 1-800-868-3401

Charo and Keo – Salsa – (Song: “Cuban Pete” by Mambo Compañeros)
Phone 1-800-868-3402 Read more..

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. :-)