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DWTS Russia Week 2: Gleb Savchenko And Adelina Sotnikova Take On The Cha Cha

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Shortly, Gleb Savchenko and his partner Adelina Sotnikova are going to dance a Cha Cha in week 2 of Dancing With The Stars Russia. We’ll be reporting on their dance as soon as we can. In the meantime, go to Russia TV to watch the show go down around 8:45a.m ET. You’ll get to see Gleb’s wife Elena Samodanova judge as well!

ETA: Gleb and Adelina scored a perfect 50 points from the judges and placed 2nd for the night (adding: or did they tie? It’s hard to understand since it’s all in Russian). They killed it out there tonight. Words that came to mind first on their dance: stylish, sleek, fun, colorful, light, and sexy. They brought the power and the fun! I also loved the gentle and fun way Gleb taught her. Be watching this link as they should be posting the video for their dance soon as well as all of the dances!

ETA2: Here’s some video….

February 21, 2015 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.

Reminder: Watch Gleb Savchenko, Adelina Sotnikova, Elena Samodanova In Dancing With The Stars Russia Tomorrow, February 14th

Hey All! Just a reminder!! Gleb Savchenko and his partner and ice skater Adelina Sotnikova will begin their run on Dancing With The Stars Russia tomorrow, February 14th. Gleb’s wife Elena Samodanova will also be on the show. Here’s a link for Dancing With The Stars Russia where you can possibly vote (though they may do it differently and I’m not sure how their version of the show works). It starts at 16:35pm Russian time. If you’d like a stream to watch it, dm me at twitter. Also, we’ll try and post their dances if and as soon as they are available on You Tube. Yay! Good Luck Gleb, Adelina, and Elena! You’ve got this!!!!

ETA: Gleb just wrote to inform us that Elena is officially a JUDGE on the show now. Oh, this is going to be so good. Be sure to watch!!!

ETA2: An update on Gleb and Adelina! According to Gleb at twitter they filmed the show and did really well. They received a score of 48 out of 50! He’s excited and said it was “awesome”. You can watch some video footage below. You can also see an instagram of Elena judging. Beautiful and so happy for them all. CONGRATS GUYS!!!

ETA3: Below you can watch Gleb and Adelina’s dance in full! Wow, they killed it indeed!!! Thanks to @Jane9668 for finding after I had to go away yesterday!

We killed it tonight!!! @adelinasotnikova_2014 #DWTSrussia #teamSotka

A video posted by Gleb Savchenko (@glebsavchenkoofficial) on

February 13, 2015 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 20 – Professional Dancer Announcement LIVE BLOG

Or sort a live anyway. Everything hinges on how they decide to do this. Not to mention that it’s 6am here and “Live” isn’t a word that describes me at this hour. I will do my best to put all the info that comes out into this post. They keep hyping that it’s going to be “BIG” and all other kinds of adjectives that probably won’t live up to the hype – but we will see soon enough. :-) Scroll to the bottom of the post for the live updates that aren’t actual Pro names.

And here are your Pros – supposedly this is IT:

Male Pros
Val – IN
Tony – IN
Mark – IN
Artem – IN

Female Pros
Sharna – IN
Peta – IN
Emma – IN
Witney – IN
Allison – IN
Kym – IN

ETA: Teasing the announcement at 7:20ish. :::sigh:::

ETA2: I’ve done a great job on my eyebrows while waiting for this announcement…. 😉

ETA3: Definitely Kym Johnson in silhouette!! Damn, missed the baby pix. Court is saying one is Mark and there’s a little blonde boy.  And Emma. :-)

ETA4: I’ve gotten used to the far superior CBS This Morning which doesn’t have nearly the commercials and a lot more actual news.  GMA is….not good.

ETA5: I don’t think those fans are that good – might be right on Val, but the other one looked like Artem to me. Love Melissa’s haircut.

ETA 6: Lost my stream, relying on Court. Val is for sure. They are claiming this is Len’s last “year”.

ETA 7: Still with the bigger and better tag line. Yeah. Sure. Switch up week is back.

ETA8: Hmmmm…..said there were four in studio and they have six more. ONLY TEN???

ETA9: If this is it, there’s going to be trouble on twitter. :-)

ETA10: Questions to the pros. Val’s dream partner. Answer: His season 20 partner. Question to Sharna: How do you prepare for the season? Answer: Picking music, etc.

Well everyone, discuss!! Is this it for the pro dancers this season? Are they holding a few back because Celebs haven’t signed yet? What do you think of this cast?

ETA11: Vogue here. According to US Weekly, TWO more pros will be announced at a later date!

ETA12: The Official Site has announced there will be two more pros announced later. There is a great write up on the ten pros announced today at the link too.

ETA13: ABC Media Net released an official announcement of the 10 pros. They also release info on the theme nights one of which includes “Spring Break” night. WHA?? 😯

February 11, 2015 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. :-)

New Promo With Gleb Savchenko In Dancing With The Stars Russia – Video

As you might remember from a previous posting, Gleb Savchenko is a pro in Dancing With The Stars Russia!!! Below is new promo with him. His partner is ice skater and Olympic Champion Adelina Sotnikova. Let’s wish them luck as the show premieres on the 7th of February. Hopefully, Gleb will post us a link for where we can vote when it’s time. Special thanks to Carlos and his Dancing With The Stars Brazil facebook page for all the help with this post.

January 31, 2015 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.

Dancing with the Stars Season 20 – PRO WATCH!!

LIVE BLOG is happening here,  which is where all the pros will be added as it happens. 

Well, a lot has happened since I last wrote one of these posts. In fact, I normally post pro watch for the spring season in early February – yet here we are. Why? Well, Derek is taking a season off to star at Radio City (looks so happy he may never come back), Cheryl appears to have retired from DWTS and is moving on to a different (reality-based?) show, and Val and Sharna are both blabbing about the next season. And as of last night, Karina is OUT. Hell, I had this post scheduled for tomorrow and here I am posting it today – ya’ll gotta have somewhere to be sad about Karina. (ETA: Vogue was at last night’s show and came away with different and new info re: Karina. Stay tuned.)

In Sharna’s case, I think her hint means she’s definitely IN – after last season I don’t think she would be coy if there were any doubt. And if there is doubt? Bad move, girl. As for Val – I don’t think there’s any way in hell he won’t be on, with Maks and Derek gone and Mark making noise. No way. And he’s saying yes, he is back. Read more..

January 25, 2015 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. :-)

Gleb Savchenko And Elena Samodanova To Dance In Dancing With The Stars Russia

A huge huge congratulations are in order for Gleb Savchenko And Elena Samodanova!! The two dance pros are dancing in Dancing With The Stars in Russia!!! See their twitter accounts here and here. They are beyond happy!! I’m going to cry I’m so happy for these two!!! So so cool!!! Twitter pic below courtesy of Elena Samodanova.

ETA: We wrote to Gleb to get more information on he and Elena. Here’s what he wrote to us:

Yes I’m doing DWTS in Russia which premieres on the 7th of February. I’m dancing and not judging. Elena is doing lots of choreography and opening show numbers. She supposed to be in the show as a dancer, but at the very last moment production changed the whole concept and instead of 6 boys and 6 girls now they have 14 boys so it means that celebs are only women and it’s 14 couples.
I’m very excited and can’t wait who is my partner gonna be!

Thanks Gleb!!! Much luck to the both of you!!! We’ll be sure to vote!!!

GlebEelena

January 15, 2015 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.

Dancing With The Stars Winter 2015 Miscellaneous Photos Of Our Pros

Below are some cool photos of some of the pros from Dancing With The Stars from their twitter and instagram accounts. You can see them at sea on the Holland America Cruise, on the road with the Dancing With The Stars Live Tour, enjoying some vacation time, doing some modeling, or working out, etc.. I can’t get enough! Beautiful!!!

January 7, 2015 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.

Dancing With The Stars Gleb Savchenko And Elena Samodanova Dance In Hong Kong – Videos, Photos

Dancing With The Stars Gleb Savchenko And his wife Elena Samodanova danced for a show in Hong Kong this past week. Here are a couple of videos courtesy of Elena. I can’t get enough of the passion. #DreamProsForDancingWithTheStars Also below are some photos of them over Christmas with their little princess Olivia courtesy of Gleb. #AwwwMoment

Ready for show tonight!!!! #dance #show #dressbyElena

A photo posted by ElenaSamodanova (@elenasamodanova) on

January 3, 2015 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.

Dancing With The Stars 2014 Cast Christmas Photos

Did you all have a Merry Christmas? It looks like the cast of Dancing With The Stars had a good one. Below are some instagrams from them all or their families. Each and everyone of them gave me an awww moment. See if they give you one too…

December 26, 2014 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.

Pure Dancing With The Stars: “A Tribute To The Troupe”

Lois has written us another fabulous blog for us and this time, she tributes the Dancing With The Stars Troupe and how much it’s evolved. WELL DONE LOIS! Thanks so much. Read on, Everyone…

I became inspired to write this essay one night as I was watching DANCING WITH THE STARS. I usually watch some dances as a way to unwind from my day. I was thinking what a commanding presence The Troupe has become on the show. I decided to give them their due.

A TRIBUTE TO A TROUPE

A definition of a Dancing Troupe is simply a group of dancers dancing together. However, A TRIBUTE TO A TROUPE encompasses a far-reaching definition. The Troupe has evolved over the seasons into an integral, important, incredible group!

The Troupe first appeared in Season 12. They played a more back-up role in their first seasons. But, Read more..

December 14, 2014 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.