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Interesting 2016 Emmy Nominations Numbers Report, How Dancing With The Stars Ranked

According to TV By The Numbers, Dancing With The Stars ranked 5th in TV viewers of the 20 Emmy Nominated Series. Excellent….

5. ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (ABC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 1.8. Viewers: 11.97 million.

4. ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (NBC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 1.9. Viewers: 6.54 million.*
(*Ratings for the summer 2015 season. The current season will be eligible for next year’s Emmys.)

3. ‘Modern Family’ (ABC, comedy series)
Adults 18-49: 2.6. Viewers: 7.92 million.

2. ‘The Voice’ (NBC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 2.6. Viewers: 11.15 million.*
(*Averages for all episodes on all nights it aired.)

1. ‘Game of Thrones’ (HBO, drama series)
Adults 18-49: 3.9. Viewers: 7.69 million.

For the complete Top 20, see TV By The Numbers.

Also, CBS News did a number count of the Most Nominated Programs. Dancing With The Stars placed in the top half or so. Check it out here. Fascinating!! For more on Dancing With The Stars and it’s Emmy Nominations, see this previous post.

July 14, 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.

***2016 Emmy Nominations For Dancing With The Stars***

Congratulations to Dancing With The Stars! Our favorite show has just been nominated for for OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM!! Other nominations for “Outstanding Reality Program” include American Ninja Warrior, Project Runway, The Amazing Race, The Voice, and Top Chef.

Also, Derek Hough has been nominated for “Outstanding Choreography” for “Footprints In The Sand/Grace Kelly/Cry Little Sister”!! Other nominations in the “Outstanding Choreography” category are America’s Best Dance Crew (Runaway Baby/Take U There/Summer Thing Quest Crew), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (I’m So Good at Yoga/A Boy Band Made Up of Four Joshes/Settle For Me Kathryn Burns,), So You Think You Can Dance (Beautiful Friends/November/Gimme All Your Love Travis Wall), So You Think You Can Dance (Dibidy Dop” Anthony Morigerato). More on Derek at Pure Derek Hough including videos.

Stay tuned for updates as we go through the press release….

ETA: Also….

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 2)”
Jimmy Kimmel Live “In Brooklyn” ABC
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver “Episode 303” HBO
Saturday Night Live “Host: Ariana Grande” NBC
The Big Bang Theory “The Celebration Experimentation” CBS

Outstanding Costumes For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “Disney Night / Costumes: dancers only”
Grease: Live “Costumes: all”
RuPaul’s Drag Race
“Keeping It 100! / Costumes: RuPaul only”
The Wiz Live! “Costumes: all”

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 1)” ABC
Grease: Live FOX
“Y’all Ready For This” Comedy Central
Saturday Night Live “Host: Fred Armisen” NBC
The Wiz Live! NBC

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program – 2016
Ryan Seacrest American Idol
Tom Bergeron Dancing With The Stars
Jane Lynch Hollywood Game Night
Steve Harvey Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey
Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn Project Runway
RuPaul Rupaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding Lighting Design | Lighting Direction For A Variety Series – 2016
American Idol “Finale” FOX
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 2)” ABC
Saturday Night Live “Hosts: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler” NBC
So You Think You Can Dance “Season 12 Finale” FOX
The Voice “Episode 917A ”

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic) – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “Halloween Night” ABC
Grease: Live FOX
“Y’all Ready For This?” Comedy Central
Saturday Night Live “Host: Ryan Gosling” NBC
The Wiz Live! NBC

“Grease Live” was also nominated for:
“Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special”
“Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Lighting Design | Lighting Direction For A Variety Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special”
“OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM – 2016”
Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special”

EIGHT total nominations for Dancing With The Stars! TEN total Emmy nominations for Grease Live! (If we missed any, let us know)

The Winners will be announced on September 18, 2016 at 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT on ABC. To view more 2016 Emmy Nominations, see Emmys.com.

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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 Julianne Hough Press Day For “Running Wild With Bear Grylls”

As you might know from a previous post, Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough will be appearing in the new season of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” on August 1st and 2nd. Today she did some press for it. First, you can watch her interview with Today below courtesy of News Update. Later, we’ll add her appearance with AOL Build via @Idolxfactor1 and maybe more as she also did some radio interviews too. So, stay tuned and check back later.

ETA: You can also watch an interview with Julianne with Bear Grylls with Access Hollywood Live here and here (sorry they won’t let me embed them like they use to). They talk on “Running Wild”, but, Julianne also talks on her future on Dancing With The Stars. She says “maybe” to judging again or she says she will be involved in some way at some point in time. Bear says an absolute “no” to Dancing With The Stars! lol He’s too funny.

You can also read a really cool interview with Julianne at Haute Living and see some beautiful photos. Here’s a take from the link where she talks on her future as well.

She’s adamant about one thing regarding her future path: “I don’t want to settle for anything else,” she says firmly, noting, “I’ll have been in L.A. ten years in August. It’s hard coming here. When you’re a kid, you’re like, ‘Yeah, I’ll take any risks and I’ll just go for it.’ L.A. and Hollywood and the career I’ve chosen, it kind of wears on your childlike dreaming a little bit and so you get complacent. Now I’ve got to be able to pay rent.”

What Hough wants most of all is to return to the point of being fearless about her future. “I’m kind of realizing that I need to find that child again and just go for things, take risks and be adventurous. My 18-year-old self had $2,000 when I moved out here. I just always thought I’d figure it out, and I did. I have to have that same mentality now as I’m getting older so that I don’t just play things safe, so that I do things that really excite me.”

As she sets out on an entirely new journey—a smart career path, marriage and potential motherhood—she acknowledges that life is pretty good. “I think now I’m in a place where I really only want to do things that are fun and make me happy. That could be a dramatic role and something serious, but it has to be something that I’m passionate about.”

Lastly, and as promised, below is also their interview on AOL Build. The doo doo preview of “Running Wild” is hilarious. Special thanks to Lori, Abby, and Idolxfactor1 for all the help today.

ETA2: First Look has some press photos from the Empire State Building too. What a day for Julianne and Bear!

ETA3: If you go to the 24:00 minute mark, you can listen to Julianne on the Opie With Jim Norton Show:

July 11, 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 Derek and Julianne Hough Hold Their First “Move Interactive” Experience With Fans And Friends

Dancing With The Stars Julianne and Derek Hough held their first “Movie Interactive” fitness class in the Sherman Oaks area and Pulse Fitness Studio in Los Angeles, California on Saturday. Fans and friends like Sasha Farber, Emma Slater, Julz Tocker, Jason Glover, and Hayley Erbert turned out in the masses to take part and/or joined in on the festivities afterwards. One fan at the event (Thanks Suzy) said, “It was fun, great energy all around.” You can watch some video coverage of the event below. For lots more on this fun event including a live stream, gobs of fan and high definition photos, and videos galore, see Pure Derek Hough.

July 10, 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.

WATCH DWTS Julianne Hough In Season Premiere Of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough will be appearing in the new season of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”. Note how her appearance will take place on August 1st and 2nd for those interested in watching. Here is more from Broadway World.

“Running Wild with Bear Grylls” is returning to take A-list celebrities on adventures of a lifetime when the series returns Monday, Aug. 1 (10-11p.m. ET) with actress and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Julianne Hough and Tuesday, Aug. 2 with triple-platinum recording artist and actor Nick Jonas (10-11p.m. ET). The series will follow summer hits “American Ninja Warrior” on Monday and “America’s Got Talent”on Tuesday.

For more, see Broadway World.

July 6, 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.

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough Seen At Disneyland In Longer Locks, Derek Hough Goes To Universal Studios

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough changed her hair style. If you go to the Daily Mail here and here, you can view some new photos of her at Disneyland with family and out and about in Hollywood. What do you think? I like and A LOT! 🙂

And speaking of Hollywood, Derek has been having fun with family all week too. They went to Universal Studios and more. Photo below from his snap chat. Thanks to Jennie for capturing. See Pure Derek Hough for lots more updates on Derek and his adventures.

Derek Hough and Family at Universal Studios by Jennie

June 23, 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 Julianne Hough Chats On Her Mantras, Staying In Shape, And More

If you are scared to do something, then do it! That’s one of Julianne Hough’s mantras to get motivated and it’s a wise one. Here is more with Entertainment Tonight about how she stays in shape and more….

ET: Why is it so important for you to be here today?

Julianne Hough: I just love everything that it represents. My shape and representing who you are, loving and owning that shape. I’m a huge fan of just keeping a healthy lifestyle. For your body but for your mind, also.

ET: Is this the best you’ve ever felt?

JH: Yeah. I think growing up it was never an issue for me to think about working out or having a healthy lifestyle because I danced so much. Then when I stopped dancing and I got into regular life mode, I didn’t realize how much diet and nutrition and being active was so important. Not only for my physical state, but for my mental state, too. I think that’s just as important as working out for your physical state. Everything is a little more balanced with me now. I feel like I work out because it’s fun and I changed my mentality for that. too. I figured out if I have a good goal in mind, then I can actually achieve it. I also like to feel good when I’m working out. If I put schlubby clothes on, I’m like, ‘Blah.’ I don’t really want to work out. But if I’m feeling cute and I’m looking good — that’s my motivation.

ET: When it comes to fitness and nutrition, do you have a mantra? What are the words you live by?

JH: One of my mantras is if I’m scared to do something, that means that I have to do it. So If I’m like, ‘Oh, this is not something that I want to do,’ that means I have to do it. That’s always a good motivation. And also, I keep saying this about a mental state, but the more that I am physically active, the more that my mind is clear. When my mind is clear, I feel like I can give more of myself to those around me and hopefully bring light and joy and an infectious kind of energy to inspire them to do whatever they want to do. That’s really the key behind it all.

To read the full interview with ET Online, see this link. Thanks to Abby for the heads up.

June 22, 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.

Will Julianne Hough Return To Dancing With The Stars? (New Interview)

Julianne Hough talked to Entertainment Tonight about how she keeps in shape. She also talked about her upcoming wedding plans, a Move Experience she’s planning to do with Derek (Bring it on, Guys), and a possible return to Dancing With The Stars (oh, I hope she does).

As for if she’ll ever return to Dancing With the Stars, Hough is keeping her options open. She shares that the hit ABC show did in fact ask her to come on as a judge again, but she currently wants to focus on her solo career.

“They are always going to be in my family. It’s where I started,” she says about DWTS. “It’s where I came from. If they want me to be a part of it in some aspect, of course. Absolutely. They’ve asked me to come back to judge but we’ll see what happens. Like I said, I’m still focused on my personal journey and my personal career. We’ll see.”

The same goes for her brother, six-time DWTS champ Derek Hough.

“He’s kind of in that stage of his life too where he’s really focusing on his personal career and journey,” she explains. “He’s got a lot of amazing things coming up. We’re still very passionate about our Move brand—which was our big tour that we went on over the last two years. There may be a third one coming soon — some sort of Move experience. So, we’re definitely focused on that too.”

More at Entertainment Tonight. Great interview. Thanks to Lori for the heads up! Read more..

June 20, 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 2016 Julianne Hough Attends “For Your Consideration Event” For FOX’s ‘Grease Live’ – Photos, Live Stream

Last night, former (and hopefully future again) Dancing With The Stars judge Julianne Hough attended a “For Your Consideration Event” for FOX’s ‘Grease Live’. You can watch a live stream below as well as view some beautiful photos. I love Julianne in red and look at her eyes. Gorgeous! Adding: I’m so hoping Julianne and the cast get nominated for an Emmy for “Grease Live”.

June 16, 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 Julianne Hough Has Purchased Two Dresses For Her Wedding, Wedding Before Year’s End

Just a little fun rumor from the Las Vegas Sun. Not sure it’s true, but they are reporting Julianne Hough has purchased two dresses for her wedding to Brooks Laich. Not only that, the article says Julianne let it slip that the wedding will take place by the end of the year.

“Dancing With the Stars” pro dancer and judge Julianne Hough, who hosted Sunday’s 2016 Miss USA Pageant at T-Mobile Arena alongside Terrence J (“106 & Park”) on Fox, let slip that she has purchased two dresses for her wedding to fiance Toronto Maple Leafs star Brooks Laich.

The onetime Las Vegas resident and sister of “DWTS” pro dancer Derek Hough says she has two outfits selected — one for the ceremony and one for the reception to take place before year’s end.

Awww, I can’t wait for this event. More at the the Las Vegas Sun on other rumors out there. Thanks to Lori for the heads up.

June 7, 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.