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Where’s the Dancing with the Stars Results Show?

The following is a guest post by Lois A Troutman.

Folks, I am eagerly awaiting DANCING WITH THE STARS! My stomach is tied in knots waiting for Monday night! Can ya please get here already! Typical of me before the season starts. Waiting for the show is like waiting in a doctor’s waiting room. Sometimes we wait and wait and wait………….. Oh pshaw, you get my drift!

I am having butterflies fluttering around in my stomach waiting. And, I say where is my results show? I was none too happy when ABC announced they had eliminated the Tuesday night show. I got much pleasure from having two nights out of the week to watch dancing. I want to see more dancing, not less.

How can they possibly fit everything in two hours? Something has to be sacrificed. There has to be less attention paid to the sparkling, spectacular pro dances. I suppose one good thing might be the elimination of the musical guests. But I was very happy to see those performers that I favored perform on results shows. Yes, the show had a lot of “filler” but at least I had another night of the show I love so much.

I hope ABC at least has a two night finale this season. And goes back to two nights in Season 18. I suppose though that the suspense of elimination won’t take as long because there won’t be enough time in the two hours to play the “elimination game.”

I will just have to get used to one night, grin and bear it. Light bulb just goes off in my head! I can watch Monday night’s show on Tuesday night! There ya go, by jove I have found a solution! I can still have my two nights of dancing! Glory be!

So, folks out in DANCING WITH THE STARS land, are you:

A. Going to bleed mirror balls if you don’t have a results show?
B. Reserve judgment until the season is in full swing, seeing how only two hours shakes out?
C. You are breathing a sigh of relief that you don’t have to sit through a results show?
D. You are taking the middle out of the dance floor because you don’t care one way or the other.

September 15, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

An Ode to Dancing with the Stars

The following is a guest post by Lois A Troutman.

The DANCING WITH THE STARS SEASON 17 CAST is gettin’ their groove on in rehearsals leading to the spectacular premiere on September 16! One more week until the couples will saunter down the brightly lit stairs in costumes as sparkling as the lights! As magnificent as the ballroom dancing show that has become a phenomenon across the United States of America!

Wouldn’t we love to peek in on how the rehearsals are going? How the stars are shaking it up with their mega-talented pros! Shaking their hips, shaking their lives up like never before! And also trying to shake off the ever-present nerves in the rehearsals and waiting in the wings on premiere night ready to shake it up on the ballroom floor!

My own nerves are shaking in eager anticipation of this season! I have watched every season, every show! I await Season 17 with the same avid enthusiasm as I awaited Season 1! I love every cast who has been chosen. There are always scintillating surprises that happen before my eyes! I am along for the resplendent, radiant, ravishing ballroom extravaganza ride each week!

I seriously love everything about the show! The costume spectacles that are created each week by the very able Costume Department. The stupendous pro dance numbers! The chatter of the judges, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman, and Carrie Ann Inaba. The incredible Emmy Winner Tom Bergeron, truly the Host with the Most! His sidekick Brooke Burke Charvet chimes in with her apt commentary throughout the show.

I love seeing the progression of the stars each week! They are truly GETTIN’ THEIR GROOVE ON gliding across the ballroom floor!

The most important aspect of this show is the camaraderie the entire cast finds with each other. It is wonderful to see the bonds develop that lead to lifetime friendships!

The Music Director Harold Wheeler leads the band producing immense repertoires of music each week! All with great musicality and aplomb!

I salute the entire production team for all of their intense work to turn out a top-rate show each week! I cannot fathom all the details that need to be fine-tuned, spit-shined and polished to hear Tom Bergeron say each week, THIS IS DANCING WITH THE STARS!

Yes Tom, THIS IS DANCING WITH THE STARS, the toe-tappin’, eye-poppin’, show-stoppin’, dancing show!

GETTIN’ THEIR GROOVE ON, the dancers are hard at work to bring us entertainment at its best!

GETTIN’ MY OWN GROOVE ON waiting impatiently and enthusiastically!

Bring on the show, bring on DANCING WITH THE STARS!

September 10, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.