Cute video. And check out how Karina says she’s shooting a movie in August. WHA? Does anyone know more on this? Or is this video old? Not sure??
Dancing With The Stars Tom Bergeron talked with Kost135 about hosting The Capital Fourth this Friday night. Tom remarks of why he likes to do the show since it takes place in the off season of Dancing With The Stars. Tom also chats about Dancing With The Stars and how the ratings were up last season. He also mentions how Season 19 will most likely start in the middle of September like previous seasons. Lots more at Kost135 including America’s Funniest Home Videos talk as well.
ETA: Good Day LA also interviewed Tom….and Kermit the frog! Too funny….
Don’t forget , you can watch Tom and “A Capital Fourth” on the 4th of July on PBS at 8:00pm ET!!
ETA2: Another fun interview. I think Tom, Kermit, and Miss Piggy need to dance or something…
“Welcome to Dancing With The Stars and Stripes” ~ Tom Bergeron
Hey Everyone!! Don’t forget to watch our favorite host of Dancing With The Stars, Tom Bergeron, on “A Capital Fourth” on the 4th of July on PBS at 8:00pm ET!! It’s going to be a big show since it’s celebrating our country’s 238th birthday!! To see a fun press release full of fun photos and several videos, see this link.
Tom Bergeron is hosting A Capital Fourth again in Washington DC on the PBC channel on Friday, July 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET. Tom talks all about it with Scott Carty who is on a campaign to host America’s Funniest Home Videos after Tom retires. You can listen to the fun interview at this link or listen below….
Sorry, I can’t come up with the titles that Vogue can. This is a pretty darn good interview – I’ve put an excerpt below, but I recommend reading the whole thing over at Variety.com. Click teh link! Of course, there is a whole lotta IRONY in the very first paragraph…
Variety: What makes for a good reality show?
Bergeron: I agree. In the case of “Dancing” being a live show, the camera is very unforgiving. If there’s a dishonest emotion attempting to pass itself as sincerity, you’ll be found out. Honesty is what will endear you to and connect you to the viewer.
Lythgoe: And I think the more that stars now are going on to be judges, it’s tougher for them to be as honest as a Simon Cowell, for instance, who really didn’t give a damn if you liked him or not. You weren’t going to buy his records and you weren’t going to go to his concerts. Now I think when some of the celebrities go out there, they’re frightened they’re going to lose fans.
Bergeron: I think that’s true.
Lythgoe: None of your judges are worried about that. Len (Goodman) is always honest.
Bergeron: And Bruno (Tonioli), God knows what he’s on.
Lythgoe: He’s gotten more flamboyant!
Bergeron: I told him one time on the air, you’re about one emotion away from living in Pixar.
Lythgoe: That’s a great line.
Variety: What’s the hardest part of your jobs?
Bergeron: Waiting to do it again between seasons. Seriously. I’m never happier than when I can go on to that stage on a live TV show knowing that anything can happen. An Osmond faints, you go with it. This is going to be terrible for my next contract negotiation, but there’s no real hard part to my job. I love it.
Lythgoe: Being live and not knowing what you’re going to say until you see the kid dancing. And then realize that your mouth is a lot slower than your brain. And then the second hardest thing is sitting next to Mary Murphy. My ears bleed sometimes.
Bergeron: And our hearts for you.
Give it up to our favorite host! Dancing With The Stars Tom Bergeron has been nominated for “Best Reality Host” in the 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Awards! You can view the full list of nominations at E Online. Sadly, Dancing With The Stars hasn’t been nominated in the “Best Reality Series—Competition” category.
Best Reality Host
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Carson Daly, The Voice (NBC)
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef (FOX)
RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (FOX/National Geographic Channel)
ETA: And speaking of Tom, he’s going to host the A Capital Fourth again in Washington DC! Here is more from PR Newswire.
The festivities for our country’s 238th birthday kick off on PBS’s “A Capitol Fourth” with an all-star salute led by two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron. The 34th annual broadcast of “A Capitol Fourth” airs on PBS Friday, July 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET.
Red Carpet Roxy talked Tom Bergeron, Sharna Burgess, Karina Smirnoff, Danica McKellar and Kym Johnson about this season of Dancing With The Stars at the Wrap Party!! This is fun…especially the end. Check it out!
Tom Bergeron and Bruno Tonioli were on The Arsenio Hall Show last tonight. They talked of Dancing With The Stars and the finale. The beginning of the first below is hilarious! I won’t ruin it for you! Tom also talks on America’s Funniest Home Videos. Thanks to Jim for the heads up!!
Below is Tom Bergeron being interviewed by Mario Lopez last night at the Television Academy. He talks about Samantha Harris and how she has breast cancer. He also addressed the rumors of new co-host Erin Andrews behaving like a “diva” on set. Good ol’ Tom!
First Couple Of Weeks Of DWTS Will Be “One Packed, Spray-Tanned Sausage”, More Rehearsal Arrival Photos
Dancing With The Stars Tom Bergeron talked to Yahoo TV about the new season and all of the new changes coming. He comments that his new cohost, Erin Andrews, will be “great at both sideline and quick interviews and such.” Tom also commented that the first couple of weeks of the show will be “one packed, spray-tanned sausage” (LOL!). Monday promises to be “quite the adventure” when the show goes LIVE! Below is more….
After revealing that last season’s crowded celebrity holding area, the Glitter Pit, would be no more (“Hallelujah!” he said of the pit’s demise), Bergeron hinted at what the celeb hangout will look like in the new season: “A version of the skybox will be there. I don’t know if it will be the old celeb-aquarium, but it’ll certainly be more like the celeb-aquarium than the Glitter Pit,” he said. “These are all words I never thought I’d use in a sentence.”
The popular TV host seemed particularly excited about the star-studded cast for the upcoming season, which includes “Wonder Years” sweetheart Danica McKellar, “Star Wars” icon Billy Dee Williams, and five athletes.
“Particularly to have [Olympic gold medalists] Meryl Davis and Charlie White, they’ve been together 17 years as partners, and this is the first time they’ve split up and they’ll be competing against each other,” Bergeron said. “A lot of interesting possibilities with this cast.”
But when it comes to another big change this season — the midseason partner switch — even the show’s longtime host is in the dark.
“I went into the office last week, and they were being very secretive about it, and I don’t know if it’s going to be for a week or two or the balance of the season,” Bergeron said. “It’s something we’ve never done before, so it’ either [going to] be amazing or a train wreck. In both cases you got good TV.”
Reading his words gets me even more excited for the new season. Be sure to read the full article at Yahoo TV. Also, if you’d like to see more pics of the cast arriving to rehearsals this weekend, see the Daily Mail here and here.