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PureDWTS Season 28 Cast Rumors & Watchout: DancingABC IG Drops Another Hint

I’m being told this is “totally Lauren Alaina” – which could be the friend Bobby was talking about getting on the show.

August 20, 2019 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

PureDWTS Season 28 Cast Rumors and Watchout: Peta is Apparently Back

I’m not even sure what to say about this one, other than “Maks better NOT be back as well” and “I hope she’s ready to actually work, instead of half-assing it like she did the last two seasons she was on.” Per Us Weekly

Welcome back! Peta Murgatroyd will officially be part of the Dancing With the Stars season 28 cast after two season off.

“I’m overwhelmed with excitement,” Murgatroyd, 33, tells Us Weekly exclusively about her return. “I’m excited and happy to be back with my family. Honestly, I just missed everybody so much! As a lot of people know, it’s such a close and tight-knit family, so I’m just happy to be back with everybody.”

Funny that she’s “overwhelmed with excitement”, when the last few interviews I’ve seen she seemed kinda blase about the show.  Whatever…discuss…

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

Jessica Simpson, Rob Gronkowski, Camille Kostek and More Rumored To Dance In New Season Of DWTS!!

With only a day away from the Dancing With The Stars cast announcement, the rumors are really starting to fly now! How about Jessica Simpson, Rob Gronkowski and his girlfriend, Camille Kostek? I say YES!! Be sure to read the link below and Womens Health for more!! ETA: Stir on the possibility of Karamo Brown and Abby Lee Miller as well.

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

PureDWTS Season 28 Cast Rumors & Watchout: Instagram Throws Some More Hints Our Way

I’m just gonna leave this here and let you guys speculate for now.  I’ll come back when you’ve analyzed every clue and then post the significance in the main post, cause mama’s got a 9-5 and a pile of requisitions on her desk 😉 First impressions: probably a country singer, although the “queen” clue gives me the vaguest hope that we maybe got a drag queen…;-)

 

August 19, 2019 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

PureDWTS Season 28 Cast Rumors and Watchout: DancingABC Instagram Starts Hinting at Stars

Part of me kind of hates this, because it inspires all manner of frantic (and sometimes neurotic) research – remember the great arm freckle debacle of season 20? Add to that the fact that *wince* Bones is commenting on these posts with “signed, the champ” and I’m just not about it 😛 But feel free to guess…

 

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The new cast of #DWTS is ready to bring the fun! Don’t miss @goodmorningamerica next Wednesday when we reveal our STARS!

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We can’t wait to sing these names from the rooftops! 😄 Who do YOU want to see in the #DWTS ballroom this season?

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August 15, 2019 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

ABC Entertainment President, Karey Burke, Teases On The New Season Of Dancing With The Stars

Well, we aren’t really learning anything new from other teasers recently, but, exec from ABC, Karey Burke, talked a little on the changes coming to the new season of Dancing With The Stars which sound good. From TV Line….

Speaking with TVLine last week at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour, Burke offered new insight into the retooled DWTS, which returns Monday, Sept. 16 at 8/7c. For starters, the exec characterized the alterations as “format tweaks” vs. format changes,” adding, “It’s about [shifting] the focus of the show to really focus on it being a celebration of dance, and also focusing on the celebrities.”

By “leaning into its strengths,” Burke believes DWTS will once again cement its position as “the most entertaining dance show on television.”

Meanwhile, Burke remained mum on Season 28’s celeb cast, but promised the lineup is “really good.”

More at TV Line.

August 13, 2019 I Written By

Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Tom Felton of “Harry Potter” Fame Talks Dancing with the Stars

Draco Malfoy and Neville Longbottom go dancing?? I would be SO THERE FOR THAT. 🙂  If the producers are trying to go bigger, these two might be the way to go…not as big as Harry, Ron or Hermione, but dang it would be an improvement. Tom Felton (Draco) and Matthew Lewis (Neville) are both quite successful post-Potter and I don’t know that the show would ever REALLY be able to get them, but apparently Tom had something to say about it during a recent fan convention.

Please note, those of you who take nuggets and run with them – this is neither a “rumor” nor (probably) a serious campaign by either guy. It was probably a JOKE. Neither one probably has to ever work again, just based off Potter – but why not do it for fun guys?? Pweease?? Let’s campaign! For those non-Potterheads, you can read up on Matthew Lewis (grew up gorgeous) and Tom Felton (good musician!) at the links.

Matthew Lewis Instagram

Tom Felton Instagram

ETA:

August 11, 2019 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. :-)

PureDWTS Season 28 Cast Rumors & Watchout: Reality Steve Weighs in on the Hannah/Tyler DWTS Rumors

So we didn’t end up finding out the first two celebs for this season on GMA yesterday (wuh wuhhh), and it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen in the foreseeable future – so we probably aren’t getting official confirmation anytime soon on the Hannah/Tyler DWTS rumors.  However, Reality Steve did weigh in on the situation on his weekly recap post…and he had some interesting things to say:

Which now brings us to DWTS stuff. Over the weekend, GMA was announcing on their Twitter account that the first two dancers of the season were going to be announced yesterday on their show. Due the tragic events of this past weekend, they’ve postponed that indefinitely. Speculation immediately began that those first two contestants to be named were gonna be Hannah and Tyler. Not what I heard. From everything I’ve been told, this whole “Tyler on DWTS” was never a thing. He’s not gonna be on it, nor was he ever supposed to be, so this isn’t Gigi related with the latest stories. That’s just people speculating, and I’m here to tell you, at no point had I ever heard Tyler was doing DWTS. Now Hannah on the other hand, I’d be shocked if she isn’t on this season’s cast. I fully expect her to be named at some point. DWTS used to do the whole cast at once on GMA and there’d always be a few names that leaked out early. But now because they couldn’t control those leaks, they announced them 1 or 2 at a time on social media or GMA. I don’t know when Hannah will be part of the announcement, but I expect it. She’s hot right now and it makes sense, so expect her to be part of cast announcements in the future.

Ok, first a bit of clarification: I have no reason to believe DWTS is going to do a rolling cast announcement, a la Strictly or what they did in season 21. I honestly think this “let’s announce two contestants super early” business is just a ploy to try and get people hype for the new season, after the long hiatus and such poor ratings last season. I fully expect a full-size cast announcement sometime in early September on GMA.

As for the rest of it – Steve’s track record with Bachelor DWTS spoilers is good, so I tend to believe him if he says Tyler was never actually an option for this season. And I tend to believe him when he says that Hannah IS a part of this season – she did suddenly move to L.A., after all.  And I tend to think producer Adam following Tyler on Friday evening on Instagram was simply a red herring – or who knows, maybe Adam’s just a fan. As for the mention of Gigi and the “latest stories”, I’m guessing Steve’s referring to this blind item that someone tweeted me, speculating that it could be about Tyler.

I guess I’m not terribly disappointed – really the only reason I wanted him on the show was as a palate cleanser from Grocery Joe, since Tyler can actually dance and isn’t allergic to the full spectrum of human emotion, a la Joe. And apparently the president of ABC is really excited about this season’s cast, so I’m thinking (hoping) there will be other celebs that will make up for it. Then again, if Chris Harrison’s pimping does any good, maybe Tyler will end up on the show after all 😉

Thoughts?

August 6, 2019 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me (and my dog!) on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence & @BirkinTheBulldog

“Impressive Names” Coming To Dancing With The Stars Season 28?

In May, we got a little teaser from Deadline on the format changes coming to Dancing With The Stars Season 28. They also talked on the possibility of bigger stars doing the show. Now there is another teaser from the same source. Let’s just say they are hoping these tweaks and the new casting will help the show stick around after this season….

“The producers were just in last week talking about the casting and the creative evolution. It’s all very exciting. It won’t be major format changes, just tweaking and tinkering… the show’s been on so long and it’s been so successful elsewhere, I think they’ve done quite an impressive job of looking at what works,” she said.

Burke added that the hope is the format tweaks will lead to more seasons of the show.

“I’m quite excited about the casting they’ve put together. It’s not done, but the names that I have heard [are impressive]. I think it’s going to be a big season,” she said.

More at Deadline.

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Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Chris Harrison From Bachelor in Paradise Talks On Which Alums Would Be Successful On DWTS

ET caught up with Chris Harrison who is the host of Bachelor in Paradise. He talked of which alums from the show would be successful on Dancing With the Stars. Read on and then see this link for more. Hannah Brown, Colton Underwood, and Tyler Cameron are all mentioned…

While Harrison had high hopes for recent Bachelorette Hannah Brown, he wasn’t so optimistic about Underwood’s chances.

“If Hannah’s on, she’d be great. Colton I don’t think would be great,” Harrison told ET.

Despite thinking that Underwood is “awesome,” Harrison said the former NFL player would have to “take his shirt off on day one and use his unbelievable charm and charisma and personality” to compete on DWTS.

“I love Colton. He’s like my little brother. He’s not a good dancer,” Harrison said of Underwood, who chose Cassie Randolph at the end of his season of The Bachelor. “… He has no rhythm at all. That doesn’t come to you.”

Though he’s uncertain about Underwood’s dancing abilities, Harrison confirmed that the 27-year-old reality star would make for “great TV.”

“He’ll go far ’cause, here’s the thing with Colton, he is a ridiculous athlete, obviously, he’s a world-class athlete, and he grinds and he will try,” Harrison said. “He will put in the effort, but I’m talking he’s at zero, he might get a two if he crushes it. Whereas Hannah is a performer. I think she can dance. She’ll be at a four [and] can get up to an eight.”

If there happened to be a showdown between Brown and Underwood, Harrison said he’d put his money on Brown to walk away with the Mirrorball Trophy.

While he’s firmly on Team Brown in a potential DWTS faceoff, there’s another Bachelorette alum that Harrison would like to see in the ballroom — her runner-up, Tyler Cameron.

“Why isn’t it Tyler [on Dancing With the Stars]?” he said. “Tyler dances. He had the whole Footloose thing!”

August 5, 2019 I Written By

Hi, I have always been a big music and dancing fan, but, I'm also passionate about photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible travelling and camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos (including some dancers from DWTS), see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.