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More DWTS Season 28 Watch Outs (Bigger Celebs?), Secret Format Changes, And More

Will there be bigger celebrities for Dancing With The Stars Season 28? According to Deadline, this is a huge possibility. More below including names Jennifer Love Hewitt and Katelyn Ohasi being thrown out there. Also, their could be some format changes….

“We have been pitched some really fun format changes for Dancing with the Stars by the executive producers but right now they are top secret. [Reality chief] Rob Mills and I had a meeting with them a couple of months ago and got very excited about some of the new ideas that they were talking about to freshen up the format. It’s still the show that audience knows and loves but they’ve got some good ideas in terms of how to surprise people in new ways,” she said.

Burke, speaking at the Disney press upfronts event, added that it was “going after bigger stars than we have in a long time” as the series returns on Monday nights between 8pm and 10pm. This comes after radio host Bobby Bones won the last season, beating the likes of Harry Potter alum Evanna Lynch, Fuller House‘s Juan Pablo Di Pace and former Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider to the top prize.

It will unlikely have trouble finding top names; I Know What You Did Last Summer star Jennifer Love Hewitt recently revealed that she would be interested in appearing and gymnast and viral sensation Katelyn Ohasi said she had been in talks to join.

The ABC chief also said that resting the show, which is based on BBC format Strictly Come Dancing, should have a positive impact. “Resting the show does help us focus on talent and we will go after people that we think will be the strongest. That has been a gift and the producers are chomping at the bit to bring it back next fall,” she added.

More at Deadline. Personally, I never cared about “big names. I just want good dancing and great and creative choreography.

May 14, 2019 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Watchout: Figure Skater Adam Rippon Talks On The Possibility Of Doing Dancing With The Stars

In a new People interview below, Skater Adam Rippon says he’d love to do Dancing With The Stars if given the opportunity. Without naming names, he also talks on which pro he’d like and why. More below. I love this guy. Bring him on. If you didn’t see our first “watch out” report on Adam, see this post.

March 9, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Olympic Figure Skater Johnny Weir Talks On His Chances Of Doing Dancing With The Stars

I think I would die and go to heaven if Johnny Weir did Dancing With The Stars. He’s always been on my wish list. However, I don’t think he’d do it. *cries* Listen to this new Access Hollywood interview below to see what you think?

March 6, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Pure DWTS Watch Out: Olympian Gus Kenworthy Would Love To Do Dancing With The Stars

Olympian skier Gus Kenworthy tells US Weekly he’d love to Dancing With The Stars, but, can he dance? Read below to find out. You can also read more on the possibility of the Shib Sibs taking on the show.

“I would love to,” Kenworthy told Us. “I had been lobbying to try and be on it … last year and really wanted to be, and then it didn’t work out, but I was told that there was interest on their end. So I was definitely hoping that maybe after this Olympics, it’d be a possibility.”

The ABC competition series has been a favorite of Olympians over the years, with five — Apolo Anton Ohno, Kristi Yamaguchi, Shawn Johnson, Meryl Davis and Laurie Hernandez — taking home the coveted mirror ball trophy over the course of 25 seasons.

Don’t be too quick to put all your money on Kenworthy, though. “I really can’t dance, but for me, those are my favorite people to watch on the show,” the 26-year-old freestyle skier said. “Like, the Steve-Os and the people that have no previous experience. And I feel like when it’s like one of the Pussycat Dolls, I’m like, ‘But like, aren’t you already a professional dancer?’”

Us also talked to Olympic ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani (a.k.a. the Shib Sibs) about the possibility of competing on DWTS. Though they disagreed about who would come out on top, the brother-sister duo would be open to the opportunity. “I think it would be fun, because we’ve been working so long on something together, where I guess we can be competitive and he thinks he’s got it, but I think I got it,” Maia told Us.

He’s a cutie. I can see him with Sharna. More at US Weekly including videos. If you haven’t read all of our rumors for the Dancing With The Stars Sports Edition, be sure to do so HERE.

March 2, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

DWTS Sports Edition Cast Announcement Information, Casting Director and Co-Executive Producer Talks On The New Season

Casting director and co-executive producer, Deena Katz, talked with 11Alive on the Spring Sports Edition of Dancing With The Stars. Below she talks of what she’s going through currently in putting the season together. Also note that the cast Announcement will take place the week of April 9th. Read on….

When Deena Katz sat down to watch the Olympics, she tried to watch it like everyone else.

The Dancing with the Stars did her research and had an idea of which athletes she needed to keep an eye on: Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, etc. She also kept her eye on every sport, watching and waiting for those “moments.” The moments where America falls in love with an Olympian regardless of his or her celebrity.

“As I’m watching, I think the best thing to do is watch the fans, because these are the fans that watch our show,” Katz said.

She watched day in and day out, knowing she would likely try and garner one or two Olympians to be part of the reality TV dance contest’s 26th season. It’s an audition of sorts – but not really. It’s not just about Olympic medals and records.

“You can have the best name in the world on this show and they don’t have a personality that’s going to work, then it’s not even worth having that,” Katz said in an interview with 11Alive. “The audience loves to have these people, to watch these people. The point of the show is watching these individuals get out of their comfort zones and taking this amazing journey.”

More at 11Alive.

March 1, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Figure Skaters Adam Rippon And Mirai Nagasu To Dance In The DWTS Sports Edition??

You really have to wonder if some of the 2018 Olympians will dance in the new Dancing With The Stars Sports edition? If that’s the case(and it’s almost a given), how about Figure Skaters Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu? I think it’s a great idea and read below for what Mirai told Yahoo Sports….

The 26th season of “Dancing with the Stars” will premiere this spring and ABC has announced the cast will be made entirely of athletes. That means a few of the athletes we’ve seen starring in PyeongChang will probably be featured on the show.

Adam Rippon seems like a lock ever since the American figure skater became one of the breakout stars of the Olympics. But don’t count out his teammate Mirai Nagasu, who told Yahoo Sports that she wants a spot so she can compete against the friend and athletes’ village roommate she shares a matching tattoo with.

“I hope I’ll be there with him,” Nagasu told Yahoo Sports. “I’ve never gotten the opportunity to compete against Adam, but I would love (it).”

Who would get farther?

“I guess we’ll have to find out,” Nagasu said.

“Bring it on” I say. What do you say? Let us know in comments. To read the full article, see Yahoo Sports.

February 21, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Rumor: Tonya Harding To Dance In The New Sports Edition?

EEk! I really hope the show won’t go there. Read on for more and let us know what you think in comments if true?

January 10, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Will UFC Champion Cris Cyborg Dance In The New DWTS Sports Edition?

According to Terez Owens, UFC Champion Cris Cyborg has been contacted by Dancing With The Stars to dance in the new Sports Edition. Not sure if this is true or not, but, according to TMZ, she is up for the challenge. You can see an interview where she talks about it below. She’s not a bad dancer as much as she thinks? What do you think?

January 9, 2018 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

DWTS Rumor: Caitlyn Jenner To Dance In The New DWTS Sports Edition??

We’ve had this rumor a multiple of times. I doubt this is true anymore than the other times…and especially from this source. From the National Enquirer, they report Caitlyn Jenner is the producers number choice to dance in the Dancing With The Stars all sports edition. Be sure to read the link for more.

Rob Shuter reports…. Competition will be fierce on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” come spring — it will return with an all-athletes edition and show bosses want ex-Olympian Caitlyn Jenner!

“Jenner is one of the most celebrated athletes of all time and will bring drama and glamour to the ballroom,” an insider confided to The National ENQUIRER.

“She is the producers’ number one choice.”

My thoughts: If this rumor is true, I really don’t mind it as long as there isn’t a lot dumb drama. Let us know what you think in comments.

December 14, 2017 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.

Colin Kaepernick , Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kobe Bryant To Dance In New DWTS Sports Edition??

Could the producers of Dancing With The Stars be thinking of getting Colin Kaepernick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to dance in the new Dancing With The Stars Sports Edition next season? Here’s a take on the subject from Hollywood Life. Be sure to read the link for more.

“The show really wants to make a splash and they really want to get some major sports stars on next season and the top two on their list are Colin Kaepernick and Dale Earnhardt. Dale is retiring from NASCAR and they have wanted him for years and have asked forever for him to dance on the show and having Colin is just obvious with him being in the news for all the guy’s activism. The stories they could both share would be amazing and having the show only go four weeks, producers feel that they can get these big names because they don’t have to commit to a long process and timeframe. The show is very confidant that they can pull it off and are working hard to make it happen.”

I’m all for Dale dancing, but, absolutely no to Colin!

Here’s something also on the possibility of Kobe Bryant dancing (thanks Vin!). From TMZ via TooFab. Kobe has been rumored numerous times in the past. I’d love to see him dance…

With “Dancing with the Stars” doing a full sports-themed competition with athletes next season, Derek Fisher told TooFab.com “Kobe’s name keeps coming up.”

“He loves the show. He and the family watch it,” Fisher said … “[Producers] should at least try and call him!”

Let us know what you think of these three rumors so far in comments.

ETA: Well, I don’t think Dale Earnhart Jr. is too interested in doing Dancing With The Stars. Check out the tweet below for how he replied. LOL He’s too funny…

November 28, 2017 I Written By

Hi, I'm one of the three of Charlie's Angels at this site. Not only am I a big music and dancing fan, I'm also a big lover of photography, nature, animals, and spending as much time as possible camping with my hubby and our loving and patriotic doggie, Cash. To read more on me and view my photos, see Lisa Kay Photography. You can also follow me at: Voguerista Twitter & Voguerista Soundcloud.