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'Dancing With The Stars' Goes 'Gangnam Style'

October 24th, 2012 8:37pm EDT
Oppan Gangnam Style
Dancing With The Stars pros and contestants Cheryl Burke, Emmitt Smith, Kirstie Alley, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Kelly Monaco, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, and Gilles Marini took to the dance floor for a little "Gangnam Style" for their Team Dance Monday night.

The song has made Korean singer PSY an overnight sensation as his hit single continues its reign as perhaps the biggest guilty pleasure since Los Del Rio's "Macarena" in the mid-90s. "Gangnam Style" refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district of Seoul.

Tuesday PSY was spotted at the United Nations Headquarters ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' All-Stars Professional Partners Announced

August 13th, 2012 1:07pm EDT
Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke
The professional pairs for the upcoming all-star edition of Dancing with the Stars have been announced, and not everyone has the chance to dance with their previous partner.

Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke reunite, bringing together the couple that took the mirror ball trophy home in the third season and started a streak of four athletes winning the competition.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough pair up, although Johnson won season 8 with someone else: Mark Ballas (his partner is coming up).

Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are back together, forming the duo that reached a surpri...
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Who Will Be A 'Dancing With The Stars' All-Star?

May 16th, 2012 2:07pm EDT
Mario Lopez
We knew back in April, thanks to a loose-lipped Mario Lopez, that ABC would be airing an all-star version of their dancing competition Dancing with the Stars. Finally, the network has officially announced the alternate version of the show, which lets us wonder - who will be on it?

Lopez, obviously, is in unless ABC is sour that he let loose he was asked to be on it before the network announced the show. TV Guide reported Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown, Sabrina Bryan, Gilles Marini and Kyle Massey are in.

The other night, Tom Bergeron said past winners would compete as well. That means Kelly ...
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Nicole Scherzinger Is Trying Hard To Land 'Glee' Guest Spot

March 9th, 2011 8:50am EST
Nicole Scherzinger
Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has instructed her representatives to set up a meeting with the producers of "Glee" because she is determined to land a role in the hit TV show.

The singer is a big fan of the musical series and is keen to follow in the footsteps of other guest stars including, Gwyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears, who have previously appeared on the show.

Scherzinger admits she is pressing hard for the chance to step into Glee and is already making plans for her character.

She tells Britain's Capital FM, "I love Glee and am waiting for my time. I really want to do so...
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Who Is Your Favorite 'Dancing With The Stars' Winner?

March 7th, 2011 5:00pm EST
DWTS
The twelfth season of "Dancing With The Stars" begins March 21, and reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson is an early favorite to win. She'll be competing against hip hop star Romeo, boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard, Disney star Chelsea Kane, "Karate Kid" Ralph Macchio, supermodel Petra Nemcova, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, talk show hostess Wendy Williams, WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former "Cheers" star Kirstie Alley, radio personality Mike Catherwood.

Take a look back at the previous 11 seasons and see who won the coveted mirror ball tropy. There were four athletes, six w...
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Brandy & Jennifer Grey Top 'Dancing With The Stars' 200th Episode

November 2nd, 2010 10:30am EDT
Brandy
Brandy sparkled in black and blue as she left Boulevard 3 following the "Dancing with the Stars" 200th episode party last night. To commemorate the episode, many past competitors came back to join in the celebration. Several also took part in the show.

Kristi Yamoguchi and Apolo Ohno became team captains during the dance competition. Kristi’s team consisted of Rick Fox and Cheryl Burke, Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas, and Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer. Apolo’s team consisted of Brandy Norwood and Maksim Chmerkouskiy, Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough, and Kurt Warner and Anna Treburnskay...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Pro Cheryl Burke Shows Off Her Curves In A 'Bandage' Dress

September 3rd, 2010 7:41pm EDT
Cheryl Burke
Cheryl Burke showed off her beautiful dancer body in a tight bandage dress while joining her fellow "Dancing With The Stars" professionals at a pre-launch soiree at STK in Los Angeles on Monday.

Last season rumors swirled that Cheryl was hooking up with her partner Chad Ochocinco. Despite their on-screen sexual tension, they were not a couple. So who will Cheryl be linked to this season? She's going to be dancing with former Lakers star Rick Fox.

Burke has won two mirror ball trophies - with season 2 winner Drew Lachey and season 3 winner Emmitt Smith.

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Who Will Win 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 11?

August 31st, 2010 12:52pm EDT
Jennifer Grey
Six male and six female celebrities have been chosen for the eleventh season of Dancing with the Stars. Yes, there have already been 10 seasons of DWTS - perhaps it's time to have a tournament of champions?

So, who's going to win this year? Let's break down the chances for each contestant.

Audrina Patridge: Audrina is most likely going to be the star that shows the most skin this season. While it will help her with the male audience, she will need to show she has dancing chops to get in the top 5.

Brandy: Brandy has been out of the public's spotlight for a long time, but don't count her...
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Emmitt Smith Gets Emotional On NBC's 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

March 12th, 2010 10:27am EST
Emmitt Smith
"Who Do You Think You Are?" is a unique type of reality show that digs deep into the family roots of celebrities, helping them discover where they came from. The show takes viewers into the intimate and revealing lives of stars such as Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields and Emmitt Smith.

Each episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?," produced by Kudrow, tells the story of this great nation's struggles and the people who had to overcome hurdles so their families could live freely. NBC takes the viewers on an emotional ride alongsi...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Mixes It Up

April 21st, 2009 9:32am EDT
Dancing With The Stars
The Dancing With The Stars celebrities were very busy multi-tasking this week. They not only learned an individual routine and a group dance, but they helped style their professional partner. This week the couples mixed it up and performed a variety of routines.

First up was Melissa Rycroft and professional partner Tony Dovolani performing the Argentine Tango. Melissa's newfound stardom allowed her a behind the scenes look at the Desperate Housewives set with Teri Hatcher. Of course this shameless plug was to help Melissa learn how to be a, in Bruno Tonioli's words, "a man-eater." Mayb...
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Week 1 'Dancing With The Stars' Pre-Show Interview With Jason Taylor

March 18th, 2008 9:17am EDT
Jason Taylor
Starpulse had the opportunity to chat with Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor about his stint on the latest season of Dancing With The Stars, how it compares to football, and who he thinks is his biggest competition.

How did your involvement in this season's competition come about?

I’m asking myself the same question - all I know is my agent presented it to me, started selling me on it and between him and my wife, the next thing you know I’m living in LA!

How is training for the competition different then training for a football season?

It’s actually more grueling fro...
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Lonestar Joins Wayne Newton, Sara Evans And Others For ABC Holiday Special

December 12th, 2007 5:22pm EST
Lonestar
Multi-platinum recording group Lonestar will join Wayne Newton, Sara Evans, Paula Abdul, Jerry Seinfeld, Emmett Smith, Olivia Newton-John among other celebrities for an hour of holiday cheer this Sunday, December 16th at 5pm on ABC.

Lonestar have combined authentic country music with the joys of Christmas this holiday season with the release of their new CD titled "My Christmas List." The album features eleven newly recorded songs, highlighted by the energetic vocals delivered by Cody Collins. In addition to nine Christmas classics like Joy To The World, Silent Night, and Jingle Bel...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 15

May 15th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Happy Birthday to "The Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (1981), musician Ahmet Zappa (1974), French actor David Charvet (1972), Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith (1969), Braves pitcher John Smoltz (1967), rap/hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Melle Mel (1962), English composer Mike Oldfield (1953), "Analyze This" actor Chazz Palminteri (1951), producer/Roxy Music member Brian Eno (1948), country singer K.T. Oslin (1941), Latin rock pioneer Trini Lopez (1937), country legend Eddy Arnold (1918), and "The Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank Baum.
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ABC Announces 'Dancing With the Stars' Contestants

August 14th, 2006 1:25pm EDT
Mario Lopez
An American football superstar, a legendary TV talk show host, an award-winning country music singing star, an ultra-conservative TV political pundit, a movie star and a former beauty queen are among the performers who will compete this season on Dancing with the Stars, premiering Tuesday, September 12 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on ABC.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron and co-hosted by Samantha Harris, the new season brings an exciting lineup of even more celebrities than before. The 11 couples heading to the dance floor this season are:

TUCKER CARLSON - MSNBC news anchor -- and often controver...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 15

May 15th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Happy Birthday to "The Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (1981), musician Ahmet Zappa (1974), French actor David Charvet (1972), Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith (1969), Braves pitcher John Smoltz (1967), rap/hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Melle Mel (1962), English composer Mike Oldfield (1953), "Analyze This" actor Chazz Palminteri (1951), producer/Roxy Music member Brian Eno (1948), country singer K.T. Oslin (1941), Latin rock pioneer Trini Lopez (1937), country legend Eddy Arnold (1918), and "The Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank Baum.
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