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'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed For 17th Season -- We Pick The Winner

September 4th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Dancing with the Stars 17th season cast
Would you believe that this is the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars? This season, ABC will be only airing one episode of the show per week instead of the usual two, due ratings slipping through the years. However, producers have pulled together a rather interesting cast of characters this season. Let's break down who we think will win it all:

Bill Engvall dancing with pro Emma Slater

We won't see much of Bill nor newcomer Emma. This is the prime suspect for first off the show. Verdict: 12th place.

Jack Osbourne dancing with pro Cheryl Burke

I'm a big fan of Jack, but it's n...
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The 'Blue Collar Comedy' Phenomenon Spawns A New Generation

July 25th, 2008 8:38am EDT
Blue Collar Comedy: The Next Generation
On Blue Collar Comedy: The Next Generation, host Bill Engvall, one of the fathers of America's favorite comedy franchise, passes the torch to four fast-rising comedians: Reno Collier, who opens on tour for Larry The Cable Guy, Juston McKinney who is "Destined for stardom," according to the New York Times, Jamie Kaler who stars as "Mike Callahan" on the TBS series My Boys, and John Caparulo, whose credits include The Tonight Show, Comedy Central and Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Tour.

Back in 2000, when Grammy Award-winning comic Jeff Foxworthy, fresh from his unprecedented "you-might...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 27

July 27th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Triple H
Happy Birthday to "MI: III" actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (1977), New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (1975), WWE star Triple H (1969), Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta (1969), singer Juliana Hatfield (1967), "Blue Collar" comedian Bill Engvall (1957), Broadway actress/singer Maureen McGovern (1949), and TV producer Norman Lear (1922).
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Family Man Bill Engvall Gets Very Funny Showcase In TBS's New Comedy 'The Bill Engvall Show'

June 9th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Bill Engvall
Bill Engvall has won over audiences with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, and now he’s bringing his humorous and engaging personality to TBS in the brand new original comedy series "The Bill Engvall Show."

Playing a family counselor whose own family is hilariously unconventional, Engvall co-stars with Nancy Travis as his long-suffering yet amused wife. Also featured in the series are Tim Meadows and Steve Hytner, as well as Jennifer Lawrence, Graham Patrick Martin and Skyler Gisondo.

"The Bill Engvall Show" will premiere on Tuesday, July 17 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. Each episode wil...
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Opening May 11: Delta Farce

May 8th, 2007 3:11pm EDT
Delta Farce
When a hard-luck blue-collar worker and his two best friends are mistaken for Army Reservists by a tough-talking Army Sergeant, the plane set to fly them to the front lines of Iraq mistakenly drops them in the middle of Mexico to disastrous results in a freewheeling military comedy starring Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and D.J. Qualls. Larry ... Continue Summary

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Larry the Cable Guy To Visit Air Force Base For USO Screening Of 'Delta Farce'

April 12th, 2007 3:54pm EDT
Larry the Cable Guy
Actor and comedian Larry the Cable Guy will provide service members and their families with laughter as part of a USO tour to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on May 1. The tour will feature a special screening of Lionsgate's Delta Farce, which stars Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, DJ Qualls and Marisol Nichols.

Larry's other feature films include Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector and Cars. He also created, wrote and will star in an animated half hour pilot for Comedy Central, which is scheduled for production later this year.
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Larry The Cable Guy's 'Morning Constitutions' Comedy Album In Stores April 3

March 28th, 2007 11:00pm EDT
Larry the Cable Guy
Larry the Cable Guy's "Git-R-Done" and "Lord I Apologize" are two phrases that sum up one of the most successful comics to come out of the Blue Collar Comedy group. He continues to sell out theaters and arenas across the United States promoting his new comedy CD "Morning Constitutions" –in stores April 3.

Daniel Lawrence Whitney better known as Larry the Cable Guy's CD The Right To Bare Arms (Jack Records/Warner Bros. Records) debuted at # 1 on the Soundscan Comedy Chart, # 1 on the Country Chart, and # 7 on the Top 200 Chart. This marks the first time in the history of Soundscan tha...
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TBS Green Lights Series Starring Bill Engvall & Nancy Travis

February 13th, 2007 10:12am EST
Nancy Travis
TBS has given the green light to "The Bill Engvall Show," a new domestic comedy starring Blue Collar Comedy Tour star Bill Engvall and Nancy Travis. TBS is ordering eight episodes of the series, which will be shot in front of a studio audience and premiere in Summer 2007.

Set in a Denver suburb, "The Bill Engvall Show" stars Engvall as Will Pearson, a family counselor whose own family could maybe use a little dose of counseling. Nancy Travis plays his wife, Susan, who is trying to make sure their three children turn out all right. Filling out the rest of the family, Jennifer Lawrence p...
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'Dirty Girl' Lisa Lampanelli To Release New CD/DVD Jan. 30; Win It!

January 22nd, 2007 11:30am EST
Dirty Girl
Lisa Lampanelli, "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean," is back with her tough-talking, no-holds-barred comedy. Filmed live at the Moore Theater in Seattle, WA, her new one-hour standup special will air on Comedy Central on January 28, 2007. Her Dirty Girl CD and Dirty Girl DVD will be released by Warner Bros./Jack Records on January 30. Hailed as a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker, and a vial of estrogen, Lisa Lampanelli masterfully delivers her outrageous, uproarious and completely politically incorrect comedy yet again.

To promote the new special and CD/DVD release, Lisa will ...
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Country Singer Jo Dee Messina To Entertain Troops in Italy

January 3rd, 2007 11:46am EST
Jo Dee Messina
Multi-platinum recording artist Jo Dee Messina will bring her unique country sound to service members stationed in Italy on a USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour Jan. 5-10. This marks the first USO tour for Messina, who will entertain and meet with service members and their families during the trip. She performed at the USO's 65th Anniversary Gala last September.

This tour continues the USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tradition of bringing celebrities to troops stationed far from home. Entertainers who recently participated in USO tours include Craig Morgan, Mark Wills, Darryl Worley, D...
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Wilmer Valderrama To Entertain Troops In Germany

December 22nd, 2006 10:22am EST
Wilmer Valderrama
Actor and comedian Wilmer Valderrama will provide service members with some laughter on a USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour to Germany Jan. 3-6. This will be the first USO tour for Valderrama, who will be hosting a live version of his successful "Yo Momma" comedy show, currently on MTV.

This tour continues the USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tradition of bringing celebrities to troops stationed far from home. Entertainers who recently participated in USO tours include Carrie Underwood, Chuck Norris, Drowning Pool, Bill Engvall, Craig Ferguson, Henry Rollins and Shinedown.
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 27

July 27th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Triple H
Happy Birthday to "MI: III" actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (1977), New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (1975), WWE star Triple H (1969), Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta (1969), singer Juliana Hatfield (1967), "Blue Collar" comedian Bill Engvall (1957), Broadway actress/singer Maureen McGovern (1949), and TV producer Norman Lear (1922).
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Comedy Central Announces Summer, Fall Schedule

May 31st, 2006 11:05am EDT
Scrubs to debut in the fall
Summer and fall 2006 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy on Comedy Central. Viewers have a large plate to choose from: new series ("Dog Bites Man," "Freak Show") to new specials (Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road, "Jamie Kennedy: Unwashed") to returning series (Chappelle's Show, RENO 911!) and acquisitions (Scrubs).

NEW SERIES

"Dog Bites Man" (premieres Wednesday, June 7, at 10:30 p.m.)

Local news just got a whole lot funnier (and this time it's intentional). It's an outrageous, part improvisational, part mockumentary, single camera show featuring a group o...
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