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Tristan McManus and Pamela Anderson
If you're still shocked that Dancing with the Stars All-Stars boasts six former champs, you're not the only one.
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"To be honest, I didn't think we'd get that many," executive producer Conrad Green tells TVGuide.com. "It's quite incredible, isn't it? I was hoping we'd get a good response and it was more than any of us could've expected. This whole cast is really the cream of the cream of the crop."
That's not an overstatement: Of the 13 returning stars, only two of them — Pamela Anderson and Sabrina Bryan, who's back via fan vote — didn't make the finals in their ...
Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff
What was the first thing that went through Apolo Anton Ohno's mind when he learned he might be paired with Karina Smirnoff on Dancing with the Stars All-Stars?
"I went, 'Hmm. She's amazing, but isn't she really crazy?' I really did say that," Ohno tells TVGuide.com. "And the best part is, this was the exact answer: 'Yes, but she has a heart of gold and she's amazing. And we think you two will have really great chemistry.'"
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And now? "We're in an uphill battle here. She has no heart, there's no chemistry."
"And I'm crazy," Smirnoff adds.
All joking aside, the two former champs (him for Season 4, her for Season 13) are getting ...
Hope Solo, Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Olympic soccer star Hope Solo says her former Dancing with the Stars partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy often "manhandled" her and once slapped her across the face in rehearsals.
Which of Cheryl Burke's three former partners will hit the parquet with her again on Dancing with the Stars All-Stars?
That would be ...
Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke
Who's hitting the parquet again on Dancing with the Stars All-Stars? Six former champs, three runner-ups and your choice!
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ABC revealed 12 of the 13 returning celebrities Friday, which includes Season 2 winner Drew Lachey and Season 4 champ Apolo Anton Ohno and Bristol Palin. Fans will select the final ...
Dancing for the Mirrorball trophy proved rewarding for more than just the winners of Dancing with the Stars.
Kristie Alley, Joey Fatone and Chaz Bono all lost weight when they put on their dancing shoes for the ABC reality competition show. Alley is perhaps Dancing's biggest loser, as the diet and exercise routine she used on the show ultimately led to her losing 100 pounds...
Dancing with the Stars
Donald Driver and Peta Murgatroyd's Dancing with the Stars win is so yesterday, right?
So let's look ahead to next season, which, in case you've been living under a rock, is going to be an all-stars season. Tom Bergeron has already said that it will ...
When it comes to comedy, the networks have some tough decisions to make in the next few months. Do they stick with low-rated but critically adored shows with rabid fan bases, like NBC's Community? Or do they attempt to emulate the success of sitcoms with broad appeal but little acclaim, like the CBS hit 2 Broke Girls?
A handful of shows — including Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory — manage to pull off the rare feat of landing big accolades and big ...
John Goodman and Roseanne Barr
This fall, the networks want to party like it's 1992. It was 20 years ago that stars like Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Kirstie Alley and John Stamos ruled the sitcom world. Now they're all back, and signed on to star in new comedy pilots this spring.
The trend started this season with Tim Allen's successful return to TV as the...