After the last steps of samba, salsa and Argentine tango had been danced on Monday night's Dancing With the Stars, the remaining nine couples had to face the fact that no matter no matter how well they pulled off their steamy, fun routines, they might still face the scorching red lights of elimination on Tuesday night.
There's something different about Dancing with the Stars this season — and it's not just the stage.
"There's no lightning rod! No one [is] controversial, so everyone can stop freaking out!" Tom Bergeron tells TVGuide.com.
Dancing's Maria Menounos: Don't call me the favorite
After nabbing such divisive figures as Kate Gosselin, Bristol Palin, Chaz Bono and even perceived ringers like Nicole Scherzinger in the past few seasons, executive producer Conrad Green and casting director Deena Katz went with a low-key approach for Season 14. They also had a theme: nostalgia. The new crop includes the old-school likes of ...
"I'm not going out there in a thong," says soap star Jack Wagner (The Bold and the Beautiful). "Anything else, I'm good to go."
And so are 11 other stars, who will strap on their dancing shoes for the 14th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Call it the Season of Nostalgia, with actors like Wagner, Melissa Gilbert (Little House on the Prairie) and Jaleel White (Urkel from Family Matters); the "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight and tennis legend Martina Navratilova taking top billing.
As one of the stars on Disney's Shake It Up, Roshon Fegan often has to dance for fans on the spot.
"They just walk up and instead of saying, 'I know who you are and I want your autograph,' some people walk up and say, 'Do a dance move for me!'" Fegan tells TVGuide.com. "I usually do any move I can remember and go for it."
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Who says the Disney Channel is just for kids? When its latest original movie, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam premieres, there will be plenty of reasons for adults to tune in. The sequel stars Demi Lovato as Mitchie Torres, who returns to Camp Rock only to learn that a new rival camp, Camp Star, has recruited some of Rock's campers and instructors. It's up to her and rock stars Connect 3, played by the Jonas Brothers, to save their turf. From the music and choreography to first loves, find out why people of all ages should Rock out from the stars themselves.
No. 1: A nod to Classic Rock
Kevin Jonas (Jason) tells TVGuide.com about the pop-culture references in the film that an older generation will appreciate. "We have images from records, like a couple [of] Bruce Springsteen, Band on the Run ... They're in the middle of the scene and all of a sudden it'll happen, and you either catch it for a second, or it'll go away."
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