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 ...
Pamela Anderson is back in her natural habitat: running on the beach in her red Baywatch bathing suit.
Sadly, this doesn't mean the lifeguard drama isn't being rebooted. People reports that the actress donned the sexy swimwear for a commercial she's shooting in Rio de Janeiro.
Shawn Johnson, Derek Hough
Reunited, and it feels so — oh, wait.
Dancing with the Stars All-Stars season features plenty of old faces, but only five original pairings — a consequence of casting multiple celebs who on their respective seasons shared the same pros.
But change can be a good thing, right? Seven (potentially eight) of the returning stars hope so. Below, we size up the season's new couples on a scale of 1 (worst) to 10 (best).
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 ...
After ABC confirmed next season's all-stars outing of Dancing with the Stars, Tom Bergeron revealed that it will feature past champions, fan favorites and controversial cast members, which kind of took the wind out of sails. Do we really want to see Kate Gosselin again? No. Since season-planning is still in a nascent stage, we want to offer our two cents on how we think the season should be. Here are our five wishes for all-stars:
Katherine Jenkins, Mark Ballas
We have never seen this much skin. This season, Dancing With the Stars is as much a battle of the delts and pecs as it is a rumble for the best heels and toes on the ballroom floor.
Sometimes going topless, or nearly topless, works. Sometimes it doesn't. It didn't help former ...
Kym Johnson, Jaleel White
One after another, they came out on the dance floor, and either surprised or dazzled us. Judges, pros, hosts, audience members — okay, everyone — was stunned by the across-the-board display of raw talent on Dancing With the Stars' Season 14 premiere.
Karina Smirnoff, J.R. Martinez
What is newly crowned Dancing With the Stars champion J.R. Martinez going to do with his mirror ball trophy? "I'm gonna put mine in bed. I'm gonna tuck it in, and it's gonna roll around with me. And after that, I'm gonna glue it on the hood of my car and drive around Los Angeles honking my horn. It's gonna be my own parade."
How tough is television commentator Nancy Grace? Just ask her how she has consistently managed to put a good face on things — including her elimination from Dancing With the Stars on Tuesday night. "You know what?" she says. "There is never a bad day. Nobody's dead. Nobody's dismembered. I've been dancing with Tristan [her pro partner, Tristan MacManus]. My children are alive. It's all good."