Dancing with the Stars
Dancing with the Stars has named former American Idol bandleader Ray Chew as the show's new music director and composer, ABC announcedFriday.
Chew's band, featuring new musicians and singers, will make their debut on the Season 18 premiere Monday, March 17 at 8/7c.
"Live music is the lifeblood of DWTS and we couldn't be more excited to be working with Ray and his talented band. Ray is one of the most versatile and dynamic musicians working today. It promises to be a spectacular season," Dancing executive producer Conrad Green said in a statement.
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This week, Bill Nye (the Science Guy) participated in a debate about the origins of matter with Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum, and Jon Stewart paid tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman on The Daily Show. ABC Family's The Fosterslaunched its web series, and BIO released a collection of videos online in honor of Black History Month. Oh, and Tara Lipinski did an amazing Big Lebowski-inspired figure skating routine. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Jack Osbourne, Cheryl Burke
The music has stopped on Dancing with the Stars, at least temporarily. The reality show has parted ways with its longtime band leader Harold Wheeler, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Wheeler, who has been with the show since its inception, will take his 28-member group of musicians and singers with him. "Our talented Music Director, Harold Wheeler, will not be joining us for Season 18 of Dancing with the Stars. Since Season One, Harold and his band have performed brilliant music in our ballroom for...
Dancing with the Stars pro Anna Trebunskaya and her boyfriend, Nevin Millan, are new parents. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Saturday, Us Weekly reports.
ABC's partnership with Marvel is continuing at a good pace. On Friday's Television Critics Association winter TV previews, ABC entertainment head Paul Lee announced that the character of Lady Sif from the Thor films will cross over to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Edyta Sliwinska; Alec Mazo
Former Dancing with the Stars professionals Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo welcomed their first child, Michael Alexander Mazo, on Saturday,People reports.
"We are extremely happy and in love with him. So far it's been the most amazing experience of my life," Sliwinska said. "Even though I've been told how incredible it is to be a mom, I never imagined I would enjoy so much every minute spent with my little munchkin."
Diana Gonzalez-Jones, J.R. Martinez
All My Children alum J.R. Martinez has split from his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones 18 months after the birth of their daughter, People reports.
"Diana and I have...
Despite some reports to the contrary, Eva Longoria won't be seen in any telenovelas any time soon.
The Desperate Housewives alum took to Twitter to refute a report in the Latin Times that claimed she had signed an exclusive deal with Televisa, Latin America's largest media company, and was slated to appear in three telenovelas, including Cuna de Lobos.
All My Children star Aiden Turner has been charged with domestic violence, TMZ.com reports.
The charges stem from an altercation last month between...
Kellie Pickler spent Christmas in Afghanistan singing to American troops at Kandahar Airfield, the Washington Post reports.