Shake A Leg With “Dancing With Stars”
By: kris amanda
Posted on : July 30, 2012  Views : 2149
Dancing With Stars is a reality television series which were started n ABC in United States and CTV in Canada in 2011. BBC Worldwide were the creators of the show. It was started on June 1, 2005 for the first time in CBS Television City Hollywood, California. The show has given 265 episodes in 14 seasons up till date. Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli were the judges for the series. During its first season Tom Bergeron hosted the show with Lisa Canning and Samantha Harris as his co-hosts but later Brooke Burke Charvet hosted the show after the tenth season. The show is the American version of the British television cycle Strictly Come Dancing.
It is a dance competition show in which celebrities offer themselves for their dance performance in front of the judges. These celebrities’ contestants who takes part in the competition can be from any star line like professional, Olympic athletes, supermodels, actors, singers, astronauts and teen-heartthrobs. They select their professional dancer to help them in choreographing their dance performance. Every couple prepare their dance to present it in front of the judges and to compete with co-contestants. The judges will rank them according to their performances. The couple with the lowers total scores will be on the edge of elimination. The couples receive audience votes for their duos. Each judge ranks them from 1-10 scores for the total scores of 3-30. The contestants which are selected for the elimination are put through “dance-off” in which they have to re perform their dance to get better scores next time. Public can vote by calling on particular toll-free number, the ABC website and text messages. The winner will be rewarded with mirror ball trophy.
Since the series started Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli were the judges of the series which were replaced by seasonal judges who included Drew Lachey, Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, Helio Castroneves, Mel B, Kristi Yamaguchi, Gilles Marini and KellyOsbourne. Fourth judge that appeared for the programme were Michael Flatley, Baz Luhrmann and Donnie Bums. Around 162 celebrities participated in the show in fourteen seasons and 3 professional dancers associated with these celebs. Cheryl Bruke and Tony Dovolani were the longest tenured professionals.
During the series some of the tribute performances were presented by the contestants. The very first tribute was given to Patrick Swayze on Sept 23, 2009 on his song “She’s Like the Wind” and “Unchained Melody” which were written by him. In 2009 celebrities performed for Michael Jackson on “I Want You Back”, “Man in the Mirror” and “Thriller”. During season 10, Haitian dancers give tribute to all the victims of 2010 Haiti earthquake on “Dance Like This” by Wycle Jean.
GSN in 012 decided to run seasons 4-13 but the idea was dropped due to low ranking for the show as it was already aired for 3 months from January 2012 to April 2012. ABC president Paul Lee after having a conference call with media declared that fifteenth season of the show will be released in autumn 2012.
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