The judging panel on "Dancing With the Stars" reminds me a bit of the celebrities on the '70s version of "Match Game."
Bruno Tonioli is the 21st century Charles Nelson Reilly, who peppers his sarcastic wit with enough double entendres to make network censors blush.
It was "Latin Night" on Monday's "Dancing with the Stars," and the seven remaining couples took to the floor to perform to a Latin-centric tune.
Country singer Kellie Pickler continued her winning ways last night, as her sexy samba earned a 29 from the judges, good enough to win immunity from elimination this week.
Lady luck has finally run out for Victor Ortiz.
The boxer departed "Dancing With the Stars" Tuesday night after spending four of the show's five elimination weeks in the dreaded bottom two. Dorothy Hamill's injury withdrawal and fan voting saved Ortiz the first three times, but his technique struggles and low scores finally caught up with him.
It wasn't a question of whether comic D.L. Hughley would be eliminated on "Dancing with the Stars" this season, but when.
That moment came on Tuesday night when Hughley learned that he was the fourth celebrity out of the ABC series. He's struggled throughout the competition, and his battles with judge Len Goodman over how he was being criticized became an early storyline this season.
There's an old adage in showbiz that "the show must go on." That was the case Monday night at "Dancing with the Stars," as the celebrities and their pro partners took to the dance floor just hours after the devastating bombings at the Boston Marathon.
The victims of Boston were not forgotten during the show, as host Tom Bergeron, who spent much of his early broadcasting career in Boston, expressed his love to "everyone back home" in the city, while gymnast Aly Raisman, who was born in the suburb of Needham, dedicated her samba to Boston.
Monday night's "Dancing with the Stars" was supposed to be all about the celebrities performing a routine based on the best years of their lives.
But much of the focus was on whether one of the stars would even dance at all.
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