Posts Tagged ‘Dancing with the Stars’

ABC Unveils 2011-12 Primetime Schedule

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez ABC unveils fall 2011 schedule debuts preview for new shows.

ABC is ready to show its hand to advertisers with the release of the 2011-2012 Primetime Schedule and tempt viewers with the net release of pilots and full episodes of new programs at www.abcmedianet.com.

New series that are hot off the press include:  Apartment 23, Charlie’s Angels, Good Christian Belles, Last Man Standing, Man Up, Missing, Once Upon a Time, Pan Am, Revenge, The River, Scandal, 
Suburgatory
and Work It join the line-up.

Other shows that are returning to the programming include:  America’s Funniest Home Videos, 
The Bachelor
, Body of Proof, Dancing with the Stars, Desperate Housewives, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Happy Endings, Secret Millionaire, Shark Tank and 20/20 join previously announced returning series Castle, Cougar Town, Grey’s Anatomy, The Middle, Modern Family and Private Practice. Read More

ABC Leads Network Programming in Week 36

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez Dancing with the Stars is one of the biggest draw cards having just enjoyed its biggest ever audience for a spring finale.

The latest ratings continue to confirm the dominance of ABC over its rival networks. ABC is now airing seven of the top 20 TV shows in the adults 18-49 years-old bracket, which is more than any other network.

Additionally the network is also delivering two out of the top three most-watched shows overall.

ABC is the most watched network on Mondays over the past 11 weeks – Dancing with the Stars is one of the biggest draw cards having just enjoyed its biggest ever audience for a spring finale. Read More

Don’t Miss ABC’s Season Finale Extravaganza

Posted 15 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez ABC’s Modern Family, the new face of network-television family comedy, is now at its season finale.

The week beginning May 23 is a big one on ABC with new seasons beginning and others bidding farewell to our TV screens for a hiatus.

Monday, May 23 is the performance show season finale of Dancing with the Stars. Here you will see and exciting display of cha cha, rumba and other dance styles burning up the dance floor for the last time this season. The finale will be broadcast on ABC from 8 – 9pm and followed up by the season premiere of The Bachelorette from 9 – 11pm.

Set May 24 at 8pm into your diaries with three hours of Dancing with the Stars finale magic. You will find out who will be taking home the trophy as this seasons champion and who will be disappointed. In addition you will be entertained by several guest performers. Read More

GMA Capitalizes on Rocking Ratings

Posted 11 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel MenendezGMA Capitalizes on Rocking Ratings

Following up some of the most impressive early morning ratings ever in the couple of weeks, Good Morning America has lined up some impressive guests and spots to keep the ratings rocking.

Legendary Broadway star Julie Andrews kicks things off on Monday morning along with her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton; Donnie and Marie Osmond drop in for a chat and a duo and you can catch up on all your gossip from TMZ.

Tuesday is a big day as Gayle King (AKA Oprah’s BFF) shares her favourite Oprah moments; Penelope Cruz pops in to share her experience of the Pirates of the Caribbean 4 premiere and Chaz Bono talks about his book “Transitions: The Story of How I Became a Man.”

Wednesday you get to find out all about what happens behind the scenes of Dancing with the Stars from the couple voted off on Tuesday evening and Patricia Heaton from ABC’s hit comedy The Middle is in the studio. Read More

Jimmy Kimmel This Week (May 9-13)

Posted 09 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

Jimmy Kimmel Live Publishing Late Night TV to the Limit.By Rachel Menendez

It’s another action packed week on Jimmy Kimmel with celebrity guests, athletes, musical and comedy acts aplenty. Here’s a taster of what you can expect out of the Jimmy Kimmel bag of tricks this week.

Monday, May 9 sees actor Rob Lowe on the show to talk about his newly released book “Stories I Only Tell My Friends”. Following this the energizer bunny that is Ty Pennington, the host of “Extreme Makeover”, comes on the show. Wiz Khalifa – the rapper wonder kid of the moment visits the set to talk about his latest album “Rolling Papers”.

Tuesday, May 10 there is a range of guests on the show including Nathan Fillion from “Castle”, the most recently voted off couple from Dancing with the Stars and musical guest Calle 13. Read More

Final Five Burns Up the Dance Floor

Posted 09 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel MenendezThe competition heats up this week on Dancing with the Stars, as the final five couples take to the dance floor to shake and shimmy their way to semi-finals glory.

The competition heats up this week on Dancing with the Stars, as the final five couples take to the dance floor to shake and shimmy their way to semi-finals glory.

Couples will perform two dances including the high pressure “instant dance” on Monday, May 9 on ABC. Then Tuesday, May 10, the results show will feature the most dramatic elimination yet, ending one couples’ journey and leaving four couples to move onto the semi-finals. Read More