Can Positive Reality Shows Succeed?

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Can USA score hits with inspirational reality shows? After becoming the top-rated cable network with a slate of optimistic, aspirational dramas, USA is branching out into reality – as well as comedy and late-night. But it will soon find out if its sunny approach to drama can also work for reality, […]

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‘Dancing with the Stars’: Season 11 Winner Is…

After a controversial season filled with more than its fair share of upsets and uproars, we have a winner. Perfection prevailed (and justice was served) as season-long frontrunners Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough were named the winners of Season 11’s ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ Producers said “a record amount of activity” overloaded the voting system […]

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‘DWTS’ Reveals Semi-Finalists; Maks Apologizes

[Spoiler Alert! Don’t read on if you don’t want to know who went home on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Tuesday night.] After eight weeks of competition, we now have our final four set on ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ This week’s elimination was neither shocking nor disappointing, unless you consider Bristol Palin surviving another week shocking. […]

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Recap: New ‘Dancing’ Twist An ‘Instant’ Hit or Miss?

The competition is really heating up as week 8 of ‘Dancing with the Stars‘ brings another double-threat: Each of the five remaining couples had to dance two individual routines – one ballroom and one “Instant Dance.” Just what is an “Instant Dance”? ‘Dancing’ on demand! Sort of. The couples knew what dance they were doing […]

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For ‘DWTS’ 200th Episode, The Stars Came Out… And Competed

It was a cavalcade of special guests stars, past contestants, and big surprises as ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars‘ celebrated its 200th episode this Monday night, kicking off Week 7 of this the 11th season. So, who exactly showed up for the shiny shindig? There were too many familiar faces to list (50 to be […]

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‘DWTS’ Rock Week Recap: Jennifer Grey Blows It

Ever since that infamous school dance-off in the classic musical ‘Grease,’ I have loved to watch dance marathons and am thrilled that ‘Dancing with the Stars‘ does too. Week six of ‘DWTS’ brings us Rock Week and the show’s mini dance marathon, where all seven couples dance for four minutes and are knocked off one […]

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