Maksim, left, and Val Chmerkovskiy (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Bye, Bye, Bad Boy! What’s Behind Maks’ Departure From ‘DWTS’?

A shocking reality has set in for “Dancing with the Stars” fans. Resident bad boy Maksim Chmerkovskiy will NOT be appearing on Season 16 of the show. “He needed space,” his brother Val Chmerkovskiy reveals to xfinityTV. Maks’ departure was widely rumored days ago, but it was made official this morning when the pro dancer […]

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Kirstie Alley and "DWTS" partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy  (ABC/CRAIG SJODIN)

‘DWTS’ All-Stars Prepare to Face Their Toughest Challenge Yet

Tonight, the “Dancing with the Stars” All-Stars will face their biggest challenge—recreating an iconic dance from a past season of the show and acting as creative directors, taking control away from their professional partners. DVR the Next Episode of “DWTS” on XfinityTV.com Will this concept be a hit or a flop? Devoted “DWTS” fans will […]

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'DWTS: All-Stars' Mark and Bristol (Photo: ABC)

‘DWTS All-Stars’: There’s No Debate: Political Daughter Bristol Palin Defies Doubters

Bristol Palin is raising eyebrows on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ once again by avoiding elimination while better performers go home. And Tuesday night, pro dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani added fuel to the fire as backstage footage showed them laughing at Judge Carrie Ann Inaba’s harsh critique of Bristol and partner Mark Ballas’ routine.

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