September 19, 2011
SERIES How I Met Your Mother: Season 7 of the sitcom opens with the wedding of Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) to a mystery bride. Josh Radnor, Chris Romanski, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders also star (8 p.m. CBS). The Sing-Off: Eight of the 16 competing groups perform together in the season premiere (8 p.m. NBC). Dancing With the Stars: Contestants include Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) and Hope Solo; David Arquette, J.R. Martinez and Elisabeth Canalis; reality TV personalities Kristen Cavallari and Robert Kardashian; journalist Nancy Grace, stylist Carson Kressley; talk show host Ricki Lake; singer Chynna Phillips and author Chaz Bono (8 p.m. ABC)
July 27, 2012 |
Bristol Palin is back. So is Kirstie Alley. ABC on Friday announced the 12 cast members for this fall's"Dancing With the Stars. " It's not a new lineup, however, but a return of celebrities from the previous cycles of the show. Palin and Alley - two of the most attention-grabbing contestants of recent years - are among those scooting back to the dance floor. Palin, an activist and the daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, bestowed high ratings on the show during her run two years ago. Alley is the former "Cheers" costar known for her battles with her weight.