June 19, 2013 |
“Dancing With the Stars” alums -- and exes -- Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovski will reunite on the New York stage. The once-engaged pair will perform Luis Bravo's “Forever Tango" at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theater on July 9-28. The Tony-winning production, which first appeared on Broadway in 1997, traces tango beginnings from the underbelly of 19th century Argentina into a staged sexual tug-of-war in sequins. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage Smirnoff, a five-time U.S. national champion, and Chmerkovski, who choreographed “Le Reve” in Las Vegas, made their Broadway debuts in the 2009 production of "Burn the Floor.
August 13, 2012 |
"Dancing With the Stars"announcedmost of the celebrity and professional pairings for the new All-Star season Monday morning on "Good Morning America. " The only name not announced is the 13th spot reserved for the winner of a viewer vote. The star-pro pairings are: Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Pamela Anderson and Tristan MacManus, Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower, Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson, Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough, Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya, Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd, Kelly Monaco and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff, Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas, Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani, and Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke.
April 26, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. Kristin Cavallari, who appeared on the reality TV shows "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills," is engaged to marry Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. ( E! Online ) Rachel Maddow says that closeted gay news anchors "have a responsibility to come out. " ( Huffington Post ) Netflix now has as many subscribers as Comcast cable. ( Los Angeles Times ) Last night, Playboy model Karina Smirnoff took a tumble on "Dancing With the Stars.
July 30, 2012 |
CBS This Morning Kevin Nealon;Mary-Louise Parker; author Dean Koontz. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today The Olympics. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Sherri Shepherd; Carter Oosterhouse. 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly Jeremy Renner; Zachary Gordon; co-host Chris Harrison. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Joan Rivers; Danielle Steel; Karina Smirnoff. (N)
September 19, 2012 |
CBS This Morning Archie Panjabi; Sprint CEO Dan Hesse; Penny Marshall. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Fall fashion trends; chef Todd English; Justin Bieber's mother, Pattie Mallette. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Kerry Washington; Jimmy Kimmel previews the Emmys; Richie Sambora. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Fergie; takeout-food makeover. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly and Michael Jake Gyllenhaal; Archie Panjabi; Austin Mahone performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Dr. Mehmet Oz; Cloris Leachman; Karina Smirnoff dances with Apolo Anton Ohno; Lamar Sally.
May 22, 2013 |
Wonder Twin powers: Activate! It was a close race to the finish, but in the end, country singer Kellie Pickler and her pro partner Derek Hough pulled out a one-two punch to knock out the rest of the competition and emerged as the “Dancing With the Stars” Season 16 champions. Well, the “American Idol” also-ran wanted to “end with a bang,” and that she did. “This is amazing, oh my God!” Kellie said. Head judge Len Goodman called her the “bee's knees” and “my uncle's carbuncle.” Bruno Tonioli compared her to Derek's little sister, Julianne Hough.