DWTS Season 23 Cast Announced!

I’m back! I hope you all had a lovely summer, I have been busier than normal.

Today was a big announcement day in the Dancing with the Stars world: The season 23 cast was announced!

Unlike cast announcements in the past, it wasn’t a large production on Good Morning America. I’m not sure why, but it felt a little “off”. Here are the videos from this morning:

Here’s a nice clip from Entertainment Tonight, giving us a visual of all of the couples:

Here are the GMA tweets from this morning:

Season 23 Surprises (for me):
– The Return of Some Pros: I think these returns were the biggest surprise for me. First, it was Gleb’s return announced. It seemed like it was the next day that Maks was announced (a fantastic surprise)! Yesterday (or the day before), Derek was confirmed. And this morning, Cheryl! Oh, Allison and Emma are also back after a single-season break.
– The “Time Off” of Some Pros: I will miss seeing Tony, Keo, and Mark 😦 And Peta is very pregnant, so her absence is understandable. Kym Johnson also announced that she’s basically done with the show.
– Ryan Lochte: With making news headlines recently, I’m kind of surprised he came on the show. I have seen people comment that they are not going to watch the show because of him. I disagree with that “logic” (perhaps because I watch the show for the dancing and not the celebrities) … just don’t vote for him.
– Terra Jolé: I actually watch her show (very entertaining) and I was surprised and happy to finally see a little person on the show.

DWTS Season 22 Disney Night Recap, Week 4

It’s Disney Night on Dancing with the Stars! In the past, Disney Night has been during week 5, but I guess since there is a Switch-Up Week this season (which also happens on week 5), it has to come sooner.

The opening number was less grand as the opening numbers in the past (s18 & s20), but I really liked the lights on everything (I just like lights in general lol) and the Mickey-shaped stage was so cute! I liked how they introduced the couples with the movie they were dancing a song from.

To the dancing…

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DWTS Season 21, Week 5 – Switch Up!

Ever since Dancing with the Stars started the Switch-Up Week in season 18, I have loved the idea (and some of the performances) that resulted from it. It is interesting to see how versatile some people are (or aren’t) and to see if maybe people should have been paired up differently.

In addition to the switch-up, I was extra excited because …
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… Maks is back! He hasn’t been on the show since he won season 18, and he was a guest judge in season 17 (I think).

Oh, how I love opening numbers! The opening number was really fun, and I liked how the new pairings were revealed. The choreography was fantastic and sassy, just how I like it!

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DWTS Season 21, Week 4 – Most Memorable Year

“The Most Memorable Year” is always an emotional night on Dancing with the Stars. There wasn’t much of an opening number tonight. Alfonso Ribiero is taking on hosting duty tonight while Tom Bergeron is also away, spending time with his ailing father:

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And now for the dances…
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DWTS Week 2 Review, My Jam Monday!

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No dance intro?! I like the show’s intro numbers. I think there will be something next week since it is Latin Night!

On to the dances …

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