Reality TV Casting News - February 2009
NBC has revealed the identities of the eight couples who will compete in The Chopping Block, the new Marco Pierre White-fronted reality cooking series that will premiere on Wednesday, March 11 at 8PM ET/PT.
ABC has revealed the professional partner pairings for Dancing with the Stars' eighth season, which will premiere with a two-hour performance episode on Monday, March 9 at 8PM ET/PT.
Dancing with the Stars' eighth-season professional partner cast features eleven professionals who have previously competed on the show: two-time mirror ball champions Julianne Hough and Cheryl Burke; reigning seventh-season champion Derek Hough; sixth-season champ Mark Ballas; Jonathan Roberts; Kym Johnson; Lacey Schwimmer; Tony Dovolani; Maksim Chmerkovskiy; Edyta Sliwinska; and Karina Smirnoff. With the exception of Roberts, all of the returning professionals competed in last fall's seventh Dancing with the Stars edition.
After three weeks of open audition broadcasts and two more weeks of episodes that gave viewers a look at the competition's Hollywood Round, last night's American Idol eighth-season broadcast ended with the mega-hit Fox reality show finally revealing the identities of this season's Top 36 semifinalists.
ABC has revealed the identities of the 13 celebrities who will be heating up the dance floor when Dancing with the Stars eighth season premieres with a two-hour performance episode on Monday, March 9 at 8PM ET/PT.
Dancing with the Stars aficionados will soon learn which celebrities will be waltzing into primetime for the show's upcoming eighth season.