Diane Haithman contributes to Deadline’s TV coverage.
As announced earlier at today’s TCA, Bristol Palin is among the returning stars for this season’s Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars. Palin came under fire during her season on the show because she made it to the finals despite her comparable lack of talent (one of her infamous routines included her dancing in a very hairy monkey suit). And at this panel, she was peppered with questions about why she would subject herself to it all again. Said Palin: “I just think that God provides opportunities like this. You can either go out and do ‘em or not do ‘em, the press is going to talk about me no matter what so I might as well be having fun”. Adding another reason for participating in a later comment: “Do I like to provide for my son? Yes I do”.
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Palin was also asked about whether the various Palins making reality TV into sort of a family business. “I definitely don’t think it’s our business”, she said. “I just think you guys are going to be talking about us either way, so I might as well be doing something enjoyable and fun. (DWTS host Tom Bergeron joked that the Palins have not quite gone “full Kardashian” yet). READ MORE »
Actors Christopher and Kyle Massey have filed a lawsuit trying to block Bristol Palin’s upcoming docureality series for Lifetime Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp, which premieres tonight. The brothers, along with their mother Angel, are suing the series producer Associated Television … Read More »
Lifetime has picked up Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp, a 10-episode docuseries chronicling Bristol Palin’s life as a young, single mother living in the spotlight of being Sarah Palin’s daughter. The series will focus on how Bristol adjusts to life … Read More »
Bristol Palin had been heavily courted for her own reality series following her highly rated run on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars. Now she has settled on her follow-up to Dancing, a docu-series for BIO Channel, which reunites her with … Read More »
CBS Television City, which houses ABC’s reality series Dancing with the Stars, was evacuated tonight over a threatening letter received at the Dancing production offices that contained white powder. Here is ABC’s statement about the incident:
An envelope containing an unknown substance was delivered to the Dancing with the
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This may be a new record for stunt casting: the 12 celebrities for Season 11, as announced tonight by Dancing with the Stars hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke in a live press conference during Bachelor Pad, are: singers Michael … Read More »