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USA Crowned Winner of 'Superstars of Dance'

January 28, 2009 12:01:20

The first ever champions of dance competition "" had been crowned on Monday, January 26. Taking the golds in each category were Russia in Solo, Argentina in Duet and USA in Group. Meanwhile, USA also scored the top prize by being the country with highest overall points, and therefore was declared the ultimate winner of the show's first season.

Hip-hop dance group Groovaloos from USA was announced as the winner of the group category and consequently earned enough points for their country to be in the first position with 530 points. "There you have it, the United States of America, the very first winners of the International Superstars of Dance Trophy!" host Michael Flately exclaimed.


AceShowbiz's 2009 Midseason TV Guide (1/3)

December 31, 2008 04:12:39

Some networks have prepared in advance for the coming of midseason by lining up brand new shows to refresh their program while some rely on their popular series to continue spinning the number. Producers are racing to come up with new concepts of reality shows as well as new stories that can thrill and advance above others already available.

Those looking forward to what January 2009 brings can take a look at the list of fresh shows below. Second and third part of the 2009 Midseason TV Guide will be published on January 1 and 2 respectively. The second part will focus on the shows opening a new season while the third compile those returning to the screen after the winter holiday.


Profiles of Coaches, Judges and Performers in 'Superstars of Dance'

December 30, 2008 01:12:25

In a press release, NBC announce the eight international teams that will compete on "". Apart from the U.S. that will be represented by duo ballet dancer experts Georgia Ambarian and Eric Luna, the line-up will include Shaolin Monks from China, Russian Cossack dancers and Bhangra dancers from India.

A total of eight countries will participate in the unique dance competition, and one will be crowned world's best. They are Argentina, Australia, China, India, Ireland, Russia, South Africa and The United States. Hosted by Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") and co-hosted by Susie Castillo ("House of Payne"), "Superstars of Dance" will be premiered on NBC January 4, 2009 at 9/8c. The show will then take a regular slot at 8/7c beginning January 5 to 19.


What to Expect From Upcoming 'Superstars of Dance' TV Show

December 27, 2008 02:12:53

New dancing reality TV show "", produced by Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller, two masterminds behind "" and "", promises to bring in something different. Unlike two other dancing competitions, "So You Think You Can Dance" and "" which determine their winners through viewers' vote, this NBC's TV show will rely its evaluation on the selected world-class judges.

"These are professional dancers; it would be very difficult for someone at home in their living room to pass judgment on the prima ballerina from Russia," host Michael Flatley explains why audiences are not involved. "It's very difficult to see how she might have done her pirouette or how she may have stood en pointe properly. It takes a specialist."


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