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Magic Rules The Finale Of 'America's Got Talent' As Mat Franco Is Crowned Winner

September 18th, 2014 10:50am EDT
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Last night, for the first time in eight seasons of the hit talent series, "America's Got Talent," a magician won the coveted million dollar prize!

Illusionist Mat Franco nabbed the top spot through his interactive magic presentations, often involving judges Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel. Franco finished just ahead of popular singer Emily West.

Franco is a self-taught magician and toured college campuses to make extra money. On the finale, he performed a card trick involving Stern and guest Rosie O'Donnell, giving both of them 10 cards, which they hid in their clothing. ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Results: LoLo Says Bye-Bye

September 17th, 2014 8:15am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Results: LoLo Says Bye-Bye
With a combination of the lowest viewer votes and judges scores in total, it was goodbye for LoLo Jones and Keo Motsepe. A series of missteps led to LoLo's dismissal, but the Olympic athlete was gracious about her dismissal so early in the season.

It was a close call for several couples this evening as the results were read. Close to the edge were the twosomes of Betsey Johnson and Tony Dovolani, Michael Waltrip and Emma Slater, Lea Thompson and Artem Chigvintsev and LoLo Jones and Keo Motsepe.

Last evening's first round of dances brought out the best and the worst in some of our favorit...
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Pro Dancer Cheryl Burke Says Goodbye To 'Dancing With the Stars'

September 16th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Pro Dancer Cheryl Burke Says Goodbye To 'Dancing With the Stars'
Cheryl Burke winner of two mirrorball trophies and dance partner to pro athelets, actors and singers, is hanging up her dance shoes at the end of Season 19.

Burke revealed to Good Morning America that after this season of "Dancing with the Stars" is over, she is preparing to leave the series for good. "As of now, this is probably going to be my last season," the two-time champion revealed.

Burke has been on the long-running talent competition since its second season in 2006 and was the first female pro-dancer to win, partnered with singer/actor Drew Lachey. Burke won again at the end of ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Week One Recap: Fails, Flops And One Amazing Performance

September 16th, 2014 8:33am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Week One Recap: Fails, Flops And One Am
It was a tense first outing for many of the new couples on the first episode of "Dancing with the Stars." The judges were expecting big show-stopping numbers, but instead were disappointed with many of the celebs' routines. While there were a few bright lights, it looks to be a season of criticism where the celebs will be working double time to score with both the judges and fans. The total points a couple can get per dance routine is 40.

New Dance Round

Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson

Dance: Jive

Scores: 9, 9, 9, 9 = 36

While Alfnoso Ribeiro may have the edge as a semi-professiona...
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'Dancing With The Stars': 7 Biggest Scandals On The Ballroom Floor

September 14th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
'Dancing With The Stars': 7 Biggest Scandals On The Ballroom Flo
Hitting its stride after 19 seasons, "Dancing with the Stars" has been known for introducing the world of ballroom dancing to the nation. What once was a staid competitive circle of rhinestones and high heels (for both men and women) has become a worldwide phenomenon and the dancers themselves as famous as their celebrity counterparts. Still, there are dark secrets that lie behind the curtains of the ballroom floor and some of them promise to floor even the most hardened "DWTS" fans!

1. Maksim Chmerkoviskiy's Many Affairs

The real and rumored list of who former male pro Maksim Chmerkovi...
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Meet The Cast Of Season 19 'Dancing With The Stars'

September 4th, 2014 12:04pm EDT
Meet The Cast Of Season 19 'Dancing With The Stars'
It's the moment "Dancing With the Stars" fans wait for every season, the big real on "Good Morning America" when we find out just who will be competing this season! In the mix are a talk show host, an Olympian and a famous fashion designer to name a few. While fans are already buzzing about who may have the edge one thing is for sure, this season of "DWTS" is sure to be the most competitive one yet!

The stars for this season and their respective partners are...

Olympian Lolo Jones; partnered with new pro Keo Motsepe

Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong; partnered with Peta Murgatroyd
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'SYTYCD' Finale Recap: Season 11 Champion Crowned

September 4th, 2014 8:16am EDT
'SYTYCD' Finale Recap: Season 11 Champion Crowned
Last night's So You Think You Can Dance 2014 finale highlighted many of the standout routines of the season by reenacting them. This So You Think You Can Dance finale had tons of memorable hip hop, some fantastic contemporary, and hot ballroom and jazz performances.

The SYTYCD season 11 top ten dancers reunited to pull off a brilliant group number, which also included the season's all-stars. It was a sweet disposition. Finally, the episode ended with either Valerie Rockey, Ricky Ubeda, Zack Everhart Jr., or Jessica Richens winning the title of So You Think You Can Dance 2014 champion.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' 2014 Episode 14 Recap: The Finale Part 1

August 28th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
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Last night's So You Think You Can Dance 2014 performance finale proved why Valerie Rockey, Zack Everhart Jr., Jessica Richens, and Ricky Ubeda all deserve a shot at the title of America's favorite dancer. The night was full of jazz, a touch of hip hop, and an abundance of contemporary. Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and Guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson gave less criticims and more praises for each dancers' journey to the finals of So You Think You Can Dance season 11.

Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda: African Jazz
Ricky and Valerie got animalistic in their embodiment of animals fighting to the ...
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Caleb Johnson Becomes The Latest Casualty Of The Diminishing 'American Idol' Franchise

August 25th, 2014 10:50am EDT
Caleb Johnson
The profitability and lucrativeness of the American Idol franchise in regards to its album sales seems to be done. It is finished people – F-I-N-I-S-H-E-D! It’s sort of like overcooking bacon…not very tasty and certainly not edible. Why this post now – well another Idol winner has fallen, epically. Technically, maybe you can’t fall before you ever ascended, but a recording career can definitely be done before it begins. Lately, this has been the disconcerting trend of American Idol.

Caleb Johnson has successfully stolen Candice Glover’s crown as the lowest selling American Idol wi...
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'So You Think You Can Dance' 2014 Episode 13: Final 4 Revealed

August 21st, 2014 10:06am EDT
'So You Think You Can Dance' 2014 Episode 13: Final 4 Revealed
Next week is the So You Think You Can Dance 2014 performance final. So the top 6 dancers only had two more shows to make viewers vote for them. They did not disappoint viewers in the semi-finals. At the end of this So You Think You Can Dance 2014 episode, the six became four. Guest judge Christina Applegate joined Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the contestants continued to fight for the So You Think You Can Dance season 11 crown.

Jessica Richens and Casey Askew-Disco

Jessica and Casey made disco cool again with their mesmerizing performance. Some of the tricks, including a spectacu...
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