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Perhaps because ABC owns General Hospital outright, the network sometimes doesn't announce if their sole surviving soap opera has been renewed for another season. (They didn't make an announcement about the 2016-17 season.) Of course, they'd certainly let us know if the show had been cancelled. Will Gh survive to see a 55th season (2017-18)? How will it do in the ratings? Stay tuned.Debuting on April 1st of 1963, General Hospital revolves around the loves, lives, and deaths of the people of Port Charles, New York. The current season's cast includes Vinessa Antoine, Maurice Benard, Teresa Castillo, Tyler Christopher, Matt Cohen, William deVry, Chad Duell, Sonya Eddy, Jane Elliot, Kathleen Gati, Nancy Lee Grahn, Carolyn Hennesy, Rebecca Herbst, Roger Howarth, Finola Hughes, Lisa Lo Cicero, Billy Miller, Kelly Monaco, Ryan Paevey, Haley Pullos, Brytni Sarpy, Kirsten Storms, Robert Palmer Watkins, Maura West, Laura Wright, and Dominic Zamprogna.Read More… »
Edyta Sliwinska is a mom again!
The former Dancing with the Stars pro gave birth to a baby girl named Leia Josephine Mazo — her second child with husband Alec Mazo — on Sunday, June 18, Sliwinska’s rep confirms to People exclusively. Born at 7:08 p.m., little Leia weighed in at 7 lbs. and measured 20 inches long.
“The new family of four are over the moon and absolutely in love with their little princess,” the rep tells People.
Sliwinska, 36, and Mazo are also parents to 3-year-old son Michael Alexander, whom they welcomed into the world in January 2014.
Turns out Michael is actually »
- Jen Juneau and Patrick Gomez
We're only one night away from finding out who will be crowned Dancing With the Stars' season 24 champion!
The two-night finale kicks off Monday at 8 p.m. Et on ABC, with a second show airing on Tuesday from 8:30 - 11:30 p.m. Et. Normani Kordei, Rashad Jennings and David Ross are this season's finalists, but who will be walking away with the coveted mirror ball trophy?
Et's breaking down everything you need to know before the stars and their pro partners perform their last few dances in the ballroom!
Watch: 'Dancing With the Stars' Semi-Finals Dance Recap: Best Lifts, Kicks, Tricks and Flips!
Who's on top of the leaderboard?
*Based on combined scores from last week's Judges' Challenge and partner dances
1. Rashad & Emma Slater: 77/40
2. Normani & Val Chmerkovskiy: 76/40
3. David & Lindsay Arnold: 70/40
How many times has each pro dancer made it to the finals?
Val - 7
The 31-year-old dancer won the mirror »
It’s one of the most coveted prizes on television, but Dancing with the Stars‘ Mirrorball Trophy actually comes from a quite humble beginning.
Based on the British reality competition Strictly Come Dancing, DWTS launched in 2005 with few expectations.
“With all due respect to the show, we didn’t think it was going to last more than one season,” DWTS production designer James Yarnell tells People. “But we decided we wanted one that looked more like a trophy than the Strictly Come Dancing prize, which was basically a mirrorball on a stick.”
So to upgrade the trophy, Yarnell and his »
- Patrick Gomez
Dancing With the Stars kicks off its 24th season on Monday, March 20.
Ahead of the premiere, airing at 8 p.m. Et on ABC, Et's breaking down the dance competition's most memorable moments of all time.
From major missteps to behind-the-scenes drama, here's 11 of our favorite bombshells from DWTS history.
1. Lochtegate continues.
Fresh off his gold medal-winning victory for Team USA during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and in the middle of a major controversy due to his false report of being robbed at gunpoint following the games, the swimmer traded in his Speedo for sparkly ballroom costumes in hopes of restoring his image during the show's most recent 23rd season.
But during week one, two protesters stormed the stage while he and Cheryl Burke were performing, proving Lochtegate was far from over. Sam Sotoodeh and Barzeen Soroudi were wearing "anti-Lochte" T-shirts and did not have tickets to the ABC taping when they were booked for trespassing. Regardless »
5 items from 2017
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