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Strictly's Len Goodman to front new BBC One celebrity travel series

22 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Len Goodman is to front a new daytime travel series on BBC One.

Holiday of My Lifetime will see the Strictly Come Dancing judge guide celebrities on a trip down memory lane to relive their favourite childhood holiday.

Eamonn Holmes, Matt Allwright, Esther Rantzen, Ainsley Harriot, Dave Myers and Anita Manning will feature in the series, and will visit destinations like Cornwall, Blackpool, Devon and Scotland.

Speaking about the show, Goodman said: "It's been a real joy exploring the wonderful UK with personalities from across TV, radio and sport, reliving some of their humorous and heart-warming memories.

"This series will showcase the fun of a traditional summer holiday, harkening back to times when the simple things – like the smell of fish and chips or a bucket and spade – made all the difference to a child. What makes this experience even more special is that we get to share it with our viewers. »

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Strictly Len Goodman on BBC loyalty: 'I can't stand defectors to ITV'

17 July 2014 3:07 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman has hit out at stars who leave the BBC for ITV.

The 70-year-old, who joined Strictly when it launched in 2004, explained that he is grateful to the BBC for giving him his television job, The Mirror reports.

Describing himself as "so fortunate" to work on the programme, he admitted that he "can't stand" people who defect to ITV for more money.

"You have to be a bit loyal in this game," he said. "I'd never not do Strictly, it's fantastic. I love it and without the BBC I would have got nothing."

Goodman's comments will raise eyebrows as former Strictly judge Alesha Dixon left the programme to host Britain's Got Talent, while Strictly contestant Susanna Reid defected from the BBC to ITV for a job on Good Morning Britain earlier this year.

Elsewhere, Goodman revealed that he has no plans to leave Strictly Come Dancing »

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Len Goodman criticises stars who leave BBC for ITV

17 July 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Len Goodman has criticised stars for quitting the BBC in favour of ITV. The 'Strictly Come Dancing' judge has spoken out about the habit of presenters and talent who begin their careers on the BBC leaving to work for rivals ITV when they're offered more money. He said: ''I can't stand these people. The BBC made them what they are and then they shoot off to ITV. You have to be a bit loyal in this game. ''I'd never not do Strictly, it's fantastic. I love it and without the BBC I would have got nothing.'' Examples of BBC presenters who have switched »

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Kelly Brook's ex Thom Evans joins Strictly Come Dancing rumour list

8 July 2014 7:09 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Strictly Come Dancing team have apparently contacted Kelly Brook's ex-lover Thom Evans about taking part in the 2014 series.

Evans would be following in the footsteps of fellow rugby stars Austin Healey, Ben Cohen, Matt Dawson and Gavin Henson if he took on the BBC reality show.

The Sun is the source for the latest rumour, claiming that he has been approached for the second year in a row.

Thom Evans v David McIntosh: Kelly Brook's men have nude showdown

Other celebrities rumoured to be taking part this year include Radio 1 DJ Greg James, Capital FM's Dave Berry, former Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack and Andy Murray's mum Judy.

Soap star Michelle Collins has also been linked to the latest series.

The 12th run of Strictly Come Dancing will be the first series without Bruce Forsyth hosting.

Tess Daly will be joined by Claudia Winkleman at the helm. »

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Dave Berry joins Strictly Come Dancing rumour list

7 July 2014 3:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Capital FM DJ Dave Berry is the latest celebrity linked to the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Berry's Capital breakfast show co-host Lisa Snowdon previously appeared on the BBC One dance show in 2010.

He had been tipped to take part in a report from The People.

Celebrities linked to this year's series include soap actress Michelle Collins, Towie star Mark Wright, former Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack and Andy Murray's mum Judy.

The 2014 series will be the first run of Strictly without Sir Bruce Forsyth on hosting duties.

Claudia Winkleman joins Tess Daly at the helm of the Saturday night show.

Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli are all returning on the judging panel.

All the Strictly 2014 rumours: »

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All four Strictly Come Dancing judges to return

27 June 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

All four 'Strictly Come Dancing' judges have signed on for the new series. Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli will return to judge this year's crop of celebrities' ballroom dancing moves, the BBC has confirmed. Head judge Len recently hinted he might follow former host Sir Bruce Forsyth into retirement, but has decided to come back for series 12 of the popular contest. An insider told The Sun newspaper: ''There had been fears Len might call it a day like Brucie but he has now signed. ''With ITV revamping 'The X Factor', the BBC is going to have a big »

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Len Goodman leaving Dancing with the Stars?

21 May 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Len Goodman has suggested he is leaving 'Dancing with the Stars'. The 70-year-old ballroom dancer admitted during last night's (20.05.14) finale of the Us celebrity dance contest that the 18th season - which was won by figure skater Meryl Davis and professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy - could be his last. Speaking after the couple danced for the final time, he said:''This might be my last season, and if it is, I couldn't wish for a better dance to watch to finish up with.'' Len - who is paid a rumoured £250,000 a year for 'DWTS' - previously admitted he would consider quitting the »

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'Dancing With The Stars' Finale Recap: Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy Win; Amy Purdy & Derek Hough Runner-Ups

20 May 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Dancing with the Stars returned on Tuesday for the second night of its two-part finale with just Meryl Davis, Amy Purdy and Candace Cameron Bure.

Dancing With The Stars Recap

ABC recruited a lot of talent for the season 18 finale, including contestant Cody Simpson, season 17 winner Amber Riley, Ariana Grande, Izzy Azalea and Christina Perry.

The first dance of the night was performed by James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd, who were eliminated on Monday. Though they didn’t get the votes to stick around for the finals, the Twitter audience picked them to put on an encore of their hip-hop freestyle routine infused with Maslow’s martial arts skills.

Team Loca, whose live Latin night group number had to be nixed after Amy was taken to the hospital for back spasms, finally got to perform the routine for the live audience. The biggest cheers from the crowd went to one »

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Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Win Dancing with the Stars

20 May 2014 8:05 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

var brightcovevideoid = '3578904407001'; After a night of big-name musical performances, a surprise announcement from a judge, and dances from every couple, it was time to name the winner of season 18 of Dancing with the Stars. Up for the mirror ball trophy were season frontrunners Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, along with Amy Purdy and Derek Hough and Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas. After the three couples danced their fusion routines that combined two different ballroom styles, Bure was eliminated first, followed by Purdy. That meant winter Olympic gold medal ice dancer Davis took the Dancing crown - and made Chmerkovskiy a first-time pro-champ. »

- Dahvi Shira and Michele Stueven

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Dancing with the Stars Results 2014 - Tonight's Finale, Who Won Season 18?

20 May 2014 6:08 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Dancing with the Stars will hand someone the Mirror Ball trophy tonight, we will follow the results live and update below as the show progress throughout the evening. The show begins on Tuesday night at 9pm 8 pm central and the two-hour finale features one more dance from the three remaining couples and a ton of filler. The three remaining couples are: Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy along with Amy Purdy and Derek Hough and Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas. James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd were eliminated from the competition last night. "I've really had an amazing experience on this," Maslow said after being eliminated. "I enjoyed it more than I ever thought was possible," he added. Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews are the hosts of Dancing with the Stars and the judges are Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Watch the video below of Meryl Davis & Maks »

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'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: D.J. Freestyles

20 May 2014 6:03 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Following Monday’s Season 18 finals, shirtless tuxedoed man James Maslow and his partner Peta Murgatroyd have been eliminated, despite earning near-perfect scores on their post-apocalyptic freestyle sponsored by Victoria’s Secret (the secret is she’s on acid) and a tango “tighter than a trumpeter’s cheeks” (you know head judge Len Goodman just misses Impeccably Manicured Trumpeter from the Harold Wheeler Band, as do we all). James' exit isn’t too shocking, as he never quite distinguished himself as a frontrunner. He kept up like a champ, but he was never going to win. I think the bigger surprise is that

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- Annie Barrett, Billboard

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'Dancing with the Stars' finals recap: Meryl rises, Amy soars, women sweep final three

19 May 2014 10:12 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

The final four "Dancing With the Stars" contestants delivered their last competitive performances Monday night, and the season's frontrunners – Meryl Davis and Amy Purdy – made the most of it, nearly perfect after two dances each. -Break- Did America vote for the right final three? Discuss latest results in our forums For Davis it meant a pair of emotionally committed routines, the second of which, a freestyle dance, was described by Carrie Ann Inaba as "divinity in motion." She and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, the only pro dancer among the final four who has never won the mirror ball trophy, finished the night with a perfect 60 out of 60. Right behind them are Purdy and Derek Hough. After a perfect-scoring salsa on solid ground, they took to the sky for their freestyle performance, during which Purdy was lifted by a rope and spun in midair. Len Goodman wasn't impressed by the extra acrobatic flourish and gav. »

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'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: Meryl Davis, Amy Purdy & Candace Cameron Bure Reach Finale

19 May 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Dancing With the Stars on Monday featured Meryl Davis, Amy Purdy, James Maslow and Candace Cameron Bure fighting for the Mirror Ball Trophy dancing two routines – including a freestyle – each.

James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd

James and Peta Murgatroyd’s first dance of the night was a sultry tango in which the two used their chemistry to heat up the routine. Surprisingly, out of the three judges it was Carrie Ann Inaba that was the biggest technique stickler, criticizing the Big Time Rush star for being too uptight throughout the Latin dance. Scores: 9+10+10=29

Prior to James’ second dance, viewers learned that his brother was in a motorcycle accident that left him in a coma for three months. Watching his brother pull through inspired him to focus in on his dreams and make the move to Hollywood. For his freestyle, he danced a hip-hop routine in which James tried to channel Channing Tatum »

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Vanessa Redgrave to appear in Call the Midwife

19 May 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Len Goodman has suggested he is leaving 'Dancing with the Stars'. The 70-year-old ballroom dancer admitted during last night's (20.05.14) finale of the Us celebrity dance contest that the 18th season - which was won by figure skater Meryl Davis and professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy - could be his last. Speaking after the couple danced for the final time, he said:''This might be my last season, and if it is, I couldn't wish for a better dance to watch to finish up with.'' Len - who is paid a rumoured £250,000 a year for 'DWTS' - previously admitted he would consider quitting the »

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Dancing with the Stars Recap: Surprise Elimination in Semi-Finals

12 May 2014 7:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

American icons night on Monday's Dancing with the Stars brought Kenny Ortega to the judges' table, Jackson family music to the ballroom - and heavy drama for two competitors. The semi-finals came down to a pair of couples who easily could have vied for the mirror ball against each other, only to result in a bitter departure. Read on for more. After a beautiful night of dancing by the five remaining couples it was between ice skating partners Charlie White and Meryl Davis. White, who had a very high scoring night last week, was the one who bid adieu to the ballroom. »

- Dahvi Shira

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Dancing with the Stars Recap: Surprise Elimination in Semi-Finals

12 May 2014 7:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

American icons night on Monday's Dancing with the Stars brought Kenny Ortega to the judges' table, Jackson family music to the ballroom - and heavy drama for two competitors. The semi-finals came down to a pair of couples who easily could have vied for the mirror ball against each other, only to result in a bitter departure. Read on for more. After a beautiful night of dancing by the five remaining couples it was between ice skating partners Charlie White and Meryl Davis. White, who had a very high scoring night last week, was the one who bid adieu to the ballroom. »

- Dahvi Shira

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Dancing with the Stars Results 2014 - Spoilers for Tonight's Elimination Recap

12 May 2014 5:16 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

The results of the Dancing with the Stars show tonight (May 12, 2014) will send one couple to elimination. Who is going home on Monday nights show? Dancing with the Stars season is down to the top five and tonight's semifinals will require two dances each for the couples. The guest judge for this week is Kenny Ortega, he will join Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli on the panel and deliver the scores for the five remaining celebrities and their professional dance partners. Danica McKellar and Val Chmerkovskiy were eliminated during last weeks competition. Let's review the scores and dances from last week, the couple who goes home tonight will be judged and eliminated on the votes from these dances. Charlie White and Sharna Burgess danced the Quickstep last week and the judges' scores were perfect, all 10's for a total of 40! Danica McKellar and Val Chmerkovskiy danced the »

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'Dancing with the Stars' Poll: Charlie vs. Amy in a battle of perfect dances

6 May 2014 6:26 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

There have now been four perfect dances this season on "Dancing With the Stars" by four different competitors, but this week's show was the first time there were two in one night. In the spirit of the Celebrity Dance Duels theme, we're going to pit them against each other, and you can decide which contestant was better. -Break- 'DWTS' recap: Dance duels send Danica packing and leave Meryl at bottom Charlie White opened the night with the first perfect 40 of the evening. He and pro partner Sharna Burgess danced a quickstep that finally earned him the approval he had been craving from the judges, particularly Len Goodman, who had been White's toughest critic, telling him last week that he needed to deliver something special before he'd deserve a perfect score. Mission accomplished. Amy Purdy is no stranger to 10s from the judges' table, but this was the first time she »

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Dancing With the Stars Season 18, Week 8 Recap: Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy Clash With Guest Judge Abby Lee Miller

6 May 2014 3:11 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

The competition on Dancing With the Stars is getting fierce! So fierce, in fact, that even head judge Len Goodman has "no clue" who's going home and who's going to win. Week eight of the show's 18th season saw yet another favorite couple eliminated from the race to the Mirrorball trophy—not to mention some tense moments between the Chmerkovskiy brothers and guest judge Abby Lee Miller, of the Lifetime reality series Dance Moms. Let's recap! Charlie White and Sharna Burgess, safe After last week's disappointing paso doble, Charlie [...] »

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'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: Abby Lee Miller Guest Judges; Danica McKellar Sent Home

5 May 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Dancing With the Stars’ top six contestants competed on Monday night to crack into the semifinals with Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller serving as this week’s guest judge. This week’s twist was that the stars had to take on a dance with one of their competitors.

Dancing With the Stars Recap

Charlie White and Sharna Burgess, after learning they were safe, danced a quickstep. Sharna has found the ice dancer’s niche since his inspiring job in the Mary Poppins Disney routine. They delivered a sweet performance that once again showed he’s a top contender for the Mirror Ball trophy, although the judges – including Abby – pointed out some technical issues with his footwork. Scores: 10+10+10+10=40

In jeopardy after her performance last week with a broken rib, Danica McKellar took on a tango with Val Chmerkovskiy. Danica, determined to prove she’s better than she showed last week, »

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