Tag: maksim chmerkovskiy

"DWTS" Week 2 Recap: The First Cut Is the Deepest

“Dancing With the Stars” doesn’t mess around—we’re only two weeks in and the eliminations have already begun. Not to mention, it seems like everyone is injured. But the show must go on, as it did last night. After all, there’s a Mirrorball at stake! From the rhinestones, to the spray tans, to the first elimination […]

"DWTS" Week 1 Recap: Dancing in [an ABC Studio Version of] the Street

It’s fall! The leaves are changing, everything everywhere is pumpkin-spice flavored—and “Dancing with the Stars” is back on the air. For the 25th time. Season TWENTY-FIVE, y’all: Here we go. To get us excited about the latest crop of freshly spray-tanned celebrities, “DWTS” opened its premiere episode last night with a jam-packed number that felt […]

And the "DWTS" Season 25 Pros Are…

Drumroll, please! It’s crazy to think that it’s “Dancing with the Stars” time again. Wasn’t it just a few days ago that Rashad Jennings was crowned the Season 24 winner? (Tbh, we’re still mourning Normani Kordei’s loss—not to mention Heather Morris’ very, very premature exit.) Ah, how time flies when TV’s crowded with fabulous dance […]

Guess Who's Back?!

With the premiere of “Dancing with the Stars” Season 18 less than a month away (March 17!), fans are buzzing about all the changes taking place. For one thing, longtime music director Harold Wheeler and his orchestra won’t be returning. And neither will co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet—she’ll be replaced by Fox Sports reporter and Season 11 […]

A Special Day With Tony, Maks and Val

Today’s guest post comes from Francesca Harvey, a student who came to NYC recently with Live! Starring…You!—a pop-culture media organization that trains teen reporters to cover people in the spotlight—for National Entrepreneurship Week. Tony Dovolani and brothers Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy have been famous in the ballroom world for a long time. It’s only in […]

It's Official: Laurie Hernandez Will Be on "DWTS"

We called it (well, almost)! One of the fabulous Final Five is going to be cha cha-ing her way around the “Dancing with the Stars” ballroom in two weeks. And while Simone Biles might have to wait until next season to don her dancing shoes, the gymnast gracing the floor this go-around is an even […]

Zendaya Releases New Finding Neverland Music Video

Zendaya’s official Finding Neverland: The Album music video, for her remixed version of the song “Neverland,” is filled with some awesomely dancey moments—and a little Broadway magic. Zendaya surrounded by waltzing dancers. (screenshot via Vimeo) The video takes place on a glam theater stage and features choreography by Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Ian Eastwood, who both […]

Maksim & Peta from "DWTS" are Engaged!!

“Dancing with the Stars” pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy officially put a ring on it when he proposed to girlfriend and fellow “Dancing with the Stars” pro Peta Murgatroyd this past Saturday night—basically cementing the pair’s cutest-couple-of-all-time status. Audience members captured the magical moment, which Maks later posted on Instagram. (Photo by @maksimc) The proposal story has […]