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Nicole Scherzinger Wins DWTS

Evan Lysacek takes second, Erin Andrews, third

(Newser) - Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough, frontrunners from the start, were crowned Dancing With the Stars champs last night. “I feel like I just won a Grammy," Scherzinger said. "A dancing Grammy!" The pair had earned a perfect score for their final dance, a jive (watch it... More »

Kate Still Sucks on DWTS

But you know she's probably not going anywhere

(Newser) - The Dancing With the Stars judges really had a field day with Kate Gosselin’s Breakfast Club-themed foxtrot last night (although it’s worth noting that at least the reality TV star actually smiled during this routine). Carrie Ann Inaba compared Kate’s dancing to “the Charlie Brown teachers,... More »

Kate's 'Breakthrough' Dance Still Sucks

Maybe she'll finally be voted off? Maybe?

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin finally appeared to be dancing, at least according to one judge, last night on Dancing With the Stars. She had “a mini-breakthrough,” Bruno Tonioli declared, although she looked, if possible, even more unhappy during this week’s stiff tango than she did during last week’s... More »

Kate Channels 'Superbitch From Hell'

Gosselin once again near bottom on Dancing With the Stars

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin once again found herself in second-to-last place on Dancing With the Stars last night, but at least this time judge Bruno Tonioli had some kind words for her…sort of. “I think, for once, you played the character!” he said of her paso doble, which told... More »

Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut

Watch performances by Gosselin, Doherty, and more

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin made her debut on Dancing With the Stars last night, and if you were hoping she’d score sweet revenge on Jon by wowing the world, don’t hold your breath. Judge Bruno Tonioli called her technique “terrible,” adding, “It looked like Tony was pushing... More »

Here's Who to Root for on DWTS

Why watch when you can choose based entirely on your demographic?

(Newser) - If you can't be bothered to watch Dancing With the Stars—and who can, really?— New York has picked your fave for you based on an easy matchup of superficial qualities. If you're:
  • Over 65: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is your man.
  • A woman between 25 and 35: Shannen Doherty, natch.
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Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS

Plus, 80-year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins the fray

(Newser) - We’re all very excited that Kate Gosselin will be back in our lives on a weekly basis thanks to Dancing With the Stars—but who else is joining her, and what do all these people have in common? Fellow contestants for season 10 are mostly “public figures improving... More »

Evan Lysacek Wants a Girlfriend

Olympic figure skating gold medalist isn't dating gymnast Nastia Liukin

(Newser) - Never mind the rumors about Evan Lysacek dating gymnast Nastia Liukin—the Olympic champion in men's figure skating is single and looking. "I haven't had any time for dating while I'm training," Lysacek tells Entertainment Tonight . "I'm lonely." As for Liukin, herself an Olympic gold medalist,... More »

Weepy Figure Skaters Take the Gold in Crying

When tears flow, ratings soar

(Newser) - The real drama in figure skating isn’t on the ice; it’s in the kiss-and-cry, the off-rink area where skaters wait with their coaches to receive their scores. This is where viewers are treated to memorable performances both ecstatic—take Evan Lycasek’s waterworks after the men’s short... More »

Evan Lysacek Takes Figure Skating Gold

American edges out Plushenko in stunning upset

(Newser) - Evan Lysacek has upset defending champion Evgeni Plushenko to become the first American to take the men's figure skating gold since Brain Boitano in 1988. The Russian had a slight advantage after the short program but dropped to silver thanks to some sloppy landings and a weak jump, the AP... More »

Plushenko Nails Short Program

Russian's skate victory sets up thriller final with Lysacek

(Newser) - Russia's Evgeni Plushenko has won the figure skating short program at the Vancouver Olympics, the first step toward defending his title. Plushenko posted a monster 90.85 points early in the program last night, daring the competition to beat it. World champion Evan Lysacek of the US and Japan's Daisuke... More »

Vancouver 2010: Cold Weather, Hot Guys

Sure, they're bundled up, but use your imagination

(Newser) - Not into sports? There are plenty of other reason to watch the Winter Olympics, according to the ladies at The Frisky . Click the link for a complete list of the hottest guys of the Vancouver Games. More »

Can Evan Lysacek Make Male Figure Skating Cool?

He's the less-flamboyant, highly-technical side of skating's big feud

(Newser) - There’s a battle going on for the future of male figure skating, and the powers-that-be really hope Evan Lysacek wins it. In one corner there’s Johnny Weir, the flamboyant performer who once posed for BlackBook in a sarong and high heels. In the other, there’s Lysacek, a... More »

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