Magazines OK! and People were also in the ballroom to talk with the contestants, who started working on their team dances for next week as soon as the Results Show ended. The stars have been divided into Team Tango (Gilles, Ty and Kim) and Team Mambo (Shawn, Melissa and Chuck).
Gilles Marini told OK! that he’d like to appear in the Sex and the City movie sequel.
DwtS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy has been cast as one of the celebrity contestants on ABC’s summer show The Superstars. Well, I guess Maks is more relevant than some of his fellow contestants, like David Charvet and Dan Cortese.
In news of other summer series, the sixth season of Project Runway will premiere on Lifetime on August 20.
Thankfully, a judge refused to allow indicted former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich to travel to Costa Rica to appear on NBC’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Judge James Zagel said, "I don’t think the defendant in all honesty fully understands…the position he finds himself in."
NBC has pulled Kings from its schedule, with plans to bring the show back on June 13. ABC yanked comedies Samantha Who? and In the Motherhood from its schedule.
The Futon Critic has a list of all of the celebrities making guest appearances on NBC during May sweeps.
Food Network announced its roster of new shows, which includes a program on entertaining tips, called What Would Brian Boitano Make. And, yes, it stars the former Olympian.
Finally, here’s a video of Lawrence Taylor & Edyta Sliwinska on last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Apparently, Edyta’s off-hours outfits are almost as revealing as her DwtS costumes: