[05/15/13 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Family Premieres "Dancing Fools" Wednesday, May 29th at 9PM ET/PT Hosted by Melissa Peterman
Hosted by Melissa Peterman with help from VJ Guy Torrey, each week features a dance-off between competitors for a $10,000 prize.

[via press release from ABC Family]



Burbank, CA - (May 15, 2013) - ABC Family debuts the ultimate reality dance show, "Dancing Fools," featuring the best, funniest, most outrageous and memorable user-generated dances caught on camera and presented in front of a live studio audience. Hosted by Melissa Peterman ("Baby Daddy") with help from VJ Guy Torrey, each week features a dance-off between competitors for a $10,000 prize. The series premiere airs Wednesday, May 29 at 9pm ET/PT.

This week, the show kicks off with the dance video that started it all-"Numa Numa." Back in 2006, Gary Brolsma was just a man with a video camera, a song in his heart and access to the internet. From there, people began to submit their own dance routines, and the internet dance craze began. Now, Melissa and Guy welcome "The Numa Numa Guy" into the "Dancing Fools" Hall of Fools.

Plus, a live dance-off that pits a trio of brothers (aka "The Wolf Pack") from San Diego, California against a group of teenage besties (aka "The Fat Five") from Orlando Park, Illinois, for the $10,000 prize.

Created and executive-produced by Phil Gurin, "Dancing Fools" is produced by The Gurin Company ("The Singing Bee," "Oh Sit!"). It is hosted by Melissa Peterman and features VJ Guy Torry.

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network-defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy(R) Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features from rich, fan-centric programming - including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network's hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.

  [may 2013]  


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