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2009-09-29 15:02:43

Australian film and stage director Baz Luhrmann is filling in for judge Len Goodman on U.S. TV's Dancing with the Stars this week. Luhrmann's movie credits include Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and Moulin Rouge! The BBC said he appeared on Monday's edition of the U.S. reality competition show and is expected to return for Tuesday's installment, as well. Goodman usually travels back and forth between Los Angeles and London where he also serves as judge on...

2009-07-09 13:53:56

Pop star Alesha Dixon will be a judge on Strictly Come Dancing when the British TV competition series starts its seventh season this fall, the BBC said. Dixon, 30, won the 2007 edition of the popular dance-off. She is to replace outgoing judge Arlene Phillips, who is set to assume the duties of Strictly Come Dancing expert on The One Show. Slated to return as regular Strictly judges are Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, the BBC said.


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.