ABC Plans a 'Dance-Off' to Answer Charges of a Rip-Off
By Lisa de Moraes, Friday, August 19, 2005
ABC programming chief Steve McPherson is so talented he can come up with a great stunt-programming idea while simultaneously fending off a couple hundred rabid TV critics.
The network announced yesterday that John O'Hurley and Kelly Monaco will go mano a mano on a 90-minute dance competition special, "Dancing With the Stars: Dance-Off" on Sept. 20 -- the first Tuesday of the new TV season.
John O'Hurley with Charlotte Jorgensen.
John O'Hurley with Charlotte Jorgensen. (Adam Larkey -- ABC)
O'Hurley, you'll recall, outdanced other C-list celebrities such as former model Rachel Hunter and ex-boy-bander Joey McIntyre in the summer series "Dancing With the Stars," but he was robbed of its Really Ugly Trophy in the final episode by ABC daytime hussy Monaco.
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