Mark Ballas Holds Back Tears As He Performs A Carpenters Song To Honor Mom Shirley On Her 60th Birthday

Former Dancing with the Stars pro Mark Ballas held back tears as he performed a sweet song by The Carpenters to honor his mother Shirley on her 60th birthday. He sang the tune “We’ve Only Just Begun” alongside wife BC Jean. Additionally, he revealed in the caption the significance of his musical selection and why […]

Val Chmerkovskiy Jokes That Mark Ballas Is Back On ‘DWTS’ With Uncanny Resemblance To A.J. McLean

Val Chmerkovskiy joked that Mark Ballas was back on Dancing with the Stars as new celebrity competitor A.J. McLean bares an uncanny resemblance to the former Mirrorball-winning pro. The Backstreet Boys singer and songwriter was formally announced as one of Season 29’s celebrities during an announcement on the September 2 episode of Good Morning America. […]

Derek Hough Calls Out Former ‘DWTS’ Pro Mark Ballas In New Instagram Post

Derek Hough called out longtime pal and former Dancing with the Stars pro Mark Ballas in a new Instagram post, sharing a dramatic photo and a quote that did not mention Mark by name but fans who read further into the comments realized the dance pro was speaking of his longtime pal. The post shows […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Alum Gets Totally Naked — Even Leaves Dancing Shoes Behind In Photos

There are many ways to mark the end of a honeymoon, but that usually entails hopping on a plane with a bag of souvenirs that you’ve collected during your first weeks of wedded bliss together. It seems Mark Ballas and his wife had their own way to commemorate the end of their honeymoon, and that […]

Derek Hough Hints He Won’t Return To ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Derek Hough may not be returning to Dancing with the Stars — at least not anytime soon. The professional dancer, who last appeared on the ABC show in 2016, hinted that he probably won’t be back on the show again after revealing that he’s already got big plans for the year ahead. Hough, who’s been […]

Why Mark Ballas May Quit ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Amid Viewer Backlash

Mark Ballas is revealing the pretty surprising news that he may be ready to quit Dancing with the Stars after Season 25 of the competition show – which is currently airing on ABC on Monday nights – comes to an end later this year. Ballas, who’s currently competing with musician Lindsey Sterling and has been […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Slammed For Treating Mark Ballas ‘Like Trash’

Dancing with the Stars is feeling the heat from fans after viewers rushed to the defense of long-time professional dancer Mark Ballas by claiming that the judges on the ABC show have repeatedly been giving the pro and his partner for Season 25, Lindsey Stirling, lower scores then they deserve. A number of fans of […]

Kristi Yamaguchi Talks Her Return to ‘Dancing With The Stars’ For Star-Studded Trio Dance

Kristi Yamaguchi is set to make a return to the Dancing With the Stars ballroom nearly 10 years after she won the mirrorball trophy with pro partner Mark Ballas. While she is not a contestant on the landmark 25th season of the ABC celebrity ballroom competition, the 46-year old former Olympic figure skater will participate […]

Mark Ballas Speaks Out About Lindsey Stirling’s Injury, Gives Update

Last night on Dancing With the Stars, Mark Ballas almost didn’t get to dance due to his partner Lindsey Stirling dealing with a rib injury. For a moment, the fans thought they would be done with the show. People shared that Mark is now speaking out and sharing his thoughts, plus an update on how […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Injury: Lindsey Stirling Hurt, Will Her ‘DWTS’ Journey With Mark Ballas End Early?

Season 25 Dancing with the Stars fans of Mark Ballas and Lindsey Stirling are holding their breath as they wait for news regarding a rib injury that sent the DWTS contestant to the hospital on Sunday. Mark and Lindsey have charmed viewers since their debut together this fall, and people are hoping that this injury […]

Mark Ballas Returns To ‘DWTS,’ Explains What Made Him Come Back

This morning on Good Morning America, they made a big announcement about which pros would be coming back to Dancing with the Stars. People shared the news about Mark Ballas returning, and he is speaking out about what made him decide to come back after taking two seasons off. Mark has been gone for two […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Big Reveal: Season 25 Pro Dancers Announced, Who Will Be Making A Comeback On ‘DWTS’?

Everyone is gearing up for Season 25 of Dancing with the Stars. No one yet knows for sure which celebrities have been asked to participate on the show this fall, and fans are anxiously waiting for that big announcement. But before that happens, the pro dancers have been revealed, and there may be a surprise […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 25 Cast: Is Mark Ballas Returning To The Ballroom?

News for the Dancing with the Stars Season 25 cast is trickling in little by little each day in the lead-up for the 2017 fall competition. It was just learned a few days that Maks Chmerkovsky and Peta Murgatroyd are still waiting to make a final decision about returning to the dance floor. There’s another […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 24 Cast Possibilities: Nick Viall, A ‘Property Brothers’ Star, And More

Details about Season 24 of Dancing with the Stars are beginning to emerge, including its premiere date and the names of a few stars and pros who may compete on the show. Dancing with the Stars will return for its 24th season on March 20, according to Glamour. Executive producer Rob Wade talked to the […]

Derek Hough Proves Why He Was The Best Best Man For Mark Ballas’ Wedding

Derek Hough is paying tribute to his brother just days after he stood by his side on the biggest day of his life. The six-time Dancing With the Stars mirrorball champ took to Instagram to say that it was an “honor” to serve as best man at longtime pal Mark Ballas’s wedding to singer BC […]

‘DWTS’ Pro Mark Ballas, Singer BC Jean Wed In Small, Private Ceremony Exactly One Year After Engagement

Dancing With The Stars professional Mark Ballas married his fiance BC Jean after the two were engaged nearly one year earlier, multiple media outlets have reported. The couple wed in a small, private gathering with family and friends at a site just outside of Los Angeles, People reported. Approximately 160 individuals attended the Friday evening […]

Derek Hough Reveals Mark Ballas Will Sing While He And Marilu Henner Perform On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

This week on Dancing with the Stars will witness the return of a familiar face, professional Mark Ballas, but he won’t be showing off any fancy footwork. The current star of the Broadway musical Jersey Boys will be taking the stage to sing while Derek Hough and Marilu Henner perform a samba. As People reported, […]

‘DWTS’ Spoilers: Marilu And Derek Going Home Next? ‘We’re Staying Positive’ Says Six-Time Mirrorball Champ

Derek Hough has won a record six seasons of Dancing with the Stars, but his luck may run out on Monday night, one week before the Season 23 semi-finals. Derek and his celebrity partner, Marilu Henner, have been at the bottom of the leaderboard for the past two weeks, prompting speculation that they may be […]

Mark Ballas To Bring ‘Jersey Boys’ To The ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Ballroom

Mark Ballas is back as Broadway takes over the ballroom on Dancing With the Stars. The longtime DWTS pro dancer will make a return to the celebrity ballroom competition for Showstopper Week, but he won’t be bringing his dancing shoes. Instead, Ballas will take the stage to perform the song “December 1963 (Oh, What a […]

Derek Hough And Marilu Henner Behind The Eight Ball On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

It’s not unusual for Dancing With the Stars contestants and pros to balance competing priorities while participating in the show. Many celebrities tell harrowing tales of flying cross-country to keep up with appearances, while learning the ballroom routine that could make or break their standing on the show. This year, Derek Hough and Marilu Henner […]

Mark Ballas Focusing On Wedding Planning And Broadway Role, Teases Judging Stint On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Mark Ballas won’t be competing on Dancing with the Stars this season, but he has his eye on a spot on the judges’ panel despite his lead role in a hit Broadway show. In an interview with ET Online, Ballas, who has competed in a whopping 18 seasons of Dancing With the Stars, talked about […]

Pro Dancer Mark Ballas Addresses Concerns On ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Exit: What Are His Plans?

The official cast list for the 2016 season of Dancing With the Stars was released this week and fans were stunned and disappointed that a familiar name was not announced. Mark Ballas was not one of the professional dancer names revealed and many were shocked. Mark is favored by many, and fans of DWTS are […]

Mark Ballas’ ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Departure Explained: What Is The ‘DWTS’ Pro Tackling Instead?

Dancing With the Stars viewers were stunned and disappointed to see the official Season 23 partnerships revealed this week and discover that Mark Ballas was not in the mix of things. Early DWTS spoilers had detailed that he was likely “in” as a pro, and his supporters have been anxious to know what Ballas would […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Spoilers And Speculation For Season 23: Has An Olympic Gymnast’s Involvement Been Revealed?

Season 23 of Dancing With the Stars is right around the corner, and people are dying to know who will be on the cast this time around. There is no doubt that at least one of the competitors from the Rio Olympics will be in the mix, and many suspect that one of the women’s […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 23 Cast: Evidence That McKayla Maroney May Join The Show

After watching the Rio Olympics, many Dancing with the Stars fans are eager to see a gymnast compete on Season 23 of the ABC reality competition. Unfortunately, the Final Five will likely be too tied up with other obligations to make time for DWTS, but this doesn’t mean that fans of gymnastics won’t get their […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ News: Mark Ballas Hopes To Dance With Certain Olympic Gymnast

It is almost time for a new season of Dancing with the Stars and Mark Ballas is not being shy about who he wants as a partner. Mark Ballas actually went to his Twitter account to share his hopes, and Mark is wanting to dance with an Olympic gymnast once again. Of course, Mark might […]

Could Laurie Hernandez Be Mark Ballas’ ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 23 Partner?

Laurie Hernandez, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, and Madison Kocian are likely at the top of the Dancing with Stars producers’ most wanted list after winning gold in Rio, and DWTS has a “Final Five” insider who can advocate on the show’s behalf; the oldest member of the American women’s gymnastics team, Aly Raisman, competed on […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Spoilers: Season 22 Finale Brings Big Performances, Which Couple Will Take Home The Win?

It has been an intense season of competition, and now it is time for the finale on Dancing With the Stars. Spoilers tease that there are two jam-packed nights of action on the way, and fans are anxious to see which pair will walk away with the mirror-ball trophy. What is known so far about […]

‘DWTS’ Alan Bersten Jokes About His Awkward Response To Paige VanZant Relationship Question

Are they or aren’t they? On the latest episode of Dancing with the Stars that aired on Monday night, host Erin Andrews tried to get to the bottom of whether celebrity contestant Paige VanZant and troupe dancer Alan Bersten are doing more together than just dancing on the dance floor. After Paige, Alan and Paige’s […]

Paige VanZant Performing With Boyfriend On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Paige VanZant will get an opportunity that her fellow competitors won’t have during Monday night’s Dancing with the Stars semifinals: The UFC fighter will get to share a passionate embrace with her real-life love interest during one of her two routines. Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas had to choose an available Dancing with the Stars […]

Paige VanZant Dating Alan Bersten, ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Troupe Member Who Temporarily Replaced Mark Ballas

Paige VanZant was devastated when a back injury temporarily sidelined her Dancing with the Stars partner, but maybe she actually benefited from Mark Ballas’ pain. According to a recent report, Paige is now dating Alan Bersten, the DWTS troupe member who temporarily filled in for Mark earlier this season. A source recently told Entertainment Tonight […]

Why Mark Ballas Wanted Paige VanZant To Compete On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Anyone who’s been watching Dancing With the Stars this season knows UFC fighter Paige VanZant is a natural in the ballroom. Her athleticism, dance background, and connection with partner Mark Ballas made her an early favorite to reach the series finale. Despite a bumpy couple of weeks and lack of name recognition outside the octagon, […]

Nyle DiMarco And Paige VanZant Transforming Into ’90s Movie Characters On ‘DWTS’

Nyle DiMarco and Paige VanZant are paying tribute to ’90s movies during this Monday’s episode of Dancing with the Stars. The funny films their dances will be inspired by both feature characters that are known for their colorful suits and catchphrases, and they could be respectively described as “smokin’” and “shagadelic.” If you know your […]

Ginger Zee’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Switch-Up Partner Is Mark Ballas: Like Paige VanZant, Ginger Has Dance Experience

Ginger Zee will get to take advantage of Mark Ballas’ creativity for Dancing with the Stars Switch-Up Week, and Val Chmerkovskiy was probably relieved to learn that his partner will be in very capable hands for the next few days. Val also has to be somewhat excited about his own Switch-Up Week partner; he’ll get […]

Paige VanZant And Mark Ballas Performing ‘Toy Story’-Themed Quickstep On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas threw a few punches at each other in the octagon during last week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars, but the partners won’t be fighting tonight. Instead, they’re going to celebrate friendship by performing a quickstep to the beloved Toy Story tune “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” On Saturday, […]

Return Of Mark Ballas To ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Still Uncertain

Dancing With the Stars viewers were surprised when they tuned in last week and learned that dance pro Mark Ballas would be sitting out that night’s performance due to a back injury. Mark has had some tests performed since then and we’ve all been eagerly awaiting news about whether or not he will be rejoining […]

Mark Ballas Injury Update: Will Paige VanZant Get Her ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Partner Back?

Mark Ballas couldn’t perform with partner Paige VanZant last week on Dancing with the Stars because of a mystery back injury, and fans are anxiously waiting to see if he’ll be back in action this week. Mark seemed pretty down and out during the show last week, so a couple of upbeat social media posts […]

Mark Ballas Gives Fans An Update: Will He Return To ‘Dancing With The Stars’ This Season?

Last night, viewers were shocked to see that Mark Ballas wasn’t going to be able to dance with Paige VanZant on Dancing with the Stars. On the show, Mark Ballas shared that he thought he had slipped a disc. Today, the doctors would be checking him more, and now E! Online is sharing an update […]

Mark Ballas Of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Injured, May Not Dance Tonight

Dancing with the Stars is just in Week 2, and now word is out that Mark Ballas is already injured. Mark is partnered up with Paige VanZant this season on the show, and they did a great job in Week 1. Now People is sharing that a source revealed Mark Ballas is actually injured, and […]

Paige VanZant Is Early ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Favorite, Mark Ballas Wants To Fight Her

Paige VanZant is quickly becoming the celebrity to beat on Season 22 of Dancing with the Stars, and the UFC fighter is really bringing out the competitive streak of pro partner Mark Ballas. However, Mark isn’t just focused on taking down the other DWTS couples—he actually wants to beat up on his partner. TVLine has […]

Who Is Paige VanZant Of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 22?

Paige VanZant will be competing for a new title this spring, as she is one of the Season 22 contestants for Dancing With the Stars. While Paige’s fans know all about her, many of the DWTS viewers will probably find themselves needing a bit of background information on this new contestant. Just what is the […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 22 Cast: Mark Ballas’ Partner Is This Athlete With Dance Background

The Dancing with the Stars Season 22 cast hasn’t been officially announced yet, but information about who is joining the show is slowly starting to leak as the pros begin meeting their celebrity partners. It should come as no surprise to Dancing with the Stars fans that Mark Ballas is returning for Season 22. The […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Spoilers: Season 22 Celebrity And Pro Watch Intensifies, Who Is Set To Dance This Spring? [Updated]

Season 22 of Dancing With the Stars is right around the corner and DWTS spoilers and speculation about the next slate of pros and celebrities are heating up. ABC has indicated that the official cast announcement is coming on March 8, but rehearsals are said to be starting this weekend and that should lead to […]

‘DWTS’ Pro Mark Ballas Engaged To BC Jean [Report]

DWTS pro Mark Ballas is engaged to BC Jean, according to reports. Although the couple has not formally announced their plans to wed, multiple sources are reporting Ballas proposed on November 25, 2015 — and his long-term girlfriend said “yes.” Sources have also confirmed BC Jean is wearing an engagement ring. According to the unnamed […]

Carlos PenaVega Has Sweet Message To ‘DWTS’ Partner Witney Carson Pre-Finale Dance

Carlos PenaVega is gearing up for the finale tonight, as he will compete one last time on Dancing with the Stars. Earlier this season, Carlos’ wife, Alexa PenaVega, was eliminated from the competition, and it was quite emotional for him. He expected that they would compete in the finals together, especially since Alexa had gotten […]

Alexa PenaVega Not Returning To ‘Dancing With The Stars’: Here’s What’s Happening Instead

Alexa PenaVega isn’t getting a another chance to perform on Dancing with the Stars, even though Tamar Braxton had to exit the show after discovering that she had blood clots in her lungs. Alexa PenaVega was eliminated Monday night, and Dancing with the Stars lost another contestant when Tamar Braxton’s health woes made it impossible […]

Will Mark Ballas’ Injury Stop His Trio Dance With Bindi Irwin And Derek Hough On ‘Dancing With The Stars’?

Dancing With the Stars has had more than its share of injuries this season. Kim Zolciak and Tamar Braxton both withdrew because of blood clots. Peta Murgatroyd, who was scheduled to dance with Andy Grammer, had to pull out before the season debuted because of unexpected foot surgery. Now, it seems Mark Ballas, who was […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Update: Alexa PenaVega Apparently Not Returning After ‘DWTS’ Semi-Finals Shake-Up

There has been a lot of chatter the past couple of days regarding Dancing with the Stars and the possibility that recently-eliminated contestant Alex PenaVega might get a chance to return. Viewers watched as Alexa and Mark Ballas were eliminated during Monday’s Week 9 show, but then a surprise contestant departure on Wednesday seemingly shook […]

Will Alexa PenaVega Return To ‘Dancing With The Stars’ After Tamar Braxton’s ‘DWTS’ Withdrawal?

Many Dancing With the Stars fans were shocked and devastated to see Alexa PenaVega eliminated during Week 9 of Dancing With the Stars. Alexa and Mark Ballas had perfect scores for the evening, but their scores and votes from Week 8 simply weren’t enough to keep them in the competition for another week. However, now […]

Carlos PenaVega Worried About Mark Ballas ‘Groping’ Wife Alexa On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

When Carlos PenaVega signed on for Dancing with the Stars, his biggest initial concern had nothing to do with his competition’s talent or learning new dance moves. According to the Big Time Rush star, he was more worried about what would be going on during his wife’s rehearsals. Alexa and Carlos PenaVega are the first-ever […]