Skating with the Stars
The two hour show will run for six episodes. It will feature British host Vernon Kay with commentary by Ice Dancer Tanith Belbin. The judges are Olympians Johnny Weir and Dick Button and choreographer Laurie Ann Gibson. Beginning in week two, the lowest scoring couple will be eliminated.
The couples are:
Rebecca is an American actress best known for her role of Greenlee Smith on "All My Children." She also appeared for three years as Michelle Bauer on "Guiding Light." Rebecca had a cameo role in Batman Forever, appeared in the Aerosmith video "Living on the Edge," and played Natalie Wood in "James Dean: A Race with Destiny." Rebecca is recently divorced from Bachelor star Bob Guiney. She will be paired with Fred Palascak.
Bethenny is best known for her role in Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City. A natural foods chef, Bethenny also appeared in her own reality series, "Bethenny Getting Married?" She appeared on "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart" in 2005 and has written several books and released an exercise DVD. She will be partnered with Ethan Burgess.
Jonny is very familiar with the Olympics, but he is used to wearing skis instead of skates. Jonny took bronze at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in 1995 and Gold at the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano. He has appeared in several product ads and has done game reviews for G4. Jonny will be paired with Brooke Castle.
Vince is the lead singer for Motley Crue. The band has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide. Vince has had small roles in several films and appeared on the CBS show "Still Standing." He appeared on the first season of The Surreal Life. He markets his own brand of tequila, has a tattoo parlor in Las Vegas, and founded the "Off the Strip" poker tournament. He will be skating with Jennifer Wester.
Brandon Mychal Smith
Brandon is the youngest skater this year. He has appeared on "Phil of the Future," "Sonny with a Chance," and "Starstruck." He won the Young Artist Award in 2007 for his role in "The Ron Clark Story." He also appeared in 2006's Gridiron Gang, Adulthood, and Unfabulous. He will skate with Keauna McLaughlin.
Sean is a well known Hollywood actress with a career that has spanned over 30 years. She has appeared in Stripes, Blade Runner, Wall Street, No Way Out, and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. She has done independent films, television shows, and miniseries. She appeared in 2008's "Gone Country 2," where she finished in fourth place. She will partner with Denis Petukhov.
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