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[07/30/13 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Plans "Family Dance Off" for Sunday, August 25
The one-hour special features families performing routines on a Hollywood stage for a chance to win a cash prize.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/10/13 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Family Shuffles "Dancing Fools" to Friday Nights
The Melissa Peterman-hosted newcomer had been airing on Wednesday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/04/13 - 11:34 AM]
New Comedy Wednesdays Live Twitter Chats to Include Sterling Knight, Matt Dallas and Guy Torry Wednesday, June 5th
Fans can participate in live Twitter chats with the actors during the East Coast broadcast of "Melissa & Joey," "Baby Daddy" and "Dancing Fools."

[05/23/13 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Continues to Grow Its Original Programming and Greenlights a New Comedy Series, "Spell-Mageddon"
It will join the network's Wednesday night comedy line-up on Wednesday July 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[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.

[05/01/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Family Premieres New Comedy Wednesdays with Season Three of "Melissa and Joey," Season Two of "Baby Daddy" and the Premiere of "Dancing Fools," Wednesday, May 29, Starting at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Said premieres will follow an all-day marathon of "Melissa and Joey" from 12:00-8:00 PM ET/PT.

[04/22/13 - 10:01 AM]
Marci Cooperstein Promoted to Vice President, Programming and Development, ABC Family
In her new position, Cooperstein will focus on identification and development of new original series in both the drama and comedy genres.

[03/22/13 - 12:07 PM]
It's a Bouncing, Beautiful... Game Show! ABC Delivers "Bet on Your Baby" Saturday, April 13, Hosted by Melissa Peterman
The Alphabet formally announces the show's new launch date.

[03/15/13 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Family Is Looking for Dancing Fools! Are You A Dancing Fool? Do You Know One?
The half-hour unscripted comedy debuts Wednesday, May 29, right after the season premiere "Baby Daddy."

[03/11/13 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Family Heats Up Summer with Three Nights of Original Programming Including New Series "Dancing Fools," "The Fosters," "Twisted" and "The Vineyard"
"The Fosters" premieres Monday, June 3 while "Twisted" is due on Tuesday, June 11.

[03/07/13 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bouncing, Beautiful... Game Show! ABC Delivers "Bet on Your Baby" Saturday, April 6, Hosted by Melissa Peterman
As previously reported, the eight-episode series will air Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/13/13 - 01:01 PM]
ABC Family Continues Its Original Programming Momentum - Network Greenlights Two New Reality Series, "Dancing Fools" and "The Vineyard"
Both reality series will premiere this summer alongside the recently announced dramas "The Fosters" and "Twisted."







DANCING FOOLS (ABC FAMILY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/29/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/5/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC Family's press release, March 2013) "Dancing Fools" premieres Wednesday, May 29th, at 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. The half-hour comedy clip show features the funniest, most outrageous and memorable dances caught on camera. The dancers from the top two clips of the week compete on stage for a chance to win $10,000. The series is hosted by Melissa Peterman, who also stars in ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and in the upcoming ABC reality series "Bet on Your Baby."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Guy Torrey as Host
· Melissa Peterman as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Phil Gurin as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gurin Company, The