Magical Elves will produce second season of Dance Your Ass Off

Oxygen has renewed Dance Your Ass Off for a second season, but has replaced its producer, 495 Productions, with Magical Elves, the production company with the best name ever.

The second season will air in 2010, and is currently casting.

In a press release, Oxygen notes that the first season became its “most watched freshman series in network history among [women] 18-49 (382,000), [adults] 18-49 (494,000) and more than one million total viewers.”

Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Two… [Oxygen press release]

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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