Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil shows will cast dancers, choreographer via reality TV

The Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil show and touring arena show that will use Michael Jackson’s music may find their choreographer and dancers via a reality TV show.

“We would pick the best choreographer that there is in the world to work on [our stage] show, but also use them in a reality show in order to find a new, cutting-edge choreographer that could join the team,” Cirque CEO and president Daniel Lamarre told MTV News. The show would also find dancers, and viewers would vote, as usual. “Right now there is a huge appetite for people that want to participate in this Michael Jackson tribute,” he said.

Michael Jackson Reality Show Might Help Find Cirque Du Soleil Choreographer [MTV News]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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