TV

Renewed and returning: “Prancing Elites,” “DWTS”

In this week's round-up, new seasons are in store for ABC's Dancing with the Stars and Oxygen Media's The Prancing Elites Project (pictured).
November 27, 2015

In this week’s round-up, renewals are in store for series on ABC, Food Network, Oxygen Media and Canada’s W Network.

U.S. broadcaster ABC is returning to the dance floor for a 22nd season of Dancing With the Stars. The BBC Worldwide Productions-made competition series will premiere on March 21, 2016, at 8 p.m. EST/PST with another round of celebrity dancers and ballroom experts.

Food Network is bringing back Kids Baking Championship for another run on January 4 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. The eight-episode series finds 10 mini-bakers aged 10 to 13 taking on various baking challenges to find the top talent, which will receive a US$25,000 grand prize. The Triage Entertainment-produced program is hosted by Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman.

Oxygen Media has signed on for a second season of The Prancing Elites Project (pictured), returning January 19 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. The Crazy Legs Productions-made program – the highest-rated new series for Oxygen this year – is back with an expanded hour-long format that follows the diverse dance team from Mobile, Alabama.

Finally, over in Canada, Corus Entertainment’s W Network is prepping the second season premiere of Say Yes To The Dress Canada. The program finds brides from across the country searching for their perfect wedding dress, and debuts on January 6 at 10 and 10:30 p.m. EST/PST. This season will see bridal fashion expert Tyrel Abbott joining the series as fashion director. Say Yes to the Dress Canada is produced by Temple Street Productions in association with W Network.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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