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ABC Greenlights 'Shadow Dancing With The Stars'
ABC Greenlights "Shadow Dancing With The Stars"

HOLLYWOOD (CAP) - Based on the enormous and continued success of Dancing With The Stars, ABC announced today that it would be rolling out a spin-off show this summer. Titled Shadow Dancing With The Stars, the show will feature competitive ballroom dance professionals dancing with the ghosts of dead celebrities.

"This show will do for television what imitation butter flavoring did for microwave popcorn," said ABC Program Director Cliff Peterson. "And by that, I mean it's going to make something that's already pretty good a little bit better!"

The show is the brain-child of former American Idol judge Simon Cowell, who has often lamented publicly that he was not the one to come up with the concept of the original Dancing show. Peterson said Cowell has more than made up for that with this latest bit of genius.

ABC Greenlights 'Shadow Dancing With The Stars'
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"The concept of the show is so unique, I can't believe no one thought of it before," said Peterson. "I mean, who wouldn't want to see the ghost of Princess Diana dancing the fox-trot, John F. Kennedy's ghost waltzing, or Diff'rent Strokes star Dana Plato's ghost doing The Electric Slide?"

Asked how the audience would actually see the dead celebrities, as most ghosts are, in fact, invisible, Peterson said the beauty of the show is that they can't.

"See, we just tell them which celebrity it is that we've channeled from the other side," said Peterson, "but all they'll see on TV is the dance professional, going through the moves alone.

"Then it's up to each viewer to fill in the vision of the ghost of the celebrity," added Peterson. "That way you've got the choice: do I want to envision Old Fat Elvis or Young Skinny Elvis, that sort of thing. It's brilliant!"

The ghost of Andy Gibb, pop star and brother to the Bee Gees who passed away in 1988, is set to host the show and provide its theme song. Celebrity ghosts scheduled for Season 1 appearances include Marlon Brando, Teddy Roosevelt, and Britney Spears' career.


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