Underwhelmed? No, I was appalled when I heard the cast announcement for this season. I’d never even heard of a lot of the “stars,” and the ones I had? Horror.I picked Kirstie Alley and Ralph Macchio as early jokes of the season. If you’ve watched the show before, you know what I mean. The star — or stars — of the season who are horrible dancers, make a joke of the process, and are kept on way too long for either the drama or ratings. I vowed I would finally give the show up.
Okay, that vow lasted until about five minutes before the season began, when my fingers flipped the switch to ABC and I was once again watching DWTS. I was prepared to switch channels at any time. Well, no channel switching occurred that first night, and I’ve been glued to my TV each show since for the performances. […]