April 23, 2024
Dancing with the Stars 6

Summarizing Season Six of Dancing with the Stars

Putting together the latest season of the show was a truly special time. By crowning a female as the winner for the first time in 5 seasons, it was a chance for the women to recapture the crown. By sticking to the new time slot, as well as working with another twelve celebrities and twelve professionals the show again kicked off on March 17, 2008. However, the difference for this year was not one but two eliminations that would occur on the first elimination show.

With a wide range of personalities and celebrities pulled out for the latest season it was a truly magical time for some.

Magician Penn Jillette half of the famous duo Penn and Teller was paired up with professional Kym Johnson. While Penn has a true ability to perform amazing magic tricks there were no tricks capable of keeping the duo on the show. They were eliminated in the very first elimination round that was held on March 25, 2008.

Monica Seles a women’s tennis Grand Slam champion was paired up with the talented Jonathan Roberts. Despite talent on the tennis court, the couple was also eliminated on the first elimination round on March 25, 2008.

Steve Guttenberg an actor well known for numerous films including Three Men and a Little Baby as well as Three Men and a Little Lady, was paired up with the talented Anna Trebunskaya. Following a very brief stint on the show, they were the third couple to be eliminated on April 1, 2008.

Adam Carolla a truly funny comedian as well as radio host was paired up with the two time winning Julianne Hough. Despite Julianne’s luck with previous seasons, the couple was eliminated on April 8, 2008.

Priscilla Presley best known for being the wife to the King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley was partnered with Louis van Amstel. After performing well on the show for several weeks, the couple was finally eliminated on April 15, 2008.

Academy Award winning actress Marlee Matlin was teamed up with professional Fabian Sanchez and performed wonderfully for several weeks. After a fabulous experience on the show they were eliminated on April 22, 2008.

Shannon Elizabeth an actress best remembered for her role in American Pie was paired up with the talented Derek Hough. After a thrilling experience on the show, their partnership came to a halt on April 29, 2008 after coming in only sixth place.

Mario an R&B singer with plenty of soul was partnered up with Karina Smirnoff. After a smooth flow on the dance floor the pair was eliminated in fifth place on May 6, 2008.

Marissa Jaret Winokur an incredible Tony award winning actress from Broadway was paired up with ballroom professional Tony Dovolani. Putting their talents together the pair managed to hang in to secure a fourth place finish. They completed the show on May 13, 2008.

Cristian de la Fuente was paired with professional and previous winner Cheryl Burke. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous television shows as well as movies. Many of his movies and appearances have also been Mexican shows as well. They worked well together until the conclusion of their adventure when they made a great third place finish on May 20, 2008.

Jason Taylor a NFL player for the Miami Dolphins is used to playing the defensive end. However, despite being the NFL Man of the Year, he and professional partner Edyta Sliwinska only managed to secure a second place victory in the final on May 20, 2008.

The winner a female for the first time in five seasons was Olympic Champion figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi. After receiving the only perfect score throughout the entire season as well as the talented professional Mark Ballas as a partner, she waltzed her way to victory in the season finale on May 20, 2008 and was one of the treasured favorites throughout the entire season.