Television | ABC creates a hit by pairing B-list celebrities with professional dancers
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/18/06, 12:00 am
Ballroom dancing once was a national sensation. Classically trained dancers like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dazzled moviegoers with elaborate numbers in big-production musicals in the 1940s and '50s, and audiences agreed that no one could move like Gene Kelly.