Howie Dorough will be part of the Fox series The Real Dirty Dancing as a contestant competing with other well-known celebrities in the entertainment space. Following in the footsteps of AJ McLean and Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys who were up for ABC Dancing with the starshis teammate Howie Dorough will perform in a different kind of celebrity dance show. The Real Dirty Dancing will be hosted by Stephen “tWitch” Boss.
Fox celebrates one of the most iconic films of all time, dirty dance, with the new celebrity dance competition The real dirty dancing. Celebrities who enter the competition will learn real-life dance routines from the iconic 1987 film while staying at Virginia’s Mountain Lake Lodge (which featured in the film as the famed Catskills Kellerman resort).
What is “The Real Dirty Dancing” about?
The stars of the show will team up and learn iconic dance routines from the film directed by Jennifer Gray and Patrick Swayze and recreate classic scenes that will include the legendary elevator that has secured a golden place in movie history.
The competition will not only feature routines, but also music as well as the iconic film’s fashion sense that will take viewers back to the magical summer shown in the film.
The competition will also feature special guest judges who will help decide which celebrity couples will advance in the competition and which couples will be “cornered”. At the end, one of the couples will be crowned “Baby” and “Johnny” as winners and will become The Real Dirty Dancing champions.
Howie Dorough on ‘The Dirty Dancing’ and other projects
Howie Dorough, a popular member of 90s boy band Backstreet Boys, is a contestant on the show. Dorough is a multi-award winning and Grammy nominated artist.
The Backstreet Boys’ North American leg of the DNA World Tour had been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, Howie wants to get back on stage as soon as possible. He told Florida Today:
“We are trying to put things back together to do more tours. Hopefully – God willing – once we have the vaccine and can regain our normal abilities, we will be back on stage. »
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Other celebrities attending The Real Dirty Dancing are Angelah Johnson-Reyes, Antonio Gates, Loni Love, Cat Cora, Tyler Cameron, Brie Bella and Corbin Bleu.