Tim Conkle Tim Conkle stepped on stage carrying a Selena Gomez backpack (odd) and a schoolboy schtick about learning to dance so he could get girls.
The new season will feature the return of Mary Murphy, a ballroom dance champion and choreographer, who was one of the series’ original judges.She's got three "spirit guides" -- "Devil Da Flame" as illustrated by footage of Nigel, "Divine Da Flame" (Mary), and "Rainbow Lite Bright," (Adam).Cat asks what we're all thinking, "Were there any hallucinogenic drugs involved? She's a very well-educated woman, with a masters degree, who worked in aerospace engineering for five years. My heart hurts thinking about the likely student loan debt going unpaid.Together, they gave informed opinions, were good sports in the face of the ridiculous and were kind with their critiques. as a guest judge in season one in 2005, with her popularity with viewers subsequently securing her a permanent spot on the judging panel two years later.When they show her name and age, she's 33, which means we know already she's too old to make the show. She's whirling around to some dubstep and good for her if this is her bliss.Back from commercial, we see a montage of good female dancers, and one of them coaxes her dad up onto stage and he's endearingly goofy in that dad way. In case you weren't certain, we see them eating lot of food with red gravy (not sauce).Early in Lythgoe's career, he learned to use techniques (eg.multi-cameras) to film choreography well, a skill that would later lead to a TV career.He is also creator of the new 2009 competition, Superstars of Dance.Born in St Helens, Lancashire, England, to a dockworker father, George Percival Lythgoe and Gertrude Emily Lythgoe, he got interested in dance at the age of 10.