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Who won Dancing with the Stars 2008: winner is Brooke and Derek.

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Dancing With The Stars 2008 is the really hot and super tv show for the people who like the dance.

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This show is telecast by the known channel ABC. According to me this the hottest channel over
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Tracy Morgan credits his 30 Rock co-star Alec Baldwin with helping him kick booze and turn his life around. The comedian violated his probation on a driving under the influence (DUI) charge last year when he was accused of drunkenly groping a female DJ. As punishment, he was forced to wear an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet.

Morgan has been in recovery since, and describes himself as a “functioning alcoholic” – and he insists Baldwin has played a large part in his rehabilitation.

He says, “Alec was the main one counseling me. He’s a passionate dude. I don’t give a f— what nobody say about him, dude been there. ‘You got an opportunity on 30 Rock,’ he told me. I felt the love when he do that.”

On a lighter note, Morgan is angry people often mistake him for the buffoon he plays in sitcom 30 Rock – insisting it takes intelligence to play someone that stupid.

The comedian plays TV star Tracy Jordan in the hit comedy, a character some fans have confused for his real life persona. But he’s really the opposite of Jordan, because he claims it requires brains and skill to properly portray an idiot.

He says, “He’s my alter ego, he’s not me. Some people believe everything they see on TV. People, it’s called tel-lee-vision. You have to be highly intelligent to get away with a dumb joke. That takes a pretty smart fella.”

Morgan was born in The Bronx, New York, the son of Jimmy Morgan, a musician.[1] After attending De Witt Clinton High School in the Bronx, he was discovered in 1984 while doing stand-up at The Apollo. Tracy Morgan began his career on Martin, where he played Hustle Man. The character sold random items he had from the ‘hood, always greeting people with his trademark “What’s happ’n, chief?” In the 2003 movie Head of State, starring Chris Rock, Morgan appears several times as a man watching television, often questioning why they aren’t watching Martin.

Tracy was also a regular cast member on “Uptown Comedy Club”, a sketch comedy show filmed in Harlem, New York City which aired from 1992 to 1994 on various channels. It had a predominantly African-American cast, but there were a couple of white performers, notably Jim Breuer. He was also on the HBO show Snaps.

Morgan joined the cast of comedy show Saturday Night Live in 1996, where he performed as a regular until 2003. Morgan performed a variety of characters on the program, including Brian Fellows, Dominican Lou, Bishop Don “Mack” Donald (from Pimp Chat), Astronaut Jones, African Andy, Benny the Bengal, and Woodrow. Morgan is also credited with impressions of Aretha Franklin, Harry Belafonte, Maya Angelou, Samuel L. Jackson, Mike Tyson, Judge Greg Mathis, Lou Bega, Oprah Winfrey, and Star Jones.

Morgan had his own show, The Tracy Morgan Show, in 2003, which was cancelled after one season.

Morgan also had a stand-up special entitled “One Mic,” that was shown on Comedy Central. Morgan was the host of the first Spike Guys’ Choice Awards, which aired on June 13, 2007. In 2003, he was on an episode of Punk’d in which his car was towed from the valet parking. He can be heard as “Spoonie Luv” on the Comedy Central program Crank Yankers and as Woof in the MTV2 Animated Series Where My Dogs At?.

Morgan acted in commercials for ESPN NFL 2K, ESPN NBA 2K, and ESPN NHL 2K where he co-starred with Warren Sapp, Ben Wallace and Jeremy Roenick. He appeared in the movie The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler, as a transvestite inmate. Morgan is currently a cast member of the NBC television show 30 Rock, playing the character Tracy Jordan, a caricature of himself.

Morgan has hosted the “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” for 4 consecutive years.

Morgan hosts the third season of Scare Tactics, the Sci-Fi Channel’s gruesome hidden camera show that “punks” people by using their worst fears against them.

On December 2, 2005, Morgan was arrested in Hollywood on impaired driving charges. He later pled no contest to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge stemming from the incident.[2] On November 28, 2006, Morgan was again arrested and charged with DWI, this time in Manhattan.[3]

On May 10, 2007, a female disc jockey in Miami filed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Morgan, saying he groped her in a radio station studio. Morgan’s shows for that night and the next night at the Improv Comedy Club in Coconut Grove were cancelled. As of May 10, 2007, police have not yet decided whether to file charges.[4] According to reports from the scene Morgan smelled of alcohol, a potential violation of his probation for a DUI charge. Morgan had already been scheduled to be fitted with a Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) ankle bracelet on May 25 in Los Angeles, to test his skin for alcohol vapors every 30 minutes for 90 days. On September 19, 2007 Morgan has been ordered to wear the monitoring bracelet for another 80 days as a result of the comedian admitting that he had violated a prior agreement to abstain from alcohol.[5] Repeat violations can result in a jail sentence.[6]

He might sound like it but hes really doing it to be funny and most of its true. but he has white friends but i will admit that he carries a little bitterness only because he had to deal with racism in his life but he is really cool though hes not a racist.

Paul Mooney was born in Louisiana, and later grew up in Oakland, California. Mooney became a ringmaster with the Charles Gody Circus. During his stint as ringmaster, he always found himself writing comedy and telling jokes, which would later help Mooney land his first professional work as a writer for Richard Pryor.

Paul Mooney initially appeared in the sketches Ask a Black Dude and Mooney on Movies on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, which he later replaced with Negrodamus, the African American version of Nostradamus. As Negrodamus, Mooney ad-libbed the “answers to life’s most unsolvable mysteries” such as “Why do white people love Wayne Brady?” (Answer: “Because Wayne Brady makes Bryant Gumbel look like Malcolm X.”) Mooney was planning to reprise his role as Negrodamus in the third season of the Chappelle’s Show, before its abrupt hiatus.

In 2006, Paul Mooney hosted the BET tribute to Black History Month titled 25 Most @#%! Moments in Black History. In this show, he narrated some of the most shameful incidents involving African Americans since 1980. The top 25 moments included incidents involving Marion Barry, Terrell Owens, Wilson Goode, Michael Jackson, Flavor Flav, Whitney Houston, and Tupac Shakur amongst others.

Much of Mooney’s material is based on race relations in the U.S. His approach has caused many offended audience members to walk out on his performances. Such incidents can be heard on Mooney’s comedy albums Race and Master Piece and seen in his DVD Know Your History: Jesus Is Black; So Was Cleopatra, and Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America.

In September 2005, Mooney performed a segment at the 2005 BET Comedy Awards called the “Nigga Wake Up Call Award”, in which he jokingly presents an award to African American celebrities who have had well-publicized legal troubles. The “nominees” included Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Lil’ Kim and Diana Ross. Mooney awarded Ross and made numerous jokes about Ross’s 2002 arrest for DUI. According to people who were in attendance, Mooney also made light of the death of Ross’ ex-husband Arne Næss Jr., who fell 160 feet while mountain climbing in 2004.[1][2] Tracee Ellis Ross, Ross’ daughter and Næss stepdaughter, was also in attendance. She reportedly was so offended and embarrassed that she left the room and was comforted by host Steve Harvey. Backstage in the press room, Mooney was asked if he felt his performance was “over the top”. Mooney replied:


How can somebody get arrested for (being under the influence) and go to jail and I be over the top? I think that’s over the top, don’t you? Agree or disagree, folks. No, comedy is not over the top. When you are a celebrity and you do crazy stuff, that’s the game.

When Mooney was informed that Tracee Ellis Ross was in the audience, he stated:


I didn’t know … her mama could’ve been in there, that’s not the point. I didn’t drive drunk. Now I’m responsible for Diana Ross? If you scrutinize Jay Leno and David Letterman the same way you scrutinize me, then I’ll agree with you, but if you don’t touch them white folks don’t touch me. They say what ever they want to say every night.[3]

The majority of Mooney’s performance was edited out of the televised broadcast.

During a 2006 performance at the Apollo Theater in which Mooney was taping a segment for Showtime at the Apollo, his performance was stopped in the middle of his act allegedly due to his criticisms of President George W. Bush. Mooney appeared on The Howard Stern Show on October 30, 2006 where he talked about the performance including bringing in his road manager as a witness. During the act he made several jokes about Bush including one likening him to the devil and one stating that his mother looked like the “guy on the Quaker Oats box”,[4] and was immediately pulled from the stage. A forty-five minute debate ensued in his dressing room in which they decided to cancel the rest of his act. Mooney was told that he had “offended unnamed officials from Time Warner”,[5] which operates Showtime at the Apollo. A Time Warner spokeswoman called the story “ridiculous… it’s absolutely untrue” that the company had anything to do with the incident.

On November 26, 2006, Mooney appeared on CNN and talked about how he would stop using the n-word due to Michael Richards’ outbursts on stage at The Laugh Factory. He referred to Richards as having become “his Dr. Phil” and “cured” him of the use of the epithet. Mooney also said, “We’re gonna stop using the n-word. I’m gonna stop using it. I’m not gonna use it again and I’m not gonna use the b-word. And we’re gonna put an end to the n-word. Just say no to the n-word. We want all human beings throughout the world to stop using the n-word.” On November 30, he elaborated upon these remarks as a guest of Farai Chideya on the National Public Radio program “News & Notes.” He declared that he would convene a conference on this controversial subject in the near future, as well as perform his first “n-free” comedy in the upcoming days.

That show, which he performed at the Lincoln Theater following a set by Dick Gregory, took place at 8:00 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2006. Mooney almost made it through his entire set–about an hour of jokes–before he mistakenly used the word in a routine on O.J. Simpson. He ran off stage covering his face in his hands, and sheepishly walked back on a few moments later saying, “I’m really going to get it now. This is probably already on the Internet.” On the BET special “25 Events that Mis-Shaped Black America,” Mooney reiterated that he was no longer using the n-word. He was quoted as saying, “I am no longer going to use the n-word. Instead of saying ‘What’s up my nigga,’ say ‘What’s up my Michael Richards.'”

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Danyelle Sargent has had her share of on air gaffe’s in her career. Danyelle Sargent thought that Bill Walsh was still alive when interviewing Mike Singletary on the Fox Sports Network.

“I heard that your mentor Bill Walsh was one of the first phone calls that you made when you found out that you had the job. What does it mean to you to be the head coach of the 49ers?”

Who spotted the issue?  Oh yeah Bill Walsh, the legendary coach, passed away in July of 2007.  She was informed through her ear piece of her mistake and the video never aired, but it was left available online and she now has some new fame to deal with.

Danyelle Sargent was a reporter for ESPN when she gained some Internet fame in 2006 when she was doing some highlights and during a clip you heard her say loudly “What the f*&k was that?” Since that incident she has moved on to FOX Sports and was covering the San Francisco 49ers game this weekend when she got a chance to interview new 49ers coach Mike Singletary.  She proceeded to ask him a question that went like above.

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Education and early career

She is a graduate of Florida State University and began her television career at WGXA, in Macon, GA.

Prior to joining ESPN, she had previously worked as a sports reporter and anchor for Metro Sports, a local Time Warner Cable sports channel in Kansas City.

Sargent served as co-emcee of the 2005 and 2006 NCAA woman of the year awards.

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(ESPN-The Walt Disney Company operates as a diversified entertainment company worldwide. Its Media Networks segment comprises a domestic broadcast television network, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, cable/satellite networks, domestic broadcast radio networks and stations, and the Internet and mobile operations. It operates the ABC)

Sargent was hired in 2004, by the television network, ESPN, to work on their ESPNEWS channel. She also contributed to ESPN2’s Cold Pizza, now titled ESPN First Take.

Sargent was the product of minor controversy on March 9, 2006 when Sargent was co-anchoring a live broadcast of ESPNEWS and a series of technical difficulties occurred, leading ESPN to air a taped segment played. Thinking their microphones had been cut (which is the normal procedure when airing a taped segment), she exclaimed “What the fuck was that?” over the broadcast.[1]

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She debuted on FSN Final Score November 5, 2006 for FSN.

Another controversy occurred on Sunday October 26, 2008, while working as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports, Sargent was interviewing the new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers Mike Singletary, and said “I heard that your mentor Bill Walsh was one of the first phone calls that you made when you found out that you had the job. What does it mean to you to be the head coach of the 49ers?””; the interview was abruptly halted when the reporter was informed by her producers that Walsh had in fact died on July 30, 2007.

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Former star of ‘The Bachelor‘ and current host of ‘The Doctors‘, Travis Stork, is said to be dating singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood. Witnesses spotted him backstage at her concert in Nashville, and when asked if they were dating, he reportedly “smiled broadly”. Whatever that means.

Education

Travis Stork graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and earned his MD from the University of Virginia.

Career

He completed his emergency medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

He is an outdoors enthusiast and enjoys mountain and road biking, kayaking and hiking.

Travis is now interviewing with Vail area hospitals to place after his residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center is complete. Vail Colorado is also noted to be the home of The Bachelorette stars Trista and Ryan Sutter.

As of April 2007, Travis Stork lives in Breckenridge, CO.

The Bachelor

On the season finale of The Bachelor, Travis Stork chose school teacher, Sarah Stone, who coincidentally lived only a few blocks away from his Nashville residence. In the end, the relationship dissolved due to contractual obligations that required them to be apart until the final episode aired. Both deny that there are any hard feelings about the breakup and are still friends.

The Doctors

In 2007, Stork was chosen to host The Doctors, a daytime medical/talk show that will debut in September 2008. In the series, Stork will head a panel of medical experts as they discuss health issues and answer audience questions. The idea came about from a series of segments that were featured on Dr. Phil, for which Stork is a frequent contributor.

Good for her!