Tuesday 20:00 on Lifetime
8 Seasons, 247 Episodes

Genre: Family / Kick Ass / Dance /

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Set in Pittsburgh, Dance Moms follows the Abby Lee Dance Company's Junior Elite Competition Team of young girls aged 11–14 years old as they travel week-to-week to various dance competitions, winning awards and hoping for an invitation to one of the National Competitions. Much of the program depicts the doting mothers as rivals not only of each other but as a group to protect t more
...he reputation of the team. All performances are choreographed by Miller and her staff, with the exception of a few guest choreographers. Later in the program, rival dance teams are introduced that spur the team's competitiveness. In season 5, Miller brings the team to Los Angeles to help build her repertoire. Every week on the show, Miller uses a pyramid to present who she feels performed the best in her eyes based on behavior, previous performance and who needs to improve.
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Abby Lee Miller Released from Prison -- Will She Return to 'Dance Moms'?

Abby Lee Miller has served (most) of her prison time. The former Dance Moms star was sentenced to one year of prison, after being convicted for 20 counts of fraud that amounted to hiding $755,000 in income from the government. Abby served 8 months of her sentence and is now out of jail, but her future with Dance Moms is still uncertain. According to TMZ, Abby's not completely out of the woods. Though she has been rel... more Comments

Cheryl Burke Reacts to Former 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller's Prison Sentence

Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Cheryl Burke is taking the reins on Dance Moms following the exit of instructor Abby Lee Miller, who was officially charged for bankruptcy fraud and has been sentenced to a year and one day in a federal prison. According to the 38-year-old, not only have things been going great since she took over the reality show for season 8, she also claims the moms aren't that affected by Miller's sit... more Comments

Former 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Sentenced to Prison for One Year

Abby Lee Miller's couple months of bad news is about to get worse. After quitting Dance Moms, and being quickly replaced by Dancing With the Stars professional Cheryl Burke, the other shoe has dropped in Abby's legal case. People.com reports that Miller has been officially charged for bankruptcy fraud and will face prison time.  Miller has been sentenced to a year and one day in a federal prison. Upon her release she will also be supervised for two ye... more Comments

'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Reveals Why She Quit

Lack of credit and respect is what basically drove Abby Lee Miller to abruptly quit Dance Moms several days ago. The 50-year-old reality star made the announcement on a lengthy Instagram post but she has more to say about why she left the show that rocketed her to stardom. "You just get to a point where you can't take it anymore and I have been at that point for at least a year," the Dance Moms... more Comments

Abby Lee Miller Quits 'Dance Moms'

Dance Moms season 8 remains up in the air due to the legal problems with host Abby Lee Miller. Now there might be some movement on the front. On her Instagram account, Miller has announced she has quit Dance Moms and will no longer appear on the show if there is a season 8. The reason might surprise you, though, as it has nothing to do with her legal troubles. ... more Comments

Are the Routines on 'Dance Moms' Getting too Dark?

It's no secret that many members of the ALDC have grown up in the studio on Lifetime's Dance Moms. But are the routines for the dancers getting a little too dark and mature for them? Abby Lee decided to end the first half of season seven with some of the teenage dancers performing very intense content for nationals. Nia's character was shot after being affiliated with a gang, Kalani's character suffered an overdose from her drug addiction while Brynn... more Comments

Will 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Avoid Jail Time?

Abby Lee Miller is in big trouble with the law over her fraud case. Miller has been charged with fraud and illegal currency import. Miller allegedly hid over $800,000 and avoided paying her creditors. She is facing fines of more than $5 million and the possibility of a maximum sentence of five years in jail. The sentencing should be announced shortly but Deadline reports that Miller doesn't think she deserves to go to jail at all.  Miller's lawyers wrote in a sentencing memorandum, "Ms. Miller respectfully requests that the Court impose ... more Comments

Is 'Dance Moms' Ending After Season 7? Abby Lee Miller Speaks Out

 On season 7 of Dance Moms, Abby Lee Miller has made it her goal to bring the ALDC back to its glory days by winning more titles and first place trophies. She plans on doing this by cutting some of the Minis and bringing in new girls to dance with the Junior Elites. In a new Instagram post, Abby announced that she achieved her mission and then some. However, she may have also included some shocking news about th... more Comments

[VIDEO] 'Dance Moms' Spoilers: Abby Lee Miller Breaks Down over Legal Issues

Throughout season 6 of Dance Moms, a dark cloud has loomed over the team's heads -- Abby Lee Miller's legal issues. Early on in the season, it was revealed that Abby could be facing jail time due to a high-profile fraud lawsuit. Abby has tried to remain calm, cool and collected amid this scandal, but it now may have become too much for her to handle. In Lifetime's sneak peek of the upcoming episode of ... more Comments

'Dance Moms' Interview: Gianna Martello Spills Season 6 Spoilers, Talks All Things Abby Lee Miller

Abby Lee Miller may be the face of Dance Moms and the ALDC, but she certainly could not have done it without the help of one very important person -- Gianna Martello. Since the Lifetime reality series premiered back in 2011, Gianna has assisted Abby in choreographing the award-winning numbers the Junior Elite Team performs every week on the show. We had the pleasure of speaking with Gianna for an exclusive interview, where she provided a background on her life, talked all things ... more Comments

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