This is an American reality television series which first aired on July 13, 2011. It was created by Collins Avenue Productions. The show is a follow up to an earlier show where training and careers of children in show business and dance was done by Abby Lee Miller. The moms compete against each other through their children. It is normally filmed as Abby Lee Dance Company Studios. It is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles, California and it is aired on the Lifetime television network.
Here is the list of the 5 season and the winners of each season
It kicked off on July 13, 2011 and was last aired on October 12, 2011. It had a total of 13 episodes. The dancers were Maddie Ziegler, Chloe Lukasiak, Nia Frazier, Mackenzie Ziegler, Paige Hyland, and Brooke Hyland. The guest dancers were Brandon Pent, Justice McCort, and Taylor O’Lear. The Host was Abby Lee Miller. Mom in this cast were Melissa Ziegler Gisoni, Christi Lukasiah, Holly Frazier, Kelly Hyland and Cathy Nesbitt Stein. Guests were Brandon Prent, Justice McCott, and Taylor O’Lear. The choreographers were Gianna Martello, Abby Lee Miller, Cathy Stein, Joseph Corella, Mike Munich, and James Washington. The dancers and their moms are introduced and the season features the Pyramid, which has an impact during the final episodes of the season.
The second season kicked off on January 10, 2012 and ran up to September 25, 2012. It had a total of 30 episodes. The dancers were Maddie Ziegler, Chloe Lukasiak, Nia Frazier, Mackenzie Ziegler, Paige Hyland, Brooke Hyland, and Kendall Vertes. The Guest dancers were Peyton Ackerman, Vivi-Anne Stein (Candy Apples), Nicaya Wiley, Brandon Pent, Justice McCort, Taylor O’Lear, Erika Schrade, Sarah Parish, Nick Dobbs, Kerisa McCullough. The moms were Melissa Ziegler Gisoni, Christi Lukasiah, Holly Frazier, Kelly Hyland, and Jill Vertes. The choreographers were Gianna Martello, Abby Lee Miller, Cathy Stein, Joseph Corella, Mike Munich, and James Washington. The season started after the release of the Chloe music video. New dancers and moms are introduced to Candy Apples Dance Center and Abby Lee Dance Company. They won at the national level.
The season started on January 1, 2013 and ended on September 17, 2013. It had a total of 40 episode. The dancers were: Nie Frazier, Brooke Hyland, Paige Hyland, Chloe Lukasiah, Vivi-Anne Stein, Kendall Vertes, Mackenzie Ziegler, Maddie Ziegler. The guest dancers were: Payton Ackerman, Ally Serigne, Bella Hoffheins, Kaeli Ware, Sophia Lucia, Hadley Walts, and Gino Cosculluela. The choreographers were Gianna Martello, Abby Lee Miller, Cathy Stain, Anthony Burrell, John Culbertson, Ricky Palomino, Rachelle Rak, Blake McGrath, and James Washington.Guest moms were Cathy Nesbitt Stein (Candy Apples), Leslie Ackerman, Shelly Serigne, Marcia Hoffheins, Gloria Hampton, Jackie Lucia, Gina Tones, Yvette Walts, and Kaya Wiley. Kelly and her daughters, Brooke and Pagie pull out from the show. New moms and dancers join the group and the old group rejoin later on within the season.
It ran from January 1, 2014 and ended on October 14, 2014. Dancers included Maddie Ziegler, Chloe Lukasiak, Nia Frazier, Kalani Hilliker, Mackenzie Ziegler, Paige Hyland, Brooke Hyland, and Kendell Vertes. The moms were Melissa Gisoni, Holly Frazier, Jill Vertes,Christi Lukasiah, Kelly Hyland, and Kira Girard. The choreographers were Gianna Martello, Abby Lee Miller, Cathy Stein, Blake McGrath, James Washington, John Culbertson, ChehonWespi – Tschopp, Erin Babbs, Molly Long, Alexa Moffett, Matt Saffron, and Mark Meismer. Guest dancers were Kamryn Beck, Payton Ackerman, Tea Adamson, Sarah Hunt, Ava Cota, Sarah Reasons, Jane Cloud, McKenzie Morales, Gavin Morales, Mari Dudash, Lucas Triana, Zack Torres, Nick Daniel, and Nacaya Wiley. Guest moms were Cathy Nesbitt Stein, Leslie Ackerman, BrigetteTriana, Gina Torres, Christy Hunt, Jeanette Cola, Loree Cloud, and BrigetteTriana. The season was full of surprises with several new moms and dancers coming on board. It featured sixteen star cast members in the first 8 episodes and 13 from episode eight until the end. During the 100th episode, Miller unveiled “Select Ensemble”.
This season ran from January 6, 2015 all through to August 18, 2015. It had a total of 34 episodes. The choreographers for this season were: Abby Lee Miller, Gianna Martello, Cathy Nesbitt Stein, Molly Long, Erin Babbs, Alexa Moffett, Jeanette Cota, Jesse Johnson, Chehon Wespi – Tschopp, Travis Payne, Erin Rich – Stein. The dancers were Nia Fezier, Kalani Hilliker, Jojo Siwa, Kendall Vertes, Mackenzie Ziegler, and Maddie Ziegler. The moms were Holly Fezier, Jill Vertes, Melissa Ziegler, Kira Girard and Jessalynn Siwa. The season featured various dancers and moms throughout the season and featured nine star billing cast members.
It kicked off on January 5, 2016 and is ongoing.
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