ABC News, Slacker re-launch “Dancing with the Stars” radio


Dancing with the StarsABC Radio’s “Dancing with the Stars” station on Slacker provides fans with behind-the-scenes access to the ABC hit reality TV show. Now in its third season, “Dancing with the Stars” Radio will deliver an on-demand audio experience and unlimited access to key moments throughout the competition. Each week “Dancing with the Stars” Radio will follow the Season 17 cast as they battle it out on the dance floor for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy.  Season 17 of “Dancing with the Stars” premieres on Monday, September 16th on the ABC Television Network.

“Dancing with the Stars” Radio, distributed by Slacker and AOL Radio, will reach 40 million registered listeners across the country, offering an unparalleled backstage pass to one of the most popular reality programs on television. From costume critiques to choreography recaps and contestant interviews, this digital audio channel features an array of on-demand content that listeners can customize based on their specific interests. Each week “Dancing with the Stars” Radio will offer listeners instant analysis and commentary while capturing the best moments from each episode, including:

–  A behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making the show

–  Weekly Las Vegas odds on who is likely to take home the Mirror Ball trophy

–  Reaction from the judges

–  Commentary and analysis from Tony Dovolani, special guest contributor and pro partner to celebrity contestant Leah Remini

ABC Radio and Slacker listeners can find the station on smart phones, the iPad and on the web at