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Julianne Hough & Derek Hough Announce Move Live On Tour 2015

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Superstar siblings plan all-new tour due to fan demand; Mohegan Sun Arena welcomes the dance pair back for two shows on July 12th

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 2, 2015) — On the heels of their sold out 2014 tour, superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will team up once again, dancing their way across stages all over the country, in their new MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015.  The pair stopped by Good Morning America to announce MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 which will kick off on June 12th in Phoenix, AZ and hit over 40 cities including stops at the famed Radio City Music Hall in NYC, Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT for two shows on Sunday, July 12th, set for 3:00pm and 8:00pm.

Tickets are $39.50 and go on sale Friday, March 6th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000 or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, March 7th subject to availability. Tickets and up to date information will also be available at Moveliveontour.com. VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, including pre-show parties and meet and greet opportunities with Julianne and Derek.

The Houghs are promising MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 will be bigger and better than ever.  “We had such a fun and high energy show last year.  It was amazing to see such a great reaction from our fans the first time, and we can’t wait til they see what we have up our sleeves now!  Our goal then, and our goal now is to have it feel like a Rock concert for dance and I think we have and certainly will accomplish that again,” said Julianne Hough.

“Our fans haven’t stopped asking when we would go back out on the road so we are excited to be able to tell them that because of their support and demand, we are headed out again to bring them a new and exciting show.  We can’t wait to see everyone on the road,” added Derek Hough.

The show will feature a brand new stage production to showcase the fresh, exciting and high impact choreography spanning across a multitude of different dance styles that all audience members are sure to love!  The Houghs will be joined by the Move Company Dancers in a fast paced show, featuring live vocal performances from both Julianne and Derek with incredible costumes and staging to complement.

JULIANNE HOUGH is known to audiences around the world for her success in film, television and music.  She was a two-time professional champion on ABC’s top-rated Dancing with the Stars, before making a seamless transition to award-winning recording artist and her feature film debut in Burlesque.   She starred in the update of Footloose and the all-star film adaptation of the musical, Rock of Ages. Hough also starred opposite Josh Duhamel in Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven, directed by Lasse Hallstrom and starred in Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, Paradise, opposite Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer. She thrilled fans when she returned full-time to the Dancing With the Stars ballroom as the fourth judge last fall and returns for the show’s highly-anticipated 20th season, premiering March 16th.  Julianne’s upcoming film projects include a yet-untitled comedy opposite Robert De Niro and Zac Efron and she will fulfill her lifelong dream of playing the role of Sandy in a televised production of Grease, which will be broadcast live on FOX in January 2016.  Julianne has also joined forces with the Kind Campaign to create and host Kind Camp, empowering and encouraging girls to be confident, beautiful women and to eradicate girl against girl bullying.  She is launching a new lifestyle blog and website in March.

DEREK HOUGH is an Emmy Award-winning choreographer and New York Times Bestselling author of Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion.  The only five-time champion in franchise history of Dancing with the Stars, Hough’s celebrity partners  have included Brooke Burke, Ricki Lake, Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Grey, Kellie Pickler and Amber Riley, Hough’s innovative and daring choreography has garnered him a total of six Emmy Nominations.  He starred in London’s West End production of Footloose in 2006.  In 2013, he partnered with World Champion ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White to

choreograph their short program for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, where the duo was awarded the gold medal after performing that routine, garnering record-setting scores and rave reviews.  He is currently appearing in Season 20 of Dancing With the Stars with Olympic Gold medalist Nastia Liukin and is starring opposite Tony Award winning Laura Benanti in the New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Dancing With The Stars: Live!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

North American Tour comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, January 9th featuring fan favorites from the hit ABC show

Mark Ballas and Whitney Carson are the first dancers revealed for the tour with more to be announced; Tickets on sale now

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 4, 2014) — Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, January 9th for an 8:00pm show .  The official 90-minute live show, DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!, produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide, comes to Mohegan Sun showcasing  some of the faces from the show you know and love.

Tickets are $45.00 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster; call any Ticketmaster Charge by Phone number; 1.800.745.3000 or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased currently at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

The all-new DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour will feature a cast of the television show’s most popular competitors, treating audiences to exciting and romantic performances. Dancing with the Stars dancers will choreograph brand new never-before-seen numbers and re-create some of the show’s most memorable moments. As announced during Monday’s broadcast, Mark Ballas and Witney Carson are the first two dancers revealed to be on the tour. Further announcements will be made throughout the season.

Mark Ballas said, “I’m looking forward to hitting the road and being able to perform live across North America. See you there!”

Witney Carson added, “I’m so excited to be a part of “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” I can’t wait to meet our fans and dance live for them!”

VIP Packages will be available through VIP Nation offering fans meet & greets, photo opportunities with cast, premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information, visit www.VIPNation.com.

Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays, 8:00pm EST on the ABC Television Network. Fans can check www.ABC.com/Dancing for full details on the DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About BBC Worldwide. BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).  Its vision is to build the BBC’s brands, audiences, commercial returns and reputation across the world.  This is achieved through investing in, ommercializing and showcasing content from the BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values.  The business also champions British creativity globally.

In 2013/14, BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £157.4m and headline sales of £1,042.3m and returned £173.8m to the BBC. For more detailed performance information please see our Annual Review website: http://www.bbcworldwide.com/annualreview

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For more information, please contact:

DWTS TOUR:

Scoop Marketing / Melissa Munafo, 818-761-7136, mmunafo@solters.com

Mohegan Sun:

Cody Chapman, 860.862.4819

codychapman@mohegansun.com

DWTS:

BBC Worldwide/ Andrea Andrade, 310-228-1620, andrea.andrade@bbc.com

For questions about DWTS, please contact:

ABC Media Relations:

Kristen Andersen (818) 460-7421, kristen.andersen@abc.com

Edwin Escobar (818) 460-7758, edwin.escobar@abc.com

Mitch Messinger (818) 460-6532, mitchell.c.messinger@abc.com

Candice Ashton (818) 460-6530, candice.a.ashton@abc.com

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check Presents Derek Hough of Dancing With The Stars

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

WHAT:
Derek Hough of Dancing with the Stars joins Mohegan Sun for an exclusive Reality Check event where he will sign copies of his new book, Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion.

WHEN/WHERE:
Friday, August 8th
7:00pm – Book Signing Event
The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL:
Fan favorite dancer and Emmy-Award winning entertainer, Derek Hough swings by The Shops at Mohegan Sun for a special Reality Check event. Get up-close-and-personal with the Dancing with the Stars pro when he signs copies of his debut book and life story, Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion.

Derek Hough is best known for his work on Dancing with the Stars. He holds the record for the most championships won, coming off his fifth win in 2013 with Glee star, Amber Riley. That same year Hough won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for the 3 dances he created on the show. His other notable achievements include World Under 21 Latin American champion, 2-time Open British champion (Blackpool), 2-time International Open to the World champion and 2-time U.S. Open champion.


NOTE:
*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Derek Hough will only be signing copies of his book Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion, which will be for sale at Spin Street.

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