Dancing With The Stars' 2011 Cast Revealed

It seems like just yesterday that we have the big "Dancing With the Stars" casting announcement for 11th the popular celebrity dance competition's season, where bold-faced names like Bristol Palin, Mike "the situation" Sorrentino and eventual champion Jennifer Grey was still pending bolder in their time at the show.

Now, just six months later, the famous dance floor is cleared to make way for a whole new batch of aspiring dance champs. Here's a look at the 12 eclectic new participants signed up for season 12 of "Dancing With the Stars":

Chris Jericho
Jericho, born Christopher Irvine, is very well known in the world of professional wrestling fans. The 40-year-old was the first undisputed champion of the WWE in December 2001 (he beat Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock), but put his career on hold more recently on his other passion project focus, acting as the lead singer of heavy - metal band Fozzy.

Originally signed to his stuff strut of the season two was Romeo replaced at the last moment by his equally famous Poppa, Master P (whose turn it on "DWT" has been touted by many critics and supporters as one of the worst in the show history, his Paso Doble holds the record for the lowest score ever). With the bar a little lower than the average, the 21-year-old rapper, who once played college basketball for USC, probably hoping to make more than his father.

Kendra Wilkinson
The decidedly un-shy, already established reality TV star Wilkinson is no stranger to performing or baring all in front of the public. Wilkinson, who got her start as a Playboy model, ventured into television as a part of E! 'S "The Girls Next Door" before anything dampen her party-girl ways to settle down with NFL player Hank Baskett, their domestic happiness, the subject of her current show, "Kendra:. Bunny Next Door "

Kirstie Alley
Before she was the subject of her own reality show, "Kirstie Alley's Big Life", first on A & E and now Lifetime, and a Jenny Craig spokeswoman was Alley known to generations of TV viewers and filmgoers for her memorable turns on TV show "Cheers" and "Veronica's Closet" and films such as "Look Who's Talking." The outspoken celebrity is a long time "DWT" fan, whose entertaining and varied tweets are often included in our Twitter Wood column on MTV Movies Blog.

Wendy Williams
The self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media" name for himself as a radio DJ was then a best-selling author and currently hosts her own syndicated daytime talk show called "The Wendy Williams Show." Williams has a knack for asking uncomfortable questions during celebrity interviews and will certainly be a force to be reckoned with on the dance floor. Her talk show is reportedly scheduled to go on pause while she competes on the show.

Chelsea Kane
As has been customary over the past few seasons, "DWT" team has one other Disney stars in their midst, Chelsea Kane welcomed (formerly known as Chelsea Staub, Kane legally changed her professional name back in December). The 22-year-old was a regular on Disney's "JONAS," starring the Jonas Brothers, and currently lends her voice to the character on the animated series Bea "hooks."

Sugar Ray Leonard
Leonard, a former professional boxer, follows in the footsteps of a host of former professional athletes who have danced for him. While athletes are fierce competitors "DWT" seasons past, the boxers are not completely gone too. The 54-year-old's illustrious career includes winning world titles in five weight classes, divisions, including the welterweight champion of the world, but also as the first boxer more than $ 100 million total purse prizes. Let us hope that Leonard's footwork is more like that of Laila Ali over Evander Holyfield and Floyd Mayweather.

Ralph Macchio
Although he had a few memorable parts on TV shows like "Entourage" and "Ugly Betty" for many people it will always and forever Macchio the original "Karate Kid." Sure, Jaden Smith, karate-chopped his way to box-office success with his turn in the 2010 remake, but Macchio kicked its way into the hearts of teenage girls everywhere in 1984 "The Karate Kid" and the subsequent sequels.

Hines Ward
They certainly do not skimp on the athletes this season! Ward joins the cast as one of three professional athletes compete for the famous disco ball trophy. The one-time Super Bowl MVP currently plays wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was born in Seoul, South Korea. In September of last year, President Barack Obama named him a member of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Petra Nemcova
This Czechoslovakian beauty is a supermodel with a big heart. The 31-year-old was one of hundreds of thousands of people caught in the devastating tsunami in South Asia in 2004, which killed 250,000 people in 14 countries, including Nemcova at the time boyfriend, Simon Atlee. Nemcova as the site of the tsunami several months later visited, she was dissatisfied with the structure of how donations benefit to living in the states of emergency, so she created the Happy Hearts Fund for children in post-disaster areas to help eight countries: Haiti, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Hurricane Katrina affected areas of the United States.

Mike Catherwood
While most TV viewers are familiar with Dr. Drew from VH1 shows are different, would be "Loveline" radio partner, Mike Catherwood, not so well known. Catherwood, also known as Psycho Mike, is co-syndicated radio program hosted for one year now, after Adam Carolla's exit back in 2005. The muscular radio presenter - who also works at Los Angeles' Kevin & Bean Show "- has recently been a memorable appearance filling in for Regis Philbin on" Live With Regis & Kelly. "We'll see if his smooth talking skills and time in the gym to translate into a successful" DWT "run.

Oscars 2011 Time Closes in at 8:30 PM

The Oscars 2011 time has finally come. Once the Oscars 2011 time officially arrives at 8:30 pm est, the most anticipated awards show of the year will unveil itself at last. Of course, although there's no question about when the show starts, a big subplot is when it will end. They've done well getting it finished before midnight lately, although there's always the risk of going longer. This is just one of the issues before the Oscars 2011 time, to say nothing of the awards and the host.

Movie fans and pundits have waited months for this day to arrive. However, the buildup for the big night, and the questions around the major categories, are usually more thrilling than the show itself. This year could be no different, especially if things are as predictable as expected.

Well before the Oscars 2011 time got close, most of the major categories were determined. Most of the audience expects a final coronation for Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and David Fincher, among others. A month ago, they expected The Social Network to walk away with Best Picture, but now The King's Speech has become the inevitable best bet.

The only major races with suspense may be Best Supporting Actress, and Best Picture. Fittingly, Best Supporting Actress is among the night's first awards, although it'll be a three/three-and-a-half hour wait for Best Picture after that. In between, audiences hope not to be lulled to sleep.

But when the Oscars 2011 time comes around, the major questions will surround the hosts, and the show itself. Anne Hathaway and James Franco are a new kind of hosting duty, so viewers wonder what kind of routines they've been given. However, Deadline Hollywood warned that the schedule is likely to be another "snorefest" anyway.

If Hathaway and Franco can't elevate things, and balance out the lack of drama for the awards, it could be a rather long night. But much of the awards season has been predictable and obvious - even the comeback by The King's Speech. Therefore, a boring night to wrap it up would be fitting, albeit very unpopular.

India vs England World Cup Cricket Match Live on Willow TV

The blockbuster India vs England 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup match has fans around the world buzzing to see can be found on live stream from Willow TV. The India vs England World Cup match pits two of the top rated teams against each other both vying for the win.

The match is set for Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore which will give significant advantage due to the usually large and vocal crowds as well as home country support. India comes with some of the most talented players in Tendulkar and Sehwag.

England has a quality team but does not have such amazing hitters as the India squad which could be their downfall. England barely beat the Netherlands squad and could have trouble today with top ranked India.

Willow TV is the exclusive outlet to catch live streaming of the matches for the entire tournament making the play available through television and mobile units.

Record low temperatures follow snow in San Francisco

Snow fell overnight in the highest places in San Francisco, the Twin Peaks area, where elevations are about 900 meters above sea level, said AccuWeather.com meteorologists.

The snow covers the ground briefly, but soon melted. No snow was observed in downtown San Francisco and AccuWeather.com meteorologist Dave Samuhel said the dusting would not count towards the official records that the last measurable snowfall in the area show 35 years ago.

Trained spotters also reported snow in the San Joaquin Valley of California, according to the National Weather Service.

A storm system moves inland it could bring snow to areas of approximately 500 meters above sea level in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles flakes off could hit the upper reaches of the San Fernando Valley, and even the Hollywood Hills, said Samuhel.

In addition to the rare snowfall events, record cold temperatures are expected.

San Francisco temperatures will probably be in the 40s today and throughout Southern California remain highs in the low 50s and upper 40s could put a record lows, said Samuhel.

Warren Buffett: 2011 Looks Bright

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B_) and unofficial cheerleader for the U.S. economy, said the business climate is better for Berkshire Hathaway in 2011, and American capitalism as a whole, is far from be decline.Buffett 's annual results, released on Saturday morning, included the fourth quarter numbers were impressive, led by the recent purchase railroad Burlington Northern and derivative gains of 1.4 billion kronor. Net income rose 43% in the fourth quarter, year over year, and Buffett estimate the annual letter that Berkshire's purchase of Burlington Northern will increase income after tax by 30%. Burlington Northern added $ 1 billion in Berkshire Hathaway net earnings in the fourth quarter. Overall, net income rose 61% in 2010 to Berkshire. Berkshire Hathaway's net income rose to 4.38 billion dollars, or $ 2,656 per Class A share in the fourth quarter, up from $ 3 billion, or $ 1,969 per Class A share, a year earlier. Book value of Buffett's favorite targets for mapping enterprise performance - vs., for example, quarterly net income, which he lambastes in its new annual letter - rose in the last three months of 2010 to 157.300.000.000 $, from $ 149.7 billion at Sept. 30 A central aspect of Buffett's optimism about the U.S. economy is bound to Berkshire's spending plans and continued his aggressive attitude toward mega-acquisitions.Buffett writes in the annual letter, "Last year -- in the face of widespread pessimism about our economy -- we demonstrated our enthusiasm for capital investment at Berkshire by spending $6 billion on property and equipment. Of this amount, $5.4 billion -- or 90% of the total -- was spent in the United States. ... In 2011, we will set a new record for capital spending -- $8 billion -- and spend all of the $2 billion increase in the United States. Money will always flow toward opportunity, and there is an abundance of that in America."
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