|USA||2011||60||Reality-TV . Reality|
For the first time in years, Maddie and Mackenzie are competing with solos against each other in the same age category. The pressure is even higher for Maddie--who, in addition to practicing her risky tap solo, has a new video with Sia premiering this week. Abby brings in celebrity guest choreographer Travis Payne to teach the girls a routine inspired by voguing, a style with which they are unfamiliar. They have to not only impress Abby, but also this high-profile choreographer who is a power player in the dance industry.
|Episode Title:||Maddie vs. Mackenzie|
|Airs:||2015-06-16 at 21:00|
I love a show about crazy stage moms, and at moments this one doesn't disappoint.Entertainment Weekly Full Review
The new worst show on television debuted Wednesday night on Lifetime--Dance Moms, an ugly docu-circus featuring a megaton bully of a Pittsburgh dance instructor, the little princesses she costumes as lunatic street whores, and a quorum of strenuously pathetic stage mothers, one of whom warbles that she would slit her wrists if her daughter even thought of trying out for softball.Slate Full Review
Once you get past the reality-TV grabbers, you realize that while there is some of that, more importantly there's a lot of Miller. It is great to watch her work.New York Post Full Review
Inexorably transfixing, whether you're taking names or taking notes.Newsday Full Review