|USA||2011||60||Reality-TV . Reality|
With the ALDC back in Pittsburgh to wrap up loose ends before they make the full-time move to LA, Abby has scheduled the team to attend both a competition and a convention. Adding to the pressure, two of Abby's biggest enemies, Cathy and Jeanette will be at the competition and are confident they can win. Meanwhile, Holly has organized a premiere party for Nia's music video, but not everyone in the ALDC is excited about her big debut.
|Episode Title:||Showdown in Pittsburgh, Part 1|
|Airs:||2015-04-28 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