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Lindsay Lohan's Mom Wants on 'Dancing With the Stars,' Supercomputer to Face 'Jeopardy!' Champions and More

by Jean Bentley, posted Dec 14th 2010 3:00PM
Dina LohanLindsay Lohan won't be on 'Dancing With the Stars' next season, but we could see another Lohan instead.

In an interview with RadarOnline, Lindsay's mom, Dina, said she was interested in appearing on the show even though her daughter turned it down, saying, "Lindsay actually told the woman at 'Dancing With the Stars' who made the offer that 'you need to take my mom!'"

No word on whether the producers listened to the suggestion, but since Dina's giving interviews about the conversation, we're betting they didn't.

In other TV news ...

Jimmy Kimmel will grace TV screens for another two years. The comedian signed a new deal that will keep 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on the air through its 10th season. [Deadline]

David Arquette is developing a new game show featuring celebrities making fun of themselves. The stars will rank their peers' likelihood to do crazy things like release a sex tape or tip the paparazzi on their location. [TV Guide]

An I.B.M. supercomputer will challenge former 'Jeopardy!' champions. "The computer, 'Watson,' will face the two most successful players in 'Jeopardy' history, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, in three episodes that will be broadcast Feb. 14-16, 2011," the New York Times reports. [NY Times]

Trouble is brewing for Bree and Keith on 'Desperate Housewives.' Rochelle Aytes was just cast as Keith's ex-girlfriend, who will presumably head to Wisteria Lane to shake things up. [Movieline]

'Parks & Recreation' star Adam Scott and 'Community' co-executive producer Hilary Winston sold the comedy pilot 'My Son Gomez' to NBC. The show features a "womanizing bachelor who takes in a kid with no place to go." [Deadline]

'Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies' will debut on Jan. 21. The legendary film critic will contribute a regular segment to the show. [Chicago Tribune]

'RuPaul's Drag U' was renewed for a new season. The Logo show is currently casting for biological female "students" in Los Angeles. The new season will air in the summer of 2011. [TV By the Numbers]

Adult Swim ordered a live-action comedy pilot called 'Shredd: The Jon Johnsonsen Story.' The show stars Jason Lee, who co-wrote the script, as a skateboarder who wakes up from a 25-year coma. It's produced by Reveille and Jack Black's Electric Dynamite. [Deadline]

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Lohan's mom!?!? She's not a star! She's the mother of a washed up drug addict/alcoholic.

December 15 2010 at 10:52 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

many no star people have been on DWTS. this subject was about Dina not Bristol. maybe we should name it "DW Pamela".

December 15 2010 at 9:06 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I would love to see Lindsay Lohan on Dancing with the Stars but no way would I watch it if her mom was on it. That lady urks me~

December 15 2010 at 8:49 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jeffrey Murray

I used to like this show but now they use people that are not celebrities. Just hanger ons. Lindseys mom is a nobody just like bristol.

December 15 2010 at 8:46 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Gosh more white trash, must be a conservative.

Money running out , daughter can't find a good job to keep mama in beer and cigs. Better hop on the Palin train before its to late.

December 15 2010 at 8:46 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

They are really scraping the bottom of the barrel for these so-called stars.

December 15 2010 at 8:29 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

DINA LOHAN on DWTS?? lol! Well, her daughters career is in the toilet; which means her money train has/is drying up, so she's grasping at anything now that could possibly keep her in the spotlight. DWTS has become a platform for "Nobodies", so she should fit right in...along with that other so-called mother; Kate Gosselin.

December 15 2010 at 8:06 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

"Lohan's mom wants on Dancing With The Stars". The true headline should be "Lohan's daughter wanted a nurturing mom" (and some kind of a father who wasn't a wreck to begin with).
Dina Lohan would be worse than Kate Gosling. You're either apauled or don't give a crap. How about Octomom, or baloon boy's father, or Moesha's brothor, A smithh kid, Lohan's X DJSamantha, And CHARLIE SHEEN could do an Apache Dance.

December 15 2010 at 8:04 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

To make it interesting they should put her dad's new 20 year old girlfriend on the show as well.
I think Mike Rowe from Dirty Jobs would be great on the show.

December 15 2010 at 8:01 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Freda80 years old

Since when did Mother Lohan become a star?? This woman has a lot of nerve.Geeze- she gives me the creeps!.

December 15 2010 at 7:45 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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