The concept of the show is to pair a celebrity with a professional dancer in an attempt to win a high score from a panel of three judges and then a high number of votes from the viewers, who can call in and vote online. The person who receives the lowest score is eliminated, but they are allowed to dance one last dance at the end of the show.
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Amber Patrice Riley (born February 15, 1986) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, known for ...
Amber Riley, best known for her role as Mercedes Jones on FOX's Golden Globe, Peabody and SAG Award-winning musical comedy, Glee, got her first big break when Ryan Murphy cast her in the pilot St. Sass. Although the pilot was not picked up to series, Riley was able to use that experience to land a role on the television series Cedric the Entertainer Presents.
She has performed in numerous theater productions, including Alice in Wonderland, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Into the Woods and Mystery on the Docks with the Los Angeles Opera. In November 2012, Riley made her New York stage debut to rave reviews in New York City Center's "Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade".
She has received two individual NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy series for her work on Glee.
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