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The Internet Doesn't Love ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' - See the Tweets

Are you watching the Dirty Dancing remake right now on ABC?

The special three-hour filmed musical event features the story from the 1987 film told from a fresh perspective, diving deeper into the iconic characters, and tackling social themes like race, women’s rights and the socio-economic division in the country at that time.

Viewers took to social media to share their thoughts on the acting, music, and some of the changes that were made.

The feedback was less than stellar, but the original was so beloved that we’re not sure it ever had a chance…

Check out what people had to say on Twitter below:

Click inside to read more tweets about ABC’s Dirty Dancing…More Here! »

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ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Soundtrack - Stream & Download!

The Dirty Dancing remake is airing later tonight on ABC, and we have the full soundtrack here for you to stream!

The 17-track collection features cast members along with artists including Bea Miller, Karmin, American Authors Feat. Lindsey Stirling, Greyson Chance, Lady Antebellum, Seal, and Calum Scott.

See the full cast list for Dirty Dancing right here!

Don’t miss ABC’s three-hour filmed musical event when it premieres this evening. You can also download the soundtrack on iTunes here.

Listen to the soundtrack below, and be sure to tune into ABC tonight!

ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' - Full Cast, Performers, & Song List!

Dirty Dancing is set to make its big debut tonight on ABC!

The special three-hour filmed musical event features the story from the beloved 1987 film told from a fresh perspective, diving deeper into the iconic characters, showcasing their progression and tackling social themes like race, women’s rights and the socio-economic division in the country at that time.

We’ll see tons of the classic songs performed too, including “Time of My Life”!

Viewers will also discover what happens to Baby and Johnny after that summer and more about the supporting characters from the original film.

Dirty Dancing premieres TONIGHT, May 24 @ 8PM on ABC.

Click inside to see the full cast list for Dirty Dancing…More Here! »

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'Dirty Dancing' Remake Stays True to Original With One Big Addition!

The Dirty Dancing remake stays true to the original movie from 1987.

“For the most part it really does stay true to the original and all the things that people loved about the first one,” Abigail Breslin told E! News. “We’re adding something to it,” Colt Prattes added. Colt and Abigail play the roles made famous by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in the original movie.

“The thing that was exciting to me was you find out what happens to Baby and Johnny years later,” Debra Messing, who plays Baby‘s mom, added. Baby and Johnny’s fate together was never addressed in the original film.

Also starring in the upcoming made for television movie are Sarah Hyland as Lisa Houseman, Katey Sagal as Vivian Pressman, Nicole Scherzinger as Penny Rivera, Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Jake Houseman, Billy Dee Williams as Tito, Shane Harper as Robbie Gould, Trevor Einhorn as Neil Kellerman, Casper Smart as Billy Kotsecki, and J. Quinton Johnson as Marco.

The remake is set to air tonight on ABC – be sure to tune in!

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Who Is Colt Prattes? Meet Dirty Dancing's Johnny Castle!

Colt Prattes is the star of ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake in the role Patrick Swayze made famous, Johnny Castle.

Here’s some fast facts about the talented actor…

  1. The super buff and talented performer is a favorite of singer Pink – he has performed with her on tour, as well as during the 2014 Grammy Awards and American Music Awards. Colt also appeared in her music video for “Try!”
  2. He’s no stranger to the stage…before filming for Dirty Dancing, he was in the Las Vegas production of the rock musical Rock of Ages in the role of Stacee Jaxx. He also appeared in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on Broadway, and in the tour of West Side Story.
  3. Colt is married to fellow actress and entertainer Angelina Mullins. The pair married in late 2013. Angelina is currently on tour with the musical Aladdin!
  4. Colt is a huge fitness fan, and keeps his body well conditioned. You can see a bunch of his shirtless selfies from his Instagram account below!
  5. Colt used to watch Dirty Dancing all the time as a kid! “I used to watch ‘Dirty Dancing’ with my stepmom every weekend. And I just remember watching her smile so much,” he told the New York Post. “Now that I’m an adult, I realize she had a crush on him.”
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Sarah Hyland & J. Quinton Johnson Debut 'Don't Think Twice, It's Alright' Duet From 'Dirty Dancing'

Sarah Hyland and J. Quinton Johnson just revealed their duet from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack!

In the upcoming three-hour filmed musical special, the duo perform “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.”

Sarah took to her Twitter to announce the song’s release.

“It’s out! My duet w/ @JQuintonJohnson is now on iTunes everyone! Listen here first half the song is cut in the movie,” Sarah wrote.

Make sure to pre-order the entire soundtrack here.

Dirty Dancing premieres on Wednesday, May 24 @ 8PM ET on ABC.

Check out Sarah and J. Quinton‘s duet below…


Sarah Hyland, J. Quinton Johnson – “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright”

Abigail Breslin Introduces Herself as 'Baby' in First' Dirty Dancing' Musical Promo

The first official promo for ABC’s upcoming Dirty Dancing musical event has arrived!

The three-hour filmed special tells the story from the beloved 1987 film in a fresh perspective – diving deeper into the iconic characters, showcasing their progression and tackling social themes like race, women’s rights and the socio-economic division in the country at that time.

It stars Abigail Breslin as Baby Houseman, Colt Prattes as Johnny Castle, Debra Messing as Baby’s mom Marjorie, Bruce Greenwood as her dad Dr. Jake Houseman, Nicole Scherzinger as Penny Rivera, Sarah Hyland as Lisa Houseman, Tony Roberts as Max Kellerma, Katey Sagal as Vivian Pressman, Billy Dee Williams as Tito, and and J. Quinton Johnson as Marco.

Dirty Dancing premieres on Wednesday, May 24 @ 8PM ET on ABC.

First Dirty Dancing Musical Promo
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