Drew Lachey Discusses ‘Spamalot’ Run On ‘Today’

The ‘Today’ show co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford talked to Drew Lachey about starring in the Broadway hit ‘Spamalot’ and hosting Sunday’s ‘Broadway on Broadway’ event. Drew wrapped up his ‘Spamalot’ run over the weekend, and admitted, “My body’s ready for the rest, but my heart is ready to stay with it a lot time. It’s a lot of fun.” Drew also spoke about his run on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and how he’s now more known for that than being in 98 Degrees. Watch the segment, aired Friday (September 12), below.

Backstage With ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Tour

January 10, 2007 – Only ‘Extra’ was with Cheryl Burke of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ as the the two-time ‘Dancing’ champion’s showed home videos and candid moments with Drew Lachey, Joey Lawrence and Carrie Ann Inaba as the stars hit the road for the U.S. tour. The show’s web site has since removed the video.

On TV: Joshua Radin, Jessica Sierra, Drew Lachey

Pop acts on television this week include:

Joshua Radin, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday.

‘American Idol’ alum Jessica Sierra, who visits ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Wednesday along with others on ‘Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew’ to talk about her struggle with drugs, including her mom’s own addiction, and her controversial sex tape.

Former 98 Degrees member Drew Lachey, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Thursday and ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Friday.

And there are reports Britney Spears father Jamie and others could tape a show on ‘Dr. Phil’ about the troubled singer on Monday to air later in the week.

On TV: Mariah Carey, Drew Lachey, Nelly Furtado

Pop acts on television this week include Mariah Carey, who visits ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Friday; former 98 Degrees member Drew Lachey, who visits ‘The View’ on Tuesday; Fiona Apple, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday; Jose Gonzalez, who performs on ‘Last Call’ on Wednesday; Nelly Furtado, who performs on ‘Today’ and ‘The View’ on Thursday; and ‘American Idol’ season five champ Taylor Hicks, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ on Thursday.

Drew Lachey Throws Cold Water On 98 Degrees Reunion

Us Weekly quotes Drew Lachey talking about the chances of a 98 Degrees reunion: “The boyband well dried up, basically. We’re, like, in walkers. It’s like the ‘man band’. I’m about to turn 30 this year, so it’s not really the ‘boy band’ anymore.”

Drew Chats With Mix 94.1

April 23, 2006 – Former 98 Degrees member Drew Lachey phoned Mark and Mercedes in the Morning on Mix 94.1 FM in Las Vegas to talk about hosting Friday’s ‘Miss USA Pageant’, ‘Dancing with the Stars’, his brother Nick Lachey, and about the time he played basketball with Producer J.C. mix941.fm has since removed the audio.

Drew, Wife Have Baby Girl

March 24, 2006 – Drew Lachey and wife Lea welcomed their first child, a daughter, Thursday in Los Angeles. “Mom, Dad and baby are all happy and healthy,” a rep for the couple, both 29, told People.com.

Drew To Co-Host Miss USA Pageant

March 24, 2006 – NBC announced recently that ‘Access Hollywood’ host Nancy O’Dell and ‘Dancing With The Stars’ season two winner Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees will host the 55th Annual Miss USA 2006 Pageant. The show will be telecast live on the network from Baltimore, Maryland on Friday, April 21st at 9-11 PM ET/PT.

It Looks Like A Girl For Drew Lachey And Lea

Star magazine reports that Drew Lachey’s dancing partner on ‘Dancing With the Stars’, Cheryl Burke, purchased the 98 Degrees star gifts for a baby girl, even though Drew’s wife Lea won’t be due until later this month, and they haven’t publicly disclosed the sex of the baby. “Drew is going to love this!” Burke said when purchasing a “I [heart] daddy” t-shirt at Kitson Kids boutique on March 3rd in Los Angeles.

Drew Lachey Chats With Ryan Seacrest

March 5, 2006 – Ryan Seacrest of KIIS FM was on the phone with Drew Lachey on Monday (February 27) after his win on ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Lachey talked about how the win has changed his life, taping the show next to ‘American Idol’ as the CBS Studios, what his brother Nick Lachey said afterwards, the “whoooo!”, his pregnant wife, and more. kiisfm.com has since removed the audio.

Drew Lachey Before He Could Dance

March 1, 2006 – TMZ dug up video, shot in 1997, from Drew Lachey’s 23rd birthday party at Planet Hollywood in Seattle, Washing, in which Drew’s 98 Degrees bandmates, including brother Nick Lachey, celebrate the occasion with hundreds of fans. Video of what the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champ says about his own dancing abilities, as well as the moves of his group, has since been removed.

New Offers Coming For Drew Lachey

March 1, 2006 – Drew Lachey is still riding high from his ‘Dancing with the Stars’ win, and the 98 Degrees star tells ‘Extra’ he is looking to the future, which already looks to be taking his career to new heights. “So far it’s been theater and television, which is kind of like that’s where I feel I belong,” Drew said of the offers he’s received.

Drew Lachey Takes Media Spotlight Off Nick

After being in big brother and 98 Degrees bandmate Nick Lachey’s shadow for so many years, Drew Lachey is reveling in the spotlight after winning ‘Dancing With The Stars’. “I’m happy to take a little of the pressure off of him,” Drew tells ‘Extra’. “He has been getting the short-end for a while. It’s great just to be able to perform and get out here and do what I love doing, which is entertaining people.”

Drew Lachey Wins ‘Dancing With The Stars’

February 27, 2006 – The Associated Press reports 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey danced away as the winner of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Sunday night, edging pro wrestler Stacy Keibler, thought to be the favored finalist, along with NFL great Jerry Rice. The ABC’s ballroom hit wrapped its second season, aired live from Los Angeles. After host Tom Bergeron disclosed that Lachey and pro dance partner Cheryl Burke beat out Rice, Lachey let out a “Woooooooooooooo!” before accepting the trophy he earlier described as “ugly”.

Drew Lachey’s ‘Dancing’ Controversy

February 24, 2006 – ‘Access Hollywood’ reports that a regretful Drew Lachey caused a controversy with his response to Judge Bruno Tonioli’s remarks Thursday night on ‘Dancing With The Stars’. Bruno told the 98 Degrees singer after his freestyle dance that he was “ready for the lead in ‘Brokeback Mountain: The Musical!'” Drew took the hat off dance partner Cheryl Burke’s head and put it behind him, covering his bottom. “It was there,” Drew said. “What else can I grab? She is not wearing anything else! I guess ABC, and their parent companies, don’t find my humor as humorous as I do, so, maybe I need a cable show, not network!” While Drew’s response aired live on the East Coast, it was edited out on the West Coast.

Drew Lachey Visits ‘The Tonight Show’

98 Degrees star Drew Lachey was on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday night to discuss his win on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ over Jerry Rice on Sunday night. Lachey was armed with his “ugly” trophy and talked about his participation in the program, but wasn’t asked his tabloid target brother Nick, nor if he planned on releasing solo material to take advantage of his new name recognition. Read on for a rough transcript.
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On TV: Drew Lachey, Hilary Duff, Jonas Brothers

Pop acts on television this week include 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey, who joins his ‘Dancing With The Stars’ pro dance partner Cheryl Burke to discuss winning the competition on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday, ‘The View’ on Tuesday, and ‘The Tony Danza Show’ on Wednesday; Hilary Duff, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday; Jonas Brothers, who visit ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday; JoJo, who visits ‘TRL’ on Wednesday; Raven-Symone, who visits ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Friday; and Pussycat Dolls, who perform on ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Friday.

Stacy Keibler Predicts Drew Lachey Will Win ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Star magazine caught up with pro wrestler turned ‘Dancing With The Stars’ contestant Stacy Keibler, who says 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey is the celebrity to beat on the ABC hit program. “He and his partner [Cheryl Burke] are doing such difficult and awesome routines, and Drew is so cute – even I’d vote for him!”

Drew Lachey Chats With Jackie & Bender

January 26, 206 – 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey was on the phone with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Thursday (January 26), to talk about his participation in ‘Dancing With The Stars’. They talked about how hot fellow contestant Stacy Keibler was, whether he’s getting a hard time for being on the non-macho show, people who bet on sports based on uniform color, and his thoughts on the Seahawks’ hopes of winning Super Bowl XL. kiss1061.com has since removed the audio.

Drew Attends GQ’s Private Dinner Party

October 23, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey attended GQ’s private dinner party honoring Bulgari and ‘Men Who Make New York Look Great’ at Table 50 in New York City on Wednesday (October 20).

Drew Attends Broadway Cares Benefit

September 22, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey was on hand at the 18th Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fight AIDS Flea Market and Grand Auction held at Shubert Alley in New York City on Sunday (September 19).

Drew Joins ‘Rent’ On Broadway

August 18, 2004 – Contributed anonymously:

According to the ‘Rent’ official site, Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees will be starring as Mark in the Broadway award-winning show from September 10th thru March 11th. Check out more details and obtain tickets at siteforrent.com.

On TV: Paula Abdul, Pussycat Dolls, Drew Lachey

Pop acts on television this week include Jennifer Love Hewitt, who visits ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday; Paula Abdul, who visits ‘The Tony Danza Show’ on Monday; Pussycat Dolls, who visit ‘Total Request Live’ and ‘Daily Download’ on Tuesday; Lisa Loeb, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Tuesday; 98 Degrees star Drew Lachey, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Wednesday; Rocco DeLuca, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show’ on Thursday; and Fiona Apple, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show’ on Friday.

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