This has been good times for clogging on TV.
The often mocked dance style, which includes elements of folk and tap, is alive in well in the South.
First, “America’s Got Talent” this summer featured the North Carolina clogging group All That. That studly group of guys made it to the semifinals.
Now TLC is testing out a potential show with a pilot called ‘Down South Dance,” which comes on at 11 p.m. tonight right after the season finale of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.”
In the hour-long special which could be turned into a series, two nationally competitive clogging teams are featured. One, called Synergy, is based out of Cumming at Sole Impulse Dance Studio.The other team, Sapphire, is from Gaffney, S.C. There’s no love lost between the two crews.
Sapphire’s coach Chip Harrison likes to take players from other teams. He considers his team and the Cumming team are