'Dance Moms' vs. 'Dance Moms: Miami': Which show is better?


Lifetime's original "Dance Moms" will be back from its spring break with new episodes in June, but in the meantime, "Dance Moms: Miami" premiered Tuesday (April 3) to fill the void with a little Latin flair.A few key differences between the two shows: Viewers actually get to see instructor and "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 6 finalist Victor Smalley dance (unfortunately, viewers also got to see him vomit in the premiere when he fell ill on the way to the competition), while Abby Lee Miller mostly instructs from the sidelines or with the help of another instructor. As instructor/studio co-owner Angel Armas, says, "We love the kids. We hate the moms." While still strict, the duo seems to have more praise to dole out for their students. The Miami kids -- and moms -- are intense. Kimmy wakes up at 4 a.m. every day to finish her homework, and then it's off to...



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