“Dancing with the Stars” Moves to New Home on Disney+ This Fall





“Dancing with the Stars” Moves to New Home on Disney+ This Fall
The hit series received a two-season pickup and will premiere exclusively in the U.S. and Canada this fall, making “Dancing with the Stars” the first live series to debut on the streaming service.
[via press release from Disney+]
“DANCING WITH THE STARS” MOVES TO NEW HOME ON DISNEY+ THIS FALL

Fan Favorite Show Receives Two Season Pickup and Will Be First Live Series to Exclusively Debut on the Streaming Service

Burbank, Calif. (April 8, 2022) After an impressive 30 seasons on ABC, “Dancing with the Stars” is moving to a new home on Disney+. The hit series received a two-season pickup and will premiere exclusively in the U.S. and Canada this Fall, making “Dancing with the Stars” the first live series to debut on the streaming service.

“‘Dancing with the Stars’ has entertained fans for 16 years on ABC, and we are excited to bring this beloved show exclusively to Disney+ as the platform’s first-ever live series,” said Kareem Daniel, chairman, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution. “The show’s broad appeal, as well as the overwhelming popularity of its Disney-themed competition nights, make Disney+ the perfect home for ‘Dancing with the Stars’ while continuing to expand our demographic reach.”

“‘Dancing with the Stars’ has been a beloved staple on ABC for 30 seasons and brought so much joy to millions of viewers,” said Dana Walden, Chairman of Entertainment, Walt Disney Television. “As we’re significantly expanding our unscripted slate at ABC, this is a great opportunity to introduce this show to a whole new generation of fans on Disney+. We’re so grateful to our incredible partners at BBC Studios and look forward to continuing our relationship with them on this spectacular series, which will continue to be overseen by Rob Mills and the talented Walt Disney Television Alternative team.”

“The fact that our iconic global format ‘Dancing with the Stars’ will now set the record as the first live series on Disney+ represents a major growth opportunity and a bold next step forward in the evolution of the franchise. This unprecedented move, combined with our two-season pick-up, is a testament to the proven power of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and a resounding vote of confidence from our great, supportive partners at Disney, showing how much they value and believe in the brand,” said Valerie Bruce, General Manager, BBC Studios, Los Angeles Productions.

Produced in front of a live audience by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm, the show pairs celebrities with trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines. “Dancing with the Stars” first premiered on ABC in 2005 and has grown into an international phenomena and source of constant watercooler conversation. During its Fall 2021 run, ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” ranked among the Top 5 unscripted series with Adults 18-49.

“Dancing with the Stars” joins the vast collection of diverse content and rich storytelling across The Disney Bundle, including Disney+ Originals (“Turning Red,” “The Mandalorian,” Marvel Studios’ “Loki” and “Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u” (a SOUR film), Hulu Originals (“The Kardashians,” “The Girl from Plainville,” FX’s “Under the Banner of Heaven,” “Candy,” “Conversations with Friends,” as well as the highly anticipated return of last summer’s breakout hit “Only Murders in the Building”); and live sports events including NHL, UFC and The Masters, daily studio shows like “Stephen A’s World” and “SportsNation” and can’t-miss originals such as “Man in the Arena: Tom Brady.”

The Disney Bundle is the best streaming option for the whole family that offers the highest quality movies, television shows and sports for a competitive cost.

About Disney+

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the new general entertainment content brand, Star. The flagship direct-to-consumer streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, Disney+ is part of the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution segment. The service offers commercial-free streaming alongside an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. With unprecedented access to Disney’s long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. Disney+ is available as a standalone streaming service or as part of The Disney Bundle that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+. For more, visit disneyplus.com, or find the Disney+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.

About BBC Studios

BBC Studios, a global content company with bold British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, its activities span content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries across both its own productions and programs and formats made by high-quality UK independents. Award-winning British programs made by the business are internationally recognized across a broad range of genres and specializations, with brands like Dancing with the Stars/Strictly Come Dancing, Top Gear, and Doctor Who. BBC.com, BBC Studios’ global digital news platform, provides up-to-the-minute international news, in-depth analysis and features to more than 139 million unique browsers each month. BBC Studios has offices in 20 markets globally, including ten production bases in the UK and production bases or partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which ordinarily makes around 2,000 hours of content a year for both the BBC and third parties including Apple, Netflix, and Migu, is a champion for British creativity around the world. It is also a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector through a mix of equity partnerships, content investment, and international distribution for program titles.

In the U.S, BBC Studios operates both a distribution business and one of its major production units. The production unit, based in Los Angeles, creates and produces adaptations of UK programs, as well as all new original programs, for linear and digital platforms in the U.S. This production unit is responsible for the phenomenally successful, Emmy(R)-winning Dancing with the Stars, the multi-award-winning Life Below Zero franchise, the revved up Top Gear America, and the popular reboot of the classic quiz show Weakest Link, among others. In scripted, the team has achieved success adapting British hits, including Call Me Kat (based on the UK format Miranda), Welcome to Flatch (This Country in the UK), and Ghosts for top U.S. broadcast networks.



Dancing with the Stars 11/22 (Season Finale) on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: SEASON FINALE – Finale (11/22)
Last Chance for the Last Dance…It’s the Finale!

The Final Four Celebrity and Pro-Dancer Couples Compete for Their Final Opportunity To Win the Coveted Mirrorball Trophy

“Finale” – This season’s remaining four couples will dance and compete in their final two rounds of dances in the live season finale where one will win the coveted Mirrorball Trophy, MONDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

All 15 of the show’s season 30 celebrities will return to the ballroom to dance an opening number all together, performing to the hit song “Dynamite” by BTS, and choreographed by two-time Emmy® Award-winning choreographer Tessandra Chavez. Season 30 pro dancers will come together to perform a dance to “Pour Some Sugar On Me” by Def Leppard. In addition, the finale will feature special performances by Melanie C who will return to sing “2 Become 1” by the Spice Girls, and recent CMA Award winner Jimmie Allen will also perform his single “Good Times Roll.”

For their first-round dances, the finalist couples will each combine two styles of dance into one routine for a Fusion Dance. For the second and final round, the couples will perform the most anticipated dance of the season—the fan-favorite Freestyle.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the EST/CST time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) The live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine the final rankings of season 30 and which finalist couple will become the season 30 Mirrorball Champions.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are the following:

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson will perform a Tango and Cha Cha fusion dance to “I Love It” by Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX; then a freestyle dance to “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga

NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach will perform a Cha Cha and Foxtrot fusion dance to “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire; then a freestyle dance to a medley of “Lose Control” by Missy Elliot feat. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop and “Bounce” by DJ Clent

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten will perform a will perform a Viennese Waltz and Paso Doble fusion dance to “Never Tear Us Apart” by Bishop Briggs; then a freestyle dance to “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke will perform a will perform a Paso Doble and Cha Cha fusion dance to “Free Your Mind” by En Vogue; then a freestyle dance to a medley of “Beethoven’s Fifth” and “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels (Just Dance Version)” by Todrick Hall

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 11/15 on ABC





Semi-Finals, Here They Come!
SEMI-FINALS, HERE THEY COME!

SIX REMAINING CELEBRITY AND PRO-DANCER COUPLES GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AS THEY FACE A DOUBLE ELIMINATION AHEAD OF THE FINALE

“Semi-Finals” – The penultimate episode will feature this season’s six remaining couples battling it out in two rounds of dances for a spot in the finale, as they also face a double elimination live, MONDAY, NOV. 15 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

Tyra Banks will walk out to “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion. Choreographed by Liz Imperio, there will also be a special performance in which some of this season’s pros will dance to “Suéltate” (from “Sing 2”) by Sam I featuring Anitta, BIA and Jarina De Marco from Illumination’s new film. For their first-round dances, celebrities will repeat a dance style they struggled with earlier in the season with a new song as their redemption dance. The judges will mentor each of the couples. Len Goodman will mentor Amanda Kloots, JoJo Siwa and Melora Hardin; Carrie Ann Inaba will mentor Suni Lee; Bruno Tonioli will mentor Cody Rigsby; Derek Hough will mentor Iman Shumpert. For the second round, couples will perform another style of dance as they each vie for a spot in this season’s finale.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are the following:

· Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson will perform a redemption Argentine Tango to “Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre)” by Gotan Project; then for their new dance, a Contemporary to “Before You Go (Piano Version)” by Lewis Capaldi

· NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach will perform a redemption Tango to “Telephone” by Martynas; then for their new dance, a Jazz to “Dark Fantasy” by Kanye West

· Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber will perform a redemption Foxtrot to “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Bublé; then for their new dance, a Contemporary to “Gravity” by Sara Bareilles

· TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev will perform a redemption Rumba to “I Don’t Want To Wait” by Paula Cole; then for their new dance, a Contemporary to “Thunder” by Imagine Dragons

· Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten will perform a redemption Tango to “Titanium” by David Guetta featuring Sia; then for their new dance, a Contemporary to “Live Your Life – Nick Cordero” by Lenii

· Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke will perform a redemption Salsa to “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar and Lucenzo; then for their new dance, an Argentine Tango to “La Cumparsita” by Forever Tango

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 11/8 on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: Janet Jackson Night (11/8)
All for You, Mirrorball!

Eight Remaining Celebrity and Pro-Dancer Couples Take On ‘Janet Jackson Night’

“Janet Jackson Night” – Lights, camera, Janet! This season’s eight remaining couples return to the ballroom for a star-studded Janet Jackson Night. There will also be a double elimination as the couples battle it out to make it into next week’s semifinals. The episode airs live, MONDAY, NOV. 8 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

This week, the show will feature an opening number to “Nasty” by Janet Jackson, complete with a Tyra walkout. There will also be a special DWTS tour performance to “What Have You Done for Me Lately.” For their first-round dances, celebrity and pro duos will perform time-honored dances including the Cha Cha, Samba, Salsa, Rumba and more, in addition to Dance-Offs. For each Dance-Off, two couples will compete in a head-to-head competition where an assigned judge for each Dance-Off will each award one pair an extra two bonus points, given to who they feel performs the best within each Dance-Off. Dominique Kelley is choreographing the tour number, and the opening is choreographed by pros Britt Stewart and Brandon Armstrong.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs by Janet Jackson) are the following:

Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Cha Cha to “Escapade”

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Salsa to “Feedback”

NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Cha Cha to “Rhythm Nation”

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Argentine Tango to “Any Time, Any Place”

Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Samba to “All For You”

TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Paso Doble to “If”

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing Jazz to “Miss You Much”

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Paso Doble to “Black Cat”

Dance-Off pairings (along with each group’s dance style and song by Janet Jackson) are the following:

Salsa – “Made For Now (Latin Version)” (Judged by Bruno Tonioli)

Jimmie Allen and Emma Slater

Suni Lee and Sasha Farber

Rumba – “That’s The Way Love Goes” (Judged by Carrie Ann Inaba)
JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson

Olivia Jade and Val Chmerkovskiy

Foxtrot – “Again” (Judged by Derek Hough)
Iman Shumpert and Daniella Karagach

Melora Hardin and Artem Chigvintsev

Cha Cha – “Together Again” (Judged by Len Goodman)

Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten

Cody Rigsby and Cheryl Burke

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 11/1 on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: Queen Night (11/1)
Don’t Stop Them Now!

Nine Celebrity and Pro-Dancer Couples Look To Rock the Ballroom With ‘Queen Night’

“Queen Night” – They will rock you! It’s Queen Night on “Dancing with the Stars,” and the nine remaining couples return for another week in the ballroom to compete for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy live, MONDAY, NOV. 1 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. Later in the week, ABC will also be premiering “The Queen Family Singalong,” a special, one-night-only event airing THURSDAY, NOV. 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), which will also include “Dancing with the Stars” talent Derek Hough, Jimmie Allen and JoJo Siwa.

This week, the show features an opening number to “I Want It All” by Queen, complete with a Tyra walkout. Celebrity and pro duos then perform time-honored solo dances including the Foxtrot, Quickstep, Paso Doble, Jive and more, in addition to Relay Dances. For the Relay Dances, couples in each relay group compete for extra bonus points from the judges, given to the couple(s) whom they feel perform the best within each relay.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their solo dance styles and songs by Queen) are the following:

Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Somebody To Love”

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Tango to “Body Language”
NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Paso Doble to “Another One Bites The Dust”

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Quickstep to “Fat Bottomed Girls”

Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Paso Doble to “We Will Rock You”

TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Foxtrot to “Killer Queen”

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Jive to “Don’t Stop Me Now”

WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Foxtrot to “Radio Ga Ga”

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Foxtrot to “You’re My Best Friend”

Relay Dance groups (along with each group’s dance style and song by Queen) are the following:

Jive – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”

The Miz and Witney Carson

Iman Shumpert and Daniella Karagach

Cody Rigsby and Cheryl Burke

Foxtrot – “Under Pressure” by Queen & David Bowie

JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson

Olivia Jade and Val Chmerkovskiy

Jimmie Allen and Emma Slater

Viennese Waltz – “We Are The Champions”

Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten

Suni Lee and Sasha Farber

Melora Hardin and Artem Chigvintsev

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Draws Largest Audience Since Its Season Premiere





ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Draws Largest Audience Since Its Season Premiere

“Dancing with the Stars” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 5.9 million and 0.9/6 in AD18-49):

“Dancing with the Stars” grew over the prior Monday’s telecast by 9% in Total Viewers (5.9 million vs. 5.4 million) to draw its largest audience since its season premiere – since 9/20/21. “Dancing with the Stars” also built week to week by 13% among Adults 18-49 (0.9/6 vs. 0.8/5).

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” ranked as the No. 1 entertainment program in its Monday 8-10 p.m. time slot among Adults 18-49 (0.9/6), tying NBC’s “The Voice,” while leading Fox (0.8/5) and CBS (0.8/5) by 13% each.

After three days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, “Dancing with the Stars” averaged 6.3 million Total Viewers and a 1.1 rating among Adults 18-49.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings and ABC Multiplatform+3 Day Ratings, 10/18/21.

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Dancing with the Stars 10/25 on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: Horror Night (10/25)
Oct. 21, 2021

‘HORROR NIGHT’ ON THE DANCE FLOOR

TEN CELEBRITY AND PRO-DANCER COUPLES TAKE ON THE

SPOOKIEST NIGHT OF THE SEASON

“Horror Night” – It’s “Horror Night” on “Dancing with the Stars,” and viewers are in for a real treat as the remaining couples Monster Mash their way back to the ballroom for a fang-tastic night as they compete another week for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. The Halloween-themed episode airs live, MONDAY, OCT. 25 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Inspired by iconic horror films and television shows, celebrity and pro duos will perform time-honored dances including the Paso Doble, Argentine Tango, Jazz, Jive and more. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

Tyra Banks will walk out to Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name).” This spooktacular episode will also feature the season’s first performance from judge Derek Hough, who won an Emmy® last month for his choreography on the show.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are the following:

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Paso Doble to “Beggin’” by Måneskin (inspired by “The Purge”)
Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Argentine Tango to “Paint It, Black” by Ciara (inspired by “SAW”)
Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing Jazz to “Anything Goes” by District 78 ft. Patrice Covington (inspired by “IT”)
Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Tango to “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran (inspired by “The Vampire Diaries”)
TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Jive to “Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley (inspired by “Cujo”)
Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing Contemporary to “Say Something” by Daniel Jang (inspired by “A Quiet Place”)
NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing Contemporary to “I Got 5 On It (Tethered Mix from US)” by Luniz ft. Michael Marshall (inspired by “US”)
WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Paso Doble to “Wicked Games” by RAIGN (inspired by “Hellraiser”)
Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Cha Cha to “There Will Be Blood” by Kim Petras (inspired by “American Psycho”)
Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing the Argentine Tango to “Take My Breath” by The Weeknd (inspired by “Arachnophobia”)
ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 10/18 on ABC





Mirrorball, You’re the One That They Want!
“Grease Night” – This week on “Dancing with the Stars,” “Grease is the word” as the 11 celebrity and pro-dancer couples take on performances inspired by “Grease” live on MONDAY, OCT. 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) In addition to an exciting opening number set to the song “Grease” and choreographed by award-winning Kathryn Burns, special appearances include Frankie Avalon singing “Beauty School Dropout” live in the ballroom as well as a surprise appearance by an original Pink Lady herself, Didi Conn, who played Frenchie in the film. Celebrity and pro duos will perform time-honored dances including the Foxtrot, Jive, Viennese Waltz, Charleston, Rumba and Quickstep. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs from “Grease”) are the following:

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Foxtrot to “Summer Nights”
TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee”
NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Hopelessly Devoted To You”
WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Jive to “Greased Lightnin’”
Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Beauty School Dropout”
Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Charleston to “Born to Hand Jive”
Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Foxtrot to “Sandy”
Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing the Rumba to “There Are Worse Things I Could Do”
Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Foxtrot to “Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee (Reprise)”
Spice Girl Melanie C and pro Gleb Savchenko dancing the Quickstep to “You’re The One That I Want”
Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing Quickstep to “We Go Together”
ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 10/11 & 10/12 on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: Disney Heroes Night (10/11) Disney Villains Night (10/12)
I Just Can’t Wait for It To Be Disney Week!

‘Be Prepared’ As the 13 Remaining Couples Return for Two Nights As ‘Heroes’ and ‘Villains’

“Disney Heroes Night” and “Disney Villains Night” – The magic of Disney Week will transform the ballroom as the remaining 13 celebrity and pro-dancer couples take on iconic Disney characters across two nights with “Disney Heroes Night” airing live on MONDAY, OCT. 11 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), and “Disney Villains Night” airing live on TUESDAY, OCT. 12 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Celebrity and pro duos will perform time-honored dances including the Salsa, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Foxtrot and more. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

In addition on Monday’s “Disney Heroes Night,” each couple will participate in the “Mickey Dance Challenge” where they will be tasked with incorporating steps from Mickey Mouse into their routine. At the end of the episode, the judges will award two bonus points to the couple who best incorporates Mickey’s iconic moves.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

For “Disney Heroes Night,” the couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are as follows:

Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Paso Doble to “I’ll Make A Man Out of You” from “Mulan”

TV actor Brian Austin Green (“Beverly Hills, 90210”) and pro Sharna Burgess dancing the Waltz to “Someday My Prince Will Come” by Ray Chew Live (from “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”)

Spice Girl Melanie C and pro Gleb Savchenko dancing Jazz to “Step In Time” from “Mary Poppins”

TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Quickstep to “I Wan’na Be Like You” from “The Jungle Book”

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Samba to “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” from “The Lion King”

Matt James (“The Bachelor”) and pro Lindsay Arnold dancing the Quickstep to “The Incredits” from “The Incredibles”

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Rumba to “You’ll Be In My Heart” from “Tarzan”

Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Salsa to “Colombia, Mi Encanto” from “Encanto”

WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Quickstep to “Friend Like Me” from “Aladdin”

Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing Contemporary to “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana”

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Jive to “Stand Out” from “A Goofy Movie”

NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Foxtrot to “Let It Go” from “Frozen”

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Viennese Waltz to “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” from “Cinderella”

For “Disney Villains Night,” the couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are as follows:

Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing Jazz to “bad guy” by Billie Eilish (inspired by “Peter Pan”)

TV actor Brian Austin Green (“Beverly Hills, 90210”) and pro Sharna Burgess dancing the Paso Doble to “He’s A Pirate” from “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl”

Spice Girl Melanie C and pro Gleb Savchenko dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Once Upon A Dream” from “Maleficent”

TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing Jazz to “Mother Knows Best” from “Tangled”

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing Jazz to “Remember Me (Ernesto de la Cruz)” from “Coco”

Matt James (“The Bachelor”) and pro Lindsay Arnold dancing the Paso Doble to “Jungle” by X Ambassadors & Jamie N Commons (inspired by “The Jungle Book”)

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Paso Doble to “Call Me Cruella” from “Cruella”

Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Viennese Waltz to “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox (inspired by “Hocus Pocus”)

Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande (inspired by “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”)

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Viennese Waltz to “Gaston” from “Beauty & The Beast”

NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Argentine Tango to “Arabian Nights” from “Aladdin”

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Paso Doble to “Ways To Be Wicked” from “Descendants 2”

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.



Dancing with the Stars 10/4 on ABC





Dancing with the Stars: Britney Night (10/4)
OH BABY, BABY – IT’S BRITNEY NIGHT!

FOURTEEN REMAINING COUPLES RETURN TO ‘GIMME MORE’ ON THE DANCE FLOOR

“Britney Night” – The 14 celebrity and pro-dancer couples emerge “Stronger” than ever as they return to the ballroom for “Britney Night” where they will dance “Till the World Ends,” live on MONDAY, OCT. 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Celebrity and pro duos will perform time-honored dances including the Salsa, Foxtrot, Tango, Paso Doble and Cha Cha. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the ET/CT time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) With each subsequent episode, the live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are the following:

· Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Salsa to “Outrageous” by Britney Spears

· TV actor Brian Austin Green (“Beverly Hills, 90210”) and pro Sharna Burgess dancing the Tango to “Till The World Ends” by Britney Spears

· Spice Girl Melanie C and pro Gleb Savchenko dancing the Tango to “Toxic” by Britney Spears

· Reality star Christine Chiu (“Bling Empire”) and pro Pasha Pashkov dancing the Paso Doble to “Stronger” by Britney Spears

· TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Cha Cha to “(You Drive Me) Crazy (The Stop Remix!)” by Britney Spears

· Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Tango to “Hold It Against Me” by Britney Spears

· Matt James (“The Bachelor”) and pro Lindsay Arnold dancing the Tango to “Scream & Shout” by will.i.am ft. Britney Spears

· Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Cha Cha to “Circus” by Britney Spears

· Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Foxtrot to “I’m A Slave 4 U” by Britney Spears

· WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Salsa to “Oops!…I Did It Again” by Britney Spears

· Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing the Tango to “Womanizer” by Britney Spears

· Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing Jazz to “Gimme More” by Britney Spears (remotely)

· NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Tango to “Piece of Me” by Britney Spears

· Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Argentine Tango to “… Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.