"Dancing with the Stars" is back, and for the first time ever the show will premiere with a massive opening number featuring all pro dancers as they perform live with musical guest Jason Derulo. Derulo will sing his mega hit song "Talk Dirty," marking the first time ever a musical guest has accompanied a season's opening number. Each couple will then perform a Cha Cha, Foxtrot or Contemporary routine, vying for America's vote.
"Dancing with the Stars" gets into the Disney spirit with all new celebrity performances . The show will begin with a spectacular opening number featuring the entire cast followed by each couple performing to songs from Disney films including "The Lion King," "Aladdin," "The Little Mermaid" and "Frozen." The evening will also showcase fun elements of Disney animation. Additionally, Season 9 Champion Donny Osmond will guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. One couple will face elimination.
It's an all out celebration on "Dancing with the Stars" as the celebrities get the party started . The show kicks-off with a spectacular opening performance followed by each couple dancing to some of the greatest party anthems of all-time. Additionally, LMFAO frontman Redfoo will guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. One couple will face elimination.
Grammy(R) winner Ricky Martin joins "Dancing with the Stars" for "Latin Night" . Martin kicks-off the night with a show-stopping opening performance of his 2014 World Cup song "Vida" accompanied by the Pro Dancers. He will then join Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as a guest judge for the evening. Each couple will perform an individual dance to a song with a Latin theme. Additionally, the competition will include two Latin inspired team dances. At the end of the night, one couple will face elimination.
Reality television personality and professional choreographer Abby Lee Miller of "Dance Moms" joins as a guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba on "Dancing with the Stars" . No stranger to the world of competitive dancing, Abby will bring a unique perspective and surely won't hold back from articulating while seated at the judge's table. The anticipated quarter finals begin as Pro Mark Ballas makes his solo recording artist debut singing his new single "Get My Name," along with his band and the house band "Ray Chew Live." Then, the remaining couples will perform an individual dance and the first ever "Celebrity Dance Duel.".
Emmy Award winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega makes his "Dancing With The Stars" debut as a guest judge on American Icons Night when he sits alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. The semi-finals begin as the five remaining couples must rise to the challenge of performing two different routines to music by legendary and modern American Icons. The couples will perform a variety of dance styles including Foxtrot, Rumba, Jazz, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Samba, Cha Cha, and Jive. At the end of the night, one couple will face elimination leaving only four couples to move on to the Finals.
After nine weeks of competitive dancing spanning a variety of styles from the Cha Cha to the Foxtrot to the Viennese Waltz and beyond, Amy Purdy & Derek Hough, Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas, and James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd remain in the competition, but only one couple will be crowned "Dancing With The Stars" champion. These four remaining couples will have one last opportunity to impress the judges and the viewers.