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Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

Photo Credit:  ABC/Sebastian Kim
  • Premiered: 
    June 1, 2005
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  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the British series (Strictly Come Dancing) 
  • Subject Matter: Talent
  • Tags: dance, celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

American stars of entertainment, sports, fashion and pop culture are paired with professional dancers, and the dancing pairs compete against each other in weekly dancing elimination challenges. Each week the couple with the smallest number of points -- a combination of scores from a panel of judges and audience votes -- is sent home. Previous winners are: Kelly Monaco (Season 1); Drew Lachey (Season 2); Emmit Smith (Season 3); Apolo Anton Ohno (Season 4); Helio Castroneves (Season 5); Kristi Yamaguchi (Season 6); Brooke Burke (Season 7); Shawn Johnson (Season 8); Donny Osmond (Season 9); Nicole Scherzinger (Season 10); Jennifer Grey (Season 11); Hines Ward (Season 12); J.R. Martinez (Season 13); Donald Driver (Season 14: All-Stars); Melissa Rycroft (Season 15); Kellie Pickler (Season 16); Amber Riley (Season 17); Meryl Davis (Season 18); and Alfonso Ribeiro (Season 19); Rumer Willis (Season 20); Bindi Irwin (Season 21); Nyle DiMarco (Season 22); Laurie Hernandez (Season 23); Rashad Jennings (Season 24); Jordan Fisher (Season 25); Adam Rippon (Season 26); Bobby Bones (Season 27); Hannah Browne (Season 28); Kaitlyn Bristowe (Season 29); Iman Shumpert (Season 30).

On Disney+ Day 2022 (Thursday, September 8, 2022), Disney+ released "The Pros' Most Memorable Dances," a one-hour DANCING WITH THE STARS special. Hosted by Derek Hough, Kym Johnson, Cheryl Burke and Brandon Armstrong, this program takes a look back on the 20 most memorable dances of 30 seasons of DWTS, chosen by the Pro-Dancers. Viewers see them countdown to their most unforgettable performance -- highlighting everything from the best Mirrorball winning performances over the years, to iconic opening numbers, Emmy-winning dances and unforgettable celebrity mishaps.
On Monday, November 21, 2022 at 8pm ET/5pm PT, Disney+ released the Season 31 finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS. Competing for the Mirrorball trophy are these four finalists: Wayne Brady, Charli D'Amelio, Shangela, and Gabby Windey. In the finale, each dancer will complete a redemption routine as well as a freestyle dance:

Wayne Brady and Witney Carson: redemption quickstep chosen by Len Goodman "([Your Love Keeps Lifting Me] Higher and Higher" by Jackie Wilson); freestyle ("Get Up" by Ciara feat. Chamillionaire and "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars)

Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas: redemption jive chosen by Carrie Ann Inaba ("Grown" by Little Mix); freestyle ("Us Again" by Pinar Toprak)

Shangela and Gleb Savchenko: redemption quickstep chosen by Bruno Tonioli ("Queen Bee" by Rochelle Diamante); freestyle ("Survivor" by Destiny's Child and "Call Me Mother" by RuPaul)

Gabby Windey and Val Chmerkovskiy: redemption cha-cha chosen by Derek Hough ("I Like It [Like That]" by Pete Rodriguez); "Cell Block Tango" (from "Chicago")

For its 31st season, DANCING WITH THE STARS moved to Disney+, beginning Monday, September 19, 2022 at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Host Tyra Banks is joined by a new co-host, Alfonso Ribeiro. The dancing pairs are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. Plus, fan-favorite pro dancing partners Mark Ballas and Louis van Amstel make a long-awaited return to the ballroom. The Season 31 lineup of celebrities includes a platinum recording artist, a Real Housewife, a Bachelorette and a drag queen superstar. The celebs and pro dancer pairings include:

- Fitness model and actor Joseph Baena with partner Daniella Karagach

- Movie star Selma Blair with partner Sasha Farber

- Comedian, actor and singer Wayne Brady with partner Witney Carson

- GOOD MORNING AMERICA contributor and WABC-TV New York's weather anchor Sam Champion, with partner Cheryl Burke

- TikTok star Charli D'Amelio with partner Mark Ballas

- Heidi D'Amelio (THE D'AMELIO SHOW) with partner Artem Chigvintsev

- Country star Jessie James Decker with partner Alan Bersten

- TV star Trevor Donovan with partner Emma Slater

- Daniel Durant (CODA) with partner Britt Stewart

- Teresa Giudice (THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY) with partner Pasha Pashkov

- Vinny Guadagnino (JERSEY SHORE) with partner Koko Iwasaki

- CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Cheryl Ladd with partner Louis Van Amstel

- Jason Lewis (SEX AND THE CITY) with partner Peta Murgatroyd

- Drag queen superstar Shangela with partner Gleb Savchenko

- Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks with partner Brandon Armstrong

- Gabby Windey (THE BACHELORETTE) with partner Val Chmerkovskiy


Other Titles

  • Season 15 title: Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by BBC Worldwide