Dancing With the Stars, “The Finals, Part 2”
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Who Won Dancing With The Stars? Recap: Dancing With the Stars, “The Finals, Part 2”

Tonight’s the night! One of the three remaining couples will be crowned the Season 21 Champions of Dancing With The Stars. But first, we’ve got a whole lot of dancing, reminiscing and time-killing to do. First, why so late, ABC? This has been a constant thorn in my side, but 9-11pm ET/PT on a school night? Don’t you have children? On to the dancing! It was great to reintroduce ourselves to each of the 13 contestants from this season. Each season, DWTS ups the ante, and this season’s sensational live opening-number (to Karina Es’ “Dancing in the Stars”) at The […]

Dancing With the Stars “The Finals, Part 1”
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars “The Finals, Part 1” Season 21, Episode 11

We’re down to four fantastic couples vying for the mirror ball trophy, Alek Skarlatos & Lindsay Arnold, Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough, Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson, and Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess have one last night of competitive dancing, and one more chance to earn America’s votes. Tomorrow, one of the celebrities and his or her professional partner will be crowned the Season 21 champions of Dancing With The Stars. The night opened with adorable singer Meghan Trainor performing her sweet hit, “Better When I’m Dancin” from The Peanuts Movie. What an energetic start to the night! Tonight, the […]

Dancing With the Stars, “The Semifinals”
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars, “The Semifinals” Season 21, Episode 10

Last week was an emotional mess. First Tamar is sick, then she has a miraculous recovery. Then Alexa has two perfect performances, and then is eliminated from the competition. Then Tamar drops out, explaining that her illness was MUCH worse than originally thought. So Tamar’s gone, Alexa is gone. And I’m just feeling a little sad and underwhelmed. Tonight, or the first time in DWTS history, the couples have to dance three dances in the semis: a dance style not yet danced, a trio, and a dance-off challenge, which is a recent edition. For the trio dance, couples picked a […]

Dancing With the Stars “Showstoppers”
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars “Showstoppers” Season 21, Episode 9

This week, the six remaining Dancing with the Stars couples perform two show-stopping dances. For their first routine of the night, the couples will perform to a dance style not yet performed this season.Later in the show, the couples will be formed into teams to perform a size-by-side dance. The team routines were drawn from famous live productions around the country (and $$$$ponsorship tie-ins): The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Broadway’s Chicago and Royal Caribbean’s We Will Rock You. From the get-go we knew that this wasn’t a normal night, as Tom Bergeron announced that prior to the show, […]

Dancing With the Stars "Icon Night"
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars “Icon Night” Season 21, Episode 8

This week, it’s Dancing With the Stars “Icon Night” and immunity is at stake. At the end of tonight’s performances, the couple with the highest scores will receive immunity from elimination next week. The other six couples will immediately pair up and compete in a head-to-head dance off, their second dances of the night. Welcome back Erin Andrews! You did a great job covering baseball and thanks to Leah Remini for filling in as the designated hitter in Andrew’s absence. Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson 1-855-234-5605 Dancing a Salsa to “Valio La Pena” by Marc Anthony Carlos is inspired by […]

Dancing With the Stars “Halloween”
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars “Halloween” Season 21, Episode 7

DWTS has yet to post videos or photos from  this week’s episode, so I’ll post as-is and put in photos tomorrow. This week, it’s getting spooky in the ballroom as our celebs tackle dark and delicious dances when DWTS gives us Halloween tricks and treats. The eight remaining couples will each perform a Halloween-themed dance and then the couples will be divided into two teams for the group dance. Who will pick up the most bonus points: team #Nightmare, or team #WhoYouGonnaCall? Season 17 semi-finalist Leah Rimini is still filling in for Erin Andrews while she covers the World Series, and […]

Dancing With the Stars “Famous Dances Night”
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Recap: Dancing With the Stars “Famous Dances Night” Season 21, Episode 6

Tonight, the nine remaining celebrities and their professional partners reinvented famous dance in hopes of winning America’s favor and moving on in the competition. I can’t recall a previous Dancing With the Stars “Famous Dances Night” so I’m looking forward to see how the pros will take dances that we love and turn them into something that we’ll love even more. Special guest Olivia Newton-John joins Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli at the judges’ desk to see how the couples re-envisioned iconic dance routines from movies and music videos. And while DWTS co-host Erin Andrews covered postseason baseball on FOX, […]

Dancing With The Stars, “The Switch Up”
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Recap: Dancing With The Stars, “The Switch Up” Season 21, Episode 5

This week, we get a partner swap-a-roo as “The Switchup” shifts celeb and pro pairings for a one-night only engagement. Season 18 Mirrorball-winner Maksim Chmerkovskiy will guest judge alongside Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. And might I say, that Maks is looking extra sexy tonight! Tom Bergeron is back and I’m so sorry to learn of the passing of your father. I’m so glad that you got to spend his final days together, and hopefully your DWTS family can comfort you through what I’m sure is a difficult time. Tamar Braxton & Louis van Amstel 1-855-234-5612 Dancing […]

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Recap: Dancing With The Stars, Season 21, Episode 4, “Most Memorable Year”

Tonight, we take a look at the Year that shaped our celebs when DWTS presents “Most Memorable Year” night. Each celebrity contestant has chosen a song that encompasses a memorable time or event in his or her life. But first, Former DWTS champ and current America’s Funniest Videos host Alfonso Ribeiro takes over for Tom Bergeron this week as Tom takes time off to be with his ailing parent. Tom, our thoughts are with you, your father and your family. On to the fun! Alexa PenaVega & Mark Ballas 1-855-234-5602 Memorable Year: 2000 Dancing Foxtrot to “Mama Said” by The Shirelles […]

Dancing With The Stars, Season 21, Episode 2.5
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Recap: Dancing With The Stars, Season 21, Episode 2.5 “Hometown Glory, Part 2”

Tonight, it’s the pro’s turn. Last night on Dancing With The Stars, we got to learn about the hometowns of our celebrities, and tonight, we get to know more about this season’s professional dancers. (Such a great idea!!) DWTS wastes no time and we get into meeting the lads and ladies who have molded our celebs into dancers in only a few short weeks. Hayes Grier & Emma Slater 1-855-234-5608 Emma’s Hometown: Tamworth, England Dancing Quickstep to “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” by Jet Tonight, I learned, Emma has a twin, who Emma says is her other half. I hope […]