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Dancing with the Stars “Season 25 Week 5” aka Disney Night

Doesn’t Disney just bring magic into your heart? Well if it doesn’t then you have no soul. Just saying.

DANCING WITH THE STARS - "Episode 2504" - The 11 remaining celebrities wax nostalgic as they stroll down memory lane and celebrate with a dance to a time in their lives that left a lasting impression, as Most Memorable Year night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless)
CARRIE ANN INABA, LEN GOODMAN, BRUNO TONIOLI
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Dancing with the Stars “Season 25 Week 4” a.k.a. “Most Memorable Year”

It’s time to take out the tissues and get ready for an emotional rollercoaster ride. Dancing with the Stars serves up its highly anticipated “Most Memorable Year” week.

DANCING WITH THE STARS - "Episode 2503" - The 11 remaining celebrities dance to celebrate those things in life that give them pleasure - which no one else really knows about, as Guilty Pleasures night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless)
THE CAST OF DANCING WITH THE STARS
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Dancing with the Stars “Season 25 Week 3”

In this scary time, sometimes you need a time out. Thank you DWTS, for the distraction. Now, who doesn’t love a guilty pleasure? This week, every dance incorporated the stars’ personal guilty pleasures and it was just a good time. There was no elimination this week after two celebs went […]

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Moment of Goodness

Dancing with the Stars “Season 25 Week 1” aka Premiere Week

In the first week of the 25th season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, there were surprises and more than one frontrunner quickly materialized. The judges’ scoring was very inconsistent to what I was seeing on the dance floor. Another oddity: only one judge per performance could speak since there […]

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Previews

Dancing with the Stars Season 25 Preview

It’s that time again! We are back in the ballroom, with a whole new crop of celebrities for Season 25. Fact 1: There is no Hough contingent this season. Julianne decided not to be a judge so this’ll be OG kind of season. We will have the original three: Carrie […]

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Dancing with the Stars “Season 24 The Finals”

It’s the Finals of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Can you believe it? After the shock of last week’s elimination of Simone and Sasha, it was time to move on and concentrate on our three very different finalists. However, there is only one Mirror Ball Trophy and as we’ve learned […]

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Dancing with the Stars “Season 24 Week 8”

It’s two full dances this week on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars plus Julianne Hough returned to the judges’ table. The pros picked the first style of dance to reflect their partners. Meanwhile, for the second performance, the judges selected the pros that would round out the trio dance. At […]

DANCING WITH THE STARS - "Episode 2407" - The seven remaining couples are presented with an all-new challenge, as they dance to celebrate "A Night at the Movies." One couple will receive immunity; the remaining couples will compete in a Dance-Off; and a double elimination will take place at the end of the night, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, MONDAY, MAY 1 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless)
NORMANI KORDEI, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY
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Dancing with the Stars “Season 24 Week 7” aka Movie Night/The Dance-Off

Last night on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, it was a night at the movies and that called for a big opening dance number like the old musicals. The Big News: a dreaded double elimination loomed over this evening of dance. Whichever couple received the top score after the first round […]

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Dancing with the Stars “Season 24 Week 6”

Backstreet’s Back all right! On the latest Dancing with the Stars, Maks finally returned, Nick Carter sat in for Julianne and all is in sync. (Get it?) Anyway, this was an exciting week for people who love boy bands and girl groups. Also for those who worship the Team Dance […]

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Dancing with the Stars “Season 24 Week 5” aka Disney Night

It’s Disney Night on Dancing with the Stars. ABC knows how to make crossover and branding work but can the pros and celebs make this synergy sing? I’m not going to lie. This could be uber cheesy or the best thing ever. Nothing in between. How did the dancers do?