THE 10 REMAINING COUPLES BRING THE MAGIC OF DISNEY TO LIFE ON THE BALLROOM FLOOR WHEN ‘DISNEY NIGHT’ COMES TO ABC’S ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS,’ LIVE, OCTOBER 16
One Couple Will Be Eliminated at the End of the Night
“Episode 2505” – The 10 remaining celebrities will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters from their favorite Disney films and celebrate the magnificence of “Disney Night,” on “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 16 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
The Disney spirit shines as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Pluto, among other numerous Disney animated legends, adorn the ballroom. The show celebrates Disney through the years, from the 1920s to present day, featuring films from every era. The night opens with a spectacular number featuring the full cast. Each couple will perform to songs from beloved Disney films, including the upcoming Disney•Pixar animated feature, “Coco,” as well as the animated classics “Moana,” “Pinocchio,” “The Jungle Book,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King” and “Snow White,” and more! Each celebrity will perform a Viennese waltz, Argentine tango, foxtrot, quickstep, jazz, rumba or waltz.
At the end of the night, based on scores and votes from last Monday, one couple will be eliminated.
Each Couple Will Dance to the Following Songs (in alphabetical order):
Drew Scott and Emma Slater – Viennese Waltz – “Rainbow Connection” from “The Muppet Movie”
Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson – Argentine Tango – “Angelica” from “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”
Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold – Foxtrot – “You’re Welcome” from “Moana”
Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas – Foxtrot – “When You Wish Upon a Star” from “Pinocchio”
Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd – Quickstep – “The Bare Necessities” from “The Jungle Book”
Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev – Jazz – “Remember Me” from Disney•Pixar’s upcoming animated feature, “Coco”
Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko – Rumba – “Kiss the Girl” from “The Little Mermaid”
Terrell Owens and Cheryl Burke – Quickstep – “I Just Can’t Wait to be King” from “The Lion King”
Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy – Waltz – “Un Jour Mon Prince Viendra” from “Snow White”
Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy – Jazz – “Steamboat Willie” from “Steamboat Willie”
ABC has launched the first-ever official Dancing with the Stars Fantasy League on abc.com/dfl. The game allows players to predict which couple will win the season and take home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. Players earn points for correct predictions, and each point is an entry into the grand prize drawing for a chance to win a trip for four to Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii and other exclusive prizes. Fans can also play the weekly game to earn more points and chances to win. Each week, players choose three couples they predict will earn the highest scores in that week’s episode(s). Each point the couples earn on the show is another entry toward the grand prize and first prize sweepstakes.
For week five, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the “Dancing with the Stars” broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at ABC.com at http://dwtsvote.abc.go.com/ and on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2o1VO7b is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT and closing at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday evenings.
Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, “Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including head judge, Len Goodman, and dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers. Phil Heyes directs. The show is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG, L parental guideline.
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BBC Worldwide Productions is a key business under BBC Worldwide North America, the U.S. division of the main commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BBC Worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, BBC Worldwide Productions develops and produces scripted and unscripted projects based on BBC formats/brands for cable and broadcast networks, as well as digital platforms. Key titles include “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC),”Getting On” (HBO), the limited series “The Night Of” (HBO), “Top Gear America” (BBC America) and the upcoming game show, “Hypnotize Me” (FOX).
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