Dancing With the Stars

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Season 18 : Episode 3

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Dancing with the Stars is a unique series that pairs up celebrities with professional ballroom dance partners in an intense competition -- live -- in front of a studio audience and the nation. Each season has a select number of celebrity/professional dance pairs. The pairs are then judged by a panel of expert judges (Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman) as well as by the viewers at home. One team will be eliminated each week.

The couples must maintain their focus, grace and composure while learning precise movements and maneuvering in extravagant costumes. Will they remain compatible during the course of the competition?

Dancing with the Stars has broad appeal, offering viewers dazzling costumes, dancing, celebrity gossip, behind-the-scenes training and contemporary music performed by a live 15-piece band. The format has already been an international hit in several countries.

Dancing with the Stars is the U.S. installment of the international smash hit series, Strictly Come Dancing.

Dancing with the Stars has won the following Primetime Emmy's:

* Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2006
* Outstanding Costumes For A Variety Or Music Program - 2006
* Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2008, Episode 502A
* Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-camera Series Or A Special (non-prosthetic) - 2008, Episode 503
* Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-camera Series Or Special - 2009, Episode 709
* Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2010, Episode 909A
* Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-camera Series Or Special - 2010, Episode 902 A
*Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-camera Series Or Special - 2011, Episode 1106
* Outstanding Host for a Reality Or Reality-Competition Program- 2012, Tom Bergeron
* Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)- 2012, Episode 1307

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  • Old Drummer

    3.0
    All the music sounds the same with the constant thump-thump rock style beat. As an old drummer, I don't hear the proper rhythms for the ballroom dances. What a letdown since the music blocks my attention for the dancers. Why haven't the dancers complained about the constant THUMP-THUMP THUMP-THUMP OF THE BASS DRUM OR SYNTHESIZER. It's truly a very disappointing season.

    Maybe I'll watch the news instead!!!
  • band aid band

    3.0
    This band is a group of good musicians and singers but everything they play sounds like either hip hop or rap. I wonder if they could actually play a REAL Tango, Rhumba or Paso Doble if their lives depended on it. Jettison this band and bring back Howard Wheeler on board. They had great versatility. Erin is okay.

    Also, this show has has become a stage performance activity with glitz, strobe lighting and wild affects which is fine sometimes but it has left authentic ballroom dancing far behind. If this keeps up Len may be gone, replaced with 20 year old judge. You are about to lose two long time fans.moreless
  • Dancing with stars

    1.5
    What were u thinking bring Burke & band back. Everytime Erin is on I change station. This is worse show & year since it began I feel bad for the contestants to be subjected to this very disappointed
  • ARE YOU KIDDING

    6.5
    Love the show, but I do not like the new co-host. What were you thinking when you replaced Brooke????? Good thing that the dancers are the stars and not the new co-host. She is sooooo boring!!!!!!!!!!!!1
  • ditch Erin

    5.0
    what were they thinking canning Brooke. Erin is annoying, disrespectful and a downright lousy co-host. the changing this season are beyond stupid, from Erin to band really bad
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  • DWTSWARS

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    Lando Calrissian cha-cha'd to a Star Wars medley with Stormtroopers, R2D2, and Ewoks and OMG.

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    washed up celebrity, fame and fortune, odd couple, musical numbers, music and dancing