A fan favorite theme returns to the show for Season 23. Expect kids, car crashes, and the Olympics.
SAN DIEGO, October 9, 2016 – Celebrities competing on “Dancing With The Stars” get personal with routines depicting “My Most Memorable Year” on this week’s show.
It’s already Week 5, and the competition get more ruthless as competitors who aren’t improving their ballroom skills quickly enough start facing elimination. This week, viewers will see Jana Kramer celebrating the birth of her daughter Jolie Rae earlier this year, James Hinchclifee recalling his near fatal car crash practicing for the Indy 500 last year, and Laurie Hernandez celebrating her Olympic Games experience.
Dances up for the couples this week including the Viennese waltz, paso doble, tango, jazz, foxtrot, samba, and the first contemporary routines of Season 23 from three of he couples. Calvin Johnson draws Jazz, which will show fans whether he’s a contender or pretender following his energetic Charleston in Week 4. Amber Rose needs to bring the heat with her Samba this week, or she could be in danger of going home.
Ryan Lochte and Marilu Henner are the lowest scoring celebrities remaining, but their popular pro partners Cheryl Burke and Derek Hough are drawing enough votes so far to keep them on the show.
Join our Live Online Fan Chat as we watch, and we’ll decide together whether we like what we’re seeing.
No one will be eliminated Monday. There will be a full recap show on Tuesday.
The assignments for Week 5:
Amber Rose and Maks Chmerkovskiy: Samba, “Woman Up” by Meghan Trainor
Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold: Jazz, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess: Tango, “The Right Time” by Yves V featuring Mike James
Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko: Contemporary, “In My Daughter’s Eyes” by Martina McBride
Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy: Paso Doblé, “Rise” by Katy Perry
Marilu Henner and Derek Hough: Viennese Waltz, “Surprise Yourself” by Jack Garratt
Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev: Foxtrot, “From the Ground Up” by Dan + Shay
Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke: Contemporary, “A Song for You” by Leon Russell
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