SAN DIEGO, October 23, 2016 – The eight couples remaining on Season 23 of “Dancing With The Stars” drew dance assignments with songs from different decades. The dance styles this week include the quickstep, rumba, Charleston, jive, tango, foxtrot, samba and jitterbug – a different dance by each couple.
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It’s also the first week for team dances. Fans will see two teams of four couples each, called “Team Past” and “Team Future.” Each team performs a dance to celebrate songs and dance styles from previous decades through present day. The team dance scores will be combined with the celebrity’s individual dance scores for a final tally.
Team Past is:
James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess
Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold
Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke
Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev
Team Future is:
Marilu Henner and Derek Hough
Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Terra Jolé and Sasha Farber
Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko
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The assignments for Week 7:
Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold: Jive, “Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard (1950s)
James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess: Jitterbug, “In the Mood” by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (1940s)
Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko: Samba, “Get Down Tonight” by KC and the Sunshine Band (1970s)
Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy: Quickstep, “One Fine Day” by The Chiffons (1960s)
Marilu Henner and Derek Hough: Charleston, “Never Forget You” by Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox featuring Addie Hamilton (1920s)
Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev: Tango, “You Give Love a Bad Name” by Bon Jovi (1980s)
Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke: Rumba, “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith (1990s)
Terra Jole and Sasha Farber: Foxtrot, “Cheek to Cheek” by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (1930s)
Voting information: For week five, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday night during the show and up to one hour after the end of the DWTS broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and closing at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Tuesday evenings.
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