SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2017 – The 12 couples competing in Season 24 on “Dancing With The Stars” made their first impressions last week. Now they’ll take the judges’ comments, apply them to a new dance style, and see if they can make improvements in order to avoid elimination tonight.
The celebrities get another chance to impress the judges with a new style of dance, and they need to show they listened to what the judges told them. But even with significant improvement, someone will dance their final dance Monday night.
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Each couple will perform a cha cha, Viennese waltz, paso doblé, foxtrot or jive, trying to buy themselves at least one more week on the show.
Who do we predict will be saying goodbye? It would be surprising if anyone other than comedian Chris Kattan went home. He and pro partner Witney Carson were at the bottom of the leaderboard by four points, which is a pretty significant amount in the early weeks of the show. He has drawn the Jive, danced to “Hey Ya!” by Outkast. Let’s hope he plays it for laughs so it’s not terribly painful. Given how stiff he was in week one, it would take a landslide of votes for him to stay.
The other couples at the bottom were tied with 21 points: Charo and Keo Motsepe, and Mr. T and Kym Herjavec. Both will dance a Paso Doble. Charo performs to her own song, “España Cani.” Mr. T drew “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor. Don’t we all agree it guarantees him at least one more week on the show?
There is an outside chance cowboy Bonner Bolton could be in danger. He will dance a Viennese Waltz with Sharna Burgess, and if he stumbles he could be thrown off the DWTS bull.
Week 2 Assignments:
Bonner Bolton and Sharna Burgess, Viennese Waltz: “Unlove You” by Jennifer Nettles
Charo and Keo Motsepe, Paso Doblé: “España Cani” by Charo
Chris Kattan and Witney Carson, Jive: “Hey Ya!” by OutKast
David Ross and Lindsay Arnold, Cha Cha: “Bust a Move” by Young MC
Erika Jayne and Gleb Savchenko, Foxtrot: “Bad Intentions” by Niykee
Heather Morris and Maks Chmerkovskiy, Jive: “Grown” by Little Mix
Mr. T and Kym Herjavec, Paso Doblé: “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
Nancy Kerrigan and Artem Chigvintsev, Cha Cha: “No Rights No Wrongs” by Jess Glynne
Nick Viall and Peta Murgatroyd, Foxtrot: “Love Me Now” by John Legend
Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy, Cha Cha: “Give Me Your Love” by Sigala featuring John Newman and Nile Rodgers
Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater, Viennese Waltz: “Suffer” by Charlie Puth
Simone Biles and Sasha Farber, Cha Cha: “Burnin’ Up” by Jessie J featuring 2 Chainz
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 and on Facebook 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 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Tuesday evenings.
“Dancing With The Stars: Season 24: Week 2” airs on Monday, March 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
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