Air Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#306A-60) "Episode 306A"
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Lionel Richie Performs Songs Off His New Album; Find Out How Sara Evans' Departure Affects the Show; Tysonia Sichinga, of Carson, CA Featured in Slim-Fast(r) Dance Challenge.

"Episode 306A" - Legendary singer Lionel Richie will have viewers dancing "all night long" as he performs, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show." With Richie singing "I Call It Love" off his latest album, "Coming Home," viewers will be treated to the sweet sounds of his soulful voice.

This week, in a stunning turn of events, country music singer Sara Evans has dropped out of the competition. In this results show we'll reveal live how the rest of the contest will unfold. The stars, dancers and hosts are all unaware of how Sara's departure will affect the competition, making for what promises to be a shocking revelation.

Wednesday's featured dances include current World American Ballroom champions Nick and Lena Kosovich showcasing a spectacular routine to "The Show Must Go On" by Queen. The judges will also select one standout couple from Tuesday night to perform an encore of their routine, and Tysonia Sichinga will once again be featured in the "Slim-Fast(r) Dance Challenge" segment of the show. This week we'll see how Tysonia's dancing skills and fitness have progressed as she tackles the cha cha.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Samantha Harris ("E! Entertainment"), "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) following the "Dancing with the Stars" performance show on Tuesday nights.

"Dancing with the Stars" is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, "Strictly Come Dancing." This version is produced in America by BBC Worldwide. Conrad Green and Richard Hopkins are executive producers and Izzie Pick is co-executive producer. Rob Wade and Matilda Zoltowski are supervising producers. Alex Rudzinski directs. "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

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