Air Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#702A-60) "Episode 702A"
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Jessica Simpson Performs

Pussycat Doll Carmit Bacher and Jenna Dewan of Step Up Dance with Choreographer Brian Friedman

"Episode 702A" � After two eliminations during premiere week, another couple is sent home, on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Jessica Simpson will take to the stage, accompanied by the professional dancers, singing two songs, her current hit "Come on Over" from her chart topping country album, "Do You Know," and "Angels," a special release cover.

Returning for a third season is "Macy's Stars of Dance," featuring some of the best choreographers and performers from different styles of dance and offering viewers performances that represent the peak of achievement in their genres. Kicking off the first of these segments is a choreographed routine by Brian Friedman entitled "Neon," where the dancers, including Step Up's Jenna Dewan and The Pussycat Dolls' Carmit Bachar, will light up the stage.

By evening's end one more couple will be eliminated, as determined by a combination of the judges' scores and viewers' votes. Who among the following eleven teams will leave the ballroom floor?

Lance Bass & Lacey Schwimmer
Toni Braxton & Alec Mazo
Brooke Burke & Derek Hough
Rocco DiSpirito & Karina Smirnoff
Maurice Greene & Cheryl Burke
Kim Kardashian & Mark Ballas
Cloris Leachman & Corky Ballas
Cody Linley & Julianne Hough
Susan Lucci & Tony Dovolani
Misty May-Treanor & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Warren Sapp & Kym Johnson

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday and Tuesday night during and up to 30 minutes after the "Dancing with the Stars" performance shows. AT&T subscribers may also text message their votes by texting the word "VOTE" and entering the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (standard text message rates apply). Viewers may also vote online at www.abc.com starting from the opening of each episode on the East Coast and until 12:00 Noon, ET the following day.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Samantha Harris ("E! Entertainment"), the celebrities will perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

"Dancing with the Stars" is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, "Strictly Come Dancing." This version is produced by BBC Worldwide Americas. Conrad Green serves as executive producer and Rob Wade and Matilda Zoltowski are co-executive producers. Alex Rudzinski directs. "Dancing with the Stars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.

About BBC Worldwide Americas:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide Americas, with headquarters in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and Miami, brings together all of BBC Worldwide's businesses in the North and South America region. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC's assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company has six core businesses: Channels, Sales and Distribution, Content and Production, Home Entertainment, Digital Media and Magazines. Under these businesses fall two key brands in the U.S. - digital cable channel BBC America and a bi-coastal production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars for ABC.

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