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DANCING WITH THE STARS
Air Date: Monday, October 02, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#2503) "Episode 2503"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

THE 11 REMAINING CELEBRITIES DANCE TO THE SONGS THAT REVEAL THEIR SECRET INDULGENCES, AS GUILTY PLEASURES NIGHT COMES TO ABC'S 'DANCING WITH THE STARS,' LIVE, OCTOBER 2

The Third Elimination of the Season Will Take Place at the End of the Show

"Episode 2503" - The 11 remaining celebrities dance to celebrate those things in life that give them pleasure - which no one else really knows about, as Guilty Pleasures night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. The couples will dance to the songs that remind them of their secret indulgences, including Vanessa's love of singing karaoke with her friends, Derek's binging of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," Frankie's obsession with boy bands, and Nikki's fascination with sexy romance novels, to name a few. Each couple will perform a cha cha, Argentine tango, samba, Charleston, jive, jazz, Viennese waltz, salsa or quickstep, vying for America's vote. At the end of the night, one couple will be eliminated.

Each Couple Will Dance to the Following Songs (in alphabetical order):

Derek Fisher and Sharna Burgess - Cha Cha - "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Drew Scott and Emma Slater - Argentine Tango - "Red Right Hand" by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson - Samba - "It's Gonna Be Me" by *NSYNC

Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold - Charleston - "The Glory Days" by Michael Giacchino

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas - Jive - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham!

Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd - Jazz - "Jump (For My Love)" by The Pointer Sisters

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev - Viennese Waltz - "Love on the Brain" by Rihanna

Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko - Jazz - "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" by Four Tops

Terrell Owens and Cheryl Burke - Salsa - "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow

Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy - Jazz - "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper

Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy - Quickstep - "Tubthumping" by Chumbawamba

ABC has launched the first-ever official Dancing with the Stars Fantasy League on abc.com/dfl. The game allows players to predict which couple will win the season and take home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. Players earn points for correct predictions, and each point is an entry into the grand prize drawing for a chance to win a trip for four to Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii and other exclusive prizes. Fans can also play the weekly game to earn more points and chances to win. Each week, players choose three couples they predict will earn the highest scores in that week's episode(s). Each point the couples earn on the show is another entry toward the grand prize and first prize sweepstakes.

For week three, 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 at http://dwtsvote.abc.go.com/ and on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2o1VO7b 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 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday evenings.

Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, "Dancing with the Stars" is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including head judge, Len Goodman, and dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

"Dancing with the Stars" is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers. Phil Heyes directs. The show is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG, L parental guideline.

About BBC Worldwide Productions

BBC Worldwide Productions is a key business under BBC Worldwide North America, the U.S. division of the main commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BBC Worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, BBC Worldwide Productions develops and produces scripted and unscripted projects based on BBC formats/brands for cable and broadcast networks, as well as digital platforms. Key titles include "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC),"Getting On" (HBO), the limited series "The Night Of" (HBO), "Top Gear America" (BBC America) and the upcoming game show, "Hypnotize Me" (FOX).

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DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/05 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-10:01 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
25 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's 25th & 26th) on 5/12/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2017) "Dancing with the Stars" is gearing up to celebrate its 25th season, and the new celebrity cast are sparkling up their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes a "Shark," a married couple whose pro partners are also a married couple, a "Pretty Little Liar," a "Property Brother," an 80s pop icon, a WWE superstar and a NBA champion, among others. Additionally, ABC is launching the first-ever official Dancing with the Stars Fantasy League on September 6 on abc.com/dfl. The game allows players to predict which couple will win the season and take home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. Players earn points for correct predictions, and each point is an entry into the grand-prize drawing for a chance to win a trip for four to Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii and other exclusive prizes. Beginning September 19, fans can also play the weekly game to earn more points and chances to win. Each week, players choose three couples they predict will earn the highest scores in that week's episode(s). Each point the couples earn on the show is another entry towards the Grand Prize and First Prize sweepstakes.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bruno Tonioli as Judge
· Carrie Ann Inaba as Judge
· Erin Andrews as Host (Season 18- )
· Len Goodman as Judge (Season 1-20, 22- )
· Tom Bergeron as Host
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Brooke Burke as Host (Season 10-17)
· Julianne Hough as Judge (Season 19-21)
· Samantha Harris as Host (Season 1-9)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ashley Edens-Shaffer as EP
· Joe Sungkur as EP
· Phil Heyes as DIR
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions