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DANCING WITH THE STARS
Air Date: Monday, October 09, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#2504) "Episode 2504"
[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 SIGNIFICANT MOMENTS FROM THEIR PAST TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MOST MEMORABLE YEAR, ON ABC'S 'DANCING WITH THE STARS,' LIVE, OCTOBER 9

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

"Episode 2504" - The 11 remaining celebrities wax nostalgic as they stroll down memory lane and celebrate with a dance to a time in their lives that left a lasting impression, as Most Memorable Year night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Each couple will dance to a song of the celebrity's choosing that encompasses a memorable time or truly incredible experience in their life, with the performances coming straight from the heart and showcasing some of the most emotional routines of the season. Viewers can expect to see Jordan celebrating 2005, which was when he was officially adopted by his grandparents; Nick re-living 2011, which was the year he married Vanessa; Vanessa dancing to 2016, the year son Phoenix was born but 10 weeks premature; Nikki revisiting 2015 when she had to go through a possible career-ending surgery to mend her broken neck; and Victoria rejoicing to 2017, when she was no longer paralyzed and dancing on the show, to name a few. Each couple will perform a jazz, jive, quickstep, Viennese waltz, contemporary, foxtrot or rumba, vying for America's vote.

At the end of the night, based on viewer and judges' votes from the September 25 and October 2 telecasts, one couple will be eliminated.

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

Derek Fisher and Sharna Burgess - Jazz - "Move On Up" by Curtis Mayfield

Drew Scott and Emma Slater - Jive - "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen

Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson - Quickstep - "Adventure of a Lifetime" by Coldplay

Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold - Contemporary - "Take Me Home" by Us The Duo

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas - Viennese Waltz - "Anchor" by Mindy Gledhill

Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd - Contemporary - "Falling Slowly" by Marketa Irglova & Glen Hansard

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev - Contemporary - "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten

Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko - Foxtrot - "Over My Head (Cable Car)" by The Fray

Terrell Owens and Cheryl Burke - Viennese Waltz - "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston

Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy - Rumba - "Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)" by Nick Lachey

Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy - Foxtrot - "I Lived" by OneRepublic

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 four, 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