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DANCING WITH THE STARS
Air Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#2702A) "Las Vegas Night"
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THE 12 REMAINING COUPLES GET READY TO ROLL THE DICE AND TAKE A GAMBLE ON SIN CITY AS NIGHT TWO OF 24-HOUR CITIES WEEK CONTINUES WITH VEGAS NIGHT ON ABC'S 'DANCING WITH THE STARS,' LIVE, TUESDAY, OCT. 2

Opening Number Features a Performance by the Show's Pros With Vegas Mainstays Blue Man Group

Boyz II Men Will Perform Live Alongside DeMarcus and Lindsay

Season Nine Champion Donny Osmond Will Perform Live Alongside Danelle and Artem

There Will Be an Elimination at the End of the Night

"Las Vegas Night" - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

The dazzling opening number will feature the "Dancing with the Stars" pros and Vegas mainstays Blue Man Group performing to "Jackpot." In addition, the creative collective from Blue Man Group's performances will include two iconic pieces adapted from their nightly show at Luxor Hotel and Casino. The Blue Men's performances will include "Electronic Drumbone," an exciting and tubular percussion piece using a custom-built instrument, along with "Drum Finale Throw Down," the tribal and colorful drumming performance for which the Blue Men are famous.

As a special treat, Boyz II Men will perform "Ladies Man" alongside DeMarcus and Lindsay, and "Dancing with the Stars" season nine champion Donny Osmond will serenade Danelle and Artem as he performs "Luck Be a Lady" alongside their dance.

Each couple will dance to a style they have not yet danced to, performing a salsa, quickstep, jive, jazz, foxtrot, samba, tango, paso doblé or cha cha, vying for America's vote. There will be an elimination at the end of the night.

Each couple will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten - Salsa - "Booty" by Jennifer Lopez featuring Iggy Azalea

Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess - Quickstep - "That Old Black Magic" by Sammy Davis Jr.

Danelle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev - Quickstep - "Luck Be a Lady" - live performance by Donny Osmond

DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold - Quickstep - "Ladies Man" - live performance by Boyz II Men

Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe - Jive - "Heat Wave" by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile and Jenna Johnson - Jazz - "The Gambler" by Kenny Rogers

John Schneider and Emma Slater - Jive - "King Creole" by Elvis Presley

Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke - Foxtrot - "Why Don't You Do Right?" by Peggy Lee

Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber - Samba - "Copacabana (At the Copa)" by Barry Manilow

Milo Manheim and Witney Carson - Tango - "Ashes" by Celine Dion

Nancy McKeon and Val Chmerkovskiy - Paso Doblé - "Storm from K�" by Cirque du Soleil

Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong - Cha Cha - "Circus" by Britney Spears

For Tuesday's show, which airs at 8:00 p.m. EDT/7:00 p.m. CDT on Oct. 2, the eliminated couple will be determined based on that night's judges' scores, along with the previous night's judges' scores and viewer votes.

For Tuesday, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite "Dancing with the Stars" couples via phone and online at www.ABC.com, beginning from the start of the episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT and closing at 4:00 a.m. EDT/1:00 a.m. PDT on Wednesday.

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 Studios. Andrew Llinares and Ashley Edens-Shaffer are executive producers. The show is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.

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DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/05 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
27 (11 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its 27th season on 11/19/18; has yet to be renewed for a 28th season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2018) "Dancing with the Stars" is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes an "American Idol" mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others.
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:
· Andrew Llinares as EP
· Ashley Edens-Shaffer as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios