‘Dancing With the Stars’ Episode Guide (Sept. 25): First Couple Eliminated; Couples Perform Timeless Favorites

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‘Dancing With the Stars’ Episode Guide (Sept. 25): First Couple Eliminated; Couples Perform Timeless Favorites

“Episode 2502” (09/25/17) – The 13 celebrities dance to some of the most classic ballroom styles that everyone knows and loves, as Ballroom Night comes to “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform timeless favorites, including a quickstep, waltz, tango, foxtrot or Viennese waltz, vying for America’s vote. At the end of the night, the first elimination of the season will take place.

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

– Barbara Corcoran and Keo Motsepe – Tango – “Whatever Lola Wants” by Sarah Vaughan
– Debbie Gibson and Alan Bersten – Quickstep – “This is My Time” by Amy Stroup
– Derek Fisher and Sharna Burgess – Foxtrot – “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” by Ray Charles
– Drew Scott and Emma Slater – Quickstep – “Sing, Sing, Sing” by Louis Prima
– Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson – Tango – “Whatever It Takes” by Imagine Dragons
– Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold – Viennese Waltz – “Count on Me” by Judah Kelly
– Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas – Quickstep – “Swing Set” by Jurassic 5
– Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd – Foxtrot – “Mandy” by Barry Manilow
– Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev – Waltz – “Come Away with Me” by Norah Jones
– Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko – Viennese Waltz – “I’m Going Down” by Rose Royce
– Terrell Owens and Cheryl Burke – Foxtrot – “Pillow Talk” by ZAYN
– Vanessa Lachey and Maks Chmerkovskiy – Foxtrot – “Hit Me with a Hot Note” by Tami Tappan Damiano
– Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy – Tango – “Look What You Made Me Do” by Taylor Swift

For Monday’s show, 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 15 hours, 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 11:00 a.m. EDT/8:00 a.m. PDT on Tuesday morning.

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.

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.

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