‘Dancing With the Stars’ Episode Guide (May 22): The Finalists Compete

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‘Dancing With the Stars’ Episode Guide (May 22): The Finalists Compete

“Episode 2410” Season 24 Finale: Part 1 (05/22/17) – After weeks of stunning competitive dancing, the final three couples advance to the finals of “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

It’s one of the tightest competitions ever on the show, with some of the most skilled dancing the celebrity contestants have ever pulled off. Night one finds the couples each completing a Redemption Style and Freestyle dance.

On night two, the three couples will have one last chance at competitive dancing as they perform a 24-Hour Fusion Challenge, vying to score some extra judges’ points, and one couple will be crowned the “Dancing with the Stars” champion, culminating an incredible season, which will be announced, live, on TUESDAY, MAY 23 (8:30-11:00 p.m. EDT).

On MONDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), the three finalists will each perform two dances – a Redemption Style dance (Viennese waltz or quickstep), and a Freestyle dance – one of the biggest competitive dances of the season.

ABC and “Dancing with the Stars” continue to bring innovation to the dance floor with a unique companion experience, a LIVE multi-camera 360 degree/VR internet stream from the set of Monday’s episode. Fans can have their own front-row seat for the event, viewable on desktop and mobile devices via Facebook and YouTube, as well as other popular social VR platforms. All of the action will be captured using breakthrough technology of Nokia’s OZO+ cameras and live streamed direct from the “Dancing with the Stars” set with OZO Live.

The couples will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

– Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater
– Redemption Style: Viennese Waltz – “Dark Times” by The Weeknd featuring Ed Sheeran
– Freestyle: “Let’s Go”/”Uptown Funk” (Medley) from Drumline/Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
– Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy
– Redemption Style: Quickstep – “Check It Out” by Oh the Larceny
– Freestyle: “What the World Needs Now is Love” by Andra Day
– David Ross & Lindsay Arnold
– Redemption Style: Viennese Waltz – “Let’s Hurt Tonight” by OneRepublic
– Freestyle: “It Takes Two”/”Take Me Out to the Ballgame” (Medley) by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock/Ronnie Neuman

There will not be an elimination at the end of the night, and the three remaining couples will go on to vie for the coveted Mirrorball.

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, dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough.

For week 10, viewers may cast their votes on Monday 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 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.

“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers. Phil Heyes directs. “Dancing with the Stars” 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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