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'Dancing with the Stars': 13 celebrities dance to some of the most beloved television theme songs on 'TV Night '

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Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am

First couple elimination of the season will be announced on 'Dancing with the Stars: The Results' on Tuesday

The 13 celebrities get ready to dance to some of their favorite TV theme songs as "TV Night" comes to "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Sept. 19 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. Highlights include Maureen McCormick dancing to the "Brady Bunch Theme," the show that catapulted her career; Marilu Henner hailing a cab down memory lane as she dances to the "Taxi Theme"; Amber Rose being drawn into a dark fantasy as she dances to the "Game of Thrones Theme"; while Rick Perry does a quickstep on the farm as he dances to the "Green Acres Theme"; and Babyface finds himself facing the paranormal as he dances to "The X-Files Theme."

Each couple will perform a cha cha, Argentine tango, jive, paso doble, tango, quickstep or Viennese Waltz, vying for America's vote.

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

  • Jake T. Austin and Jenna Johnson - cha cha - "Go, Diego, Go! Theme"
  • Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Allison Holker - Argentine tango - "The X-Files Theme"
  • Marilu Henner and Derek Hough - foxtrot - "Taxi Theme"
  • Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy - jive - "Ducktails"
  • James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess - paso doble - "A Tribute to Walking Dead"
  • Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold - foxtrot - "Family Matters Theme"
  • Terra Jolé and Sasha Farber - quickstep - "Bewitched"
  • Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko - tango - "I Don't Want to Be" from "One Tree Hill" 
  • Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke - quickstep - "The Muppet Show Theme"
  • Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev - quickstep - "Brady Bunch Theme"
  • Rick Perry and Emma Slater - quickstep - "Green Acres Theme"
  • Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy - Viennese waltz - "Game of Thrones Theme"
  • Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle) and Witney Carson - foxtrot - "Love and Marriage" from "Married...with Children"

No couples will be eliminated on this episode. The first elimination of the season will take place on "Dancing with the Stars: The Results," live, Tuesday, Sept. 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. There will be special performances with three returning pros - Maks, Derek and Cheryl. Viewers will also have a chance to see the couples' dances from the previous night one more time. The show will be packed with never-before-seen footage covering both weeks of competition, including extended training packages, exclusive interviews with the couples, and a glimpse of what's to come on week three of "Dancing with the Stars."

In addition, a sneak peek of the "Forever Country" music video, featuring 30 CMA Award-winning superstars joining together for the biggest video in country music history singing the timeless collaboration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "CMA Awards," will air during the telecast. And don¹t miss The 50th Annual CMA Awards, Wednesday, Nov. 2 (8 p.m.), on ABC.

At the end of the night, the first elimination of the season, based on combined viewer and judges' scores from Sept. 12 and 19, will take place.

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 two, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the "Dancing with the Stars" broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8 p.m., and closing at 8 p.m. Tuesdays.

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