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'DWTS': 5 couples remain as competition heats up for semifinals, each couple performs two new dances


Fri, Nov 11th 2016 05:25 pm
`Dancing with the Stars`: Last Monday's judging panel of Carrie Ann Inaba, Idina Menzel, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. (ABC photo by Eric McCandless)
"Dancing with the Stars": Last Monday's judging panel of Carrie Ann Inaba, Idina Menzel, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. (ABC photo by Eric McCandless)

Sharna Burgess returns to the dance floor after suffering a knee injury to dance with James Hinchcliffe

'Dancing with the Stars,' airs Monday, Nov. 14, on ABC

The five remaining couples advance to the semifinals in one of the show's tightest competitions ever, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Nov. 14 (8-10:01 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. Each couple will dance two dances - one being a style the couple has not danced to yet, and the second being a trio dance, in which each celebrity couple will dance with a third dancer.

For the trio dance, Laurie Hernandez will dance with Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Maksim Chmerkovskiy; James Hinchcliffe will dance with Sharna Burgess and Jenna Johnson; Calvin Johnson Jr. will dance with Lindsay Arnold and Witney Carson; Terra Jolé will dance with Sasha Farber and Artem Chigvintsev; and Jana Kramer will dance with Gleb Savchenko and Alan Bersten.

The judges will score the trio dances, and the points from the couples' routines and the trio dances will be added together for the final judges' scores. 

Each celebrity will perform a foxtrot, Argentine tango, tango, rumba, quickstep, samba, jive, salsa or paso doblé. At the end of the night, one couple will be eliminated, determining the final four couples that will go on to the finals to vie for the mirrorball.

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

  • Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy - foxtrot - "Hollow" by Tori Kelly
  • James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess - Argentine tango - "Santa Maria" by Gotan Project
  • Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold - tango - "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
  • Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber - rumba - "Scars to Your Beautiful" by Alessia Cara
  • Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko - quickstep - "Go Mama" by Wayne Beckford

The couples plus a third dancer will dance to the following songs for the trio dance:

  • Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy with Maksim Chmerkovskiy - samba - "Magalenha" by Sergio Mendes
  • James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess with Jenna Johnson - jive - "Gimme Some Lovin'" by The Spencer Davis Group
  • Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold with Witney Carson - salsa - "Limbo" by Daddy Yankee
  • Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber with Artem Chigvintsev - tango - "Hideaway" by Kiesza
  • Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko with Alan Bersten - paso doblé - "Kill of the Night" by Gin Wigmore

Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and sports host Erin Andrews, "Dancing with the Stars" is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough. 

For week 10, 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. EST and closing at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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