The 11 Remaining Celebrities Dance on One of the Biggest Shows Ever as the Spectacle of Cirque du Soleil Night Comes to ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ Oct. 3

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DNCE Performs Their New Single, “Body Moves,” and the Third Elimination of the Season will Take Place on ‘Dancing with the Stars: The Results,’ Oct. 4


“Episode 2304” – One of the biggest shows “Dancing with the Stars” has ever put on will unfold on the ballroom floor as the 11 remaining celebrities perform big spectacle dances for Cirque du Soleil® night, on “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, OCT. 3 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform a dance inspired by a Cirque du Soleil show, while Cirque du Soleil acrobats, aerialists, dancers and fire stick performers perform alongside them. Get ready to witness a night of pure magical entertainment as the couples dance to such Cirque du Soleil shows as KÀ, Zumanity, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities, PARAMOUR, Michael Jackson ONE, “O”, The Beatles LOVE, Mystère and La Nouba.


Each Couple Will Dance to the Following Cirque du Soleil Shows (in alphabetical order):


Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds & Allison Holker – The Beatles LOVE


Marilu Henner & Derek Hough – KÀ


Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Michael Jackson ONE


James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess – PARAMOUR


Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold – KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities


Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber – “O”


Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko – The Beatles LOVE


Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke – “O”


Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev – Mystère


Amber Rose & Maksim Chmerkovskiy – Zumanity


Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle) & Witney Carson – La Nouba


No couples will be eliminated on this episode.


“Episode 2304A” – The third elimination of the season will take place on “Dancing with the Stars: The Results,” live, TUESDAY, OCT. 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. DNCE will perform their new single, “Body Moves,” and there will be an all-male dance number in which the male pros of “Dancing with the Stars” perform to the song, “Ain’t No Sunshine.”  In addition, Derek Hough will choreograph and dance to a special number. Never-before-seen footage, backstage conversations, additional judges’ reactions and a recap of the amazing performances from the first ever Cirque du Soleil night will also be shown.


At the end of the night, the third elimination of the season, based on combined viewer and judges’ scores from Oct. 3, will take place.


Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews (sports host and “Dancing with the Stars” season 10 finalist), “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 head judge, Len Goodman, dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough.


For week four, 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 and on Facebook at is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT and closing at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday evenings.


“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Rob Wade, 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.



About BBC Worldwide Productions

BBC Worldwide Productions is a key business under BBC Worldwide North America, the U.S. division of the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BBC Worldwide.  Based in Los Angeles, BBC Worldwide Productions develops and produces scripted and unscripted projects based on BBC formats/brands for cable and broadcast networks, as well as digital platforms. Key titles include “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC), “Getting On” (HBO), “Top Gear” (History), the limited series “The Night Of” (HBO) and the upcoming game show, “Hypnotize Me” (FOX).


About Cirque du Soleil

From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 160 million spectators in 400 cities in sixty countries on six continents.