Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 6)

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Dancing with the Stars: season 6
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Season six two-page promotional advertisement made by BLT & Associates
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 21
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run March 17, 2008 – May 20, 2008
Additional information
Celebrity winner Kristi Yamaguchi
Professional winner Mark Ballas
Season chronology
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Season six of Dancing with the Stars premiered on March 17, 2008; the first results show was a double-elimination episode airing on March 25, 2008. The show followed the format of previous seasons, with 12 couples.

On May 6, 2008 DWTS had a special two-hour edition to commemorate its 100th episode.

The most frequently-given score for this season was 29, which was awarded 9 times to leaders in several weeks.

Kristi Yamaguchi and her partner, Mark Ballas, won the competition. Kristi & Mark combined for four of the five perfect scores given out this season; she received three of them for her three Finals dances, giving her a perfect 90 out of 90.

Couples[edit]

The contestants were announced during the season finale of Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann by season two contestants Lisa Rinna, Jerry Rice, and Kenny Mayne. The contestants were:

Celebrity Occupation / known for Professional partner Status
Penn Jillette Magician Kym Johnson Eliminated 1st
on March 25, 2008
Monica Seles Tennis champion Jonathan Roberts Eliminated 2nd
on March 25, 2008
Steve Guttenberg Actor Anna Trebunskaya Eliminated 3rd
on April 1, 2008
Adam Carolla Comedian & radio host Julianne Hough Eliminated 4th
on April 8, 2008
Priscilla Presley Actress & businesswoman Louis Van Amstel Eliminated 5th
on April 15, 2008
Marlee Matlin Actress Fabian Sanchez Eliminated 6th
on April 22, 2008
Shannon Elizabeth Actress Derek Hough Eliminated 7th
on April 29, 2008
Mario R&B singer Karina Smirnoff Eliminated 8th
on May 6, 2008
Marissa Jaret Winokur Broadway actor Tony Dovolani Eliminated 9th
on May 13, 2008
Cristián de la Fuente International television star Cheryl Burke Third place
on May 20, 2008
Jason Taylor NFL player Edyta Śliwińska Runner-up
on May 20, 2008
Kristi Yamaguchi Olympic figure skater Mark Ballas Winner
on May 20, 2008

Scoring chart[edit]

Red numbers indicate the couples with the lowest score for each week.
Green numbers indicate the couples with the highest score for each week.
     indicates the couple (or couples) eliminated that week.
     indicates the returning couple that finished in the bottom two.
     indicates the returning couple was the last to be called safe (they may or may have not been in the bottom two).
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.
Couple Place 1 2 1+2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Top 3 Top 2
Kristi & Mark 1 27 27 54 27 29 29 30 26+28=54 29+26=55 29+28=57 30+30=60 +30=90
Jason & Edyta 2 22 27 49 23 29 27 24 29+26=55 29+23=52 28+27=55 24+27=51 +30=81
Cristián & Cheryl 3 21 20 41 25 26 23 27 25+21=46 28+29=57 27+29=56 26+26=52
Marissa & Tony 4 18 21 39 19 24 24 26 27+25=52 25+25=50 26+26=52
Mario & Karina 5 24 26 50 21 24 27 28 24+27=51 27+26=53
Shannon & Derek 6 21 24 45 24 28 23 24 27+24=51
Marlee & Fabian 7 22 24 46 21 24 22 21
Priscilla & Louis 8 24 21 45 26 22 21
Adam & Julianne 9 15 19 34 21 19
Steve & Anna 10 18 16 34 21
Monica & Jonathan 11 15 15 30
Penn & Kym 12 16 17 33

Weeks 1 and 2: In a Dancing with the Stars first, the competition would eliminate the lowest scoring male and female celebrity. Priscilla Presley made a Dancing with the Stars record; she was the oldest female to compete on the show. That record went to Cloris Leachman the following season. In week one, Kristi Yamaguchi danced a Foxtrot and received a total score of 2730. This was the highest first round in score in DWTS history, which would later be matched by Amber Riley in season 17 and Charlie White in season 18. Monica Seles and Adam Carolla were the lowest scoring celebrities (1530). Monica Seles and Penn Jillette were eliminated.

Week 3: Kristi Yamaguchi still kept the "top-spot" with her Tango and received a score of 2730. Because Steve Guttenberg's partner Anna became ill, her husband Jonathan Roberts helped to teach Steve the Tango. On the results show, Steve danced the Tango with Jonathan but was eliminated.

Week 4: Kristi Yamaguchi danced a Paso doble that got a score of 2930, placing her on the top spot again. Adam Carolla danced a Paso doble on a unicycle and was chosen for the encore performance. He, along with his partner Julianne Hough were eliminated. This is the very first time that Julianne Hough was eliminated.

Week 5: Kristi Yamaguchi danced a Rumba that received a score of 2930, again placing her in first place. Priscilla Presley danced a Rumba and was eliminated.

Week 6: Kristi & Mark's jive received the first perfect 3030 of the season. The country group dance was chosen as the encore for week six. Marlee Matlin was eliminated.

Week 7: Cristián de la Fuente injured his arm during his samba; the judges gave him scores based on his performance up to that point. After learning his scores, Cristián was sent to the hospital to have his arm checked; Tom Bergeron noted that the paramedics who examined Cristián felt he had suffered a muscle cramp. On the results show, Cristián revealed that he had ruptured a tendon in his left biceps muscle, an injury that will require surgery; nevertheless, he was able to continue performing. Jason & Edyta were asked to reprise their Quickstep for the encore. Like previous seasons, Jerry Rice, Kenny Mayne, and Len Goodman did segments for "Dance Center". For the first time all season, Kristi & Mark were not in first place, narrowly losing out to Jason & Edyta. Shannon Elizabeth was eliminated. (This marks the earliest that Derek Hough was ever eliminated to date.)

Week 8: Len Goodman announced on the week seven results show that each couple will be able to do one lift in each dance this week, so long as the lifts are keeping with the spirit of the dance. There was no encore from any of the dancers chosen by the judges. Cristián & Cheryl earned first place for the first time this season. Mario was eliminated.

Week 9: The contestants chose random dances from a hat. As well, the judges decided that no lifts were allowed in either of their dances in this week. Kristi and Mark were chosen to reprise their Tango for the encore performance. Marissa Jaret Winokur was eliminated in the semi-final.

Week 10: Kristi & Mark, Jason & Edyta, and Cristián & Cheryl made it to the final round. The three couples danced a group cha-cha-cha, Freestyle, and a dance of their own choosing that was danced during the season. Cheryl Burke also made a Dancing with the Stars record: She has appeared three times in a finale. Jason & Edyta and Kristi & Mark scored 3030 for their dances. After being on six seasons, Edyta Śliwińska finally made it to the final for the first time. Cristián took third, Jason second, and Kristi Yamaguchi & Mark Ballas became the champions of Dancing with the Stars season six. Yamaguchi was the first female season winner since Kelly Monaco in season one.

Average chart[edit]

Rank by
average
Place Couple Total Number of
dances
Average
1 1 Kristi & Mark 425 15 28.33
2 2 Jason & Edyta 395 15 26.3
3 5 Mario & Karina 254 10 25.4
4 3 Cristián & Cheryl 353 14 25.2
5 6 Shannon & Derek 195 8 24.4
6 4 Marissa & Tony 286 12 23.8
7 8 Priscilla & Louis 114 5 22.8
8 7 Marlee & Fabian 134 6 22.3
9 9 Adam & Julianne 74 4 18.5
10 10 Steve & Anna 55 3 18.3
11 12 Penn & Kym 33 2 16.5
12 11 Monica & Jonathan 30 2 15.0

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

The best and worst performances in each dance according to the judges' marks are as follows:

Dance Best dancer(s) Best score Worst dancer(s) Worst score
Cha-cha-cha
Face-off
Kristi Yamaguchi
Kristi Yamaguchi
28
30
Penn Jillette
Jason Taylor
16
24
Foxtrot Jason Taylor 28 Monica Seles
Adam Carolla
15
Quickstep Jason Taylor 30 Penn Jillette 17
Mambo Cristián de la Fuente 29 Monica Seles 15
Jive Kristi Yamaguchi 30 Marissa Jaret Winokur 19
Tango Jason Taylor
Kristi Yamaguchi
29 Steve Guttenberg
Adam Carolla
Mario
21
Viennese Waltz Jason Taylor 29 Priscilla Presley 22
Paso doble Kristi Yamaguchi 29 Adam Carolla 19
Rumba Kristi Yamaguchi 29 Priscilla Presley 21
Samba Cristián de la Fuente 29 Cristián de la Fuente 21
Freestyle Kristi Yamaguchi 30 Cristián de la Fuente 26

Marlee Matlin & Shannon Elizabeth are the only stars to not land on this list.

Couples' highest and lowest scoring dances[edit]

Couples Best dances Worst dances
Kristi & Mark Jive (twice), Cha-cha-cha Face-Off, & Freestyle (30) Viennese Waltz & Samba (26)
Jason & Edyta Quickstep (30) Foxtrot (22)
Cristián & Cheryl Mambo & Samba (29) Quickstep (20)
Marissa & Tony Tango (27) Cha-cha-cha (18)
Mario & Karina Rumba (28) Tango (21)
Shannon & Derek Viennese Waltz (28) Cha-cha-cha (21)
Marlee & Fabian Quickstep & Viennese Waltz (24) Jive & Mambo (21)
Priscilla & Louis Tango (26) Mambo & Rumba (21)
Adam & Julianne Tango (21) Foxtrot (15)
Steve & Anna Tango (21) Mambo (16)
Monica & Jonathan Foxtrot & Mambo (15) Foxtrot & Mambo (15)
Penn & Kym Quickstep (17) Cha-cha-cha (16)

Songs and individual scoring[edit]

Individual judges scores in charts below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli.

Week 1, night 1 men[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music
Penn & Kym 16 (5, 6, 5) Cha-cha-cha "Fool in Love"—Tina Turner
Jason & Edyta 22 (7, 8, 7) Foxtrot "Pride and Joy"—Marvin Gaye
Cristián & Cheryl 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-cha-cha "Bang Bang"—David Sanborn
Adam & Julianne 15 (5, 5, 5) Foxtrot "Mellow Yellow"—Donovan
Mario & Karina 24 (8, 8, 8) Cha-cha-cha "Request Line"—The Black Eyed Peas
Steve & Anna 18 (6, 6, 6) Foxtrot "(Up a) Lazy River"—Bobby Darin

Week 1, night 2 women[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music
Shannon & Derek 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-cha-cha "Shut Up and Drive"—Rihanna
Monica & Jonathan 15 (5, 5, 5) Foxtrot "Bubbly"—Colbie Caillat
Marissa & Tony 18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Low"—Flo Rida
Priscilla & Louis 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "Feeling Good"—Nina Simone
Kristi & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Foxtrot "The More I See You"—Michael Bublé
Marlee & Fabian 22 (7, 7, 8) Cha-cha-cha "Get on Your Feet"—Gloria Estefan

Week 2[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Steve & Anna 16 (6, 5, 5) Mambo "I Got a Girl"—Lou Bega Safe
Cristián & Cheryl 20 (7, 6, 7) Quickstep "Americano"—The Brian Setzer Orchestra Last to be called safe
Monica & Jonathan 15 (5, 5, 5) Mambo "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)"—En Vogue Eliminated
Penn & Kym 17 (6, 6, 5) Quickstep "Man With the Hex"—Atomic Fireballs Eliminated
Priscilla & Louis 21 (7, 7, 7) Mambo "Bossa Nova Hand Dance (Deixa Isso Pra La)"—Connie Francis Safe
Shannon & Derek 24 (8, 8, 8) Quickstep "Swing With Me"—Jessica Simpson Safe
Jason & Edyta 27 (9, 9, 9) Mambo "Lupita"—Perez Prado Safe
Marissa & Tony 21 (7, 7, 7) Quickstep "Flip Flop and Fly"—The Blues Brothers Last to be called safe
Adam & Julianne 19 (6, 7, 6) Mambo "House of Bamboo"—Andy Williams Safe
Marlee & Fabian 24 (8, 8, 8) Quickstep "Mack The Knife"—Rosemary Clooney Safe
Kristi & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Mambo "Hey Baby"—No Doubt Safe
Mario & Karina 26 (9, 8, 9) Quickstep "Valerie"—Amy Winehouse Safe

Week 3[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Marlee & Fabian 21 (7, 7, 7) Jive "You May Be Right"—Billy Joel Safe
Steve & Anna 21 (7, 7, 7) Tango "Jalousie"—Alfred Hause's Tango Orchestra Eliminated
Cristián & Cheryl 25 (8, 8, 9) Jive "Don't Stop Me Now"—Queen Safe
Mario & Karina 21 (7, 6, 8) Tango "El Tango de Roxanne"—Moulin Rouge! soundtrack Last to be called safe
Shannon & Derek 24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Goody Two Shoes"—Adam Ant Safe
Adam & Julianne 21 (7, 7, 7) Tango "I Can't Tell A Waltz From A Tango"—Alma Cogan Safe
Marissa & Tony 19 (6, 7, 6) Jive "Girlfriend"—Avril Lavigne Safe
Priscilla & Louis 26 (8, 9, 9) Tango "El Choclo"—Lalo Schifrin Safe
Jason & Edyta 23 (8, 7, 8) Jive "I Got a Woman"—Ray Charles Safe
Kristi & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Tango "Rio"—Duran Duran Safe

Week 4[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Kristi & Mark 29 (10, 9, 10) Paso doble "Blue Monday"—New Order Safe
Priscilla & Louis 22 (7, 7, 8) Viennese Waltz "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man"—Etta James Bottom 2
Adam & Julianne 19 (6,7,6) Paso doble "Plaza of Execution"—James Horner Eliminated
Marlee & Fabian 24 (8, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "She's Always a Woman"—Billy Joel Safe
Mario & Karina 24 (8, 7, 9) Paso doble "Higher Ground"—Stevie Wonder Safe
Jason & Edyta 29 (10, 9, 10) Viennese Waltz "It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World"—James Brown Safe
Cristián & Cheryl 26 (9, 8, 9) Paso doble "La Virgen de la Macarena"—Canadian Brass Safe
Shannon & Derek 28 (9, 10, 9) Viennese Waltz "Keep Holding On"—Avril Lavigne Safe
Marissa & Tony 24 (8, 8, 8) Paso doble "My Family is My Life"—James Horner Safe

Week 5[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Mario & Karina 27 (9, 9, 9) Samba "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"—Ella Fitzgerald and Chick Webb Safe
Priscilla & Louis 21 (7, 7, 7) Rumba "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"—Roberta Flack Eliminated
Marissa & Tony 24 (8, 8, 8) Samba "Tambourine"—Eve Safe
Cristián & Cheryl 23 (7, 8, 8) Rumba "If You're Not the One"—Daniel Bedingfield Bottom 2
Marlee & Fabian 22 (7, 7, 8) Samba "Samba Hey"—El General Safe
Kristi & Mark 29 (9, 10, 10) Rumba "Say"—John Mayer Safe
Shannon & Derek 23 (8, 8, 7) Samba "Pon de Replay"—Rihanna Safe
Jason & Edyta 27 (9, 9, 9) Rumba "You're All I Need to Get By"—Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Safe

Week 6[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Jason & Edyta 24 (8, 8, 8) Cha-cha-cha "Best of My Love"—The Emotions Safe
Shannon & Derek 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "True Colors"—Cyndi Lauper Safe
Marlee & Fabian 21 (7, 7, 7) Mambo "Mi Tierra"—Gloria Estefan Eliminated
Cristián & Cheryl 27 (9, 9, 9) Foxtrot "Come Fly with Me"—Frank Sinatra Safe
Marissa & Tony 26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "Delilah"—Tom Jones Safe
Kristi & Mark 30 (10, 10, 10) Jive "Rip it Up"—Little Richard Safe
Mario & Karina 28 (9, 9, 10) Rumba "Let's Get it On"—Marvin Gaye Bottom 2
Shannon & Derek
Marissa & Tony
Kristi & Mark
Marlee & Fabian
Mario & Karina
Cristian & Cheryl
Jason & Edyta
N/A Group Country Western "Cotton-Eyed Joe"—The Nashville Riders

Week 7[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Marissa & Tony 27 (9, 9, 9) Tango "Champagne Tango"—Carlos Di Sarli Bottom 2
25 (9, 8, 8) Rumba "Quando, Quando, Quando"—Engelbert Humperdinck
Cristián & Cheryl 25 (8, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "I'll Make Love to You"—Boyz II Men Safe
21 (7, 7, 7) Samba "Sobe Son"—Miami Sound Machine
Kristi & Mark 26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "I'm with You"—Avril Lavigne Safe
28 (10, 8, 10) Cha-cha-cha "Don't Stop the Music"—Rihanna
Mario & Karina 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "I'm Your Man"—Leonard Cohen Safe
27 (9, 9, 9) Mambo "Mambo a la Sandoval"—Angel Melendez
Shannon & Derek 27 (9, 9, 9) Tango "Tanguedia II"—Ástor Piazzolla Eliminated
24 (8, 8, 8) Mambo "Ain't Nothing Wrong with That"—Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Jason & Edyta 29 (10, 9, 10) Quickstep "The Dirty Boogie"—The Brian Setzer Orchestra Safe
26 (9, 8, 9) Paso doble "Heavy Action"—Johnny Pearson

Week 8[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Kristi & Mark 29 (9, 10, 10) Quickstep "Billy a Dick"—Klaus Hallen Safe
26 (8, 9, 9) Samba "Volare"—Gipsy Kings
Mario & Karina 27 (9, 9, 9) Viennese Waltz "If I Ain't Got You"—Alicia Keys Eliminated
26 (9, 8, 9) Jive "Little Bitty Pretty One"—Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Marissa & Tony 25 (9, 8, 8) Foxtrot "New York, New York"—Frank Sinatra Safe
25 (8, 8, 9) Mambo "Ritmo de Chunga"—Perez Prado
Jason & Edyta 29 (10, 9, 10) Tango "Tango Barbaro"—Lalo Schifrin Last to be called safe
23 (8, 7, 8) Samba "It Had Better Be Tonight"—Michael Bublé
Cristián & Cheryl 28 (10, 9, 9) Tango "Beat It"—Michael Jackson Safe
29 (10, 9, 10) Mambo "Saca Tu Mujer"—Tito Puente, Jr.

Week 9[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Jason & Edyta 28 (9, 10, 9) Foxtrot "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"—Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald Safe
27 (9, 9, 9) Paso doble "El Gato Montes"—Manuel Panella
Marissa & Tony 26 (9, 9, 8) Quickstep "Around the World"—Buddy Greco Eliminated
26 (8, 9, 9) Rumba "Just the Two of Us"—Grover Washington, Jr.
Cristián & Cheryl 27 (9, 9, 9) Viennese Waltz "Satellite"—Dave Matthews Band Last to be called safe
29 (10, 9, 10) Samba "Sweetheart from Venezuela"—Harry Belafonte
Kristi & Mark 29 (10, 9, 10) Tango "Midnight Tango"—Arthur Murray Orchestra Safe
28 (9, 9, 10) Jive "Nutbush City Limits"—Tina Turner

Week 10[edit]

Running order
Couple Score Style Music Result
Kristi & Mark 30 (10, 10, 10) Cha-cha-cha "Dancing on the Ceiling"—Lionel Richie Winner
30 (10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Workin' Day and Night"—Michael Jackson
30 (10, 10, 10) Jive "Rip it Up"—Little Richard
Jason & Edyta 24 (8, 8, 8) Cha-cha-cha "Dancing on the Ceiling"—Lionel Richie Runner-up
27 (9, 9, 9) Freestyle "Miami"—Will Smith
30 (10, 10, 10) Quickstep "The Dirty Boogie"—The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Cristián & Cheryl 26 (8, 9, 9) Cha-cha-cha "Dancing on the Ceiling"—Lionel Richie Third place
26 (9, 8, 9) Freestyle "Suavemente"—Elvis Crespo
N/A Paso doble "La Virgen de la Macarena" — Canadian Brass

Call-out order[edit]

Tom Beregeron's and Samantha Harris's call-out order
Order 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Steve & Anna Kristi & Mark Jason & Edyta Kristi & Mark Shannon & Derek Kristi & Mark Marissa & Tony Kristi & Mark Kristi & Mark Kristi & Mark
2 Shannon & Derek Adam & Julianne Kristi & Mark Jason & Edyta Cristián & Cheryl Mario & Karina Kristi & Mark Jason & Edyta Jason & Edyta Jason & Edyta
3 Jason & Edyta Priscilla & Louis Marlee & Fabian Mario & Karina Marissa & Tony Cristián & Cheryl Cristián & Cheryl Cristián & Cheryl Cristián & Cheryl
4 Marlee & Fabian Marissa & Tony Cristián & Cheryl Marissa & Tony Kristi & Mark Jason & Edyta Jason & Edyta Marissa & Tony
5 Kristi & Mark Marlee & Fabian Mario & Karina Shannon & Derek Jason & Edyta Marissa & Tony Mario & Karina
6 Mario & Karina Jason & Edyta Shannon & Derek Marlee & Fabian Mario & Karina Shannon & Derek
7 Priscilla & Louis Cristián & Cheryl Marissa & Tony Cristián & Cheryl Marlee & Fabian
8 Adam & Julianne Shannon & Derek Priscilla & Louis Priscilla & Louis
9 Cristián & Cheryl Mario & Karina Adam & Julianne
10 Marissa & Tony Steve & Anna
11 Monica & Jonathan
12 Penn & Kym
     This couple had the encore for the week
     This couple came in first place with the judges
     This couple came in first place with the judges and had the encore for the week
     This couple came in last place with the judges
     This couple came in last place with the judges and was eliminated
     This couple was eliminated
     This couple was eliminated and had the encore for the week
     This had the encore for the week, and came in last with the judges, and/or was eliminated
     This couple won the competition
     This couple came second in the competition
     This couple came in third in the competition
     This couple finished as a semi-finalist and came in last place with the judges

Dance chart[edit]

Team Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Kristi & Mark Foxtrot Mambo Tango Paso doble Rumba Jive Country-Western Viennese Waltz Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Samba Tango Jive Cha-cha-cha Freestyle Jive
Jason & Edyta Foxtrot Mambo Jive Viennese Waltz Rumba Cha-cha-cha Country-Western Quickstep Paso doble Tango Samba Foxtrot Paso doble Cha-cha-cha Freestyle Quickstep
Cristián & Cheryl Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive Paso doble Rumba Foxtrot Country-Western Viennese Waltz Samba Tango Mambo Viennese Waltz Samba Cha-cha-cha Freestyle Paso doble
Marissa & Tony Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive Paso doble Samba Viennese Waltz Country-Western Tango Rumba Foxtrot Mambo Quickstep Rumba Paso doble
Mario & Karina Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Tango Paso doble Samba Rumba Country-Western Foxtrot Mambo Viennese Waltz Jive Mambo
Shannon & Derek Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive Viennese Waltz Samba Rumba Country-Western Tango Mambo Quickstep
Marlee & Fabian Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive Viennese Waltz Samba Mambo Country-Western Mambo
Priscilla & Louis Foxtrot Mambo Tango Viennese Waltz Rumba Tango
Adam & Julianne Foxtrot Mambo Tango Paso doble Paso doble
Steve & Anna Foxtrot Mambo Tango Tango
Monica & Jonathan Foxtrot Mambo Mambo
Penn & Kym Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Cha-cha-cha
     Highest Scoring Dance
     Lowest Scoring Dance
     Performed but not scored

Junior ballroom dancing competition[edit]

  • Names in bold are the winners of the round.
Date Round Pair Dance Votes
April 8, 2008 1 Aaron & Daniela Samba Len Goodman
Aaron & Rashell Paso doble Carrie Ann Inaba & Bruno Tonioli
April 15, 2008 2 Dmitriy & Michelle Jive Carrie Ann Inaba
Jaryd & Cara Cha-cha-cha Len Goodman & Bruno Tonioli
April 22, 2008 3 Brandon & Brittany Cha-cha-cha Carrie Ann Inaba & Bruno Tonioli
Austin & Liza Samba Len Goodman
May 13, 2008 4 Aaron & Rashell Cha-cha-cha The public voted
for the winner,
announced on May 20, 2008.
Jaryd & Cara Samba
Brandon & Brittany Paso doble

Musical guests & performance dancers[edit]

Date Artist Tracks performed Dancers
March 26, 2008 The Jonas Brothers "Take On Me" Tony Dovolani, Edyta Śliwińska, Jonathan Roberts, and Anna Trebunskaya
"When You Look Me in the Eyes" Louis van Amstel and Cheryl Burke
April 1, 2008 Kylie Minogue "All I See" Kylie Minogue's dancers
"Can't Get You Out Of My Head" Mark Ballas and Julianne Hough (Derek Hough was supposed to dance but he pulled his neck out)
April 8, 2008 Sheryl Crow "All I Wanna Do" Tony Dovolani, Edyta Śliwińska, Kym Johnson, and Fabian Sanchez
"Out of Our Heads" Delyan Terziev and Boriana Deltcheva (Latin Dance Champions)
April 15, 2008 James Blunt "Carry You Home" Eric Luna and Georgia Ambarian (World Dance Champions)
Ozomatli "Esa Morena" Jonathan Roberts, Derek Hough, Louis van Amstel, Fabian Sanchez, Edyta Śliwińska, Karina Smirnoff, Anna Trebunskaya, and Kym Johnson
April 22, 2008 Ashlee Simpson "Boys" Artem Chigvintsev, Genya Mazo, Lilit Avagyan, and Anna Tovbin
April 29, 2008 Def Leppard "Pour Some Sugar on Me" Mark Ballas, Anna Trebunskaya, Tony Dovolani, Karina Smirnoff, Louis van Amstel, and Cheryl Burke
"Nine Lives" Jose DeCamps and Joanna Zacharewicz
May 6, 2008 Rascal Flatts "Everyday" Apolo Anton Ohno and Julianne Hough
"Life Is a Highway" Mel B and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
May 20, 2008 Usher "Love in This Club" Usher's dancers
"Yeah!" Usher's dancers and DWTS pros Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough, Artem Chigvintsev, Karina Smirnoff, and Kym Johnson

Macy's Stars of Dance[edit]

Date Performers
March 26, 2008 Jacques Heim of the Diavolo Dance Theatre and Cirque du Soleil
April 1, 2008 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancers
April 22, 2008 Riverdance
May 6, 2008 Mario Lopez and the cast of Broadway's A Chorus Line
Professional 100th Episode Dance: Kym Johnson, Cheryl Burke, Ashly DelGrosso, Karina Smirnoff, Anna Trebunskaya, Elena Grinenko, Jonathan Roberts, Derek Hough, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Alec Mazo, Louis van Amstel, Fabian Sanchez
May 13, 2008 Omarion, Award-winning choreographer Travis Payne and dancers in tribute to Michael Jackson's Thriller

External links[edit]