Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 25)

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Dancing with the Stars
(season 25)
Dwts season 25 poster.png
Promotional poster featuring pro dancers Sharna Burgess and Alan Bersten
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 12
Release
Original network ABC
Original release September 18 (2017-09-18) – November 21, 2017 (2017-11-21)
Additional information
Celebrity winner Jordan Fisher
Professional winner Lindsay Arnold
Season chronology
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Season twenty-five of Dancing with the Stars premiered on September 18, 2017, on the ABC network.[1]

On November 21, 2017, actor and singer Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold were declared the winners, marking Arnold's first win. Violinist and composer Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas finished second, while actor and race car driver Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson finished third. Having won at age 23, Fisher is currently the youngest male winner of the show, surpassing short track speed skating competitor Apolo Anton Ohno (season 4). Fisher also currently holds the record for most perfect scores by a celebrity in a season (9), surpassing Bindi Irwin (season 21) and Laurie Hernandez (season 23).

Cast[edit]

Couples[edit]

Good Morning America announced the professional dancers who would be competing in the upcoming season.[2] The two professionals from the previous season that did not return were Kym Johnson-Herjavec and Sasha Farber. Farber returned to the troupe, and Mark Ballas, who last appeared on season 22, also returned. Alan Bersten, a troupe member since season 20, was promoted to pro. On September 4, it was revealed that Cheryl Burke was the thirteenth pro added to the lineup.[3] Drew Scott was announced as the first celebrity competing for the season partnered with Emma Slater.[4] On September 6, the rest of the cast was revealed on Good Morning America.[5]

Celebrity Notability (known for) Professional partner Status Ref.
Barbara Corcoran Shark Tank panelist & businesswoman Keo Motsepe Eliminated 1st
on September 25, 2017
[6]
Debbie Gibson Singer-songwriter & Broadway actress Alan Bersten Eliminated 2nd
on September 26, 2017
[7]
Derek Fisher Former NBA point guard Sharna Burgess Eliminated 3rd
on October 9, 2017
[8]
Sasha Pieterse Pretty Little Liars actress Gleb Savchenko Eliminated 4th
on October 16, 2017
[9]
Nick Lachey 98 Degrees singer Peta Murgatroyd Eliminated 5th
on October 23, 2017
[10]
Nikki Bella Wrestler & model Artem Chigvintsev Eliminated 6th
on October 30, 2017
[11]
Vanessa Lachey Actress & television host Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Alan Bersten (week 3)
Terrell Owens Former NFL wide receiver Cheryl Burke Eliminated 8th
on November 6, 2017
[12]
Victoria Arlen TV host & former paralympic swimmer Valentin Chmerkovskiy Eliminated 9th
on November 13, 2017
[13]
Drew Scott Property Brothers co-host Emma Slater Eliminated 10th
on November 20, 2017
[14]
Frankie Muniz Actor & race car driver Witney Carson Third place
on November 21, 2017
[15]
Lindsey Stirling Violinist & composer Mark Ballas Runner-up
on November 21, 2017
Jordan Fisher Singer & actor Lindsay Arnold Winner
on November 21, 2017

Hosts and judges[edit]

Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews returned as hosts, while Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli returned as judges.[16] Julianne Hough did not return as a permanent judge this season, though she did return as a guest judge during the first night of the finals.[17] On October 23, singer Shania Twain joined the panel as a guest judge.[18]

Dance troupe[edit]

The dance troupe members for the season are former pros Sasha Farber and Jenna Johnson, and season 24 troupe members Artur Adamski, Brandon Armstrong, Hayley Erbert, and Britt Stewart.[19]

Scoring charts[edit]

Couple Place 1 2 3 22+3 4 5 6[a] 7 8 9 10[b]
1 2 Top 4 Top 3
Jordan & Lindsay 1 22 24 24 25 49 29 30 39 30+24=54 30+30=60 28+30=58 40+40=80 +30+30=140
Lindsey & Mark 2 22 21 24 27 51 26 28 40 27+24=51 26+28=54 29+28=57 40+40=80 +30+30=140
Frankie & Witney 3 19 23 25 21 46 24 29 31 30+30=60 26+27=53 25+26=51 38+38=76 +30+28=134
Drew & Emma 4 16 20 21 23 44 24 25 30 27+30=57 22+25=47 24+24=48 36+39=75
Victoria & Val 5 19 24 20 22 42 27 27 31 27+30=57 24+24=48 27+29=56
Terrell & Cheryl 6 15 20 19 21 40 24 25 37 25+24=49 27+24=51
Nikki & Artem 7 20 21 18 21 39 24 27 36 24+24=48
Vanessa & Maks 21 24 23 23 46 24 24 36 24+30=54
Nick & Peta 9 18 19 19 21 40 22 22 26
Sasha & Gleb 10 18 23 22 19 41 24 24
Derek & Sharna 11 18 19 19 21 40 23
Debbie & Alan 12 17 20 21
Barbara & Keo 13 14 17
Red numbers indicate the lowest score for each week
Green numbers indicate the highest score for each week
     the couple eliminated that week
     the returning couple that was the last to be called safe
     the winning couple
     the runner-up couple
     the third-place couple

Average score chart[edit]

This table only counts dances scored on a 30-point scale (scores by guest judges are excluded).

Rank by
average
Place Couple Total
points
Number
of dances
Average
1 1 Jordan & Lindsay 475 17 27.9
2 2 Lindsey & Mark 460 27.1
3 3 Frankie & Witney 442 26.0
4 5 Victoria & Val 324 13 24.9
5 7 Vanessa & Maks 220 9 24.4
6 4 Drew & Emma 357 15 23.8
7 7 Nikki & Artem 206 9 22.9
8 6 Terrell & Cheryl 251 11 22.8
9 10 Sasha & Gleb 130 6 21.7
10 11 Derek & Sharna 100 5 20.0
9 Nick & Peta 140 7
12 12 Debbie & Alan 58 3 19.3
13 13 Barbara & Keo 31 2 15.5

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

The best and worst performances in each dance according to the judges' 30-point scale (scores by guest judges are excluded) are as follows:

Dance Highest scored dancer(s) Highest score Lowest scored dancer(s) Lowest score
Cha-cha-cha Frankie Muniz
Drew Scott
25 Terrell Owens 15
Foxtrot Jordan Fisher 30 Drew Scott 16
Salsa Jordan Fisher 30 Barbara Corcoran 14
Tango Lindsey Stirling 28 Barbara Corcoran 17
Quickstep Jordan Fisher
Lindsey Stirling
30 Debbie Gibson
Drew Scott
20
Waltz Vanessa Lachey 24 Nikki Bella 21
Viennese Waltz Victoria Arlen 27 Nikki Bella 21
Samba Jordan Fisher 30 Nikki Bella 18
Rumba Jordan Fisher 29 Victoria Arlen 20
Paso doble Jordan Fisher 30 Derek Fisher 19
Argentine tango Lindsey Stirling
Frankie Muniz
30 Nick Lachey 19
Jazz Lindsey Stirling 28 Sasha Pieterse 19
Jive Jordan Fisher
Lindsey Stirling
30 Drew Scott
Nikki Bella
Victoria Arlen
24
Charleston Jordan Fisher 30 Jordan Fisher 25
Contemporary Frankie Muniz 30 Nick Lachey 22
Team dance Victoria Arlen
Vanessa Lachey
Frankie Muniz
Drew Scott
30 Nikki Bella
Jordan Fisher
Terrell Owens
Lindsey Stirling
24
Freestyle Jordan Fisher
Lindsey Stirling
30 Frankie Muniz 28
Fusion dance Lindsey Stirling
Jordan Fisher
30 Frankie Muniz 28

Couples' highest and lowest scoring dances[edit]

Scores are based upon a potential 30-point maximum (team dances and scores by guest judges are excluded).

Couple Highest scoring dance(s) Lowest scoring dance(s)
Jordan & Lindsay Foxtrot, Paso doble, Quickstep, Salsa, Jive, Charleston, Freestyle, Samba & Salsa/Paso doble fusion (30) Tango (22)
Lindsey & Mark Argentine tango, Quickstep, Freestyle, Jive & Cha-cha-cha/Tango fusion (30) Quickstep (21)
Frankie & Witney Contemporary & Argentine tango (30) Foxtrot (19)
Drew & Emma Freestyle (29) Foxtrot (16)
Victoria & Val Charleston (29) Cha-cha-cha (19)
Terrell & Cheryl Jive & Charleston (27) Cha-cha-cha (15)
Nikki & Artem Jazz & Argentine tango (27) Samba (18)
Vanessa & Maks Quickstep (27) Cha-cha-cha (21)
Nick & Peta Contemporary & Quickstep (22) Cha-cha-cha (18)
Sasha & Gleb Foxtrot & Rumba (24) Cha-cha-cha (18)
Derek & Sharna Jazz (23) Salsa (18)
Debbie & Alan Argentine tango (21) Foxtrot (17)
Barbara & Keo Tango (17) Salsa (14)

Weekly scores[edit]

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

Week 1: First Dances[edit]

The couples danced the cha-cha-cha, foxtrot, salsa or tango.

Running order
Couple Scores[20] Dance Music[21]
Terrell & Cheryl 15 (5, 5, 5) Cha-cha-cha "Ain't Too Proud to Beg"—The Temptations
Debbie & Alan 17 (6, 5, 6) Foxtrot "Lost in Your Eyes"—Debbie Gibson
Sasha & Gleb 18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Like That"—Fleur East
Drew & Emma 16 (6, 5, 5) Foxtrot "Our House"—Madness
Barbara & Keo 14 (5, 4, 5) Salsa "Money Maker"—Ludacris feat. Pharrell Williams
Jordan & Lindsay 22 (8, 7, 7) Tango "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back"—Shawn Mendes
Nick & Peta 18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Come Get It Bae"—Pharrell Williams
Vanessa & Maks 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-cha-cha "Woman"—Kesha feat. The Dap-Kings Horns
Frankie & Witney 19 (7, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Sign of the Times"—Harry Styles
Nikki & Artem 20 (7, 7, 6) Tango "So What"—Pink
Derek & Sharna 18 (6, 6, 6) Salsa "Basketball"—Kurtis Blow
Victoria & Val 19 (7, 6, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Born Ready"—The Disco Fries feat. Hope Murphy
Lindsey & Mark 22 (7, 8, 7) Cha-cha-cha "Don't Worry"—Madcon feat. Ray Dalton

Week 2: Ballroom Night / Latin Night[edit]

The couples had to prepare two new dances to be performed on two consecutive nights. On Monday, the couples performed an unlearned ballroom routine, with one couple being eliminated at the end of the show. On Tuesday, the remaining couples performed an unlearned Latin routine, with another couple being eliminated.

Argentine tango, paso doble, quickstep, rumba, samba, Viennese Waltz, and waltz are introduced.

Running order (Night 1)
Couple Scores[6] Dance Music[22] Result
Debbie & Alan 20 (7, 6, 7) Quickstep "This Is My Time"—Amy Stroup Safe
Nikki & Artem 21 (7, 7, 7) Waltz "Come Away with Me"—Norah Jones Safe
Lindsey & Mark 21 (7, 7, 7) Quickstep "Swing Set"—Jurassic 5 Safe
Barbara & Keo 17 (6, 5, 6) Tango "Whatever Lola Wants"—Sarah Vaughan Eliminated
Nick & Peta 19 (7, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Mandy"—Barry Manilow Safe
Drew & Emma 20 (7, 6, 7) Quickstep "Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)"—Louis Prima Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "Hit Me with a Hot Note"—Tami Tappan Damiano Safe
Frankie & Witney 23 (8, 7, 8) Tango "Whatever It Takes"—Imagine Dragons Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 20 (7, 6, 7) Foxtrot "Pillowtalk"—ZAYN Last to be called safe
Sasha & Gleb 23 (8, 8, 7) Viennese Waltz "I'm Going Down"—Rose Royce Safe
Victoria & Val 24 (8, 8, 8) Tango "Look What You Made Me Do"—Taylor Swift Safe
Derek & Sharna 19 (6, 6, 7) Foxtrot "Hallelujah I Love Her So"—Ray Charles Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 24 (8, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "Count on Me"—Judah Kelly Safe
Running order (Night 2)
Couple Scores[7] Dance Music[23] Result
Nikki & Artem 18 (6, 6, 6) Samba "Despacito"—Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee Safe
Victoria & Val 20 (7, 6, 7) Rumba "Easy"—Sky Ferreira Safe
Derek & Sharna 19 (7, 6, 6) Paso doble "Diablo Rojo"—Rodrigo y Gabriela Safe
Sasha & Gleb 22 (8, 7, 7) Samba "Most Girls"—Hailee Steinfeld Safe
Nick & Peta 19 (7, 6, 6) Argentine tango "She's a Lady"—Lion Babe Last to be called safe
Jordan & Lindsay 24 (8, 8, 8) Samba "Mi Gente"—J Balvin & Willy William Safe
Drew & Emma 21 (7, 7, 7) Rumba "Lights Down Low"—MAX feat. gnash Safe
Debbie & Alan 21 (7, 7, 7) Argentine tango "Havana"—Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug Eliminated
Vanessa & Maks 23 (8, 8, 7) Salsa "Instruction"—Jax Jones feat. Demi Lovato & Stefflon Don Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 19 (6, 6, 7) Samba "Hot in Herre"—Nelly Safe
Lindsey & Mark 24 (8, 8, 8) Salsa "Mani Picao"—Ricky Campanelli Safe
Frankie & Witney 25 (8, 8, 9) Cha-cha-cha "Perm"—Bruno Mars Safe

Week 3: Guilty Pleasures Night[edit]

The couples performed one unlearned dance to a song that reminded them of their secret indulgences.

Charleston, jazz and jive are introduced.

At the start of the show, a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, which occurred the previous day.[24] It was announced at the beginning of the show that, due to the tragedy, no elimination would take place.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy was unable to perform due to an unspecified personal issue, so eliminated pro Alan Bersten danced with Vanessa Lachey instead.

Running order
Couple Scores[25] Dance Music[26] Guilty pleasure
Drew & Emma 23 (8, 7, 8) Argentine tango "Red Right Hand"—Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds TV crime dramas
Derek & Sharna 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-cha-cha "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"—DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reruns
Victoria & Val 22 (8, 7, 7) Quickstep "Tubthumping"—Chumbawamba Listening to "Tubthumping"
Vanessa & Alan 23 (7, 8, 8) Jazz "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"—Cyndi Lauper Girls' nights
Nikki & Artem 21 (7, 7, 7) Viennese Waltz "Love on the Brain"—Rihanna Romance novels
Frankie & Witney 21 (7, 7, 7) Samba "It's Gonna Be Me"—NSYNC Boy bands
Lindsey & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Jive "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"—Wham! Wearing pajamas all day
Sasha & Gleb 19 (7, 6, 6) Jazz "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)"—The Four Tops Baking
Nick & Peta 21 (7, 7, 7) Jazz "Jump (For My Love)"—The Pointer Sisters Romantic comedies
Terrell & Cheryl 21 (7, 7, 7) Salsa "The Breaks"—Kurtis Blow Breakdancing
Jordan & Lindsay 25 (9, 7, 9) Charleston "The Glory Days"—Michael Giacchino Comic books

Week 4: Most Memorable Year Night[edit]

The couples danced one unlearned dance to celebrate the most memorable year of their lives.

Contemporary is introduced.

Running order
Couple Scores[8] Dance Music[27] Result
Frankie & Witney 24 (8, 8, 8) Quickstep "Adventure of a Lifetime"—Coldplay Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 24 (8, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "I Have Nothing"—Whitney Houston Safe
Nikki & Artem 24 (8, 8, 8) Contemporary "Fight Song"—Rachel Platten Safe
Nick & Peta 22 (8, 7, 7) Contemporary "Falling Slowly"—Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová Last to be called safe
Lindsey & Mark 26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "Anchor"—Mindy Gledhill Safe
Derek & Sharna 23 (7, 8, 8) Jazz "Move On Up"—Curtis Mayfield Eliminated
Jordan & Lindsay 29 (10, 9, 10) Contemporary "Take Me Home"—Us the Duo Safe
Sasha & Gleb 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "Over My Head (Cable Car)"—The Fray Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)"—Nick Lachey Safe
Drew & Emma 24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Don't Stop Me Now"—Queen Safe
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Foxtrot "I Lived"—OneRepublic Safe

Week 5: Disney Night[edit]

The couples performed one unlearned dance to a song from a Disney film to celebrate Walt Disney through the years. All performances were chronological, based on when the couple's respective movie was released.

Running order
Couple Scores[9] Dance Music[28] Disney film Result
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Jazz "Steamboat Willie Suite"—Wilfred Jackson & Bert Lewis Steamboat Willie Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Waltz "Un jour mon prince viendra"—Nikki Yanofsky Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Safe
Lindsey & Mark 28 (9, 10, 9) Foxtrot "When You Wish Upon a Star"—Ray Chew Pinocchio Safe
Nick & Peta 22 (7, 8, 7) Quickstep "The Bare Necessities"—Phil Harris & Bruce Reitherman The Jungle Book Safe
Drew & Emma 25 (9, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "Rainbow Connection"—Kermit the Frog The Muppet Movie Safe
Sasha & Gleb 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Kiss the Girl"—Samuel E. Wright The Little Mermaid Eliminated
Terrell & Cheryl 25 (9, 8, 8) Quickstep "I Just Can't Wait to Be King"—Jason Weaver, Rowan Atkinson & Laura Williams The Lion King Safe
Frankie & Witney 29 (10, 9, 10) Argentine tango "Angelica"—Rodrigo y Gabriela Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Last to be called safe
Jordan & Lindsay 30 (10, 10, 10) Foxtrot "You're Welcome"—Jordan Fisher feat. Lin-Manuel Miranda Moana Safe
Nikki & Artem 27 (9, 9, 9) Jazz "Remember Me"—Benjamin Bratt Coco Safe

Week 6: A Night at the Movies[edit]

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

The couples performed one unlearned dance, capturing the spirit of a specific movie genre.

Running order
Couple Scores[10] Dance Music[18] Movie genre Result
Nikki & Artem 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Argentine tango "Dernière danse"—Indila Foreign Safe
Drew & Emma 30 (7, 7, 9, 7) Paso doble "Legend"—The Score Action Safe
Nick & Peta 26 (7, 6, 7, 6) Samba "Wild Wild West"—Will Smith feat. Dru Hill & Kool Moe Dee Western Eliminated
Victoria & Val 31 (8, 8, 7, 8) Paso doble "We Will Rock You"—Queen Sports Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 37 (9, 9, 10, 9) Jive "Feel It Still"—Portugal. The Man Spy Last to be called safe
Frankie & Witney 31 (7, 8, 8, 8) Jazz "Holly Rock"—Sheila E. Animation Safe
Vanessa & Maks 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Quickstep "Let's Be Bad"—Smash cast feat. Megan Hilty Musical Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 39 (10, 9, 10, 10) Rumba "Supermarket Flowers"—Ed Sheeran Drama Safe
Lindsey & Mark 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Argentine tango "Human"—Sevdaliza Sci-fi Safe

Week 7: Halloween Night[edit]

The couples performed one unlearned dance and a team dance to Halloween themes and songs.

Running order
Couple Scores[11] Dance Music[29] Result
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Viennese Waltz "The Night We Met"—Lord Huron Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 30 (10, 10, 10) Paso doble "Animals"—Martin Garrix Safe
Nikki & Artem 24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "I Put a Spell on You"—Bette Midler Eliminated
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Paso doble "Game of Survival"—Ruelle
Terrell & Cheryl 25 (8, 8, 9) Tango "Super Freak"—Rick James Last to be called safe
Lindsey & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Paso doble "Roundtable Rival"—Lindsey Stirling Safe
Frankie & Witney 30 (10, 10, 10) Contemporary "Every Breath You Take"—Chase Holfelder Safe
Drew & Emma 27 (9, 9, 9) Charleston "Remains of the Day"—Danny Elfman Safe
Nikki & Artem
Lindsey & Mark
Terrell & Cheryl
Jordan & Lindsay
24 (8, 8, 8) Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
"Monster Mash"—Bobby "Boris" Pickett
Vanessa & Maks
Frankie & Witney
Victoria & Val
Drew & Emma
30 (10, 10, 10) Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
"The Phantom of the Opera"—Sarah Brightman & Michael Crawford

Week 8: Celebrity Trio Dances (Quarterfinals)[edit]

The couples performed an unlearned dance and a trio dance. Unlike in prior seasons, where the trios involved eliminated pros or troupe members, the trios were instead composed of past celebrity winners or finalists.

Running order
Couple
(Trio Dance Partner)
Scores[12] Dance Music[30] Result
Terrell & Cheryl
(Kelly Monaco)
27 (9, 9, 9) Charleston "Bad Boy Good Man"—Tape Five feat. Henrik Wager Eliminated
24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Slow Hands"—Niall Horan
Drew & Emma
(Rashad Jennings)
22 (7, 7, 8) Waltz "Both Sides Now (Torch Songs)"—Years & Years Safe
25 (9, 8, 8) Cha-cha-cha "Get Up Offa That Thing"—James Brown
Victoria & Val
(Laurie Hernandez)
24 (8, 8, 8) Argentine tango "Down"—Marian Hill Safe
24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Magic"—B.o.B feat. Rivers Cuomo
Lindsey & Mark
(Kristi Yamaguchi)
26 (9, 8, 9) Samba "Morning Drums"—Gregor Salto Safe
28 (10, 9, 9) Jazz "Let's Face the Music and Dance"—Seth MacFarlane
Frankie & Witney
(Alfonso Ribeiro)
26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "Perfect"—Ed Sheeran Last to be called safe
27 (9, 9, 9) Jive "Good Place"—Leo Soul
Jordan & Lindsay
(Corbin Bleu)
30 (10, 10, 10) Quickstep "Chuck Berry"—Pharrell Williams Safe
30 (10, 10, 10) Salsa "Que Viva la Vida"—Wisin

Week 9: Semifinals[edit]

The couples performed an unlearned dance using music chosen by the pros, as well as a dance that reinterpreted an iconic routine from a previous season.

Running order
Couple Scores[13] Dance Music (Iconic Routine)[31] Result
Drew & Emma 24 (8, 8, 8) Tango "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"—The Proclaimers Safe
24 (8, 8, 8) Jazz "Yeah!"—Usher feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris (Corbin & Karina, season 17)
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Contemporary "To Build a Home"—The Cinematic Orchestra feat. Patrick Watson Eliminated
29 (9, 10, 10) Charleston "Bang Bang"—will.i.am (Amber & Derek, season 17)
Jordan & Lindsay 28 (9, 9, 10) Argentine tango "Brother"—NEEDTOBREATHE feat. Gavin DeGraw Safe
30 (10, 10, 10) Jive "Proud Mary"—Tina Turner (Paige & Mark, season 22)
Lindsey & Mark 29 (10, 9, 10) Contemporary "Head High"—Alexander Jean Safe
28 (9, 9, 10) Tango "Feel So Close"—Calvin Harris (Meryl & Maks, season 18)
Frankie & Witney 25 (8, 8, 9) Salsa "Shake"—Yin Yang Twins feat. Pitbull Last to be called safe
26 (9, 8, 9) Paso doble "Carnaval de Paris"—Dario G (Apolo & Julianne, season 4)

Week 10: Finals[edit]

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

On the first night, the couples performed a redemption dance and a freestyle.

On the second night, the final three couples danced their favorite routine and a fusion dance of two styles. For the first time, a short window of "last chance" audience voting was added for the Eastern and Central time zones immediately after the final scored dance.

Running order (Night 1)
Couple Scores[14] Dance Music[32] Result
Drew & Emma 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Paso doble "Get Ready"—Rayelle Eliminated
39 (9, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "The Ding-Dong Daddy of the D-Car Line"—Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Frankie & Witney 38 (10, 9, 10, 9) Foxtrot "I Won't Dance"—Frank Sinatra Last to be called safe
38 (9, 9, 10, 10) Freestyle "Run Boy Run"—Woodkid
Jordan & Lindsay 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Charleston "Bad Man"—Pitbull feat. Robin Thicke, Joe Perry & Travis Barker Safe
40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Puttin' on the Ritz 2017 (Jazzy Radio Mix)"—Taco feat. tomX
Lindsey & Mark 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Quickstep "Barflies at the Beach"—Royal Crown Revue Safe
40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Palladio"—Escala
Running order (Night 2)
Couple Scores[15] Dance Music Result
Lindsey & Mark 30 (10, 10, 10) Jive "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"—Wham! Runner-up
30 (10, 10, 10) Cha-cha-cha
Tango
"Hot2Touch"—Felix Jaehn feat. Hight & Alex Aiono
Frankie & Witney 30 (10, 10, 10) Argentine tango "Angelica"—Rodrigo y Gabriela Third place
28 (10, 9, 9) Foxtrot
Tango
"Without You"—Avicii feat. Sandro Cavazza
Jordan & Lindsay 30 (10, 10, 10) Samba "Mi Gente"—J Balvin & Willy William Winner
30 (10, 10, 10) Salsa
Paso doble
"Kill the Lights"—Alex Newell, Jess Glynne & DJ Cassidy with Nile Rodgers

Dance chart[edit]

The celebrities and professional partners will dance one of these routines for each corresponding week:

  • Week 1: Cha-cha-cha, foxtrot, salsa, or tango (First Dances)
  • Week 2:
    • Night 1: One unlearned ballroom dance (Ballroom Night)
    • Night 2: One unlearned Latin dance (Latin Night)
  • Week 3: One unlearned dance (Guilty Pleasures Night)
  • Week 4: One unlearned dance (Most Memorable Year Night)
  • Week 5: One unlearned dance (Disney Night)
  • Week 6: One unlearned dance (A Night at the Movies)
  • Week 7: One unlearned dance and team dances (Halloween Night)
  • Week 8: One unlearned dance and trio dances (Quarterfinals)
  • Week 9: Two unlearned dances (Semifinals)
  • Week 10: Finals
    • Night 1: Redemption dance and freestyle (Final 4)
    • Night 2: Favorite dance and 24-hour fusion challenge (Final 3)
Couple Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Jordan & Lindsay Tango Viennese Waltz Samba Charleston Contemporary Foxtrot Rumba Paso doble Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
Quickstep Salsa Argentine tango Jive Charleston Freestyle Samba Salsa
Paso doble
Lindsey & Mark Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Salsa Jive Viennese Waltz Foxtrot Argentine tango Paso doble Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
Samba Jazz Contemporary Tango Quickstep Freestyle Jive Cha-cha-cha
Tango
Frankie & Witney Foxtrot Tango Cha-cha-cha Samba Quickstep Argentine tango Jazz Contemporary Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
Viennese Waltz Jive Salsa Paso doble Foxtrot Freestyle Argentine tango Foxtrot
Tango
Drew & Emma Foxtrot Quickstep Rumba Argentine tango Jive Viennese Waltz Paso doble Charleston Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
Waltz Cha-cha-cha Tango Jazz Paso doble Freestyle Jive
Victoria & Val Cha-cha-cha Tango Rumba Quickstep Foxtrot Jazz Paso doble Viennese Waltz Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
Argentine tango Jive Contemporary Charleston Viennese Waltz
Terrell & Cheryl Cha-cha-cha Foxtrot Samba Salsa Viennese Waltz Quickstep Jive Tango Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
Charleston Rumba
Nikki & Artem Tango Waltz Samba Viennese Waltz Contemporary Jazz Argentine tango Jive Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
Quickstep
Vanessa & Maks Cha-cha-cha Foxtrot Salsa Jazz Rumba Waltz Quickstep Paso doble Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
Quickstep
Nick & Peta Cha-cha-cha Foxtrot Argentine tango Jazz Contemporary Quickstep Samba
Sasha & Gleb Cha-cha-cha Viennese Waltz Samba Jazz Foxtrot Rumba Quickstep
Derek & Sharna Salsa Foxtrot Paso doble Cha-cha-cha Jazz Salsa
Debbie & Alan Foxtrot Quickstep Argentine tango Quickstep
Barbara & Keo Salsa Tango Jive
     Highest scoring dance
     Lowest scoring dance
     Danced, but not scored

Ratings[edit]

U.S. Nielsen ratings[edit]

Episode Air date Rating/Share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
1 "Week 1: Premiere" September 18, 2017 1.6 6 10.71[33]
2 "Week 2: Ballroom Night (Night 1)" September 25, 2017 1.4 5 8.67[34]
3 "Week 2: Latin Night (Night 2)" September 26, 2017 1.2 4 7.22[35]
4 "Week 3: Guilty Pleasures Night" October 2, 2017 1.4 5 9.06[36]
5 "Week 4: Most Memorable Year Night" October 9, 2017 1.3 5 9.25[37]
6 "Week 5: Disney Night" October 16, 2017 1.4 5 9.76[38]
7 "Week 6: A Night at the Movies" October 23, 2017 1.3 5 9.15[39]
8 "Week 7: Halloween Night" October 30, 2017 1.4 5 9.93[40]
9 "Week 8: Quarterfinals" November 6, 2017 1.2 5 9.30[41]
10 "Week 9: Semifinals" November 13, 2017 1.4 5 9.88[42]
11 “Week 10: Finals” November 20, 2017 1.4 5 10.08[43]
12 “Season Finale” November 21, 2017 1.3 5 9.20[44]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Shania Twain was a guest judge, so the couples were scored on a 40-point scale.
  2. ^ Julianne Hough was a guest judge for Monday night only, so those dances were scored on a 40-point scale. The Tuesday dances were scored on a 30-point scale.

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