Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 7)

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Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 7)
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 10
Release
Original network Seven Network
Original release 25 September – 27 November 2007
Additional information
Celebrity winner Bridie Carter
Professional winner Craig Monley
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 6
Next →
Season 8

The seventh season of Dancing with the Stars was the last to be hosted by Daryl Somers. It was also the last season to be aired on a Tuesday night and have a panel consisting of four judges.

This season commenced on 25 September 2007 and concluded on 27 November 2007.

Bridie Carter and her professional partner Craig Monley were named the eventual winners, defeating Anh Do and his partner.

The season featured the following celebrities.

Couples[edit]

Celebrity Occupation / known for Professional partner Status
Bridie Carter McLeod's Daughters actress Craig Monley Winner
on 27 November 2007
Anh Do Stand-up comedian & actor Luda Kroitor 2nd place
on 27 November 2007
David Hobson Opera tenor & composer Karina Schembri 3rd place
on 20 November 2007
Patti Newton Television presenter & singer Sandro Catalano 4th place
on 13 November 2007
Mark Beretta Sunrise sports reporter Linda De Nicola 5th place
on 6 November 2007
James Courtney V8 Supercar driver Olya Bourtasova 6th place
on 30 October 2007
Jessica Rowe Television news anchor Serghei Bolgarschii 7th place
on 23 October 2007
Elka Graham Olympic freestyle swimmer Michael Wojick 8th place
on 16 October 2007
Corinne Grant Comedian & television presenter Csaba Szirmai 9th place
on 9 October 2007
Michael Klim Olympic freestyle swimmer Eliza Campagna 10th place
on 2 October 2007

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 couple that would have been eliminated had an elimination taken place.
     indicates the winning couple.
     indicates the runner-up couple.
     indicates the third-place couple.
Team Place 1 2 1+2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Bridie & Craig 1 32 29 61 30 35 36 33+31=64 38 36+28=64 31+35=66 35+40+40=115
Anh & Luda 2 24 28 52 29 30 27 25+31=56 27 21+27=48 32+34=66 26+32+35=93
David & Karina 3 27 27 54 28 35 31 29+28=57 27 38+29=67 31+23=54
Patti & Sandro 4 34 28 62 30 31 28 32+29=61 28 28+21=49
Mark & Linda 5 27 22 49 18 25 29 24+28=52 31
James & Olya 6 27 29 56 23 28 18 20+24=44
Jessica & Serghei 7 24 23 47 30 29 14
Elka & Michael 8 23 22 45 28 27
Corinne & Csaba 9 24 25 49 28
Michael & Eliza 10 19 19 38

Dance Schedule[edit]

The celebrities and professional partners danced one of these routines for each corresponding week.

  • Week 1 : Cha-Cha-Cha or Quickstep
  • Week 2 : Jive or Tango
  • Week 3 : Salsa or Foxtrot
  • Week 4 : Waltz or Paso Doble
  • Week 5 : Samba or Rumba
  • Week 6 : One unlearned dance (Week 1 to Week 5) and a Group Bollywood Routine.
  • Week 7 : One unlearned dance (Week 1 to Week 5)
  • Week 8 : One unlearned dance (Week 1 to Week 5) and a Disco Routine.
  • Week 9 : One unlearned dance (Week 1 to Week 5) and an Argentine Tango
  • Week 10 : Final unlearned dance, Favourite dance of the season & Freestyle

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 Bridie Carter 35 Anh Do, Corinne Grant 24
Jive Bridie Carter 29 Michael Klim 19
Rumba Bridie Carter 36 James Courtney 18
Tango Bridie Carter 36 Mark Beretta 22
Paso Doble Bridie Carter, David Hobson 35 Anh Do 26
Samba Bridie Carter 40 Jessica Rowe 14
Waltz David Hobson 38 Mark Beretta 25
Quickstep Bridie Carter 32 Michael Klim 19
Foxtrot Bridie Carter, Jessica Rowe 30 James Courtney 20
Argentine Tango Bridie Carter 35 David Hobson 31
Disco David Hobson 29 Patti Newton 21
Salsa Bridie Carter 31 Mark Beretta 18
Bollywood Bridie Carter, Anh Do 31 James Courtney 24
Freestyle Bridie Carter 40 Anh Do 35

Dance Chart[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Bridie & Craig Quickstep Jive Foxtrot Paso Doble Rumba Waltz Bollywood Samba Tango Disco Salsa Argentine Tango Cha-Cha-Cha Samba Freestyle
Anh & Luda Cha-Cha-Cha Tango Salsa Waltz Samba Jive Bollywood Foxtrot Rumba Disco Quickstep Argentine Tango Paso Doble Samba Freestyle
David & Karina Quickstep Jive Foxtrot Paso Doble1 Rumba Tango Bollywood Salsa Waltz Disco Samba Argentine Tango
Patti & Sandro Cha-Cha-Cha1 Tango Salsa Waltz Samba Paso Doble Bollywood Foxtrot Jive Disco
Mark & Linda Cha-Cha-Cha Tango Salsa Waltz Samba1 Rumba Bollywood Quickstep
James & Olya Cha-Cha-Cha Tango1 Salsa Waltz Rumba Foxtrot Bollywood
Jessica & Serghei Quickstep Jive Foxtrot1 Paso Doble Samba
Elka & Michael Quickstep Jive Foxtrot1 Paso Doble
Corinne & Csaba Cha-Cha-Cha Tango Salsa1
Michael & Eliza Quickstep1 Jive
     Highest Scoring Dance
     Lowest Scoring Dance

^1 This dance was repeated by the couple at the finale.

Average Chart[edit]

The average chart is based on the dances performed by the celebrities and not their place in the competition.

Average Ranking Competitive Finish Couple Number Of Dances Total Score Average
1 1 Bridie & Craig 15 509 35.9
2 3 David & Karina 12 360 30.0
3 4 Patti & Sandro 10 295 29.5
4 2 Anh & Luda 15 421 27.0
5 9 Corinne & Csaba 3 77 25.7
6 5 Mark & Linda 8 204 25.5
7 8 Elka & Michael 4 100 25.0
8 6 James & Olya 7 169 24.1
9 7 Jessica & Serghei 5 120 24.0
10 10 Michael & Eliza 2 38 19.0

Running Order

Week 1[edit]

Individual judges scores in the chart below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Todd, Helen, Mark.

Running order
Preceded by
Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 6)
Dancing with the Stars (Australian version)
Season 7
Succeeded by
Dancing with the Stars (Australian season 8)

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