Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 1)

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Dancing with the Stars (season 1)
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes8
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseJune 1 – July 6, 2005
Additional information
Celebrity winnerKelly Monaco
Professional winnerAlec Mazo
Season chronology
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Season 2

The first season of Dancing with the Stars debuted on ABC on June 1, 2005. Six celebrities were paired with six professional ballroom dancers. Tom Bergeron and Lisa Canning were the hosts for this season. The judges were Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli.

The premiere drew over 13 million viewers, the second biggest summer debut ever for an American reality series after Survivor.[1] The second week climbed to 15 million viewers, and the show climbed to No. 1 in the summer 2005 TV season ratings, where it remained for the remainder of the season.[2]

The season finale aired July 6, 2005, with the winners of the season being actress Kelly Monaco and her dance partner Alec Mazo.[3]

Couples[edit]

The six professionals and celebrities that competed were:[4]

Celebrity Notability (known for) Professional partner Status
Trista Sutter The Bachelorette star Louis Van Amstel Eliminated 1st
on June 8, 2005
Evander Holyfield Heavyweight boxer Edyta Śliwińska Eliminated 2nd
on June 15, 2005
Rachel Hunter Supermodel Jonathan Roberts Eliminated 3rd
on June 22, 2005
Joey McIntyre New Kids on the Block singer Ashly DelGrosso Third place
on June 29, 2005
John O'Hurley Actor & game show host Charlotte Jørgensen Runner-up
on July 6, 2005
Kelly Monaco General Hospital actress Alec Mazo Winner
on July 6, 2005
†Kelly Monaco returned for the All-Stars season, where this time she was paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy. They finished third.

Scoring chart[edit]

Couple Place 1 2 1+2 3 4 5 6
Kelly & Alec 1 13 17 30 21 26 22+25=47 25+30=55
John & Charløtte 2 20 26 46 24 21 27+27=54 27+27=54
Joey & Ashly 3 20 21 41 22 20 20+25=45
Rachel & Jonathan 4 20 24 44 26 25
Evander & Edyta 5 18 14 32 13
Trista & Louis 6 18 19 37
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 finished in the bottom two
     the winning couple
     the runner-up couple
     the third-place couple

Average chart[edit]

This table only counts dances scored on a 30-point scale.

Rank by
average
Place Couple Total
points
Number
of dances
Average
1 2 John & Charlotte 199 8 24.9
2 4 Rachel & Jonathan 95 4 23.8
3 1 Kelly & Alec 179 8 22.4
4 3 Joey & Ashly 128 6 21.3
5 6 Trista & Louis 37 2 18.5
6 5 Evander & Edyta 45 3 15.0

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

The best and worst performances in each dance according to the judges' 30-point scale are as follows:

Dance Highest scored dancer(s) Highest score Lowest scored dancer(s) Lowest score
Cha-cha-cha John O'Hurley
Joey McIntyre
20 Evander Holyfield 18
Waltz Rachel Hunter 20 Kelly Monaco 13
Rumba Rachel Hunter 24 Kelly Monaco 17
Quickstep John O'Hurley 27 Evander Holyfield 14
Jive Joey McIntyre 22 Evander Holyfield 13
Tango Rachel Hunter 26 John O'Hurley 24
Samba Kelly Monaco 26 Joey McIntyre 20
Paso doble John O'Hurley 27 Kelly Monaco
Joey McIntyre
25
Foxtrot John O'Hurley 27 Joey McIntyre 20
Freestyle Kelly Monaco 30 John O'Hurley 27

Couples' highest and lowest scoring dances[edit]

Scores are based upon a potential 30-point maximum.

Couple Highest scoring dance(s) Lowest scoring dance(s)
Kelly & Alec Freestyle (30) Waltz (13)
John & Charløtte Foxtrot, Paso doble, Quickstep & Freestyle (27) Cha-cha-cha (20)
Joey & Ashly Paso doble (25) Cha-cha-cha, Samba and Foxtrot (20)
Rachel & Jonathan Tango (26) Waltz (20)
Evander & Edyta Cha-cha-cha (18) Jive (13)
Trista & Louis Rumba (19) Waltz (18)

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[edit]

Running order[5]
Couple Scores Dance Music
Joey & Ashly 20 (7, 7, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Crazy in Love"—Beyoncé
Rachel & Jonathan 20 (7, 6, 7) Waltz "Three Times A Lady"—Lionel Richie
Evander & Edyta 18 (5, 7, 6) Cha-cha-cha "Respect"—Aretha Franklin
Kelly & Alec 13 (5, 4, 4) Waltz "I Have Nothing"—Whitney Houston
John & Charløtte 20 (7, 7, 6) Cha-cha-cha "September"—Earth, Wind & Fire
Trista & Louis 18 (6, 6, 6) Waltz "Come Away with Me"—Norah Jones

Week 2[edit]

Running order[6]
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Rachel & Jonathan 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing"—Aerosmith from Armageddon Bottom two
Joey & Ashly 21 (8, 7, 6) Quickstep "You're The One That I Want"—John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Safe
Trista & Louis 19 (6, 7, 6) Rumba "Endless Love"—Diana Ross and Lionel Richie Eliminated
John & Charløtte 26 (8, 9, 9) Quickstep "Let's Face the Music and Dance"—Irving Berlin Safe
Kelly & Alec 17 (5, 6, 6) Rumba "Hero"—Enrique Iglesias Safe
Evander & Edyta 14 (5, 4, 5) Quickstep "It Don't Mean a Thing"—Duke Ellington Safe

Week 3[edit]

Running order[7]
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Evander & Edyta 13 (5, 4, 4) Jive "Reet Petite"—Jackie Wilson Eliminated
Rachel & Jonathan 26 (8, 9, 9) Tango "Toxic"—Britney Spears Safe
Kelly & Alec 21 (6, 7, 8) Jive "Footloose"—Kenny Loggins Safe
John & Charløtte 24 (9, 8, 7) Tango "Dance with Me"—Debelah Morgan Safe
Joey & Ashly 22 (7, 7, 8) Jive "I'm Still Standing"—Elton John Bottom two

Week 4[edit]

Running order[8]
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Joey & Ashly 20 (7, 6, 7) Samba "Tequila"—The Champs Safe
Rachel & Jonathan 25 (7, 9, 9) Samba "Soul Bossa Nova"—Quincy Jones Eliminated
John & Charløtte 21 (7, 8, 6) Samba "Just The Two of Us"—Grover Washington, Jr. and Bill Withers Bottom two
Kelly & Alec 26 (9, 9, 8) Samba "Bailamos"—Enrique Iglesias Safe
John & Charløtte
Rachel & Jonathan
Kelly & Alec
Joey & Ashly
N/A Viennese Waltz "I Got You Babe"—Sonny & Cher

Week 5[edit]

Running order[9]
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
John & Charløtte 27 (9, 9, 9) Foxtrot "Let There Be Love"—Nat King Cole Safe
27 (9, 9, 9) Paso doble "España cañí"—Mexicana Aleque la-Band
Kelly & Alec 22 (8, 7, 7) Foxtrot "Don't Know Why"—Norah Jones Bottom two
25 (9, 8, 8) Paso doble "Bamboleo"—Gipsy Kings
Joey & Ashly 20 (8, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Big Spender"—Shirley Bassey from Sweet Charity Third place
25 (9, 8, 8) Paso doble "Eye of the Tiger"—Survivor

Week 6: Finale[edit]

Running order[10]
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
John & Charløtte 27 (9, 9, 9) Quickstep "Let's Face the Music and Dance"—Irving Berlin Runner-up
27 (9, 9, 9) Freestyle "I'm So Excited"—The Pointer Sisters
Kelly & Alec 25 (7, 9, 9) Samba "Bailamos"—Enrique Iglesias Winner
30 (10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Let's Get Loud"—Jennifer Lopez

Dance off[edit]

Running order
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Kelly & Alec 25 (7, 9, 9) Cha-cha-cha "Lady Marmalade"—All Saints Runner-up
24 (9, 7, 8) Quickstep "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend"—Marilyn Monroe
25 (8, 8, 9) Freestyle "Get The Party Started"—Pink
John & Charløtte 22 (7, 8, 7) Rumba "The Look of Love"—Anita Baker Winner
30 (10, 10, 10) Waltz "You Light Up My Life"—Whitney Houston
25 (8, 8, 9) Freestyle "I Am What I Am"—Gloria Gaynor

Dance chart[edit]

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

Couple 1 2 3 4 5 6
Kelly & Alec Waltz Rumba Jive Samba Viennese Waltz Foxtrot Paso doble Samba Freestyle
John & Charløtte Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Tango Samba Viennese Waltz Foxtrot Paso doble Quickstep Freestyle
Joey & Ashly Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive Samba Viennese Waltz Foxtrot Paso doble
Rachel & Jonathan Waltz Rumba Tango Samba Viennese Waltz
Evander & Edyta Cha-cha-cha Quickstep Jive
Trista & Louis Waltz Rumba
     Highest scoring dance
     Lowest scoring dance
     Danced, but not scored

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (2005-06-08). "'Dancing With the Stars' Debuts in 2nd Place". FoxNews. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  2. ^ Maynard, John (2005-07-13). "ABC Cuts In: 'Dancing' Racks Up No. 1 Summer Ratings". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  3. ^ "Kelly Monaco Wins Dancing with the Stars". peoplecelebrity.com. July 7, 2005. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  4. ^ "Dancing with the Stars, season 1 - cast".
  5. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 101". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  6. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 102". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  7. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 103". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  8. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 104". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  9. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 105". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  10. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 106". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.

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