The competition begins with a three-night event on, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, as the six female stars take center stage, performing either the Foxtrot or the Cha Cha Cha. The men will then showcase their routines, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, performing the same dances as the women. The team with the lowest combined judges' scores and public votes from Monday and Tuesday night will be eliminated from the competition on the first results show, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. Viewers may cast their votes via phone, text message and online at www.abc.com
Kicking off what promises to be a stellar season of musical performances, Grammy® Award winning country music icon and Academy® Award winning actress, Dolly Parton, kicks up her heels on the Dancing
stage, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. Parton serenades the audience singing Better Get to Livin'
from her latest album, Backwoods Barbie,
and the classic hit, 9 to 5,
accompanied by the professional dancers.
Following Ms. Parton's performance in week one, Dancing with the Stars the Results Show
will serve as a showcase for some of the best musical artists in the world, including world-famous musician Avril Lavigne, legendary five-time Grammy Award-winning artist Gloria Estefan, among others who will be announced in the weeks to come.