Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, October 24, 2016

The eight remaining celebrities will dance to some of the most popular songs throughout the decades, as “Eras Night” comes to “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Len Goodman returns as head judge for this special night of dancing, which showcases popular music throughout the eras from the 1920s through the 1990s. Each celebrity will perform either a quickstep, rumba, Charleston, jive, tango, foxtrot, samba or jitterbug.

In addition, the celebrities and their pros will be grouped into two teams – Team Past and Team Future – with each performing a dance to celebrate songs and dance styles from previous decades through present day. The team dance scores will be combined with the celebrity’s individual dance scores for a final tally.

At the end of evening, one couple will be eliminated from the ballroom competition.

The teams are divided up as follows (in alphabetical order):

Team Past
James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess
Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold
Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke
Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev

Team Future
Marilu Henner & Derek Hough
Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber
Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko

The couples will dance to the following songs (in timeline order):

Marilu Henner & Derek Hough – Charleston – “Never Forget You” by Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox featuring Addie Hamilton (1920s)

Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber – Foxtrot - “Cheek to Cheek” by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (1930s)

James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess – Jitterbug – “In the Mood” by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (1940s)

Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold – Jive – “Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard (1950s)

Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Quickstep – “One Fine Day” by The Chiffons (1960s)

Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko – Samba – “Get Down Tonight” by KC and the Sunshine Band (1970s)

Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev – Tango – “You Give Love a Bad Name” by Bon Jovi (1980s)

Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke – Rumba – “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith (1990s)

Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews (sports host and ”Dancing with the Stars” season 10 finalist), “Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough.

For week seven, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the “Dancing with the Stars” broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at and on Facebook at is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT and closing at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday evenings.

“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Rob Wade, Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers. Phil Heyes directs. “Dancing with the Stars” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG, L parental guideline.

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