DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS Season Premiere and Results Show to Feature Justin Bieber, Pitbull and 1st Elimination, 9/24 & 25
From former champions to fan favorites, including a celebrity voted in by fans, the All-Star cast along with their professional partners return to the ballroom on the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars," MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. All 13 couples will hit the stage performing either the Cha Cha or the Foxtrot to impress the judges and viewers at home, hoping they're not the first couple sent home.
The live two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), will kick off with live interviews with Tom and The cast, offering an in-depth look at why each celeb has decided to return for another chance at winning the coveted mirror ball trophy. Global superstars Justin Bieber and Pitbull will hit the stage for unforgettable musical performances. Performing his second single, "As Long as You Love Me," from his latest album, "Believe," Bieber returns to the ballroom for a knockout performance. Pitbull also joins the party with the primetime television debut of his new single, "Don't Stop the Party," from his upcoming album, "Global Warming," out November 19th. Also during Tuesday night's show, we will have a spectacular opening number featuring all the pro dancers of the season and The Troupe to a medley of "I Wanna Dance with Somebody/Dance Again," choreographed by Jason Gilkison. The Troupe will return later that night to perform a number to "Go Get It," which is also choreographed by Jason Gilkison. And before night's end, the season's first couple will be eliminated from the show.
With worldwide album sales in excess of 15 million units, Justin Bieber has dominated pop culture and social media for more than two years. He is currently preparing to kick off his "Believe" Tour, presented by AEG Live, September 29th. "Believe" follows Bieber's No. 1 Christmas album, "Under the Mistletoe," which was his third No. 1 Soundscan debut in just 18 months, making him the first solo artist in Billboard history to chart three No. 1 albums before his 18th birthday. Prior to "Mistletoe," "My World 2.0" entered Soundscan at No. 1 in 2010, and "Never Say Never: The Remixes" entered at No. 1 in 2011.
Pitbull has risen to become a global superstar as both a recording artist and live performer. The Miami-native recently added to a long and growing list of hits with his No. 1 "Give Me Everything," while his Planet Pit world tour sold out concerts around the world. Pitbull recently released his new single, "Don't Stop the Party," and teamed with international superstar Shakira for "Get It Started" and "Back in Time" from the action adventure comedy, "Men in Black 3." All are included on his upcoming "Global Warming" album. Recorded around the world, "Global Warming" will be released by RCA Records/ Mr. 305/ Polo Grounds on November 19 worldwide. His previous album, "Planet Pit," earned critical acclaimed and enjoyed massive commercial success with sales of more than 1.4 million albums and 18 million singles.<
Hosted by Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Brooke Burke-Charvet ("Dancing with the Stars" Season Seven Champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" performance shows. AT&T customers may also vote by texting the word "VOTE" and entering the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (message and data rates may apply). Online voting at www.ABC.com is open from the start of each episode on the East Coast and closes at 8:00 a.m., PT/11:00 a.m., ET on Tuesday mornings. Additionally, fans can now vote on Facebook www.facebook.com/dancingwiththestars. A custom Facebook app sponsored by AT&T will let fans vote, share who they voted for and why, as well as see who friends voted for. They can also access the "After Party: Dancing with the Stars" live stream, the DWTS Social Buzz page, and the AT&T Spotlight Performance and Casting Call from the app.
BBC Worldwide Productions is one of five core businesses under BBC Worldwide America, the U.S. division of the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BBC Worldwide. Led by Jane Tranter, BBC Worldwide Productions is based in Los Angeles and develops and produces scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks, as well as digital platforms. The Production Company is responsible for the smash hit "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC), as well as "Breaking Pointe" (CW), "Top Gear" (HISTORY), "Richard Hammond's Crash Course" (BBC AMERICA), "What Not to Wear" (TLC), "Torchwood: Miracle Day" (Starz) and the upcoming titles "Da Vinci's Demons" (Starz), "The Week the Women Went" (Lifetime) and "Lovetown, USA" (OWN), among others.