Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, April 11, 2016

The 10 remaining celebrities will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters and celebrate the magnificence of “Disney Night,” on “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, APRIL 11 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. The Disney spirit shines as the show opens with a spectacular number, featuring the entire cast, along with special guests Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, as they dance to “Be Our Guest” from the Oscar®-nominated Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast.” The audience will also have a chance to sparkle as they play a part in the opening number. Each couple will perform to songs from Disney films, including Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit film “Zootopia,” as well as “The Lion King,” “Aladdin” and “The Little Mermaid.” Each celebrity will perform a waltz, jazz, foxtrot, cha cha, quickstep or samba. While each couple dances, the brilliance of Disney’s animated characters will become part of the live performance.

Additionally, Disney Channel “K.C. Undercover” star and Season 16 second-place finisher Zendaya will guest judge for the first time, alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

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

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

Antonio Brown & Sharna Burgess – Jazz – “Friend Like Me” from Disney’s “Aladdin”
Doug Flutie & Karina Smirnoff – Jazz – “A Spoonful of Sugar” from Walt Disney Pictures’ “Mary Poppins”
Ginger Zee & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Foxtrot – “Belle” from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”
Jodie Sweetin & Keo Motsepe – Cha Cha – “Try Everything” from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia”
Kim Fields & Sasha Farber – Quickstep – “I Wan’na Be Like You” from Disney’s “The Jungle Book”
Marla Maples & Tony Dovolani – Waltz – “Part of Your World” from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”
Nyle DiMarco & Peta Murgatroyd – Samba – “Trashin’ the Camp” from Disney’s “Tarzan”
Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas – Quickstep – “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” from Pixar’s “Toy Story”
Von Miller & Witney Carson – Viennese Waltz – “A Dream is a Wish” from Disney’s live-action feature “Cinderella”
Wanyá Morris & Lindsay Arnold – Samba – “Circle of Life” from Disney’s “The Lion King”

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 head judge, Len Goodman, dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

For week four, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday nights 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 and Ashley Edens-Shaffer are executive producers. Alex Rudzinski 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.

About BBC Worldwide Productions
BBC Worldwide Productions is a key business division under BBC Worldwide North America – part of BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - which operates as a studio in the U.S. and Canada. Based in Los Angeles, BBC Worldwide Productions develops and produces original content as well as scripted and unscripted projects based on BBC formats/brands across all platforms. The studio is responsible for the ratings juggernaut “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC), “Getting On” (HBO), “Top Gear” (History), “You're Back in the Room” (working title - Fox) and the upcoming limited series, “The Night Of” (HBO).

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