Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Tonight, November 17, 2014

Five remaining couples advance to the Semi-Finals and perform two routines during plugged/unplugged, on "Dancing with the Stars," TONIGHT, NOVEMBER 17 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET). The semi-finalists including Tommy Chong, Bethany Mota, Janel Parrish, Alfonso Ribeiro, and Sadie Robertson will perform to two different versions of the same song. In the first round of the competition, the couples will perform a Jazz, Quickstep, Samba, Paso Doble or Argentine Tango to an original or "plugged" version of their selected song. In round two of the competition, the couples will perform an Argentine Tango, Rumba, or Contemporary routine to an acoustic or "unplugged" version of that same song. Special musical guests will accompany the unplugged performances including singer Christina Grimmie, who will perform "Love Runs Out," Time For Three, who will perform "Blame," and Youtube sensation Noah Guthrie, who will perform his cover of "Problem." At the end of the night, one couple will be eliminated and four couples will move on to the finals.

Couples will be dancing to the following "Plugged/Unplugged" songs:

• Tommy Chong & Peta Murgatroyd - "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell and "unplugged" version by Hannah Peel
• Bethany Mota & Derek Hough - "I Want You Back" by Jackson 5 and "unplugged" version by The Civil Wars
• Janel Parrish & Valentin Chmerkovskiy - "Blame" by Calvin Harris, featuring a guest "unplugged" performance by Time For Three
• Alfonso Ribeiro & Witney Carson - "Love Runs Out" by One Republic, featuring a guest "unplugged" performance by Christina Grimmie
• Sadie Robertson & Mark Ballas - "Problem" by Ariana Grande, featuring guest "unplugged" performance by Noah Guthrie

This year is unprecedented in terms of the level of interactivity. #DWTSAllAccess is available to watch every Monday on ABC.com/dancing and offers six live streams from key positions at the show venue, allowing fans to choose views of the Red Room, judges' table, Sky Box, make-up mirror, a wide angle of the dance floor and a feed hosted by Dominic Bowden and DWTS alum Lacey Schwimmer that highlights relevant social media conversations. Viewers on the West coast are able to live chat with Bowden and Schwimmer during the broadcast. Throughout the season, fans have opportunities to participate in the outcome of the show, using social media to weigh in on everything from songs, dance styles, and even partners.

Two-time Mirrorball champion and actress Julianne Hough joins Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba at the judges' desk. Hosted by Emmy® Award-winning host Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Erin Andrews (sports host & "Dancing with the Stars" Season 10 finalist), "Dancing with the Stars" is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines vying for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.


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