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Dancing With The Stars 13 Details And Performers For Week 9!

There is a lot planned for two nights of great TV for Dancing With The Stars next week!!! Read all about it below including how they plan to “rank” the Cha Cha Relay and who will be performing!! From ABC Media Net….

“Episode 1309 & 1309A” — The semi-finals have arrived and the competition is nothing short of intense as the four remaining couples charm audiences with three routines. Their first performance is an Argentine Tango, their second dance is either a Paso Doble or Samba — one of which is a style dance they have not yet performed — and their third dance will be the Cha Cha relay, in which all couples will dance to the same song. Their Cha Cha will not be scored, but it will be ranked by the judges: The couple who takes first place in the ranking will receive 10 points, the second-place couple will get 8 points, the third-place couple will get 6 points and the fourth-place couple will take 4 points. Monday night’s show also includes a fierce Pro Argentine Tango performance choreographed by world renowned Argentine Tango master dancers and choreographers Sandor and Parissa. Pro dancers Tony Dovolani, Kym Johnson, Kiki Nyemcheck, Sasha Faber and Oksana Dmytrenko will accompany Sandor and Parissa in this piece, live on “Dancing with the Stars,” MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 ( 8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

On TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), during the second night of the semi-finals on “Dancing with the Stars the Results Show,” the ninth couple will be sent home after an evening of exceptional performances by cast members from Disney’s “The Muppets” and musical guests Cobra Starship featuring Sabi.

In the final “Macy’s Stars of Dance” performance this season, two yet to be named “DWTS” pros will perform a thrilling Paso Doble to “Bad Romance.” All season long, fans have voted on the performance song, style, costumes and pro dancers for the season’s Macy’s Design-a-Dance.
During Tuesday night’s show, the cast of Disney’s “The Muppets” take over the ballroom with dazzling appearances throughout the show. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and a new member of The Muppet family, Walter, hit the stage, joined by the rest of the Muppet gang, including Fozzie Bear, Animal, Gonzo the Great, Pepe the King Prawn, Swedish Chef, Rowlf the Dog, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker, for an unforgettable performance to “Life’s a Happy Song.” The dance number is choreographed by Michael Rooney. “Life’s a Happy Song” is from Disney’s film “The Muppets,” starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great, Animal, Jason Segal, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones and Walter James Bobin. “The Muppets,” directed by James Bobin, featuring signature celebrity cameos and a handful of original songs, hits theaters November 23rd.

Also on Tuesday’s results show, we have a truly kinetic and captivating performance from Cobra Starship featuring Sabi, performing their explosive hit single, “You Make Me Feel,” accompanied by pro dancers Kym Johnson, Tristan MacManus, Sharna Burgess and Sonny Pederson. Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Cobra Starship are currently celebrating the blockbuster success of their hit single, “You Make Me Feel…(Feat. Sabi),” from the group’s latest album, “Night Shades.” The band’s certified platinum single is currently a top five favorite at CHR/Top 40 radio outlets nationwide. The band recently accompanied Justin Bieber on his successful South American Tour and will next hit the stage for a series of radio-sponsored holiday concerts.

The final “AT&T Spotlight Performance” of the season highlights four talented boys, Kyle Scanlan, David Guzman, Jacob Guzman and Matt Gilmore from The Gold School in Brockton, Massachusetts. Their inspiring performance will be accompanied by female pro dancers Chelsie Hightower, Lacey Schwimmer, Sharna Burgess and Peta Murgatroyd. As one of the best dance schools in the country, The Gold School is known for producing amazing dancers. These four particular teen boys are members of the school’s Project Moves campaign, which helps raise awareness to the bullying epidemic that continues to plague schools across the country. Growing up as male dancers, the boys have been targets of bullying themselves. However, with their common love of dance, the talented young dancers have learned how to triumph over adversity. Kyle, David, Jacob and Matt are assets to their community, incredible dancers and proof that there is nothing wrong with following your dreams.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Attends “Share The Joy” Campaign, Writes On DWTS Feuds, Hope Solo, & More

Yesterday, Maks helped raise awareness for Cost Plus World Market’s Share the Joy Campaign at the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital. He signed autographs and posed for pictures with fans who donated toys and books. Maks also spoke about how important it is to support good causes. You can view more pictures like the takes seen above at Wire Image.

Then last night, PopTVDotcom caught up with Maks, Val, Tony, and Derek out clubbing. They were able to interview them for about 10 minutes (the interview starts at the 11:13 minute mark). Derek is pretty quiet, but, Maks talks about he and Hope’s Argentine Tango coming up and how Tony is helping (I think he’s just joking as they are through out the interview? I’m not sure). They also talk about their future plans to do Dancing With The Stars (“they love their show” is all they will say), and what they plan to do in the new year. It’s fun when the paparazzi start out the interview saying, “if you ain’t movin’, you ain’t groovin’!” Special thanks to Pure DWTS reader Evaine for sending this video to us!!!

Today, Maks wrote a new blog for TV Guide. He wrote a little on the drama with Len and how they’ve moved on. He also addresses the “war” rumors with Derek and his new dances with Hope. Much more below and at the link.

Right now, I’m only focused on Hope and trying to come up with great routines for her. I don’t want to think about anything else. The more I notice outside elements, the more I become engulfed in the drama. The show wanted to bring up the Len situation again this week, but I’m not going to waste my energy getting involved with that. It was a misunderstanding and it’s over. We’ve moved on. My next two weeks are dedicated to Hope. I’m going back to my roots and doing what I do best: teaching others.

On that note, I also want to put an end to this stupid rumor that Derek and I are in a “war.” First, it was that I “dissed” him and now there’s a war? There is no war! Derek is a great and very talented guy; and to suggest that we’re in a feud is hilarious. On top of that, the tabloid was quoting a “source.” Until magazines start to actually quote the people they’re writing about or at the very least reach out for a comment, don’t believe what you read. Look, I understand this is how they sell issues and get everyone to click on links and stuff, but this type of rumor-fueling reporting is irresponsible to the people in the articles, their readers and themselves. I don’t even want to remotely think about this anymore, so this will be the last comment about it.

We’re in a very interesting position now with three dances. We have the Argentine tango, the paso doble and then a cha-cha relay. We have done the paso and the cha-cha, so that helps a little bit. But honestly, they might as well be brand new dances. It’s a shock to not just the celebrities, but the pros too. At this stage of the game, we’re all exhausted. This is when our bodies start shutting down and we get sick, so to have three dances, it’s very, very tough. I know they want more content because they want a longer broadcast, but this is the last thing any of us needs. You would have a better show if it was shorter with few dances. It’s about quality, not quantity, right? I think they have three dances because they want to showcase the skills everyone’s accumulated during the season. But when you throw in more dances, you don’t have the opportunity to show off better dancing. It becomes more about surviving instead. The celebrities have never done anything like this before and it’s a huge ask on their minds and bodies. But I’m not the one calling the shots here.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Official ABC Dancing With The Stars Season 13 Week 9 Commercial

Just in case you need pumped up even further….

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Rob Kardashian Plans To Keep “Taking One For The Team” Monday Night on DWTS Quarter Finals

Rob talks of his complete transformation from being an “average joe” who knew nothing about dancing to making it to the final four on Dancing With The Stars. He’s always been a “low key, stay at home guy”, so doing this show was “wild” and “uncomfortable” for him at first. He talks of shaking his booty and “taking it for the team”. He plans to keep doing whatever his teacher tells him to do. Really cute interview. I love how much he’s grown on this show and how much he respects Cheryl. What a long way he’s come since the beginning. Here’s to Rob and Cheryl’s dances on Monday night.

ADDING: Special thanks to PureDWTS Carlos, be sure to check out Cheryl’s rules for ruling ‘Dancing with the Stars’ from HitFix. Below is a a little take, but, the link has more.

Know your partner – and hope he’s not a jerk Burke, who’s taken both Drew Lachey and Emmit Smith to the winners’ circle, claims current partner Rob Kardashian has actually been her favorite star hoofer thus far. “He’s just a normal kid, a normal kid I would be friends with,” she says. “We knew each other before the show and always got along. He’s cool and down to earth; there’s no drama with him. He still has fun with the show and we still have fun with the show together. You usually go into rehearsal and you’re sick of seeing that person’s face after three months. It’s just natural. But with Rob, I don’t have that.”

Give up on understanding the judging If you were in agreement with Maks’ tirade against Len for inequities in how the couples are judged, you weren’t the only one. Even Burke says she hasn’t figured out why the judges score the way they do. “I’m confused too, at times,” she says. “I don’t always know if they’re comparing celebrities to one another or if they’re just comparing them to themselves. I kind of gave up on figuring them out, but I just hope that the judges give us something constructive that we can work with at the end of the day.”

Play favorites Whether or not Kardashian takes home the mirror ball trophy, Burke feels his journey to the top has been the most rewarding for her, as the unassuming sibling in a famous family has blossomed in ways that will have an impact on his life outside the ballroom. “I honestly think Rob is the one I’m most proud of,” she says. “For someone who came in not having any dance experience and being really shy and reserved, he’s proved to everybody he’s a hard worker. The show has given him a lot of confidence, and knowing that’s something he’ll take with him is really rewarding for me.”

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Makeup Team Releases New Behind The Scenes Week 8 Photos

The Dancing With The Stars Makeup Team has released a new album of the dancers behind the scenes preparing for the show, just posing, or goofing around. Below are a couple of beautiful takes of the troupe members (Teddy, Sasha, Kiki, Shawna, and Dasha) , Peta and Tristan, and Hope. To see the full album and your favorite dancers, be sure to visit their facebook page.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS J.R. Martinez And Karina Smirnoff Thank Vets With Dance Lessons (Video)

ET has a special video up with J.R. and Karina today. Check out how the two honored some locals Vets for the Veteran’s day holiday. What a better way to celebrate life, service, and giving back by teaching “dance”.

ADDING: Be sure to tune into the Extreme MakeOver: Home Edition tonight. A 1 hour special will air that honors the men and women who serve and protect our country. According to Celebuzz, J.R. will be making an appearance. You can read more on the show at the link. He’ll be on Jay Leno tonight as well.

ADDING #2: Below is a new interview with Access Hollywood as well…

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.