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New “Switch-Up Challenge” Dance On DWTS17 Week 6, Ariana Grande And Mika To Perform

ABC MediaNet has issued a new press release for Dancing With The Stars Season 17 Week 6! This week Ariana Grande and Mika will perform their hit duet “Popular” . Also note how not only will the couples being dancing a new individual dance, but, they will also take part in a new “SWITCH-UP CHALLENGE”!!! Details below. Sounds interesting, but, HARD!! What do you think?

Episode 1706” – Eight remaining couples hit the dance floor and face an exciting new challenge on “Dancing with the Stars,” MONDAY, OCTOBER 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET). Each couple will compete in an individual dance style they have not yet done as well as take part in the first ever “Switch-Up Challenge.” In this fresh take on a dance marathon, couples will compete side by side, in two rounds, with no prior knowledge of dance style or musical accompaniment. One by one, the judges will select couples to be tapped-off/removed from the dance floor. Extra judges’ points will be awarded to couples based on longevity. The show will also feature a spectacular opening number with the entire cast, choreographed by Lacey and Benji Schwimmer. Additionally, musical guest Ariana Grande and Mika will perform their hit duet “Popular.” At the end of the night, one couple will face elimination.

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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.

Corbin Bleu Would Be Happy To Make It To The Top Three On DWTS

Corbin Bleu tells KTLA that he wants the mirror ball trophy on Dancing With The Stars, but, he’d be happy if he atleast made it to the top three. It’s about enjoying the ride and learning something new. He also talks of how Karina Smirnoff is cracking the whip. His example is funny. Check it out.

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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.

PureDWTS “Dancing With The Skulls” 2013 Halloween Display

One of our readers named Jimmy Zamzow sent us a special treat. Every year he sets up a different Halloween display which has a theme. Well, this year he decided to do a “Dancing With The Stars” theme. He calls this “Dancing With The Skulls”. This is too fun. Check out all the work put into this.

THANKS JIMMY!

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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.

Kate Hudson Mentions Dancing With DWTS Derek Hough, More Derek Hough Media

This is just too cool. Access Hollywood talked with Kate Hudson about her Shape Magazine shoot. In the interview, she mentions how she loves to dance. In light of this, she recently took up ballroom dancing with Derek Hough and how it came to be. I wish they’d do Dancing With The Stars together. What a beautiful pairing this would be!

Also, and in case you don’t know, there is a rumor Derek broke up with Nina Dobrov. In showing Derek some love and if you’d like to read and partake in an appreciation post for him, see this link at Pure Derek Hough. We’re letting positivity and love reign like the man himself does.

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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.

New Dancing With The Stars TV Ratings For Oct. 16th, Up A Notch From Last Week

How about some TV ratings?! ABC MediaNet is reporting Dancing With The Stars is the 2nd most watched show this past Monday night, Oct. 14th. Here is more….

“Dancing with the Stars” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 12.8 million and 2.1/5 in AD18-49)

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” once again ranked as the 2nd-most-watched entertainment show on Monday to NBC’s “The Voice,” and in its time period outdrew CBS’ 2-hour comedy block by 4.9 million viewers (7.9 million) and Fox’s dramas by 5.5 million viewers (7.3 million). Christina Milian was the fourth celebrity dancer to be eliminated from the competition this season.

•“Dancing” was up 5% week to week (2.0/5 on 10/7/13) among Adults 18-49 to a 3-week high.On average, ABC’s “DWTS” is up over the same point last season by 4% in Total Viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.

Below are the overall Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen’s TV Ratings for Oct. 7th-13th. Note how ‘Dancing With The Stars’ placed 9th which is up a notch from the week before which I think is fantastic:

1. NFL Football: Washington vs. Dallas, NBC, 22.07 million.

2. “NCIS,” CBS, 18.33 million.

3. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 17.64 million.

4. “The Walking Dead,” AMC, 16.11 million.

5. “Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick,” NBC, 16.02 million.

6. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS, 14.84 million.

7. “The Voice” (Monday), NBC, 14.64 million.

8. “The OT,” Fox, 14.11 million.

9. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC, 13 million.

10. “Football Night in America,” NBC, 11.78 million.

11. “The Millers,” CBS, 11.73 million.

12. “Person of Interest,” CBS, 11.65 million.

13. NFL Football: N.Y. Jets vs. Atlanta, ESPN, 11.45 million.

14. “Blacklist,” NBC, 11.18 million.

15. “Criminal Minds,” CBS, 10.98 million.

16. American League Championship Series: Detroit vs. Boston, Game 2, Fox, 10.89 million.

17. “Modern Family,” ABC, 10.64 million.

18. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 10.62 million.

19. “Blue Bloods,” CBS, 10.56 million.

20. “Castle,” ABC, 10.51 million.

source: Star Tribune

Let’s see what Heidi thinks. She is our TV Ratings expert…

Heidi: Well, keep in mind that I haven’t actually been paying attention this season and studying current numbers compared to those in the past. But, 5% is 5% and that is good. Up is up, and that is good. It’s moving in the right direction. For a show that has always sucked in the demo but that has always been a Top 10, and is now in it’s 17th season, that’s pretty damn good. After all, it’s all relative. And if one person comes in here and says “But it’s the Demo that’s important” like we didn’t know that, I will block your ass. :-)

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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.

E Online Interviews DWTS Elizabeth Berkley And Val Chmerkovskiy (Video)

Elizabeth Berkley And Val Chmerkovskiy stopped by E Online to chat about Dancing With The Stars. They talked of their dance this past week and how Val never realized the scene they reenacted was so iconic. He also raps at the end. More in detail below…

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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.