A 10 year old correspondent for Extra interviewed the couples after Dancing With The Stars last night. He does a good job too. This is so cute….
These HQ photos say to all about Spring Break night, don’t they? Beautiful. For more, see Getty Images.
Let’s go straight to some media! First, if you haven’t read about Derek Hough getting injured last night after the show, see this post. Let’s be praying and wishing the best for him and a full recovery!!
And here are the scores from last night:
Riker Lynch & Allison Holker – 37
Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough – 34
Willow Shields & Mark Ballas – 34
Rumer Willis & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – 32
Chris Soules & Witney Carson – 31
Noah Galloway & Sharna Burgess – 29
Patti LaBelle & Artem Chigvintsev – 29 (Eliminated)
Robert Herjavec & Kym Johnson – 28
Also, don’t forget to VOTE for each couple’s song and dance for “America’s Choice” at this link.
Ok, onto some new interviews. Though first note that due to some technical issues, there won’t be any Afterbuzz TV interview this week. I know…sad. We will miss them.
Here is Access Hollywood with the couples:
See E Online for their chats with some of the couples.
DivaDarv has a recap. She was at the rehearsals for the Anniversary special too and is excited…. Read more..
The week of the dreaded double elimination. So twoone couple gets to dance their little hearts out only to be voted off the island. Oh, wait.
Anyway, here’s what we know so far.
ETA: Along with the couples having their regular dances, they will also have to prepare three immunity dances for next week according to E Online’s interview with Sharna. She and Noah also have a Jazz for next week. ~Vogue
ETA2: Below are the rest of the dances in red. To read more dance and entertainment for Week 7, see the ABC Press Release.
ETA3: Thanks to the internets, we THINK we know two of the songs. Nathan says Rumer’s was confirmed on twitter although I sure can’t find it. But then again, I’m sick so I’m not up to full power. As for Nastia, she retweeted Andy Grammer when he said he was performing and said “We can’t wait” or some such thing, which I took as a tentative confirmation.
Rumer and Val – 60’s Jive (Song: “Dear Future Husband” by Meghan Trainor)
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Theme of the week (I’m so sick of themes) – Spring Break. This has the potential to be one of the stupidest themes ever done on this show….or maybe the most brilliant. I’m leaning toward the former.
Everyone better vote tonight – the Bergeron says there is still a double elimination next week and we’re getting down to brass tacks.
The Bergeron also says there is only 0.5% difference in votes between the bottom two. Now, this is interesting phrasing, mainly because it tells you exactly nothing. Because from the way it’s phrased, it’s votes only, not taking into account the judges scores. Now, if the bottom two are Chris and Patti – so what? They only needed one vote to begin with so that 0.5% is meaningless. Conversely, if it’s Chris and Robert, then Robert is automatically screwed because a half percent difference in the votes isn’t going to catch him up to Chris, and if Chris was the one who was higher it’s all over. But still, the 0.5% in this context is meaningless. Actually, thinking about it, even if he had said 0.5% and left it at that, it would still be meaningless.
Hmmmm….a little kind to Patti I think, but not unusual.
Nastia going second?? Um. Okay. Oooooo….love those costumes. Dance was kinda weird. I like their attitude of just laughing at the judges.
Don’t believe that was a 34 dance – really, picking on content and technique when Rumer is dancing?
Willow is so cute….but she seemed very 14 in this dance. Good job though.
Someone fix Julianne’s mic – it’s driving me crazy.
Come on, Erin, she’s 14!!! She watches TV on Spring break. Tie with Nastia. Coincidence?? Very curious to see how the teams shake out…
Robert got a tiny bit hosed as well. I’m sensing a TEAMYolo Theme.
I guess this means that Team YOLO is going first in the team dance as well. The pimpage is high, young Skywalker.
Liked Noah’s dance, but a point ahead of Robert? I dunno about that.
A hell, I’m honestly kinda bored.
How does one make Bootylicious boring and kinda dark?? Val can.
Gee, Julianne, Val and Maks have been choreographing lots of walking for years now and you’re just now noticing??
Wow, if Len actually gives her the Derek score I’ll be shocked.
Oh Val shut up. Blame it on the song. That’ll help.
This is what I was talking about in the comments several days ago. Pavlov’s dog. Over praised for weeks then doing nothing much different and the hamnmer drops…and they blame the song, etc.
Oh fer god’s sake, give it a rest on Derek’s “streak” – and it ain’t a streak at this point. It’s the NORM.
Meant to add, Rumer’s 7 was uncalled for. I didn’t care for the dance, but I don’t think it was a 7.
Hell, Chris pulled out a good dance….and the package was cute too!
Riker is in it to win it!! Very good dance and I liked the Choreo too!!
Nastia must be doing well in votes, cuz as great as Riker was, he wasn’t that many points more great…um, if that made sense.
Results…Team Yolo….Nastia and Derek are SAFE
Willow and Mark are SAFE
Noah and Robert in Jeopardy
Rumer and Val are SAFE
Chris is SAFE (crap)
Patti and Riker are in jeopardy.
LOL to Noah playing the shark attack.
Serious revisionist history on their package but the dance was great!! So fun, so cute, so tight! There was not a weak link in the bunch.
First appropriate score of the night, IMO.
Who else thinks it would be more fun and less ONE NOTE if Rumer was the nerd and not the greaser?? I mean really, they’re pulling the whole team into the darkness.
If there is a perfect score with Patti and Chris on their team, this show is dead to me.
Okay, that one was also very good – Miss Patti made it for me.
I’ll actually take a tie on that one. Loved both of them. Do think that Rumer is just cementing her one notedness, but that will be her problem down the road.
Next couple safe – Noah and Sharna
Also safe Riker and Allison.
And Miss Patti is eliminated. Robert is SAFE!!
Ah where to start this week? Well, I could rant about the judges (or was it just CAI) being total nut jobs in their scoring – towards Nastia and Robert, in particular – but I feel like I’m preaching to the choir and I got it out of my system earlier in the week. Besides, it very likely doesn’t matter that CAI is a complete ass, because I don’t think anyone is touching Nastia, Riker, or Rumer. And probably not Willow either. Although you never know…
TV Guide has posted some official dates for the Results Show and the finale dates. They read as follows….
And the rumors are true: the Dancing with the Stars results shows are coming back! Beginning April 27 and 28, the show will be broadcast two nights a week (performances on Mondays, eliminations on Tuesdays) for the remainder of the season. The two-part season finale will air on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 19.
ETA: Also, Tom Bergeron tweeted on the Anniversary Special. It’s scheduled to air Thursday, May 14. It will be in addition to the Monday and Tuesday shows.
Just a small and quick update: We’re not sure if there will be an elimination or not on Dancing With The Stars this next Monday? In rehearsals on DWTS All Access, Sharna Burgess reported there wouldn’t be an elimination. Noah Galloway also reported the same in a new interview with Men’s Health Magazine. Then last night at twitter, George Pennacchio tweeted there would be an elimination (via an ABC Press Release). I guess we’ll just have to wait and see?
ETA: Per our source, there IS an elimination Monday, but it’s just a regular, single elimination – and the double elim that was planned for later in the season has been cancelled. In other words – business as usual on Monday.
ETA2: According to Tom Bergeron, there will be a double elimination next week.
Below is the new Afterbuzz TV Show for Dancing With The Stars Week 5. I thought it was an excellent show up until Suri and Anna started being critical of Nastia and Derek again. Let us know what you think, as always, in comments.
Aren’t these photos beautiful? Click any of the pics to see more…