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Dancing with the Stars 25
DWTS-25-Poster
Judges: Len Goodman
Carrie Ann Inaba
Bruno Tonioli
Broadcast
Original Channel: ABC
Original Run: September 18, 2017 - TBA
Season Champions
Celebrity Winner: TBA
Professional Winner: TBA
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The twenty-fifth season of Dancing with the Stars premiered on September 18, 2017.

Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews returned as hosts.

Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba all returned as judges. Julianne Hough did not return as a judge this season.

DevelopmentEdit

This season's poster features Sharna Burgess and Alan Bersten.

CastEdit

Good Morning America announced the professional dancers who would be competing in the upcoming season. The two professionals from last season that did not return were Kym Johnson-Herjavec and Sasha Farber. Farber returned to the troupe, and Mark Ballas, who last appeared on season 22 will return. Drew Scott was announced as the first celebrity competing for the season partnered with reigning champion Emma Slater. Cheryl Burke's partner Terrell Owens was announced on September 5, 2017. The remaining cast was announced on GMA on September 6.
The dance troupe members for the season are set to be former pros Sasha Farber and Jenna Johnson, and season 24 troupe members Artur Adamski, Brandon Armstrong, Hayley Erbert and Britt Stewart.

CouplesEdit

Celebrity Known For Professional Partner Result
BarbaraCorcoran-Season25-Closeup Barbara Corcoran Business woman Keo-Season25-Closeup Keo
Motsepe
Eliminated 1st
on September 25, 2017
DebbieGibson-Season25-Closeup Debbie Gibson Singer Alan-Season25-Closeup Alan
Bersten
Eliminated 2nd
on September 26, 2017
DerekFisher-Season25-Closeup Derek Fisher Former NBA
player
Sharna-Season25-Closeup Sharna
Burgess
Eliminated 3rd
on October 9, 2017
SashaPieterse-Season25-Closeup Sasha Pieterse Actress Gleb-Season25-Closeup Gleb
Savchenko
Eliminated 4th
on October 16, 2017
NickLachey-Season25-Closeup Nick Lachey Singer Peta-Season25-Closeup Peta
Murgatroyd
Chmerkovskiy
Eliminated 5th
on October 23, 2017
NikkiBella-Season25-Closeup Nikki Bella WWE wrestler
& model
Artem-Season25-Closeup Artem
Chigvintsev
Eliminated 6th
on October 30, 2017
VanessaLachey-Season25-Closeup Vanessa Lachey Television presenter
& actress
Maks-Season25-Closeup Maksim
Chmerkovskiy
TerrellOwens-Season25-Closeup Terrell Owens Former NFL
wide receiver
Cheryl-Season25-Closeup Cheryl
Burke
Eliminated 8th
on November 6, 2017
VictoriaArlen-Season25-Closeup Victoria Arlen Former Paralympic
swimmer
Val-Season25-Closeup Valentin
Chmerkovskiy
Eliminated 9th
on November 13, 2017
DrewScott-Season25-Closeup Drew Scott Realtor &
entrepreneur
Emma-Season25-Closeup Emma
Slater
Elimanted 10th
on November 20, 2017
JordanFisher-Season25-Closeup Jordan Fisher Actor, singer
& dancer
Lindsay-Season25-Closeup Lindsay
Arnold
Cusick
LindseyStirling-Season25-Closeup Lindsey Stirling Violinist &
composer
Mark-Season25-Closeup Mark
Ballas
FrankieMuniz-Season25-Closeup Frankie Muniz Actor Witney-Season25-Closeup Witney
Carson
McAllister

Scoring chartsEdit

Average scoring chartEdit

Highest and lowest scoring performancesEdit

Couples' highest and lowest scoring dancesEdit

Weekly scoresEdit

Individual judges' scores in the charts below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli.

Week 1: First dancesEdit

Couple Scores Dance Music
Terrell & Cheryl 15 (5, 5, 5) Cha-Cha-Cha "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" - The Temptations
Debbie & Alan 17 (6, 5, 6) Foxtrot "Lost in Your Eyes" - Debbie Gibson
Sasha & Gleb 18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-Cha-Cha "Like That" - Fleur East
Drew & Emma 16 (6, 5, 5) Foxtrot "Our House" - Madness
Barbara & Keo 14 (5, 4, 5) Salsa "Money Maker" - Ludacris ft. Pharrell Williams
Jordan & Lindsay 22 (8, 7, 7) Tango "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" - Shawn Mendes
Nick & Peta 18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-Cha-Cha "Come Get it Bae" - Pharrell Williams
Vanessa & Maks 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-Cha-Cha "Woman" - Kesha ft. The Dap-Kings Horns
Frankie & Witney 19 (7, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Sign of the Times" - Harry Styles
Nikki & Artem 20 (7, 7, 6) Tango "So What" - Pink
Derek & Sharna 18 (6, 6, 6) Salsa "Basketball" - Kurtis Blow
Victoria & Val 19 (7, 6, 6) Cha-Cha-Cha "Born Ready" - Disco Fries ft. Hope Murphy
Lindsey & Mark 22 (7, 8, 7) Cha-Cha-Cha "Don't Worry" - Madcon ft. Ray Dalton

Week 2: Ballroom & Latin NightEdit

Night 1

Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Debbie & Alan 20 (7, 6, 7) Quickstep "This is My Time" - Amy Stroup Safe
Nikki & Artem 21 (7, 7, 7) Waltz "Come Away with Me" - Norah Jones Safe
Lindsey & Mark 21 (7, 7, 7) Quickstep "Swing Set" - Jurassic 5 Safe
Barbara & Keo 17 (6, 5, 6) Tango "Whatever Lola Wants" - Sarah Vaughan Eliminated
Nick & Peta 19 (7, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Mandy" - Barry Manilow Safe
Drew & Emma 20 (7, 6, 7) Quickstep "Sing, Sing, Sing" - Louis Prima Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "Hit Me with a Hot Note" - Tami Tappan Damiano Safe
Frankie & Witney 23 (8, 7, 8) Tango "Whatever It Takes" - Imagine Dragons Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 20 (7, 6, 7) Foxtrot "Pillowtalk" - ZAYN Last to be called safe
Sasha & Gleb 23 (8, 8, 7) Viennese Waltz "I'm Going Down" - Rose Royce Safe
Victoria & Val 24 (8, 8, 8) Tango "Look What You Made Me Do" - Taylor Swift Safe
Derek & Sharna 19 (6, 6, 7) Foxtrot "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" - Ray Charles Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 24 (8, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "Count on Me" - Judah Kelly Safe

Night 2

  • On Night 2, the remaining couples performed an unlearned Latin routine, with another couple being eliminated.
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Nikki & Artem 18 (6, 6, 6) Samba "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee Safe
Victoria & Val 20 (7, 6, 7) Rumba "Easy" - Sky Ferreira Safe
Derek & Sharna 19 (7, 6, 6) Paso Doble "Diablo Rojo" - Rodrigo y Gabriela Safe
Sasha & Gleb 22 (8, 7, 7) Samba "Most Girls" - Hailee Steinfeld Safe
Nick & Peta 19 (7, 6, 6) Argentine Tango "She's a Lady" - Lion Babe Last to be called safe
Jordan & Lindsay 24 (8, 8, 8) Samba "Mi Gente" - J. Balvin & Willy William Safe
Drew & Emma 21 (7, 7, 7) Rumba "Lights Down Low" - Max ft. gnash Safe
Debbie & Alan 21 (7, 7, 7) Argentine Tango "Havana" - Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug Eliminated
Vanessa & Maks 23 (8, 8, 7) Salsa "Instruction" - Jax Jones ft. Demi Lovato & Stefflon Don Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 19 (6, 6, 7) Samba "Hot in Herre" - Nelly Safe
Lindsey & Mark 24 (8, 8, 8) Salsa "Mani Picao" - Ricky Campanelli Safe
Frankie & Witney 25 (8, 8, 9) Cha-Cha-Cha "Perm" - Bruno Mars Safe

Week 3: Guilty Pleasures NightEdit

  • The couples performed one unlearned dance to a song that reminded them of their secret indulgences.
  • Charleston, Jazz and Jive are introduced.
  • At the start of the show, a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of the Las Vegas Strip shooting, which occurred the previous day. Due to the circumstances, no elimination took place.
  • Maksim Chmerkovskiy was unable to perform due to an unspecified personal issue, so eliminated pro Alan Bersten danced with Vanessa Lachey instead.
Couple Scores Dance Music
Drew & Emma 23 (8, 7, 8) Argentine Tango "Red Right Hand" - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Derek & Sharna 21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-Cha-Cha "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Victoria & Val 22 (8, 7, 7) Quickstep "Tubthumping" - Chumbawamba
Vanessa & Alan 23 (7, 8, 8) Jazz "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper
Nikki & Artem 21 (7, 7, 7) Viennese Waltz "Love on the Brain" - Rihanna
Frankie & Witney 21 (7, 7, 7) Samba "It's Gonna Be Me" - *NSYNC
Lindsey & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Jive "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - Wham!
Sasha & Gleb 19 (7, 6, 6) Jazz "I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" - Four Tops
Nick & Peta 21 (7, 7, 7) Jazz "Jump (For My Love)" - The Pointer Sisters
Terrell & Cheryl 21 (7, 7, 7) Salsa "The Breaks" - Kurtis Blow
Jordan & Lindsay 25 (9, 7, 9) Charleston "The Glory Days" - Michael Giacchino

Week 4: Most Memorable Year NightEdit

  • The couples danced one unlearned dance to celebrate the most memorable year of their lives.
  • Contemporary is introduced.
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Frankie & Witney 24 (8, 8, 8) Quickstep "Adventure of a Lifetime" - Coldplay Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 24 (8, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "I Have Nothing" - Whitney Houston Safe
Nikki & Artem 24 (8, 8, 8) Contemporary "Fight Song" - Rachel Platten Safe
Nick & Peta 22 (8, 7, 7) Contemporary "Falling Slowly" - Marketa Irglova & Glen Hansard Last to be called safe
Lindsey & Mark 26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "Anchor" - Mindy Gledhill Safe
Derek & Sharna 23 (7, 8, 8) Jazz "Move On Up" - Curtis Mayfield Eliminated
Jordan & Lindsay 29 (10, 9, 10) Contemporary "Take Me Home" - Us The Duo Safe
Sasha & Gleb 24 (8, 8, 8) Foxtrot "Over My Head (Cable Car)" - The Fray Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)" - Nick Lachey Safe
Drew & Emma 24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Don’t Stop Me Now" - Queen Safe
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Foxtrot "I Lived" - OneRepublic Safe

Week 5: Disney NightEdit

  • The couples performed one unlearned dance to a song from a Disney film to celebrate Walt Disney through the years.
  • All performances were chronological, based on when the couple's respective movie was released.
Couple Scores Dance Music Disney movie Result
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Jazz "Steamboat Willie Suite" - Wilfred Jackson & Bert Lewis Steamboat Willie Safe
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Waltz "Un Jour Mon Prince Viendra" - Elodie Frégé Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Safe
Lindsey & Mark 28 (9, 10, 9) Foxtrot "When You Wish Upon a Star" - Cliff Edwards Pinocchio Safe
Nick & Peta 22 (7, 8, 7) Quickstep "The Bare Necessities" - Phil Harris & Bruce Reitherman The Jungle Book Safe
Drew & Emma 25 (9, 8, 8) Viennese Waltz "Rainbow Connection" - Kermit the Frog The Muppet Movie Safe
Sasha & Gleb 24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Kiss the Girl" - Samuel E. Wright The Little Mermaid Eliminated
Terrell & Cheryl 25 (9, 8, 8) Quickstep "I Just Can't Wait to be King" - Jason Weaver, Rowan Atkinson & Laura Williams The Lion King Safe
Frankie & Witney 29 (10, 9, 10) Argentine Tango "Angelica" - Rodrigo y Gabriela Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Last to be called safe
Jordan & Lindsay 30 (10, 10, 10) Foxtrot "You're Welcome" - Jordan Fisher ft. Lin-Manuel Miranda Moana Safe
Nikki & Artem 27 (9, 9, 9) Jazz "Remember Me" - Benjamin Bratt Coco Safe

Week 6: Movie NightEdit

Individual judges' scores in the chart below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Shania Twain, Bruno Tonioli.

  • The couples performed one unlearned dance, capturing the spirit of a specific movie genre.
  • Singer Shania Twain served as guest judge.
Couple Scores Dance Music Genre Result
Nikki & Artem 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Argentine Tango "Dernière Danse" - Indila Foreign Safe
Drew & Emma 30 (7, 7, 9, 7) Paso Doble "Legend" - The Score Action Safe
Nick & Peta 26 (7, 6, 7, 6) Samba "Wild Wild West" - Dru Hill, Will Smith & Kool Mo Dee Western Eliminated
Victoria & Val 31 (8, 8, 7, 8) Paso Doble "We Will Rock You" - Queen Sports Safe
Terrell & Cheryl 37 (9, 9, 10, 9) Jive "Feel It Still" - Portugal. The Man Spy Last to be called safe
Frankie & Witney 31 (7, 8, 8, 8) Jazz "Holly Rock" - Sheila E. Animation Safe
Vanessa & Maks 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Quickstep "Let's Be Bad" from Smash Musical Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 39 (10, 9, 10, 10) Rumba "Supermarket Flowers" - Ed Sheeran Drama Safe
Lindsey & Mark 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Argentine Tango "Human" - Supermarket Flowers Sci-Fi Safe

Week 7: Halloween NightEdit

  • The couples performed one unlearned dance and a team dance to Halloween themes and songs.
  • This week had a double elimination.
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Viennese Waltz "The Night We Met" - Lord Huron Safe
Jordan & Lindsay 30 (10, 10, 10) Paso Doble "Animals" - Martin Garrix Safe
Nikki & Artem 24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "I Put a Spell on You" - Bette Midler Eliminated
Vanessa & Maks 24 (8, 8, 8) Paso Doble "Game of Survival" - Ruelle Eliminated
Terrell & Cheryl 25 (8, 8, 9) Tango "Super Freak" - Rick James Last to be called safe
Lindsey & Mark 27 (9, 9, 9) Paso Doble "Roundtable Rival" - Lindsey Stirling Safe
Frankie & Witney 30 (10, 10, 10) Contemporary "Every Breath You Take" - Chase Holfelder Safe
Drew & Emma 27 (9, 9, 9) Charleston "Remains of the Day" - Danny Elfman Safe
Terrell & Cheryl
Jordan & Lindsay
Lindsey & Mark
Nikki & Artem
24 (8, 8, 8) Freestyle
(Team Monster Mash)
"Monster Mash" - Bobby “Boris” Pickett
Drew & Emma
Frankie & Witney
Vanessa & Maks
Victoria & Val
30 (10, 10, 10) Freestyle
(Team Phantom of the Ballroom)
"Phantom of the Opera" - Sarah Brightman & Michael Crawford

Week 8: Trio DancesEdit

Couple
(Trio partner)
Scores Dance Music Result
Terrell & Cheryl
(Kelly Monaco)
27 (9, 9, 9) Charleston "Bad Boy Good Man" - Tape Five ft. Henrik Wager Eliminated
24 (8, 8, 8) Rumba "Slow Hands" - Niall Horan
Drew & Emma
(Rashad Jennings)
22 (7, 7, 8) Waltz "Both Sides Now (Torch Songs)" - Years & Years Safe
25 (9, 8, 8) Cha-Cha-Cha "Get Up Offa That Thing" - James Brown
Victoria & Val
(Laurie Hernandez)
24 (8, 8, 8) Argentine Tango "Down" - Marian Hill Safe
24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Magic" - B.o.B ft. Rivers Cuomo
Lindsey & Mark
(Kristi Yamaguchi)
26 (9, 8, 9) Samba "Morning Drums" - Gregor Salto Safe
28 (10, 9, 9) Jazz "Let’s Face The Music And Dance" - Seth MacFarlane
Frankie & Witney
(Alfonso Ribeiro)
26 (9, 8, 9) Viennese Waltz "Perfect" - Ed Sheeran Last to be called safe
27 (9, 9, 9) Jive "Good Place" - Leo Soul
Jordan & Lindsay
(Corbin Bleu)
30 (10, 10, 10) Quickstep "Chuck Berry" - Pharrell Williams Safe
30 (10, 10, 10) Salsa "Que Viva La Vida" - Wisin

Week 9: SemifinalsEdit

  • The pros have chosen the song for the first dance, a song dedicated to their partners.
  • The couples’ second dance will take on an iconic routine from a past season.
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Drew & Emma 24 (8, 8, 8) Tango I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Safe
24 (8, 8, 8) Jazz "Yeah" - Usher ft. Lil Jon & Ludacris
(Season 17 - Corbin Bleu & Karina Smirnoff)
Victoria & Val 27 (9, 9, 9) Waltz "To Build a Home" - Cinematic Orchestra ft. Patrick Watson Eliminated
29 (9, 10, 10) Charleston "Bang Bang" - will.i.am
(Season 17 - Amber Riley & Derek Hough)
Jordan & Lindsay 28 (9, 9, 10) Argentine Tango "Brother" - NEEDTOBREATHE ft. Gavin DeGraw Safe
30 (10, 10, 10) Jive "Proud Mary" - Tina Turner
(Season 22 - Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas)
Lindsey & Mark 29 (10, 9, 10) Contemporary "Head High" - Alexander Jean Safe
28 (9, 9, 10) Tango "Feel So Close" - Calvin Harris
(Season 18 - Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy)
Frankie & Witney 25 (8, 8, 9) Salsa "Shake" - Yin Yang Twins & Pitbull Last to be called safe
26 (9, 8, 9) Paso Doble "Carnival De Paris" - Dario G
(Season 4 - Apolo Anton Ohno & Julianne Hough)

Week 10: FinalsEdit

Individual judges' scores in the chart below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli.

  • The couples will perform a redemption dance, as well as a freestyle.
  • Former pro and judge Julianne Hough served as guest judge on Night 1.

Night 1

Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Drew & Emma 36 (9, 9, 9, 9) Paso Doble "Get Ready" - Rayelle Eliminated
39 (9, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "The Ding-Dong Daddy of the D-Car Line" - Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
Frankie & Witney 38 (10, 9, 10, 9) Foxtrot "I Won’t Dance" - Frank Sinatra Last to be called safe
38 (9, 9, 10, 10) Freestyle "Run Boy Run" - Woodkid
Jordan & Lindsay 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Charleston "Bad Man" - Pitbull ft. Robin Thicke, Joe Perry & Travis Barker Safe
40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Puttin’ on the Ritz 2017 (Jazzy Radio Mix)" - Taco ft. tomX
Lindsey & Mark 40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Quickstep "Barflies at the Beach" - Royal Crown Revue Safe
40 (10, 10, 10, 10) Freestyle "Remember the Name" - Fort Minor ft. Styles of Beyond

"Palladio" - Escala

Night 2

  • The couples will perform a 24-hour fusion dance.
Couple Scores Dance Music Result
Jordan & Lindsay
Lindsey & Mark
Frankie & Witney

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

  • 13th place: Barbara & Keo
  • 12th place: Debbie & Alan
  • 11th place: Derek & Sharna
  • 10th place: Sasha & Gleb
  • 9th place: Nick & Peta
  • 8th place: Nikki & Artem
  • 7th place: Vanessa & Maks
  • 6th place: Terrell & Cheryl
  • 5th place: Victoria & Val
  • 4th place: Drew & Emma
  • Jordan & Lindsay
  • Lindsey & Mark
  • Frankie & Witney

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