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Dancing with the Stars

Season 11 2010
TV-PG

  • 2010-09-21T00:00:00Z on ABC (US)
  • 90 mins
  • 1 day, 6 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Family

Season eleven of Dancing with the Stars premiered on September 20, 2010. The cast was announced during the August 30 episode of Bachelor Pad during a live press conference that included a Q&A session with host Tom Bergeron and co-host Brooke Burke and the new cast. There are twelve celebrity cast members this season. The pairs were announced on September 1.

Corky Ballas returned to the show for the first time since season seven. This is the first season to feature no new professional dancers, as each of the 12 pros has appeared on at least one previous season. Edyta Śliwińska, the only pro to have appeared throughout the entire run of the series, did not return this season. Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba continued as the judges.

Several changes were introduced this season including an "Acoustic Week," in which couples performed either the Rumba or the Argentine Tango, while the audience was brought closer to the dance floor, which was elevated and made circular, a "TV Theme Week" and a "Rock n' Roll Week", in which couples performed the Paso Doble or the Tango and danced in a Rock n' Roll marathon. Fan favorites from previous seasons also came back to judge the couples, who re-created their most memorable routines on the 200th episode; these guest judges were Hélio Castroneves, Kelly Osbourne, Emmitt Smith, Drew Lachey, Gilles Marini, and Mel B. Kristi Yamaguchi and Apolo Ohno also served as team captains for the team dances. Yamaguchi's team consisted of Rick & Cheryl, Kyle & Lacey and Bristol & Mark, while Brandy & Maksim, Jennifer & Derek and Kurt & Anna were on Ohno's team. Also scheduled was a week dubbed "Instant Choreography" in which the couples practiced their routines for a week and received the music for their Latin dances only 45 minutes before their live routines.

20 episodes

11x01 Week 1 - Season Premier

  • Season Premiere

    2010-09-21T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

Dancing with the stars returns with a new group of stars ready to take to the dance floor. Couples dance the Viennese Waltz or the Cha-Cha this week.

11x02 Week 1 - Eliminations

  • 2010-09-22T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x03 Week 2 - Performances

  • 2010-09-28T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining eleven couples perform for America's votes and the judge's scores.

11x04 Week 2 - Eliminations

  • 2010-09-29T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x05 Week 3 - Performances

  • 2010-10-05T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining ten couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x06 Week 3 - Eliminations

  • 2010-10-06T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x07 Week 4 - Performances

  • 2010-10-12T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining nine couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x08 Week 4 - Eliminations

  • 2010-10-13T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x09 Week 5 - Performances

  • 2010-10-19T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining eight couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x10 Week 5 - Eliminations

  • 2010-10-20T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x11 Week 6 - Performances

  • 2010-10-26T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining seven couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x12 Week 6 - Eliminations

  • 2010-10-27T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x13 Week 7 - Performances

  • 2010-11-02T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining six couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x14 Week 7 - Eliminations

  • 2010-11-03T00:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x15 Week 8 - Performances

  • 2010-11-09T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining five couples perform for America's votes and the judges' scores.

11x16 Week 8 - Eliminations

  • 2010-11-10T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x17 Week 9 - Performances

  • 2010-11-16T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

The remaining four couples perform to win America's votes and high scores from the judges.

11x18 Week 9 - Eliminations

  • 2010-11-17T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

One couple is eliminated from the competition. Special guest performances and dancing round out the evening.

11x19 Week 10 (NIght 1) - Freestyle

  • 2010-11-23T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

The final three couples perform to try to win America's votes and the judges' scores as the competition enters its final stage.

11x20 Week 10 (Night 2) - Finale

  • 2010-11-24T01:00:00Z — 90 mins

Contestants perform the judges' favorite dances from the season and the winner is revealed!

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