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Dancing with the Stars

Season 6 2008

  • 2008-03-18T01:00:00+01:00 on ABC (US)
  • 120 mins
  • 1 day, 16 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Family, Reality

The sixth season of Dancing with the Stars premiered on March 17, 2008; the first results show was a double-elimination episode airing on March 25, 2008. The show followed the format of previous seasons, with 12 couples.

On May 6, 2008 DWTS had a special two-hour edition to commemorate its 100th episode.

The most frequently-given score for this season was 29, which was awarded 9 times to leaders in several weeks.

Kristi Yamaguchi and her partner, Mark Ballas, won the competition. Kristi & Mark combined for four of the five perfect scores given out this season; she received three of them for her three Finals dances, giving her a perfect 90 out of 90. This season, along with the previous season, season 14 and season 15 are the only ones without a score under 15 or without a score under 5 given from any judge.

20 episodes

6x01 Episode 601

  • Season Premiere

    2008-03-18T01:00:00+01:00 — 120 mins

This is the two hour season premiere of season six of Dancing With The Stars. The celebrity dancers and their professional partners are introduced. The men dance either the Cha Cha or the Foxtrot.

6x02 Episode 601A

  • 2008-03-19T01:00:00+01:00 — 120 mins

The women perform either the Cha Cha or the Fox Trot.

6x03 Episode 602

  • 2008-03-25T01:00:00+01:00 — 120 mins

This is the last performance show before the double elimination show, when two will go home. The men and women performed either the Quickstep or the Mambo.

6x04 Episode 602A

  • 2008-03-26T01:00:00+01:00 — 120 mins

This is the first elimination show of the season and two couples will be sent packing. Who will stay and who will go? Special music guest, the Jonas Brothers, perform live. The "Macy's Stars of Dance" segment was choreographed by Jacques Heim from Cirque du Soleil.

6x05 Episode 603

  • 2008-04-01T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

Now that the magician and the tennis star have been escorted to the exit door, can the remaining celebrities bring back their own magic as they perform either the Tango or the Jive?

6x06 Episode 603A

  • 2008-04-02T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

In the spirit of April Fool's day, it's all fun and games until someone gets eliminated. Special musical guest Kylie Minogue performs, as well as special guest dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

6x07 Episode 604

  • 2008-04-08T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's the fourth performance show of the season. The remaining celebrities will dance either the Paso Doble or the Viennese Waltz.

6x08 Episode 604A

  • 2008-04-09T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

The fourth couple to be dismissed from the ballroom will be announced, music star Sheryl Crow hits the stage and kids compete in a live ballroom dancing competition!

6x09 Episode 605

  • 2008-04-15T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's Latin week and the remaining couples will heat up the dance floor as they dance either the Rumba or the Samba.

6x10 Epsiode 605A

  • 2008-04-16T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's time for another celebrities to pack their bags, but who? James Blunt and Ozomatli perform, as well the ten year old Latin dancers.

6x11 Episode 606

  • 2008-04-22T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

Now that the King's wife has been escorted to the exit door, the remaining couples will perform two dances this week for the first time this season. They will perform a dance they haven't done before and a country themed group dance.

6x12 Episode 606A

  • 2008-04-23T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

Musical guest Ashlee Simpson takes the stage, a troop from renowned Irish dance show Riverdance performs, and the next couple to be sent home is revealed!

6x13 Episode 607

  • 2008-04-29T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

Now that Marlee Matlin is gone like the dust in the wind, the remaining six couples must perform two new dances, one ballroom and one Latin.

6x14 Epsiode 607A

  • 2008-04-30T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's elimination time again. Def Leppard performs and "Dance Center" with Kenny Mayne returns.

6x15 Episode 608

  • 2008-05-06T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

Now that Shannon has been sent packing, the remaining five couples will dance two different dances again this week. Will Cristian de la Fuente be able to keep up after his injury?

6x16 Epsiode 608A

  • 2008-05-07T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's the 100th episode of Dancing With The Stars. A lot of surprises, besides the elimination, are expected. Mario Lopez who will be performing with the cast of the Broadway show A Chorus Line, Apolo Anton Ohno, Julianne Hough, Melanie Brown, and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will also be performing.

6x18 Episode 609A

  • 2008-05-14T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

It's the last big elimination show before the final round. Is your favorite celebrity still standing? A speical musical guest performs.

6x20 Episode 610A

  • 2008-05-21T02:00:00+02:00 — 120 mins

The mirror ball trophy is awarded and all the eliminated celebrities return for one last spin across the dance floor.