FOUR CELEBRITY KID COUPLES REMAIN AS THE COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR THE SEMI-FINALS, WITH EACH MASTERING TWO NEW DANCES, ON ABC’S ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS,’ SUNDAY, DEC. 2
All Four Couples, Their Mentors, the Judges and Hosts Open the Show With a Spectacular Dance Number
The Four Couples Will Split Up Into Two Groups and Perform Dance Duos for Their Second Dance of the Evening
“The Semi-Finals” – The four remaining kid couples advance to the semi-finals as the competition heats up in anticipation of next week’s crowning of the coveted Mirrorball trophy on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors,” SUNDAY, DEC. 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on Tthe ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
The night kicks off with all four kid couples, their mentors, judges Mandy Moore, Val Chmerkovskiy and Adam Rippon, and hosts Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muniz dancing to Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Cut to the Feeling.” The couples have been rehearsing day and night in preparation for a dazzling evening of dancing, in which they will perform two numbers. The first is a regular couple’s dance and the second is a Dance Duo, where the couples will split off into two teams in which the winner will accrue additional judges’ scores. For their individual dances, each couple will perform a foxtrot, paso doblé, cha cha or Argentine tango.
Each couple will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):
Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine (mentored by Brandon Armstrong) – Foxtrot – “We’re All in This Together” by High School Musical cast
Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen (mentored by Gleb Savchenko) – Paso Doblé – “The Edge of Glory” by Lady Gaga
Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold (mentored by Lindsay Arnold) – Cha Cha – “Shake Senora” by Pitbull featuring T-Pain & Sean Paul
Sky Brown and JT Church (mentored by Alan Bersten) – Argentine Tango – “Thunder” by Imagine Dragons
Dance Duo No. 1 – Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen with Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold – “Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus
Dance Duo No. 2 – Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine with Sky Brown and JT Church – “369” by Rhett George
Hosted by “Dancing with the Stars” season 25’s Mirrorball Trophy winner Jordan Fisher and finalist Frankie Muniz, “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” is a fresh take on an established favorite in which 12 celebrity kids are partnered with professional junior ballroom dancers to perform choreographed routines that are judged by Emmy® Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore, professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy and “Dancing with the Stars: Athletes” champion, Adam Rippon.
“Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” is produced by BBC Studios. Andrew Llinares and Ashley Edens-Shaffer are executive producers. The show is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.