Friday, October 19, 2012
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One-Hour Performance Shows on Both Monday and Tuesday Night, with No Elimination This Week

For the First Time on "Dancing with the Stars," the Couples Will Dance a Freestyle Team Dance

"Episode 1505-1 & 1505-2" - This week, it's 'Guilty Pleasures Week,' as the competition gets extreme with two nights of performances and no elimination, on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars." During night one, MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), four couples will dance to their selected 'guilty pleasure' song while the other four couples will perform their Freestyle Team Dance in the ballroom. On night two, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET), the four couples who performed their Team Dance on Monday night will dance their individual dances to their selected 'guilty pleasure' song, and the other four couples will take their turn on the dance floor with their Freestyle Team Dance. Judges' scores and viewer votes from Monday and Tuesday night will be added to the following week's scores and votes.

As already selected and announced during last week's Results Show, the teams dancing freestyle on either Monday or Tuesday night are: 

Team "Gangnam Style:"
* Kirstie Alley and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy
* Gilles Marini and partner Peta Murgatroyd 
* Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy 
* Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke

Team "Call Me Maybe:"
* Sabrina Bryan and partner Louis Van Amstel
* Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough
* Apolo Anton Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff
* Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani

Hosted by Emmy Award winner Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Brooke Burke-Charvet ("Dancing with the Stars" Season Seven Champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. 

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday & Tuesday night during and up to 60 minutes after the "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" performance shows this week. AT&T customers may also vote by texting the word "VOTE" and entering the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (message and data rates may apply). Online voting at is open from the start of each episode on the East Coast and closes at 8:00 a.m., PT/11:00 a.m., ET on Tuesday mornings. Additionally, fans can now vote on Facebook A custom Facebook app sponsored by AT&T will let fans vote, share who they voted for and why, as well as see who friends voted for. They can also access the "After Party: Dancing with the Stars" live stream, the DWTS Social Buzz page, and the AT&T Spotlight Performance and Casting Call from the app. 

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