In what shouldn’t come as a huge surprise, Disney has announced details on the next themed night for “Dancing With The Stars”, which falls on Halloween night.  The theme will be “Monster Night” and will feature the nine remaining couples getting into the Halloween spirit with hair-raising transformations and spine-tingling routines.

The evening promises to be a ghoulishly good time, featuring guest judge, actress and host Niecy Nash, plus the return of the Dance Marathon, “Dance Monster-thon.All nine couples are set to join the ballroom floor at the same time, first dancing a Hustle and then a Charleston. The judges will tap-out couples from the marathon, one at a time. Couples earn additional bonus points based on how long they remain in the Dance Marathon, and the last couple standing will be crowned Hallow king and queen. Bonus points from the Dance Marathon will be added to the judges’ scores from the first round of dance to determine a final combined leaderboard of the night.

The nine remaining couples (along with their dance styles, songs and costumes) are the following:

  • TV and film star Alyson Hannigan and pro Sasha Farber will perform a Paso Doble to “Supermassive Black Hole” by Muse. (vampire)
  • Marvel star Xochitl Gomez and pro Val Chmerkovskiy will perform a Contemporary to “Game of Survival” by Ruelle. (undead)
  • Ariana Madix (“Vanderpump Rules”) and pro Pasha Pashkov will perform an Argentine Tango to “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish. (harpy and harpy slayer)
  • Singer and social media star Lele Pons and pro Brandon Armstrong will perform a Paso Doble to “Bloody Mary” (Wednesday dance TikTok version) by Lady Gaga. (dead goth girl/spider)
  • Former Bachelorette Charity Lawson and pro Artem Chigvintsev will perform a Jive to “Skeleton Sam” by LVCRFT. (skeletons)
  • GRAMMY®-winning singer Jason Mraz and pro Daniella Karagach will perform a Contemporary to “Zombie” by The Cranberries. (zombie/mummy hybrid)
  • Social media and reality TV star Harry Jowsey and pro Rylee Arnold will perform an Argentine Tango to “Blinding Lights” by District 78. (aliens)
  • “The Brady Bunch” actor Barry Williams and pro Peta Murgatroyd will perform a Viennese Waltz to “It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” by James Brown. (Werewolf and Little Red Riding Hood)
  • Real estate mogul and TV star Mauricio Umansky and pro Emma Slater will perform an Argentine Tango to “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell. (gored matador)

During the Dance Marathon, couples will perform a Hustle to “Stayin’ Alive” by Bee Gees and a Charleston to “Grim Grinning Ghosts (Dance Party)” by Kris Bowers.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series co-hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough in which celebrities are paired with trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.  The show is produced in front of a live audience by BBC Studios Los Angeles Productions.

Fans will be able to vote during the live simulcast of the show in the EDT/CDT time zones. During this time, online voting will be available to fans in any time zone in the U.S., its territories and Canada via, and fans with a participating U.S. wireless carrier can also vote via SMS/text (fans in Canada cannot vote via SMS/text). Live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores in each episode to determine which couples may be in jeopardy of elimination.

“Dancing With The Stars” Monsters Night will air on Tuesday, 31st October, on ABC and Disney+ in the US and Canada at 8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT/PDT, 7:00-9:01 p.m. CDT) in local time zones, and it will be next day on Hulu.

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Roger Palmer

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