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November 18, 2021

Dancing with the Stars: SEASON FINALE - Finale (11/22)

Last Chance for the Last Dance…It’s the Finale!

The Final Four Celebrity and Pro-Dancer Couples Compete for Their Final Opportunity To Win the Coveted Mirrorball Trophy

“Finale” – This season’s remaining four couples will dance and compete in their final two rounds of dances in the live season finale where one will win the coveted Mirrorball Trophy, MONDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.

 

All 15 of the show’s season 30 celebrities will return to the ballroom to dance an opening number all together, performing to the hit song “Dynamite” by BTS, and choreographed by two-time Emmy® Award-winning choreographer Tessandra Chavez. Season 30 pro dancers will come together to perform a dance to “Pour Some Sugar On Me” by Def Leppard. In addition, the finale will feature special performances by Melanie C who will return to sing “2 Become 1” by the Spice Girls, and recent CMA Award winner Jimmie Allen will also perform his single “Good Times Roll.”

 

For their first-round dances, the finalist couples will each combine two styles of dance into one routine for a Fusion Dance. For the second and final round, the couples will perform the most anticipated dance of the season—the fan-favorite Freestyle.

 

Fans of the show will be able to vote during the live broadcast of the show in the EST/CST time zones via abc.com and SMS/text. (Note: To be clear, fans in all U.S. time zones may vote, provided they vote within the live show window.) The live viewer votes will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine the final rankings of season 30 and which finalist couple will become the season 30 Mirrorball Champions.

 

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. 

 

The couples (along with their dance styles and songs) are the following:

  • Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson will perform a Tango and Cha Cha fusion dance to “I Love It” by Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX; then a freestyle dance to “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga

  • NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach will perform a Cha Cha and Foxtrot fusion dance to “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire; then a freestyle dance to a medley of “Lose Control” by Missy Elliot feat. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop and “Bounce” by DJ Clent

  • Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten will perform a will perform a Viennese Waltz and Paso Doble fusion dance to “Never Tear Us Apart” by Bishop Briggs; then a freestyle dance to “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

  • Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke will perform a will perform a Paso Doble and Cha Cha fusion dance to “Free Your Mind” by En Vogue; then a freestyle dance to a medley of “Beethoven’s Fifth” and “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels (Just Dance Version)” by Todrick Hall

 

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.

 

ABC Media Relations
Lauren Milovich
lauren.milovich@abc.com 

 

Neda Naderi
neda.naderi@abc.com 

 

Laura Puig
Laura.Puig@scenariopr.com  

 

Jillian Morabito
Jillian.morabito@scenariopr.com  

 

BBC Studios
Holly Taylor
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“Dancing with the Stars”
Ingrid Meilan
IngridMeilanpr@gmail.com 

 

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