The 24th-season opener begins with 12 celebrities, including Mr. T; Simone Biles; Nancy Kerrigan; Chris Kattan; Rashad Jennings; Heather Morris; and David Ross. Dances featured include the tango, cha-cha, salsa, Viennese waltz and quickstep.
A double elimination occurs after Week 7 of performances, featuring the theme "A Night at the Movies." Included: one couple win immunity, while the remaining couples compete in a dance-off. Also: choreographer Mandy Moore serves as a guest judge; and stars from "Descendants 2" perform a medley.
An elimination occurs after the ninth week of performances, which feature two dances from each couple, including a "Judges' Challenge" routine. Also: Cheryl Burke previews her upcoming tour; and Calum Scott performs.
A winner is announced in the 24th-season finale. Included: a final competition round; performances by Hailee Steinfeld; OneRepublic; and Lady Antebellum. Also: a performance from the TV musical movie "Dirty Dancing"; a preview of a summer dance tour.