The first round of competition, featuring 11 contestants: Tucker Carlson, Monique Coleman, Sara Evans, Willa Ford, Vivica A. Fox, Harry Hamlin, Joe Lawrence, Mario Lopez, Shanna Moakler, Emmitt Smith and Jerry Springer.
First-round results. Also: singer Tom Jones performs; the series' pros dance the mambo; working mother Tysonia Sichinga begins a challenge to get in shape with help from ballroom dancer Christian Perry.
Second-round results. Also: Julio Iglesias sings “I Want to Know What Love Is”; eight pros perform a group jive; Jordi Caballero and Claudia Velasco dance an Argentinean tango; and Tysonia practices the tango.
Fifth-round results. Also: Rod Stewart sings “Hot Legs” and his version of “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”; the pros disco to Earth, Wind and Fire's “Boogie Wonderland”; and Tysonia dances the quickstep.
Sixth-round results; an explanation of how the contest will proceed after Sara Evans' withdrawal. Also: Lionel Richie sings “I Call It Love” from his latest album, “Coming Home”; ballroom champions Nick and Lena Kosovich dance to Queen's “The Show Must Go On”; and Tysonia practices the cha-cha.
Seventh-round results. Included: Martina McBride sings “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden” and “This One's for the Girls.” Also: a routine by Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo; a performance by Val Chmerkovskiy's dance troupe.