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Dancing With the Stars Season 23 Episodes

15 Episodes 2016 - 2016

The 23rd season of "Dancing With The Stars" includes a star-studded celebrity cast, including two gold medal Olympians, a multi-Grammy award-winning artist, a country music star, an IndyCar driver, and the former governor of Texas, among others. Both Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews return as hosts, with Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli returning as judges. After a one-season hiatus, Julianne Hough also returns to the judges' table this season, along with a number of celebrity guest judges. Derek Hough, Emma Slater, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and Cheryl Burke all return as professionals after taking hiatuses. They join six professionals from the previous season and also welcome new pro Jenna Johnson.

Episode 1

September 12, 2016

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 121 mins

The 23rd-season opener begins with 13 celebrities, including Ryan Lochte; Rick Perry; Amber Rose; Laurie Hernandez; Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds; Marilu Henner; and Vanilla Ice. Dances featured include the jive, fox-trot, cha-cha and Viennese waltz.

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Episode 2

September 19, 2016

Mon, Sep 19, 2016 121 mins

The second week of performances features the contestants dancing to TV theme songs. Included: Maureen McCormick dances to the theme from "The Brady Bunch," and Marilu Henner dances to the "Taxi" theme song.

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Episode 3

September 20, 2016

Tue, Sep 20, 2016 120 mins

The first elimination of the season occurs. Included: never-before-seen footage; and a preview of the "Forever Country" music video.

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Episode 4

September 26, 2016

Mon, Sep 26, 2016 60 mins

The third week of performances showcases Face Off Night, pitting the couples against each another in dance offs.

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Episode 5

September 27, 2016

Tue, Sep 27, 2016 120 mins

The third-round results show. Included: Florida Georgia Line and Fitz and the Tantrums perform.

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Episode 6

October 03, 2016

Mon, Oct 3, 2016 121 mins

The fourth week of performances features a Cirque du Soleil theme night, with dances inspired by Cirque du Soleil shows, as well as acrobats and aerialists performing alongside the contestants.

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Episode 7

October 04, 2016

Tue, Oct 4, 2016 60 mins

The fourth-round results show. Included: DNCE perform; an all-male dance number; and a performance choreographed by Derek Hough.

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Episode 8

October 10, 2016

Mon, Oct 10, 2016 121 mins

The fifth week of performances feature songs representing memorable years in the celebrities' lives. Also: André Rieu performs with a 60-piece orchestra.

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Episode 9

October 17, 2016

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 121 mins

An elimination occurs after the sixth week of performances, which feature Lain dances. Also: Pitbull serves as a guest judge and sings "Greenlight."

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Episode 10

October 24, 2016

Mon, Oct 24, 2016 121 mins

An elimination occurs after the seventh week of performances, which feature each celebrity dancing to a song from a different era. Also: Team dances are performed.

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Episode 11

October 31, 2016

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 121 mins

An elimination occurs after the eighth week of performances, which feature Halloween-themed dances. Also: The couples participate in a dance off.

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Episode 12

November 07, 2016

Mon, Nov 7, 2016 121 mins

An elimination occurs after the ninth week of performances, which feature songs from Broadway shows, followed by a second round called the Team-Up Challenge. Also: Idina Menzel performs and serves as a guest judge.

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Episode 13

November 14, 2016

Mon, Nov 14, 2016 121 mins

An elimination occurs after the tenth week of performances, which feature two dances from each couple, including a trio dance.

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Episode 14

November 21, 2016

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 121 mins

The final four couples compete during the 11th week of performances, which includes two rounds of dancing: a redemption dance and a freestyle dance. Also: Train sing "Play That Song"; a dance from "La La Land" is performed; and one couple are eliminated.

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Episode 15

November 22, 2016

Tue, Nov 22, 2016 120 mins

A winner is announced in the 23rd-season finale. Included: a final competition round; performances by Vanilla Ice, Andy Grammer and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds; and a preview of the "Dancing With the Stars: Live! We Came to Dance" tour.

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