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.
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.
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.
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.
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.