DWTS First: Celebrities switch it up on the dance floor

The votes are in and for the first time ever celebrities will switch professional dance partners on “Dancing with the Stars.” This past week, America was given the power to vote and change celebrity and professional dance pairings and now each star must face this new challenge. The new couples will be revealed live for the first time throughout the evening. The show will begin with an opening number featuring the entire cast followed by each celebrity tackling a new style of dance with their new partner. Additionally, two-time professional “Dancing with the Stars” champion, Julianne Hough, will return to guest judge for the second time alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

“Macy’s Stars of Dance” returns for its first installment of the season with creative oversight by Emmy Award-winning Choreographer and Pro Dancer, Derek Hough. The unique performance will showcase explosive choreography that blends Latin and contemporary dance styles and will feature both the Pro and Troupe dancers. The piece will also feature “So You Think You Can Dance” all-star Kathryn McCormick.

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday nights during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the “Dancing with the Stars”. Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode and closing at 8:00 p.m. For the final week, on Monday, May 19, online voting will open for 15 hours, beginning from the start of the episode on the at 8:00 p.m. and closing at 11:00 a.m. the next day. A custom Facebook app will lets fans vote and share who they voted for, as well as see who friends voted for.

Be sure to catch Dancing with the Stars Monday nights on WOTV 4!

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