Air Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#706A-60) "Episode 706A"
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Special Guest Judge Michael Flatley Performs; Pussycat Dolls and Missy Elliott Perform Together; Third Set of Ballroom Kids Dance

"Episode 706A" � After tallying the judges' and viewers' votes, the seventh couple to be eliminated from the competition is revealed on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show," TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28 (9:00-10:02 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Special guest judge and world famous choreographer and dancer Michael Flatley will take to the stage in a special performance entitled "Capone," from his current Irish dance show, "Celtic Tiger." Flatley, credited in the Guiness Book of World Records for having the "fastest feet on earth," has created and performed in some of the most popular dance performances of all time, including "Riverdance" and "Lord of the Dance." His shows have been enjoyed by more than 50 million people in 60 different countries on every continent. He has sold out stadiums around the world, including a record four consecutive weeks at the London Coliseum, and has sold more than 10 million CDs and DVDs.

The Pussycat Dolls team up with Missy Elliott in a special performance of their second single, "Whatcha Think About That," off of the Pussycat Dolls' sophomore album, "Doll Domination." Six-time Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott is the best selling female hip hop artist of all time. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her 7th studio album, which will be released in 2009.

For the third week in a row, kids will shake and shimmy their way into America's hearts in a live ballroom dancing competition. Judges Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman and Carrie Ann Inaba will select their favorite team of the night. That team will then return later in the season for another performance. This week two teams, 13 and under, will compete.

By evening's end one more couple will be eliminated, as determined by a combination of the judges' scores and viewers' votes. Who among the following eight teams will leave the ballroom floor?

Lance Bass & Lacey Schwimmer
Brooke Burke & Derek Hough
Maurice Greene & Cheryl Burke
Cloris Leachman & Corky Ballas
Cody Linley & Julianne Hough
Susan Lucci & Tony Dovolani
Warren Sapp & Kym Johnson

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday and Tuesday night during and up to 30 minutes after the "Dancing with the Stars" performance shows. AT&T subscribers may also text message their votes by texting the word "VOTE" and entering the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (standard text message rates apply). Viewers may also vote online at www.abc.com starting from the opening of each episode on the East Coast and until 12:00 Noon, ET the following day.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Samantha Harris ("E! Entertainment"), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

"Dancing with the Stars" is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, "Strictly Come Dancing." This version is produced by BBC Worldwide Americas. Conrad Green serves as executive producer and Rob Wade and Matilda Zoltowski are co-executive producers. Alex Rudzinski directs. "Dancing with the Stars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.

About BBC Worldwide Americas:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide Americas, with headquarters in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and Miami, brings together all of BBC Worldwide's businesses in the North and South America region. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC's assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company has six core businesses: Channels, Sales and Distribution, Content and Production, Home Entertainment, Digital Media and Magazines. Under these businesses fall two key brands in the U.S. - digital cable channel BBC America and a bi-coastal production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars for ABC.

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