Air Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:02 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#806A-60) "Episode 806A"
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Seven-time Academy of Country Music "Vocal Group of the Year" Artists Rascal Flatts Perform

The Cast of West Side Story Performs

Macy's Stars of Dance Brings Carmen Electra to the Stage

"Episode 806A" - After a night of Rumba and Jive, the sixth couple to be eliminated from the competition is revealed on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show," TUESDAY, APRIL 14(9:00-10:02 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Seven-time Academy of Country Music "Vocal Group of the Year" artists Rascal Flatts return to the "Dancing with the Stars" stage with their hit, "Here Comes Goodbye," from their new album, "Unstoppable," released on April 7, 2009. Joining them on stage are professional dancers Tony Dovolani and Julianne Hough. Also performing The Beatles' hit, "Revolution," the Grammy Award-winning country artists put a new spin on a favorite for their second performance of the night, along with professional dancers Mark Ballas, Chelsie, Hightower Aliona Vilani and Artem Chigvintsev.

From one of the most memorable musicals and love stories of all time, the cast of the Broadway revival "West Side Story" transforms the ballroom with a spectacular performance of "America." With original music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Steven Sondheim, the Tony Award-winning "West Side Story" was written by Arthur Laurents and is based off of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.

In a special Macy's Stars of Dance performance, choreographer Lindsley Allen brings a classic cabaret performance starring actress and dancer Carmen Electra to the "Dancing with the Stars" stage alongside the dance troupe Cherry Boom Boom. The Los Angeles based Cherry Boom Boom was created by Lindsley Allen, formerly of the burlesque Pussy Cat Dolls, and is a return to vintage Hollywood glamour and traditional cabaret.

By evening's end one couple will be eliminated. Who among the following eight teams will leave the ballroom floor?

Shawn Johnson (Olympic gymnastics medalist) and partner Mark Ballas

Lil' Kim (Grammy Award winning rapper) and partner, reigning champion Derek Hough

Gilles Marini (model and actor) and partner Cheryl Burke

Ty Murray ("King of Cowboys") and partner, newcomer Chelsie Hightower

Steve-O (star of "Jackass" and "Wildboyz") and partner Lacey Schwimmer

Melissa Rycroft (from "The Bachelor") and partner Tony Dovolani

Lawrence Taylor (National Football League Hall of Famer, a.k.a. "LT") and partner Edyta Sliwinska

Chuck Wicks (country music star) and partner Julianne Hough

Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday 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 ("The Insider"), the celebrities will perform choreographed dance routines which will be 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 Productions. 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 Productions:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide Productions, 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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