Air Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#904A-60) "Episode 904A"
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International Superstar Shakira Performs

"Episode 904A" � After last week's shocking elimination and Tom DeLay's withdrawal due to injury, only 11 teams remain and the sixth couple eliminated from the competition is announced on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show," TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

International Superstar Shakira performs "Did It Again" from her forthcoming album, "She Wolf." Shakira also takes to the "Dancing with the Stars" stage with her hit "Hips Don't Lie" from her second English-language album, "Oral Fixation Volume 2," released in 2006. Shakira has won two Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards and has been nominated for a Golden Globe. In addition she is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, and the second-most successful female Latin singer, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide.

In a special professional dancer routine, pros Cheryl Burke, Dmitry Chaplin, Alec Mazo, Edyta Sliwinska, Karina Smirnoff and Louis Van Amstel preview and showcase next week's dances, the Argentine Tango and Paso Doble, together in one performance on the "Dancing with the Stars" stage. By evening's end one couple will be eliminated, as determined by a combination of the judges' scores and viewers' votes. Who among the following 11 teams will leave the ballroom floor?

� AARON CARTER (pop star) and partner KARINA SMIRNOFF.

� NATALIE COUGHLIN (Olympic champion swimmer) and partner, Season 1 champion ALEC MAZO.

� MARK DACASCOS ("Iron Chef America" star) and partner LACEY SCHWIMMER.

� MELISSA JOAN HART (actress) and partner, reigning two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champ MARK BALLAS.

� MICHAEL IRVIN (NFL Hall of Famer) and partner, Season 8's Professional Dancer Competition winner ANNA DEMIDOVA.

� JOANNA KRUPA (model) and partner, Season 7 champ DEREK HOUGH.

� CHUCK LIDDELL (Ultimate Fighting Champion) and partner ANNA TREBUNSKAYA.

� MYA (award winning singer) and partner DMITRY CHAPLIN.

� KELLY OSBOURNE (reality star) and partner LOUIS VAN AMSTEL.

� DONNY OSMOND (showbiz legend) and partner KYM JOHNSON.

� LOUIE VITO (professional snowboarder) and partner CHELSIE HIGHTOWER.

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 is co-executive producer. Alex Rudzinski directs. "Dancing with the Stars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround.

About BBC Worldwide Productions:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). In the U.S., BBC Worldwide Productions, one of BBC Worldwide's seven core businesses, is based in Los Angeles and New York. It is responsible for the smash hit "Dancing with the Stars" and develops scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks.

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