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DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS
Air Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#103) "Disney Night"
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THE NINE REMAINING CELEBRITY KIDS BRING THE MAGIC OF DISNEY TO LIFE ON THE BALLROOM FLOOR WHEN 'DISNEY NIGHT' COMES TO ABC'S 'DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS,' SUNDAY, OCT. 21

There Will Be an Elimination at the End of the Night, Based on Judges' Scores and In-Studio Audience Votes

"Disney Night" - The nine remaining celebrity kids will transform into some of the most magical Disney characters from their favorite Disney films and celebrate the magnificence of "Disney Night" on "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors," SUNDAY, OCT. 21 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Each couple will perform to songs from beloved Disney films, including the animated classics "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Moana," as well as the Disney

·Pixar animated features "Coco" and "Toy Story," and more! Each couple will perform a foxtrot, jive, samba, contemporary, jazz or Charleston. At the end of the night, there will be an elimination. The studio audience vote is combined with the judges' scores to determine who goes home at the end of each episode.

Each couple will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

Akash Vukoti and Kamri Peterson (mentored by Witney Carson) - Jive - "Zero to Hero" from "Hercules"

Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine (mentored by Brandon Armstrong) - Samba - "Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride" from "Lilo & Stitch"

Honey Boo Boo and Tristan Ianiero (mentored by Artem Chigvintsev) - Foxtrot - "Something There" from "Beauty and the Beast"

Jason Maybaum and Elliana Walmsley (mentored by Emma Slater) - Foxtrot - "You've Got a Friend in Me" from "Toy Story"

Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen (mentored by Gleb Savchenko) - Contemporary - "Colors of the Wind" from "Pocahontas"

Mandla Morris and Brightyn Brems (mentored by Cheryl Burke) - Jazz - "Un Poco Loco" from "Coco"

Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold (mentored by Lindsay Arnold) - Charleston - "One Jump Ahead" from "Aladdin"

Sky Brown and JT Church (mentored by Alan Bersten) - Contemporary - "How Far I'll Go" from "Moana"

Sophia Pippen and Jake Monreal (mentored by Sasha Farber) - Samba - "Poor Unfortunate Souls" from "The Little Mermaid"

Hosted by "Dancing with the Stars" season 25's Mirrorball Trophy winner Jordan Fisher and finalist Frankie Muniz, "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" is a fresh take on an established favorite in which 12 celebrity kids are partnered with professional junior ballroom dancers to perform choreographed routines that are judged by Emmy(R) Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore, professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy and "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" champion, Adam Rippon.

"Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" is produced by BBC Studios. Andrew Llinares and Ashley Edens-Shaffer are executive producers. The show is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

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DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/7/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 12/9/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2018) "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" welcomes 12 celebrity kids and professional junior ballroom dancers to the ballroom floor. The youngest cast ever is sparkling up their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for what will be an unforgettable journey. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, SUNDAY, OCT. 7 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity kid dancers includes a Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated actor, a professional skateboarder, an ABC comedy star, a runway model, two Disney Channel stars and the youngest boy to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Rippon as Judge
· Frankie Muniz as Host
· Jordan Fisher as Host
· Mandy Moore as Judge
· Val Chmerkovskiy as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Llinares as EP
· Ashley Edens-Shaffer as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios