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DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS
Air Date: Sunday, December 02, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#108) "The Semi-Finals"
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FOUR CELEBRITY KID COUPLES REMAIN AS THE COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR THE SEMI-FINALS, WITH EACH MASTERING TWO NEW DANCES, ON ABC'S 'DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS,' SUNDAY, DEC. 2

All Four Couples, Their Mentors, the Judges and Hosts Open the Show With a Spectacular Dance Number

The Four Couples Will Split Up Into Two Groups and Perform Dance Duos for Their Second Dance of the Evening

"The Semi-Finals" - The four remaining kid couples advance to the semi-finals as the competition heats up in anticipation of next week's crowning of the coveted Mirrorball trophy on "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors," SUNDAY, DEC. 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on Tthe ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

The night kicks off with all four kid couples, their mentors, judges Mandy Moore, Val Chmerkovskiy and Adam Rippon, and hosts Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muniz dancing to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Cut to the Feeling." The couples have been rehearsing day and night in preparation for a dazzling evening of dancing, in which they will perform two numbers. The first is a regular couple's dance and the second is a Dance Duo, where the couples will split off into two teams in which the winner will accrue additional judges' scores. For their individual dances, each couple will perform a foxtrot, paso doblé, cha cha or Argentine tango.

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

Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine (mentored by Brandon Armstrong) - Foxtrot - "We're All in This Together" by High School Musical cast

Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen (mentored by Gleb Savchenko) - Paso Doblé - "The Edge of Glory" by Lady Gaga

Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold (mentored by Lindsay Arnold) - Cha Cha - "Shake Senora" by Pitbull featuring T-Pain & Sean Paul

Sky Brown and JT Church (mentored by Alan Bersten) - Argentine Tango - "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons

Dance Duos:

Dance Duo No. 1 - Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen with Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold - "Party in the U.S.A." by Miley Cyrus

Dance Duo No. 2 - Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine with Sky Brown and JT Church - "369" by Rhett George

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