The concept of the show is to pair a celebrity with a professional dancer in an attempt to win a high score from a panel of three judges and then a high number of votes from the viewers, who can call in and vote online. The person who receives the lowest score is eliminated, but they are allowed to dance one last dance at the end of the show.
Last Episode18x11 18th Season Finale: A Winner is an… Aired: May. 20, 2014
After weeks of grueling practice and intense performances, the finalists will finally learn which celebrity and professional dance partner have …
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Series Fun Facts
- Sara Evans was the first contestant to drop out of the show (she wanted to spend time with her kids while her and her ex were going through a divorce at the time-October 2007)
- Amber Riley is the first African-American woman to win the Mirror Ball Trophy. She won in Season 17 with pro partner Derek Hough.
- Julianne Hough is the youngest professional dancer ever to have competed and win the overall title on the show at age 18 (season 4) with Apolo Ohno, and at age 19 (season 5) with Helio Castroneves.