Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 4 “Performance Show” Recap 10/15/12

Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 4 “Performance Show” Recap 10/15/12

Tonight on ABC our 10 remaining couples once again take to the ballroom on Dancing With The Stars All-Stars as we see the forth performance show of the season. On tonight’s show the 10 remaining couples will perform new dance styles that their competitors have chosen for them. Monday night the competition heats up with world famous choreographer and recording artist Paula Abdul joining the judges in the ballroom as a special guest judge.  This is the first time this has happened on DWTS.   If you missed last week’s performance show you can see a full and detailed recap here!

On last week’s result show although Bristol Palin and her professional partner Mark Ballas were at the bottom of the leaderboard, they were were saved once again. In two shocking eliminations, Helio Castroneves and professional dancer Chelsie Hightower and Drew Lachey and professional dancer Anna Trebunskaya were sent home. If you missed the episode, you can read our full and detailed recap here!

On tonight’s show the dance styles that the 10 remaining couples will perform are: Apolo Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff will dance a Hip Hop routine, Bristol Palin and partner Mark Ballas will dance a Rock & Roll routine, Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke will dance a Bolero routine, Gilles Marini and partner Peta Murgatroyd will dance a Bollywood routine, Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy will dance a Contemporary routine, Kirstie Alley and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy will dance a Charleston routine, Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani will dance a Jitterbug routine, Sabrina Bryan and partner Louis Van Amstel will dance a Disco routine and Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough will dance a Mambo routine.

On tomorrow’s result show DWTS season 9 champion Donny Osmond returns to the ballroom performing a duet with international recording star Susan Boyle. Their breathtaking duet, “This Is the Moment,” will be accompanied by dancers Kym Johnson, Tristan McManus, Anna Trebunskya and Henry Byalikov. “This is The Moment” is from Boyle’s new album, “Standing Ovation,” which will be released November 13.

Tonight’s episode is going to have all the usual glitz and glam in the ballroom, which you won’t want to miss. So be sure to tune in for our live coverage of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 2 Performance Show – tonight at 8PM EST!  While you wait for our recap, hit the comments and let us know what you thought of last week’s episode of Dancing With The Stars All-Stars.

Tonight’s Recap:  The whole game changes tonight as our stars face difficult dances.  With the effort to impress comes a lot mores stress as a new guest judge is on tonight, Paula Abdul.  From here on out every elimination is going to be difficult.

Kirstie Alley and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy  dancing a Charleston routine.

Judges Comments:

Len: “You turn Monday into a fun day, I am happy you are happy!  I would have like it a little clearer here or there, but for fun your are the best!”

Carrie Ann “Tonight you looked stunning, You look fabulous, you were playing to your strengths, we loved it.”

Bruno: “Oh my darling you are a mad women and I love you. You started out like Debbie Reynolds and ended up looking like Shelly Winters!  I loved it!”

Paula“What a way to start out the night, you danced it wonderfully.  You are just a joy to watch!”

SCORES:   Carrie : 7.5  Len:  7.5  Paula: 7.5  Bruno:  7.5   TOTAL 30/40

Bristol Palin and partner Mark Ballas  dancing a Rock & Roll routine

Judges Comments:

Len“The only real failure is the failure to try you came out and gave it your all.  Little safe on occasion but your best dance so far.”

Carrie Ann: “Good job!  I am so proud of you, you were really coming to life out there.  You are truly blossoming!”

Bruno: “You finally got pumping up.  you were hitting all the steps.  I told you to focus, you were doing every step the way it should be well done”

Paula: “I definitely see improvement and it looks like you are having fun.  What Marks trying to do is keep you piusing those boundaries.  Good Job!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  8  Len:  8  Paula: 8  Bruno:  8  TOTAL = 32/40

Sabrina Bryan and partner Louis Van Amstel dancing a Disco routine

Judges Comments:

Len“I am having a moment! I thought it was fabulous I was with you, well done!”

Bruno: “The disco diva as performances go this will probable the most vibrant and alive.  But, you lost timing twice.  But I am telling you had all the glitz and the glory of disco”

Carrie Ann “Last week I asked you to be more than I expect.  This week it was all I wanted, but Bruno was wrong you did not lose timing.  It was great!”

Paula: “You matched the Studio 54 right one.  Louis you choreographed to Sabrina’s strengths a couple of missteps but overall really really good.”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann: 9  Len:  9  Paula: 8.5  Bruno:  9  TOTAL = 35.5/40

Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke dancing a Bolero routine

Judges Comments:

Len: “Bolero is slow, I was concerned about you in this dance.  But lovely, just great, the lifts were clean, fabulous!”

Carrie Ann: “I loved this job some days.  There is nothing better than watching a big burly man get sexy.  You articulated your lines graceful, good job”

Bruno: “Emmitt the mood the steamier than August in Louisiana.  The Desire was tangible.  You produced these smooth lines  That had a kinda fleshy flavor, you just have it man!”

Paula“I am telling you right not, it was exquisite it was sensual you are a sexy beast.  Less is more, you capitalized us, you left us all wanting more and more!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  9  Len:  9  Paula: 9  Bruno:  9 TOTAL – 36/40

Gilles Marini and partner Peta Murgatroyd dancing a Bollywood routine

Judges Comments:

Len” I tell you what, I don’t know about Bollywood, but I know what I like and that was fantastic!”

Carrie Ann:  “That was beyond believe.  Aladdin has nothing on you.  The dancing, the expression, the liens, you brought to live the characters of the dance fantastic!.”

Bruno: I love Paula! A Bollywood super star is both exotic wicked stylistically perfection a Bollywood dream.  Superstar!

Paula: “Darling that was as smothering as a Vindaloos!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  Len: 9.5  Paula: 10  Bruno:  10  TOTAL = 39.5/40

Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani will dancing  Jitterbug routine

Judges Comments:

Len: “You are a class dancer, whatever dance you do it is clean and correct.  This was more of a glitterbug than a jitterbug.  You made me very happy!”

Carrie Ann:  “You have an amazing way to make it look effortless, you are an amazing dancer.  You had a few problems with the lifts.  You went for the difficulty and I appreciate it!”

Bruno:  “Melissa you were fearless, you did not miss a beat.  Near perfection you are an amazing dancer!”

Paula: “You two fit together like a hand and glove.  The footwork was impeccable.  The choreography was fantastic.  I was very excited about this routine”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann: 9  Len:  9  Paula: 9.5  Bruno: 9.5  TOTAL 37/40

Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough dancing a Mambo routine

Judges Comments:

Len: “Good news from Goodman, I liked it, I really liked it to get that speed and all that athletic movement and keep timing is brilliant”

Carrie Ann“If I was the other contestants I would be a little afraid of you.  Perfect every little step!

Bruno “Shawn sexy out of this world I tell you this show you think you have seen it all and it keeps getting better!”

Paula: “You have turned into this sexy young lady, you were down and dirty you were elegant you were perfect.  The choreography was outstanding and it was my most favorite dance of the evening!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 10  Len:  9.5  Paula: 10  Bruno:  10  TOTAL 39.5/40

Apolo Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff dancing a Hip Hop routine

Judges Comments:

Len: ” Karina I was not even looking at you, you Apolo you came out and you were fantastic!”

Carrie Ann“The beauty about tonight is that everybody is outside their comfort zone.  We know that and we applaud you all.  Apolo I liked the way you brought the old school to the new school.”

Bruno: “You have attitude you have the mood, you even made the running man look good, good job!”

Paula: “Apolo kudos to you, this is natural for you, you have the swagger!  You kept it together!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  8.5  Len:  9  Paula:  8.5  Bruno:  8.5  TOTAL 34/40

Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy dancing a Contemporary routine

Judges Comments:

Len: “What I love about dancing is contrast.  Love, hate and that is what I saw this season.  You are fabulous”

Carrie Ann: “What makes a miracle contemporary dance, you laid your heart out there, it was stunning! That took courage”

Bruno: “Your was the hardest dance, years of training, emotionally charged, great achievement!”

Paula: “It was such a beautiful routine, amazing job even with the injury!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann: 9  Len:  9.5  Paula: 9.5  Bruno:  9.5  TOTAL 37.5/40