Tonight on ABC Dancing With The Stars continues with an all new Monday October 20, season 19 week 6 episode 8 called “Pitbull Night”. On tonight’s episode International superstar Pitbull returns to the ballroom and for the first time joins Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli as a guest judge. On “Dancing with the Stars.” Pitbull will kick-off the night with a steamy performance of his hit single “Fireball” followed by the nine remaining celebrities performing to a mix of his hits and personal favorite songs. Dance styles will include Salsa, Rumba, Foxtrot, Tango and Jazz. At the end of the night, one couple will face elimination.
The contestants still in the competition and their professional partners are: Jonathan Bennett & Allison Holker; Tommy Chong & Peta Murgatroyd; Bethany Mota & Derek Hough; Janel Parrish & Valentin Chmerkovskiy; Alfonso Ribeiro & Witney Carson; Sadie Robertson & Mark Ballas; Antonio Sabato JR. & Cheryl Burke; Lea Thompson & Artem Chigvintsev and Michael Waltrip & Emma Slater.
On last week’s episode the dance assignments for the night were: Jitterbug: Jonathan Bennett and Peta Murgatroyd. Mambo: Tommy Chong and Emma Slater. Hip-Hop: Bethany Mota and Ballas. Burlesque: Janel Parrish and Artem Chigvinstev. Flamenco: Alfonso Ribeiro and Cheryl Burke. Charleston: Sadie Robertson and Derek Hough. Bollywood: Antonio Sabato Jr. and Allison Holker. Broadway: Lea Thompson and Val Chmerkovskiy. Disco: Michael Waltrip and Witney Carson. Did you miss any of last week’s performances? If you miss them we have a full and detailed recap, right here for you.
On tonight’s episode the dance assignments for the night are: Foxtrot: Tommy Chong & Peta Murgatroyd. Tango: Bethany Mota & Derek Hough. Samba: Janel Parrish & Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Rumba: Sadie Robertson & Mark Ballas. Salsa: Atonio Sabato Jr. & Cheryl Burke; Lea Thompson & Artem Chigvinstev
Tune in tonight at 8 PM EST on ABC to watch the stars all hit the ballroom. We’ll be recapping it for you live right here. In the meantime hit up our comments section and tell us who you are already rooting for?
RECAP: Tonight’s show starts with some results. The first couple who are safe are Tommy Chong & professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd. Janel Parrish & professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy are in jeopardy. Jonathan Bennett & professional dancer Allison Holker are also in jeopardy and dancing first tonight.
Jonathan Bennett & professional dancer Allison Holker dancing Jazz.
Judges Comments: Julianne: “It is week six and we need to see improvement, we did.” Bruno: “The man in black has his mojo back, you are slick. Tonight it just happened, you were on it.” Carrie Ann: “You never stop smiling and never give up, it paid off.” Pit Bull: “Great selection for the song, you looked just like Will Smith. Amazing”
SCORES: Julianne: 8 Carrie Ann: 8 Pit Bull: 8 Bruno: 8
Janel Parrish & professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy dancing the Samba.
Judges Comments: “All your tensions and torso were wonderful, it worked so well. Your turns are getting better, but don’t throw your arms away.” Carrie Ann: “I am always so amazed with you, tonight it was a phenomenal performance but you were off balance.” Pit Bull: “I don’t know anything about ballroom, but I know a lot about passion and there wasn’t any.” Julianne: “I’m not the mean judge anymore; the choreography was difficult, it might not have had enough passion, but I commend you, it was great.”
SCORES: Julianne: 9 Carrie Ann: 8 Pit Bull: 7 Bruno: 9
Tommy Chong & professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd dancing the Fox Trot.
Judges Comments: Carrie Ann: “I love when you dance the whole room gets behind room, great job.” Pit Bull: “You are the most interesting man in the world, I really enjoyed it.” Julianne: “That was so awesome, Tommy from week 1. I think that you could be in the competition for a long time.” Bruno: “The old magic is back again, you were better on hold though.”
SCORES: Julianne: 7 Carrie Ann: 7 Pit Bull: 7 Bruno: 7
More results, Lea Thompson & professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev are safe. Sadie Robertson & professional dancer Mark Ballas, Antonio Sabato JR. & professional dancer Cheryl Burke are all safe.
Antonio Sabato JR. & professional dancer Cheryl Burke dancing Salsa.
Judges Comments: Pit Bull: “That was sexy, I wanted to join the dance. I had fun watching you.” Julianne: “You take what we say and work with it, you were too loose tonight though.” Bruno: “You really took me back to old Havana. I want you to do better, transfer your weight properly.” Carrie Ann: “You keep your nose to the prize, but let your music move you.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 7 Pit Bull: 7 Julianne: 7 Bruno: 7
Sadie Robertson & professional dancer Mark Ballas dancing the Rumba.
Judges Comments: Julianne: “This was a beautiful story about falling in love, I loved it. But I found you were unsure of your footing.” Bruno: “You are a sparkling jewel of a dancer, you need to get the continuous motion though.” Pit Bull: “It was simple, but powerful. It was believable.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 9 Pit Bull: 10 Julianne: 8 Bruno: 8
Lea Thompson & professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev dancing Salsa.
Judges Comments: Bruno: “Loved your arms, be careful with your shoulders though – control it.” Carrie Ann: “I was disappointed, I think you have to play to your strengths, stop competing.” Pit Bull: “I didn’t know Jean Claude VanDamme could dance that could. I feel like you let it out, loved that you tried to bite him.” Julianne: “I always thought you were the girl to beat, but you need to trust yourself, stop competing with Alfonso.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 8 Pit Bull: 8 Julianne: 8 Bruno: 8
More results, Alfonso Ribeiro & professional dancer Witney Carson are safe, as well as Bethany Mota & professional dancer Derek Hough. Michael Waltrip & professional dancer Emma Slater are in jeopardy.
Michael Waltrip & professional dancer Emma Slater dancing the Argentine Tango.
Judges Comments: Carrie Ann: “It was different and it worked. You were composed and elegant, that was beautiful.” Pit Bull: “At first I was feeling for you, but you pulled through.” Julianne: “We were all tough on you last week, you hide behind this comedy, I know you want it, tonight it was authentic.” Bruno: “Dedication, connection – you had it all tonight, great improvement.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 8 Pit Bull: 7 Julianne: 8 Bruno: 7
Bethany Mota & professional dancer Derek Hough dancing the Tango.
Judges Comments: Pit Bull: “I loved the fact that there was a little slip up and nobody noticed.” Julianne: “This Tango was pure, no fluff. Wow, well done, it was sharp.” Bruno: “No messing around, straight down the line pure ballroom.” Carrie Ann: “I was blown away, every line was beautiful, that was ridiculous.”
Judges Scores: Carrie Ann: 9 Pit Bull: 9 Julianne: 9 Bruno: 9
Alfonso Ribeiro & professional dancer Witney Carson dancing the
Judges Comments: Julianne: “I am glad everyone is ok, I am glad you are both together, you killed it. I thought there was a lot of hip hop.” Bruno: “You got me, I could have danced all night.” Carrie Ann: “You are hot, super hot.” Pit Bull: “Thank you very much, you had it, that’s what I’m talkin’ about.”
Judges Scores: Carrie Ann: 10 Pit Bull: 10 Julianne: 9 Bruno: 10
Time to save one more couple, then next one safe is Michael Waltrip & professional dancer Emma Slater.
It is between Janel Parrish & professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy,
The couple leaving in this sixth week of competition is Jonathan Bennett & professional dancer Allison Holker.