Tonight on ABC the glitz and the glamour returns to the ballroom as Dancing With The Stars returns for a 23rd season. Canadian race car driver James Hinchcliffe & his professional dancer Sharna Burgess took the stage tonight and danced a Foxtrot to “Live Life” by Zayde Wølf. Did you watch tonight’s DWTS episode? If you missed it we have a full and detailed recap, right here for you. Did you miss any of tonight’s performance videos? If you did we have them all, right here for you!
The premiere episode kicked off with the largest scale opening number ever, shot with the pros at Griffith Observatory. Each couple performed a Jive, Foxtrot, Cha Cha or Viennese Waltz, vying for America’s vote for the first time. No couples will be eliminated tonight, and they will all advance to week 2 of the competition.
James is very excited about dancing and tweeted a message to his twitter fans to encourage them to vote for him and Sharna, he tweeted, “Have you met @hinchtown? Here is what @dancingabc found out and then vote for #TeamStopAndGo tonight! http://bit.ly/2cf5w1N #DWTS”
Judges comments on James Hinchcliffe’s DWTS Premiere Foxtrot: Len: “You know what’s great about the show you never know what shows up but James that was knock out a lovely mix of steps you knocked me out.” Julianne: “That was calm, graceful, smooth breath of fresh air.” Bruno: “Oh yes, you first class! The ease of move, like you were the king of the room, not a bother in the room! I cannot wait to see you in Latin!”
Judges scores: Carrie Ann: 8 Len: 8 Julianne: 7 Bruno: 8 TOTAL: 31/40
Vote for James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess #TeamStopandGo at 1-800-868-3404.
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