Tonight on ABC the glitz and the glamour returns to the ballroom as Dancing With The Stars returns for a 23rd season. Author, Producer & Actress Marilu Henner & her professional dancer Derek Hough took the stage tonight and danced a Jive to “Can’t Stop Dancing” by Becky G. 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.
Marilu is very excited about dancing and tweeted a message to her twitter fans to encourage them to vote for her and Derek, she tweeted, “Thank you so much! It’s easy to be on fire when you’re inspired by your partner! @derekhough is really sparky!”
Judges comments on Marilu Henner’s DWTS Premiere Jive: Len, “I gotta say season 23 we’ve had 23 celebrities come out and do the opening dance. I have to tell you about yours fully of energy, straight into the routing fabulous!” Julianne, “Doing the jive straight out, tough, quick it was super sharp your excitement was great, careful not to get too stiff!” Bruno: “Love to see someone who comes out as a trouper love to see that. Derek week 1 you are going to kill her be careful not to tighten up.” Carrie ann: What a way to represent you were so in control you did not miss a step!”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 7 Len: 7 Julianne: 6 Bruno: 7 TOTAL: 27/40 – Vote for Marilu Henner & Derek Hough #TeamHennergy at 1-800-868-3408.
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