Tonight on ABC the glitz and the glamour returns to the ballroom as Dancing With The Stars returns for a 23rd season. Actress & Author Maureen McCormick & her professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev & Artem Chigvintsev took the stage tonight and danced a Viennese Waltz to “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” by Mary J. Blige. 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.
Maureen is very excited about dancing and tweeted a message to her twitter fans to encourage them to vote for her and Artem, she tweeted, “@DancingABC premieres tonight w/best partner @artemchigvintse RT this & save1-800-868-3409 beginning 7p CT/8p PT+ET”
Judges comments on Maureen McCormick’s DWTS Premiere Viennese Waltz: Bruno: “Relax you are here. You move very well. Now that you have gotten started, relax more, nice and easy smoother footwork.” Carrie Ann: “I think your vulnerability will serve you well. But, trust Artem a little more he is going to guide you well. Trust that!” Len, “I love your enthusiasm there was beautiful movement. You need refinement. Work on the details.”
Judges scores: Carrie Ann: 6 Len: 5 Julianne: 5 Bruno: 6 TOTAL: 22/40 – Vote for Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev #TeamMaureen at 1-800-868-3409.
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