Monday, May 11, 2009

"Dancing with the Stars" 5/11

Before we go to tonight's action, let's hear from each of the remaining four teams on what their favorite dances were up to this point:

Melissa & Tony: Fox Trot (Week 3) & Samba (Week 9)
Gilles & Cheryl: Fox Trot (Week 9) & Paso Doble (Week 5)
Shawn & Mark: Quick Step & Paso Doble (both from Week 9)
Ty & Chelsie (El Cheapo Alert): Quick Step (Week 2) & Lindy Hop (Week 4)

Melissa Rycroft & Tony Dovolani then does the first dance of the evening, a Quick Step to "I've Got Rhythm".

CARRIE ANN: 9
LEN: 10!
BRUNO: 9
TOTAL: 28!

Gilles Marini & Cheryl Burke's first performance is the Waltz to "Come Away With Me" by Norah Jones.

CARRIE ANN: 10!
LEN: 10!
BRUNO: 10!!!
PERFECTO!

Shawn Johnson & Mark Ballas will try their best to follow that act with an Argentine Tango.

CARRIE ANN: 10!
LEN: 10!
BRUNO: 10!!!
ANOTHER PERFECTO!

They do just as well!

Let's see if Ty Murray & Chelsie Hightower can somehow make it three 30's in a row with their first dance, a Viennese Waltz.

CARRIE ANN: 8
LEN: 9
BRUNO: 8
TOTAL: 25

LATIN ROUND:

Melissa & Tony next do the Cha-Cha-Cha, with the background song being "Save the Last Dance for Me". They get...three 9's this time, for a final score tonight of 55.

Gilles & Cheryl's other dance this evening is Salsa. The dance song this time is Pitbull's "I Know You Want Me".

CARRIE ANN: 10!
LEN: 10!
BRUNO: 10!!!
CLEAN SWEEP FOR THIS TEAM TONIGHT!!!!

Next, Shawn & Mark attempt the Jive to "She's So Fine" by Jimi Hendrix.

CARRIE ANN: 9
LEN: 8
BRUNO: 9
TOTAL: 26

Their final total tonight from the judges is 56.

Finally, Ty & Chelsie's other routine is the Samba to "Concrete and Clay" by They Might Be Giants.

CARRIE ANN: 8
LEN: 7
BRUNO: 8
TOTAL: 23

With a final last-place score of 48 tonight, they need that fan support from last week or their luck will have finally run out.

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