Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars – Finalists Chosen

Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars had yet another double elimination tonight, and this time it was to decide  the final three couples that would compete for the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy in the finals.  Were the results what anyone would have expected?  Hardly!  One of the most popular champions, eliminated.  One of the under dogs, on to compete in the finale.  Your predictions (and ours?), no bueno! Let’s take a look at what, and who, went down tonight.

First of all, let’s just get this out of the way:  Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough are safe and will be in the Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars finals.  I don’t think there was ever a question here, Shawn is favored to win for good reasons.

Now for the completely unexpected:  Olympic champ Apolo Ohno and his pro partner Karina Smirnoff. Eliminated.  Yes, you read that correctly.  This has to be near the top of the all time unexpected DWTS eliminations of all time.  We were certainly expecting Apolo to battle into the finals, this loss has to be disappointing for the highly competitive Ohno.  I mean, he’s virtually been deprived a ranking here, DWTS doesn’t honor anyone below third place.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani are also making it into the finals.  This is as close as Melissa has ever been to Dancing With the Stars victory.  Does she have a chance to win it all?

Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke.  Well, Emmitt has kind of muddled through the season with outstanding charisma and completely middle of the road scores.  The championship always seemed a little lofty of a goal, but it still seemed like making to the final three was a given for one of DWTS’s most beloved champions.  No dice.  In a shocking turn of events, Emmit was bested by …

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy.  I have to admit, I’m struggling with this.  Kelly is Dancing With the Stars first champion, so it makes sense she would make it to the final three.  Still, there have been times where she has been in jeopardy throughout the season, so it would not have been surprising to see her eliminated tonight.  Imagine if she won?  First champ ever, first All-Stars champ ever.  What a boon.

Predictions?

Leave a Reply

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Netflix Comings and Goings: September 2016
star-sports-screenshots
Why Netflix, Hulu & Amazon May Never Succeed at Live Sports
Al Roker on Ryan Lochte
Ryan Lochte Lied: Why We Love Al Roker Losing it With Billy Bush
The Voice Season 11 Preview
The Voice Season 11 Preview: Miley Cyrus & Alicia Keys – Keeping it Real
Deadshot and Harley
‘Suicide Squad’ Sets More Box Office Records, Beats ‘Civil War’
Archive 81
‘Archive 81’: An Interview with the Creators of the Horror Audio Drama, Daniel Powell & Marc Sollinger
Jared Leto as the Joker, laughing in the faces of critics.
‘Suicide Squad’ Shatters August Record for $135M Opening Weekend
Jared Leto as the Joker, laughing in the faces of critics.
‘Suicide Squad’ Soars with $65.1M Friday, Now Heading Toward $150M Opening Weekend
Leslie Jones "War Dogs" premiere 8/3/16
When Racism and Sexism Are Online Terror: The Attacks on Leslie Jones
Moviepilot
What Are Twitter Users’ #7favfilms?
The Star Trek 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Set Has 30 Discs
The Star Trek 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Set Has 30 Discs
Ghostbusters
Hollywood: Women in Movies From Past to Present
Kehlani, "Gangsta"
Check Out the New Music Video for Kehlani’s ‘Gangsta’ from ‘Suicide Squad!’
Suicide Squad: The Album
‘Suicide Squad’ Soundtrack Is the Best of the Summer: Review
Jared Leto as the Joker
Jared Leto Returns as Joker in ‘Purple Lamborghini’ Music Video for ‘Suicide Squad!’
Galactic Empire
Why Star Wars Fans Should Be Paying Attention to Galactic Empire
Sports News
The Best Lessons From the 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony
150415194757-2015-playoff-graphic-2-041515.1200x672
The Top Five Moments in NBA Playoffs History
2themastes
Your Official Guide to Watching the Masters Tournament on TV
Austin X Games
X Games Austin 2016 Has an Amazing Sports and Music Lineup

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.