Tonight on Dancing with the Stars Week 5: It’s ’80s Night!

The Bangles on Dancing with the StarsTonight Dancing with the Stars celebrates the music of the1980s as the stars and pros dance a variety of dances to a variety of classic hits. Returning to their 80s groove will be The Bangles, who will perform 3 of their 80s decade hits, ‘Walk Like An Egyptian’, ‘Manic Monday’and ‘Eternal Flame.’This sounds like 80s night redux, as in, I think they’ve appeared on DWTS before and sang the same songs. Nothing against The Bangles, but was nobody else from the 80s available? Culture Club? Duran Duran? Bananarama?

In more exciting news, the remaining couples each take on a new dance:

  • Chaz Bono & Lacey Schwimmer: Samba
  • JR. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff: Samba
  • Rob Kardashian & Cheryl Burke: Rumba
  • Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus: Rumba
  • David Arquette & Kym Johnson: Tango
  • Hope Solo & Maks Chmerkovskiy: Tango
  • Carson Kressley & Anna Trebunskaya: Jive
  • Ricki Lake & Derek Hough: Foxtrot

Due to the untimely eliminations of Chynna Phillips and Kristin Cavallari, there’s been an outcry about the ‘popular’vote meaning more than the dance skills. Some, including Chynna herself, have branded DWTS solely a popularity contest in which good dance performances don’t seem to matter. And even if you screw up or suck, a big fan base will save you. Read Chynna’s recent interview and Maks’s latest TVGuide blog for their feelings of frustration on the matter. If this is the case, and I do believe it is to a degree, does it really matter how the contestants dance tonight? Looking at the list of remaining couples, who has the smallest fan base, and is that how we can figure out who will be eliminated tomorrow? Leave your comments below.

Dancing with the Stars airs tonight Monday October 17 at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC.

One Response

  1. Jonie Bagger January 17, 2012

Leave a Reply

CONVICTION - ABC's "Conviction" stars Hayley Atwell as Hayes Morrison. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)
ABC’s Conviction: Monday Nights at 10 Will Still Begin With “C”
Bones-ep1106_sc15_0069_hires1-1200x800
Bones’ 12th and Final Season Pushed Back to 2017 by FOX
watch sports on tv
Watch These Sporting Events for Free with an Antenna
Supergirl - The CW Fall Schedule
The CW Fall Schedule: Supergirl Stays on Mondays, The 100, iZombie & The Originals Held to Midseason
Arrow
Amell Cousins Film Funding Campaign Closing in on $1.5M
denzel
Famous Celebrities Back in the Day
wrestler-rourke-fl
Seven Celebrity Comebacks That Should Motivate You To Try Harder
cSqXgzr
That Time Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom went to a WWE Match
Star Trek: Beyond - The Enterprise
J.J. Abrams Owns The Universe: Get Ready for Star Trek: Beyond
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Teaser Trailer: Get Your First Look at Emma Watson as Belle
The Angry Birds Movie
Angry Birds: From Tablets and Smartphones to the Silver Screen
Raza Jaffrey and Stana Katic in The Rendevous
Stana Katic & Raza Jaffrey Are Ready For “The Rendezvous”
bruce-springsteen-chris-polk-getty-946
Bruce Springsteen Opens with Prince’s “Purple Rain” At Barclay’s Center
spike-jonze-portra_2808683b
10 Awesome Music Videos Directed by the Incomparable Spike Jonze
rolling-stones-concert
The 10 Greatest Rolling Stones Concerts of All-Time
1pbook092nm
Five Awesome Intentionally Funny Music Videos in Movies
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
nascar_daytona_nationwide_auto_racing_15301727
Seven Incredibly Dangerous Car Accidents in NASCAR History

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

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