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Dancing with the Stars: Juniors
Juniors-Poster
Presented By: Frankie Muniz
Jordan Fisher
Judges: Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Adam Rippon
Mandy Moore
Broadcast
Original Channel: ABC
Original Run: October 7, 2018 - present
Season Champions
Celebrity Winner: TBA
Professional Winner: TBA
Series Chronology
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Dancing with the Stars: Juniors is an interim, special of Dancing with the Stars. It premiered on October 7, 2018.

The show was pre-recorded, but aired weekly.

Two-time DWTS pro champion Valentin Chmerkovskiy, athletes celebrity champion Adam Rippon and Emmy Award winning choreographer Mandy Moore served as judges.

Season 25's third place and champion, Frankie Muniz and Jordan Fisher, hosted the show.

DevelopmentEdit

"Dancing with the Stars: Juniors", previously announced last year, will be on the fall schedule. A fresh take on an established favorite, the show will pair celebrity kids with professional junior ballroom dancers to perform choreographed routines, which will be judged by a panel that will include renowned ballroom experts. "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" is produced by BBC Studios.

In May 2018, Tom Bergeron revealed that he would not host the show. It was later revealed that season 25 contestant Frankie Muniz and season 25 champion Jordan Fisher would host.

CastEdit

Some of the regular DWTS pros will serve as mentors, including: Witney Carson, Cheryl Burke, Lindsay Arnold, Emma Slater, Jenna Johnson, Hayley Erbert, Artem Chigvintsev, Gleb Savchenko, Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe, Alan Bersten and Brandon Armstrong.

The celebrities were revealed during the first week of competition on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars.

CouplesEdit

Celebrity Known For Professional
Partner
Mentor Result
TrippJohnston-Juniors-Closeup Tripp
Johnston
Son of
Bristol Palin
Hailey-Juniors-Closeup
Hailey
Bills
Jenna Juniors Closeup
Jenna
Johnson
Eliminated 1st
on October 7, 2018
AddisonOstaSmith-Juniors-Closeup Addison
Osta
Smith
MasterChef
Junior
Lev-Juniors-Closeup
Lev
Khmelev
Keo Juniors Closeup
Keo
Motsepe
HudsonWest-Juniors-Closeup Hudson
West
Actor Kameron-Juniors-Closeup
Kameron
Couch
Hayley Juniors Closeup
Hayley
Erbert
Eliminated 2nd
on October 14, 2018
SophiaPippen-Juniors-Closeup Sophia
Pippen
Daughter of
Scottie Pippen
Jake-Juniors-Closeup
Jake
Monreal
Sasha Juniors Closeup
Sasha
Farber
Eliminated 3rd
on October 21, 2018
AlanaThompson-Juniors-Closeup Alana
Thompson
Reality star Tristan-Juniors-Closeup
Tristan
Ianiero
Artem Juniors Closeup
Artem
Chigvintsev
Eliminated 4th
on October 28, 2018
JasonMaybaum-Juniors-Closeup Jason
Maybaum
Actor Elliana-Juniors-Closeup
Elliana
Walmsley
Emma Juniors Closeup
Emma
Slater
Eliminated 5th
on November 11, 2018
MilesBrown-Juniors-Closeup Miles
Brown
Actor Rylee-Juniors-Closeup
Rylee
Arnold
Lindsay Juniors Closeup
Lindsay
Arnold
Cusick
SkyBrown-Juniors-Closeup Sky
Brown
Skateboarder &
snowboarder
JT-Juniors-Closeup
JT
Church
Alan Juniors Closeup
Alan
Bersten
ArianaGreenblatt-Juniors-Closeup Ariana
Greenblatt
Actress Artyon-Juniors-Closeup
Artyon
Celestine
Brandon Juniors Closeup
Brandon
Armstrong
MandlaMorris-Juniors-Closeup Mandla
Morris
Son of
Stevie Wonder
Brightyn-Juniors-Closeup
Brightyn
Brems
Cheryl Juniors Closeup
Cheryl
Burke
AkashVukoti-Juniors-Closeup Akash
Vukoti
Spelling bee
champion
Kamri-Juniors-Closeup
Kamri
Peterson
Witney Juniors Closeup
Witney
Carson
McAllister
MackenzieZiegler-Juniors-Closeup Mackenzie
Ziegler
Singer Sage-Juniors-Closeup
Sage
Rosen
Gleb Juniors Closeup
Gleb
Savchenko

Scoring chartsEdit

Average scoring chartEdit

Highest and lowest scoring performancesEdit

Couples’ highest and lowest scoring performancesEdit

Weekly scoresEdit

Individual judges' scores in the charts below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Mandy Moore, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Adam Rippon.

Week 1: First dancesEdit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Result
Jason & Elliana
(Emma Slater)
18 (6, 6, 6) Cha-Cha-Cha "Bills" - Lunchmoney Lewis Safe
Tripp & Hailey
(Jenna Johnson)
17 (5, 6, 6) Foxtrot "Mama Said" - The Shirelles Eliminated
Addison & Lev
(Keo Motsepe)
15 (5, 5, 5) Cha-Cha-Cha "Burnin’ Up" - Jessie J ft. 2 Chainz Eliminated
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
22 (8, 7, 7) Salsa "Who Let the Dogs Out" - Baha Men Safe
Sophia & Jake
(Sasha Farber)
21 (7, 7, 7) Jive "Do You Love Me" - The Contours Safe
Hudson & Kameron
(Hayley Erbert)
22 (7, 7, 8) Cha-Cha-Cha "There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back" - Shawn Mendes Safe
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
24 (8, 8, 8) Cha-Cha-Cha "Cut to the Feeling" - Carly Rae Jepsen Safe
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
22 (7, 7, 8) Foxtrot "New York, New York" - Ray Quinn ft. Ultra Love Safe
Alana & Tristan
(Artem Chigvintsev)
19 (6, 6, 7) Salsa "Conga" - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Safe
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Land of 1000 Dances" - Wilson Pickett Safe
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
21 (7, 7, 7) Foxtrot "L-O-V-E" - Nat King Cole Safe
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
22 (7, 8, 7) Salsa "Light It Up" - Major Lazer ft. Nyla & Fuse ODG Safe

Week 2: Song From The Year I Was BornEdit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Result
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
24 (8, 8, 8) Quickstep "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" - Jet Safe
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
22 (7, 7, 8) Cha-Cha-Cha "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga ft. Colby O'Donis Safe
Sophia & Jake
(Sasha Farber)
20 (6, 7, 7) Foxtrot "Love Story" - Taylor Swift Safe
Jason & Elliana
(Emma Slater)
21 (7, 7, 7) Jive "Shake It" - Metro Station Safe
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
22 (7, 7, 8) Salsa "Pump It" - The Black Eyed Peas Safe
Hudson & Kameron
(Hayley Erbert)
22 (8, 7, 7) Paso Doblé "4 Minutes" - Madonna ft. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland Eliminated
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
24 (8, 8, 8) Argentine Tango "I Don’t Want to Be" - Gavin DeGraw Safe
Alana & Tristan
(Artem Chigvintsev)
19 (6, 6, 7) Cha-Cha-Cha "Don’t Cha" - The Pussycat Dolls & Busta Rhymes Safe
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
21 (7, 7, 7) Cha-Cha-Cha "Dynamite" - Taio Cruz Safe
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
24 (8, 8, 8) Jive "Girlfriend" - Avril Lavigne Safe

Week 3: Disney Night Edit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Disney movie Result
Sophia & Jake
(Sasha Farber)
19 (6, 7, 6) Samba "Poor Unfortunate Souls" - Pat Carroll The Little Mermaid Eliminated
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
27 (9, 9, 9) Contemporary "Colors of the Wind" - Judy Kuhn Pocahontas Safe
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
25 (8, 9, 8) Samba "Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride" - Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu & The Kamehameha Schools Children's Chorus Lilo & Stitch Safe
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
21 (7, 7, 7) Jazz "Un Poco Loco" - Gael García Bernal & Anthony Gonzalez Coco Safe
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
27 (9, 9, 9) Charleston "One Jump Ahead" - Brad Kane Aladdin Safe
Alana & Tristan
(Artem Chigvintsev)
21 (7, 7, 7) Foxtrot "Something There" - Angela Lansbury, David Ogden Stiers, Jerry Orbach, Paige O'Hara & Robby Benson Beauty and the Beast Safe
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
24 (8, 8, 8) Contemporary "How Far I'll Go" - Auli'i Cravalho Moana Safe
Jason & Elliana
(Emma Slater)
22 (7, 8, 7) Foxtrot "You've Got a Friend in Me" - Randy Newman Toy Story Safe
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
21 (7, 7, 7) Jive "Zero to Hero" - Tawatha Agee, Lillias White, LaChanze, Roz Ryan, Cheryl Freeman & Vanéese Y. Thomas Hercules Safe

Week 4: Halloween Night Edit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Result
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
21 (7, 7, 7) Argentine Tango "Weird Science" - Oingo Boingo Safe
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
23 (8, 8, 7) Charleston "Witch Doctor" - Cartoons Safe
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
25 (8, 8, 9) Jive "Monster Mash" - Atwater Men’s Club Safe
Jason & Elliana
(Emma Slater)
25 (8, 9, 8) Argentine Tango "Youngblood" - 5 Seconds of Summer Safe
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
22 (7, 8, 7) Paso Doblé "Ways to Be Wicked" - Dove Cameron, Sophia Carson, Cameron Boyce & Booboo Stewart Safe
Alana & Tristan
(Artem Chigvintsev)
21 (7, 7, 7) Jazz "Ghostbusters" - Ray Parker Jr. Eliminated
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
26 (9, 9, 8) Jive "Little Shop of Horrors" - KIDZ BOP Kids Safe
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
27 (9, 9, 9) Samba "I Want Candy" - Bow Wow Wow Safe

Week 5: Juniors Choice Edit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Result
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
27 (9, 9, 9) Jazz "Space Jam" - Quad City DJ's Safe
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
27 (9, 9, 9) Cha-Cha-Cha "What If" - Johnny Orlando & Mackenzie Ziegler Safe
Jason & Elliana
(Emma Slater)
25 (8, 9, 8) Jazz "It's Tricky" - RUN-DMC Eliminated
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
20 (7, 6, 7) Charleston "Do Your Thing" - Basement Jaxx Safe
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
23 (7, 8, 8) Samba "The Greatest" - Sia Safe
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
25 (8, 9, 8) Cha-Cha-Cha "Perm" - Bruno Mars Safe
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
28 (9, 9, 10) Jazz "Rolex" - Ayo & Teo Safe

Week 6: Giving Thanks Edit

Couple
(Mentor)
Scores Dance Music Result
Mackenzie & Sage
(Gleb Savchenko)
Samba "Cheap Thrills" - Sia ft. Sean Paul
Sky & JT
(Alan Bersten)
Foxtrot "Unconditionally" - Katy Perry
Mandla & Brightyn
(Cheryl Burke)
Foxtrot "Isn’t She Lovely" - Stevie Wonder (live)
Miles & Rylee
(Lindsay Arnold)
Foxtrot "Ain’t No Mountain High Enough" - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Akash & Kamri
(Witney Carson)
Jazz "Jai Ho! (You are My Destiny)" - A.R. Rahman & The Pussycat Dolls
Ariana & Artyon
(Brandon Armstrong)
Salsa "Pintame" - Elvis Crespo

Week 7: Time Machine Edit

Week 8: Semi-Finals Edit

Week 9: Finals Edit

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit