Stars: Alexa Pena Vega, Carlos PenaVega, Kim Zolciak, Hayes Grier, Nick Carter, Bindi Irwin, Alek Skarlatos,Tamar Braxton, Paula Deen, Gary Busey, Andy Grammer, Victor Espinoza
Network: ABC, airs Mondays, Tuesdays
Original Telecast: Sept. 22nd, 2015
DANCING WITH THE STARS saved the best for last on this second night of hometown boogie. Tamar Braxton & Val Chmerkovskiy lit up the dance floor with their Charleston, giving them the first nine of the competition and also earning them a first place finish with 25 for the night. Boy bander Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess are right behind them with 24 points. And in a three way tie – Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough, Hayes Grier & Emma Slater, and Andy Grammer & Allison Holker all ended the night with 23 points. Still holding on are Gary Busey & Anna Trebunskaya at the bottom of the leader board. Stay tuned!
Alexa PenaVega (actress) and her partner Mark Ballas
So graceful. Julianne Hough called her Rumba beautiful. Carrie Ann Inaba said it had moments of brilliance. Bruno said it was classically done.
Scores: Inaba – 7, Tonioli – 8, Hough – 7, Harland – 8
Kim Zolciak (reality star) and her partner Tony Dovolani
Light on her feet. Inaba said she is a beautiful mover in her Foxtrot. Hough told her to use her energy. Tonioli told her to push forward
Scores: Inaba – 6, Tonioli – 6, Hough – 6, Harland – 6
Carlos PenaVega (singer) and his partner Witney Carson
Strutted his stuff. Inaba wasn’t impressed. Hough said he had swagger. Tonioli said he got squatty in his ChaCha.
Scores: Inaba – 7, Tonioli – 7, Hough – 7, Harland – 8
Hayes Grier (social media star) and his partner Emma Slater
So entertaining. Hough said he was very youthful. Inaba said his Quickstep was fresh and classic. Tonioli called it hip and cool.
Scores: Inaba – 8, Tonioli – 8, Hough – 7, Harland – 8
Nick Carter (singer/actor) and his partner Sharna Burgess
Elegant. Inaba said his Waltz had a lot of passion. Hough said he needs to push up his chest. Tonioli said he was back on track.
Scores: Inaba – 8, Tonioli – 8, Hough – 8, Harland – 8
Alek Skarlatos (army Nat. Guard Spec./hero) and his partner Lindsey Arnold
Not his best. Inaba said he had power. Hough said he started out strong in his Quickstep. Tonioli called him Alek the great.
Scores: Inaba – 7 , Tonioli – 8, Hough – 7, Harland – 8
Bindi Irwin (TV host) and her partner Derek Hough
So sweet. Inaba called her stunning. Hough said well done. Tonioli said her Waltz was so moving.
Scores: Inaba – 7, Tonioli – 8, Hough – 8, Harland – 8
Tamar Braxton (singer/host/producer) and her partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy
She hit it! Inaba called her Charleston funky. Hough called her a poppy girl. Tonioli loved all the details.
Scores: Inaba – 8, Tonioli – 9, Hough – 8 , Harland – 8
Paula Deen (TV host) and her partner Louis van Amstel
Good job. Inaba said she was very sexy. Hough said she showed some sass in her Tango. Tonioli called her a red hot mama.
Scores: Inaba – 6, Tonioli – 6, Hough – 6 , Harland – 6
Gary Busey (actor) and his partner Anna Trebunskaya
More walking than dancing. Inaba said he was fun to watch. Hough said he was infectous. Tonioli said he was off kilter in his Paso Doble.
Scores: Inaba – 5, Tonioli – 5, Hough – 5, Harland – 5
Andy Grammer (singer) and his partner Allison Holker
Better. Inaba said he seemed stressed. Hough said his Contemporary was beautiful. Tonioli said he was more engaged.
Scores: Inaba – 8, Tonioli – 7, Hough – 8, Harland – 7
Victor Espinoza (jockey) and his partner Karina Smirnoff
His best. Inaba said he handled her well. Hough said his Rumba was incredible. Tonioli said he played it well.
Scores: Inaba – 7, Tonioli – 7, Hough – 6, Harland – 6
Who went home: Victor Espinoza & Karina Smirnoff
Who Has Legs To Take Home The Mirror Ball: Bindi or Tamar
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