Why Did The Reality Dance Show ‘Dancing With The Star’ Running From 2005 Till Now?


“Dancing with the Star” is a famous reality show by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in which a famous American celebrity is paired with a professional dancer to compete against each other in a dance competition each week.

In this article, we will get information about the show’s premiere, various hosts, judges, and scoring procedures followed in the reality show. 

Release And Premiere Of ‘Dancing With The Stars

‘Dancing With The Stars’ was first premiered on 1 June 2005 by the American broadcasting company (ABC) based on the UK show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ till 2021.

And afterward, it is premiered by Disney Plus from 2022 till now. 

The show had broadcasted its 32 seasons by now. 

‘Dancing With The Star’ Hosts

The show ‘Dancing With The Stars’ had various co-hosts in different seasons. 

Tom Bergeron hosted the show’s first 28 seasons from 2005 as the main host with different co-hosts in each season. 

Season 1(2005) has co-host Lisa Canning.

Season 2 to season 9 ( 2006-2009) has co-host Samantha Harris. 

Season 10 to Season 17 (2010- 2013) has co-host  Brooke Burke Charvet. 

Season 18 (2014) has co-host  Erin Andrews. 

In season 29 (2020), Tyra Banks becomes the main host of the show in place of Tom Bergeron. 

In season 31 (2022), Ribeiro became co-host with Tyra Banks. 

In season 32 (2023), Julianne Hough becomes co-host along with Tyra Banks. 

Judges of ‘Dancing With The Stars

The show  ‘Dancing With The Stars’ has its regular judges as Len Goodman who is its head judge along with Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. 

Julianne Hough replaced Len Goodman in seasons 19 to 21.

Derek Hough was appointed as the main head judge in season 29 when Len Goodman was unavailable to judge the show due to COVID-19.

Contestants Of ‘Dancing With The Stars

Contestants Of 'Dancing With The Stars

A total of 367 well-known celebrities have appeared and performed dances along with professional dancers in the 31 seasons of the show series. 

For each season, each renowned celebrity is paired with a professional dancing partner to complete each week in a television reality show. 

A total of 49 professional dancers had come across till now to dance with the celebrity in the show. 

Derek Hough had won maximum seasons (six) as a professional dancer with different celebrities. 

Scoring And Voting Procedure Of ‘Dancing With The Stars

In the first two seasons, only the overall ranking between competitor celebrities by the judges and the public as applicable. 

After session 3 and all consecutive seasons, the scoring system corresponded with the exact scores. 

The scoring method is that each judge puts on a score from 1 to 10 making it a total of 3 to 30, which is added to the percentage of North American votes, and the couple with the lowest score each week gets eliminated. 

Public voting is done using toll-free numbers, the ABC website,  text messages, and Facebook. 

Although the voting and scoring methods keep on altering in various seasons, judges are also given the power to save or eliminate contestants in different seasons. 

Awards Gained By The Show ‘Dancing With The Stars

Awards Gained By The Show

Tom Bergeron won an Emmy Award for outstanding host for a reality show award in 2012.

Derek Hough won Emmy awards in 2013, 2015, and 2021 for outstanding choreographer in Dancing With The Stars. 

In 2023, the Dancing with the Stars shows won ‘other outstanding reality program’ awards in GLAAD media awards. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dancing with the Stars returning in 2023?

Dancing with the Stars will air live on ABC and Disney Plus from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET on Monday nights. You can watch the new 2023 episodes on TV or Disney Plus apps including YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, fubo TV, and Sling TV. 

What do DWTS winners get?

The champion celebrity does not get any prize money for winning the competition. The winning celebrity and the dancer get the Mirror Ball trophy and boasting rights.

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