Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )
30 Apr. 2018Athletes Premiere: Week 1
Each couple performs a cha-cha, salsa, foxtrot or Viennese waltz; eliminations are based on judges' scores and live viewer votes.
7 May 2018Athletes: Week 2
The couples perform individual dances; the athletes and their pros split into two teams, and the team dance scores are combined with the athletes' individual dance scores and the previous week's overnight votes.
14 May 2018Athletes Week 3: The Semifinals
The six remaining athletes perform an individual dance and then a dance-off battle; guest judge David Ross; three athletes are eliminated.
21 May 2018Athletes Week 4: The Finale
All 10 athletes return for a dance number; the three remaining couples perform two dances apiece; a new champion is crowned.
24 Sep. 2018Premiere Week: Part 1
Season 27 opens with thirteen contestants from the worlds of entertainment, sports and social media, variously performing the cha cha, foxtrot, jive, salsa and quickstep.
25 Sep. 2018Premiere Week: Part 2
The previous night's opening dances are recapped, and the upcoming premiere of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors (2018) is previewed, after which five couples dance again to avoid elimination.
1 Oct. 2018Week 2: New York City Night
The twelve remaining couples dance to songs related to New York City.
2 Oct. 2018Week 2: Las Vegas Night
The twelve remaining couples perform dances that pay tribute to Las Vegas, with one couple eliminated.
8 Oct. 2018Week 3: Most Memorable Night
The eleven couples perform dances which celebrate the contestants' most memorable years, with one couple eliminated.
15 Oct. 2018Week 4: Trio Night
The ten couples each perform with a third dancer, most of them past finalists, with one couple eliminated.
22 Oct. 2018Week 5: Disney Night
The nine remaining celebrities put on their Mickey ears and transform into some of their favorite Disney characters to celebrate the magnificence of "Disney Night."
29 Oct. 2018Week 6: Halloween Night
5 Nov. 2018Week 7: Country Night
The eight remaining couples dance to country hits, with various guest performers, then compete in team dances; two couples are eliminated.
12 Nov. 2018Week 8: Semi-Finals
The six remaining couples each perform a dedication dance, then a dance selected by the judges, after which two couples are eliminated before the finals.