It’s that time once again, folks! Time to dust off your voting accounts, make some new ones and get ready for season 23. Derek has the lovely and talented Marilu Henner this season – they need your votes and it’s time to get ready! It’s up to YOU to make sure Marilu’s fans and new Derek fans see this tutorial and learn how to vote! This is the same tutorial I’ve used for many seasons now, so excuse any instance of the wrong person’s name. Just bring it to my attention. 🙂 Watch this post, also, in case they change any of the rules as we get closer to the premiere.
Call 1-800-868-3408 As soon as the show starts – you get the same number of votes as there are dancers until we get to 5. So week 1 you get 13 votes. In the quarter finals and beyond, you get five votes per phone. The phone number I put in here is based on the alphabetical order of the cast by first name, which is how they’ve done it for the last several seasons. We’ll find out if this is right or wrong before the show goes live, I’m sure. NOTE THE NEW NUMBER and update your speed dial!!
Go to ABC.com and vote for Marilu and Derek (look for the big “Vote Now” banner)- and keep going with as many accounts as you can until 8 PM Eastern time on Tuesday evening when there is no results show. When there IS a results show voting may end at 11am Eastern time on Tuesday. We’ll find out the details when the show starts and update accordingly. So check back!
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Derek and his Dad are in the current issue of TV Guide for their appearance at the Television Industry Advocacy Awards. Be sure to pick up a copy when you can for your collections. Thanks to Abby for the heads up.
Well, there isn’t a lot of media and interviews out yet. Because of the debate last night, maybe they are saving them for tonight? However, ABC7 and Entertainment Tonight had these reports on night one.
Henner, who got 28 points, shrugged of her live performance, “I was disappointed in losing it. Dress rehearsal was so great…I felt kind of sad that I blew it at the end.”
Her partner Derek Hough admitted, “It kind of fell apart a little bit, in the standard of knowing what she’s capable of. We’ve got to find consistency.” With Henner laughing that it wasn’t true, Hough remarked that she is “very ADD…distracted by lots of different things.”
Hough loved the “Face Off” concept, telling reporters, “It’s a clever way to get everybody to dance in an hour. Also, it goes to show that half the show is the judges talking. That was weird not hearing them talk.”
Below you can watch Derek and Marilu’s Dancing With The Stars Season 23 Week 3 Face Off dance with Val Chmerkovskiy and Laurie Hernandez.
What did you think? Let us know in comments. I thought they were powerful and elegant out there. Derek’s choreo was perfect…..and didn’t Marilu look beautiful?!! But, they didn’t win their face off. So, you know what to do…… VOTE VOTE VOTE, Everyone!