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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This week is going to be pretty fun. It’s Eras Week and we have the Charleston. I had a really busy day Wednesday. I was doing another project for something else all day, so I wasn’t able to see Marilu, but I went in last night and choreographed the routine. After I get done with Hairspray rehearsals today, I’m going to go over and rehearse with her. So to answer the question you’re probably thinking: No, we haven’t gone through the whole routine yet! Tonight will be the first time. I think it will be fine. I’m trying to stay ahead of the game and pre-plan so that way tonight when we finally rehearse, we can go full at it. I put a little surprise in there as well.
Oh yeah, there’s a team dance too! We’re on Team Future with Laurie and Val, Terra and Sasha, and Jana and Gleb. We’re going to do a full rehearsal tomorrow or Saturday. We have a really weird song, but we figured out a narrative. There are still things to create and figure out. It’s things that you think in your mind might be brilliant but when you try it, you’re like, “Uh, maybe we should try something else.” I would say right now, there’s some stuff in our heads and we have to make them a reality when we get together.
Aren’t these some interesting instagrams? Apparently, Derek and Julianne have shot a wet shoot with Big Man Productions. Nappytabs is also involved. I wonder if it’s for their new tour? Whatever this is, BRING IT ON!!
Derek and Marilu’s dance for Dancing Wth The Stars Week 7 is the Charleston! Their song is “Never Forget You” by Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox featuring Addie Hamilton (1920s). This is going to be cool. Check it out and let us know what you think in comments….