VOTE #TeamHennergy!! How to Vote for Derek Hough and Marilu Henner on DWTS Season 23

imageIt’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.  

ETA: It used to be that international fans could vote. The recently posted rules appear to say that this is no longer true. SEE Below for a Work Around by Courtney.

The Short Version

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!

Don’t forget calling in via Skype and Voting Using Facebook

Detailed Instructions for beginners: Continue reading

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Welcome to Pure Derek Hough!

This is a site for fans of Derek Hough. We try our best to compile all news, pictures, music and videos about and by Derek – if you find something you think we’ve missed, feel free to contact us. If you are a new fan of Derek’s and want to learn more about him, the “Accomplishments” and “Biography” buttons to the right (and above) contain pages of what we know (or think we know). 😉

Also to the right is a music section where you can find music by Ballas Hough, Derek’s band, and songs that Derek has danced to on Dancing with the Stars. Complete with iTunes links.

If you want to see old posts, there are two ways: 1) by the media buttons to the right, or; 2) by month under the “Derek Archives” buttons also on the right-hand side of this page.

Questions? Click Contact Us. And Welcome!

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Dancing with the Stars Season 23, Week 3 – Derek Hough and Marilu Henner Screencaps (Part 1)

They look pretty amazing in this screenshots. Love the dress on Marilu and I always love Derek dressed in the vest with the tie. Yum. 😉

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New ‘Cirque du Soleil’ Dancing With The Stars Promo

Just imagining what Derek Hough might be coming up for this night in choreography, sets our hearts on fire already. Go for it, Derek and Marilu!!

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Derek Hough And Bruce Hough In Current Issue Of TV Guide

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.

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DWTS 23 Week 3 Results – HQ Photos Of Derek Hough And Marilu Henner

Below are some beautiful photos of Derek and Marilu from the Results show last night. Thank goodness they were called safe.

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DWTS 23 Week 3 Results: And Derek Hough And Marilu Henner Were Called…..

……SAFE!! Yayyyy!!!! Send them some love in comments, All!! Photo below courtesy of Disney ABC.

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Derek Hough And Marilu Henner Talk With Extra About DWTS Season 23 Week 3

Extra talked with the cast of Dancing With The Stars last night. You can watch Marilu and Derek at the 1:41 mark.

ETA: International, edited version

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Watch Derek Hough And Marilu Henner Rehearsing Their Tango

The Dancing With The Stars facebook page posted this gem before the show last night which we missed. It’s cool as you can see Derek and Marilu rehearsing for Week 3 in it.

International version…

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DWTS Season 23 Week 3 Marilu Henner And Derek Hough – Media After Night One

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.

Stay tuned. We may add more later!

ETA: From Fox News….

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.”

ETA: Can’t seem to embed this Access Hollywood video interview, but I’ll add it here later. For now, click the link.

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DWTS Season 23 Week 3 Marilu Henner And Derek Hough – HQ Dance Photos

Wow, what beautiful photos of Derek and Marilu courtesy of Getty Images. They say it all, don’t they?! To see more, click the photos. You can also see some photos at the Daily Mail.

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Derek Hough And Marilu Henner’s DWTS Season 23 Week 3 Face Off Dance – WATCH

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!

To view more Face Off dances, see Idol Xfactor.

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