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18 Mar. 2013
Week 1: Performance Show
Dancing with the Stars welcomes 12 new stars and 3 new pros with a new dance style, contemporary, that has even the pros wondering. There is no elimination in round one but with scores ranging from 12 to 24 a few couples will have to work extra hard next week to stay in the competition.
 
19 Mar. 2013
Week 1: Recap
Tom presents the week one dances in a compressed format beginning with the couple with the judge's lowest score up through the highest.
 
25 Mar. 2013
Week 2
It's a night of fast feet with couples dancing the quick step, jive and jazz dance. For this first elimination round viewers have more votes and more ways to vote for their favorites.
 
26 Mar. 2013
Week 2: The Results
Following the pros opening extravaganza Zendaya and Val perform the encore dance as the couple who received the most tweets. The guest performers are Icona pop and Josh Groban. The stars share their fears and the new pros are introduced in interview clips. The show closes with a surprise announcement by Dorothy Hammill.
 
1 Apr. 2013
Week 3: Prom Night
Dancing with the Stars nostalgic prom night turns out to be a challenge for several of the stars who, surprisingly didn't attend their proms.
 
2 Apr. 2013
Week 3: The Results
Huey Lewis and the News and the pro dancers perform for the king and queen of the prom nestled comfortably on their thrones. Shawn and Peta reprise their YMCA impersonation of the Village People, this time with Bruno joining in. Then the pro guys give us a macho performance. Demi Lovato performs as the week's elimination approaches.
 
8 Apr. 2013
Week 4: Best Year's of Our Lives
The stars reminisce and dance to the inspiration of pivotal moments in their lives. And each dance routine includes a brief solo by the star.
 
15 Apr. 2013
Week 5: Side by Side Challenge
This week the dance routines include an intimidating twist. Len invites Max, Lacey, Tony, Chelsie, Tristan, Emma, Whitney, Henry, Sasha and Anna to return and dance the same routines side by side with the stars.
 
16 Apr. 2013
Week 5: The Results
As the judges choice Jacoby and Karina reprise their jive opposite Max and Anna. The stars re-experience some embarrassing moments with behind the scenes video clips. The Band Perry and Selena Gomez perform their hit songs.
 
22 Apr. 2013
Week 6: Stevie Wonder Night
Couples perform to Stevie Wonder hits because Stevie is in the building and has a few numbers to perform himself. Then the couples perform either a Samba or a Paso Doble in the first team dance of the season.
 
23 Apr. 2013
Week 6: The Reults
If you thought some of the contestants might be better at Karaoke than dance the excepts that open this episode will change your mind. We also get a peak back stage at the furious activity of the stage hands between performances. The performers reprise their team dance from last night and Macy's Stars of Dance, Olly Murs and Will.I.Am perform as we await the news of who will leave the competition this week.
 
29 Apr. 2013
Week 7: Latin Night
Juanes and the eliminated pros perform on the long awaited Latin dance night. Under the rules tonight the top scoring couple is immune from elimination and the rest compete in a dance off for additional points.
 
30 Apr. 2013
Week 7: The Results
Guest performer Michael Bublé opens this show. Then Aly and Mark reprise last night's dance at the judges request. And later the Camden Sophisticated Sisters appear as the guest dance troupe. Kellie and Derek get to relax this night as they are immune from elimination having received the highest score from the judges last night. But it doesn't look good for Andy and Sharna with by far the lowest judges' scores.
 
6 May 2013
Week 8: Trio Dance
Couples perform traditional dances then a trio with a returning star.
 
7 May 2013
Week 8: The Results
Zendaya, Val and Gleb reprise last night's trio at the judges request. Jason Derulo and Emeli Sandé perform their latest hits. Twitter viewers choose the dances couples will perform in the semi-finals. Derek choreographs a weightless dance routine.
 
14 May 2013
Semi-final Results
All the pros including some returning from prior years open this 300th show with a sizzling number. The judges request an encore of Kellie and Derek's Argentine tango. Sophia Lucia a ten year old girl who set the world record for the most continuous pirouettes make a guest appearance and dances with her idol Chelsea Hightower. Avril Levine and The Wanted perform their hit songs.
 
20 May 2013
The Finals
For the finals the couples perform a classic ballroom dance, a cha cha relay and a free style. Tom paused to acknowledge the people effected by the day's Oklahoma tornadoes and to recognize the first responders.
 
16 Sep. 2013
Premiere Week
The judges are impressed with the caliber of contestants this year. The competition is tough as many of the contestants have some experience and can dance right out of the chute.
 
23 Sep. 2013
Latin Night
Tonight's elimination includes the home audience votes from week one and the judges scores from weeks one and two. But with most of the couples dancing like it's week five and the weaker dancers being popular with the audience it's anyone's guess who's going home.
 
30 Sep. 2013
Hollywood Night
It's Hollywood night and the couples are dancing movie themed performances. But injuries are already causing consternation.
 
7 Oct. 2013
Week 4
Julienne Hough returns as a guest judge in Len's absence. Injuries continue to impact the competition as three contestants perform with injured knees, one with a injured shoulder, one with a virus and two narrowly avoid concussions.
 
4 Nov. 2013
Cher Week
Cher joins the show as a guest performer and judge in Len's absence as the contestants dance to Cher hits. In addition to their individual routines contestants have to prepare for any of three styles in a head-to-head dance-off.
 
11 Nov. 2013
Week 9
After performing the traditional pairs dances each couple chooses a second pro to perform with them in the trio dance. Leah, Tony and Henry parody the judges; Carrie Ann, Bruno and Len.
 
18 Nov. 2013
The Semifinals
For the semifinals the six couples perform two dances to two different versions of the same song in an evening heavy with tangos. Maks returns as a guest judge.
 
25 Nov. 2013
Two-Night Finale: First Night
Kellie Pickler returns as a quest performer. Contestants perform a ballroom dance that they previously struggled with, a samba relay with TLC performing their music and the no-holds-barred freestyle. Couples choose the fusion dances for the season finale. One couple is eliminated.
 
26 Nov. 2013
Grand Finale
The three finalists have one last chance to impress the judges in the fusion dance before the Season 17 champion is announced. All the season 17 couples have a last opportunity to perform. Elvis an the season's contestants perform to "What Does the Fox Say?." Guest performers include Enrique Iglesias, Paula Calais and Lady Antebellum.
 

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