Abby tasks the minis with their first lyrical routine to honor her mother on Mother's Day; the elites are tested when their mothers make a decision that leaves them without a group dance for the competition; the mothers...
During the special, Abby and the moms will take the stage together, giving a unique window into what's to come in America's favorite dancing docuseries while the ladies dish and their daughters perform some of their favorite choreography selected.
The Dance Moms stage a silent protest and walk out on Abby, prompting Abby to quickly assemble a totally new dance team for this weekend's competition. The Dance Moms try to make it out on their own and book a performance for their kids.
The real moms are back and the replacements are out, with the exception of one, Sophia Luccia. How will the moms react to Abby s newest superstar Sophia aka "the new Maddie"? And can the moms deal with Abby s wrath from being on strike for two weeks?
Abby couldn t be more thrilled to have a new star on team, but Melissa is starting to feel like Sophia is pushing Maddie out of the spotlight and into the corner. When Abby assigns Maddie and Kendall a duet, Melissa pretends to be happy about it but confides in Abby the awful truth. Jill, Christi, Kelly and Holly band together and try to get Melissa to admit her deceit. Meanwhile, Abby once again bans Brooke from the competition but gives Paige a solo so she can try to justify her spot on the team.
Melissa tries desperately to get Maddie back in favor with Abby. Meanwhile, Mackenzie struggles with her new "big girl" role. Also, this week, the ALDC dancers go up against the very same girls who replaced them during the moms silent protest.
After Melissa s fall from grace, Jill tries hard to be Abby s new favorite but quickly learns that s no easy task, especially since Abby s mood is at an ultimate low after she hears that Cathy is back to compete after weeks of hiding.
Abby indefinitely suspends Christi and Chloe, which keeps Chloe from competing against Cathy's new all-boy team "The Apple Cores." Nia and Holly must deal with a painful medical condition from their past. In the meantime, Abby's favorite new dancer Sophia returns.
Christi and Chloe's return to the studio after a one-week suspension is spoiled and tension between Christi and Kelly boils over. With Christi and Kelly bickering, Melissa tries to take advantage of the situation.
Abby's precious pet Broadway Baby has passed away and Abby leaves the ALDC team to fend for themselves. To make matters worse, this week the team heads to St. Louis where they go up against the infamous Kaya Wiley and she's not going down without a fight!
The Abby Lee Dance Company heads to New Jersey with a group number all about love. Before they leave for the competition, the moms take Abby speed dating in the hopes that if she found a man, she would be nicer to the girls. Jill's competitive side rears its ugly head when she tries to get Kendall private lessons so she can outshine Nia in their duet.
Kelly is livid when Abby pulls Brooke from this week's competition due to her less than stellar performance in the "Rosa Parks" group number. After Abby invites Broadway star, Rachelle Rak, to choreograph a Bob Fosse inspired group number, the two butt heads over style and content.
The arrival of a new dancer at the Abby Lee Dance Company has Melissa and Mackenzie on guard. Abby, still hurting over the loss of her dog Broadway Baby, visits a taxidermist. Meanwhile, Cathy hires a good friend of Abby's to choreograph the dance for this week's competition.
Abby's announcement of her guest-hosting gig on "The View" brings out the competitiveness between Melissa and Kristie when Mackenzie and Asia battle it out for a featured part in a televised dance performance.
The team hits the Big Apple not only for a competition, but also for a very special surprise. Abby has been invited to co-host "The View" where the girls will perform their winning dance "The Last Text.
Abby and the Candy Apples go head-to-head at The Masters of Dance in New York City. Abby is planning on wowing the judges while Cathy is counting on Anthony's innovative choreography to keep her on top.
Dance Moms' executive producer Jeff Collins sits down with Abby Lee Miller and the Moms to revisit Season 3. After a wild and explosive season, Christi and Kelly finally dish on how their friendship was tested.
Last time, Dance Moms' executive producer Jeff Collins sat down with Abby Lee Miller and the moms to rehash season 3. This week's dramatic conclusion finds New Dance Mom Kristie Ray quick to defend Abby and former Dance Mom Jackie and her daughter Sophia managed to rub Melissa the wrong way. The final showdown is between Abby and Cathy...Abby has not gotten over Cathy hitting her with her purse.
The pressure is on for Candy Apple's team and no one's spot is guaranteed. Rick is worried when Jalen is assigned his first contemporary solo. Cathy battles it out with Anthony as she struggles to gain back control of her studio.
After several months in Hollywood, Abby returns to the Abby Lee Dance Company to find her dancers have been slacking off...all except Maddie and Mackenzie. The moms made a pact to turn down Abby's invitation for their daughters to perform on national TV
In this all-new special, Abby Lee Miller gives her unique insight into this season of Dance Moms as she recaps major mom moments, crazy conflicts and the best dances. The reigning "diva of dance" will also share never-before-seen bonus scene footage.
It's the annual Abby Lee Dance Company recital, which means two things--all the girls get to perform and Abby is a nervous wreck. After Abby assigns Paige the only new solo for the recital, Kelly goes ballistic and threatens to pull both of her daughters. Meanwhile, all the girls compete in a high fashion photo shoot to appear on the cover of a major dance magazine.
When Abby is tipped off that they'll be competing against Cathy and her Candy Apples, she creates three new dances designed especially to take them down. The Dance Moms will go face to face against their archenemies, the Candy Apple moms.
Abby retrieves the taxidermied remains of her beloved Broadway Baby much to the shock of the Abby Lee Dance Company. Meanwhile, Kelly secretly meets with the Dance Moms to plot her daughters' return. And as Maddie's star continues to fall, Nia's is on the rise.
After Abby goes AWOL, Kelly takes the opportunity to sneak her kids back into the Abby Lee Dance Company. But now that Brooke is back, Payton's position on the team is up in the air. Meanwhile, Maddie helps a seriously ill girl's dream come true.
After Abby leads her first pyramid in several weeks, her relationship with Kelly is pushed to new levels as Kelly feels her daughters are being treated unfairly. With Nationals only a week away, Abby must put her dancers to the test.
It's the Season Three finale of Dance Moms and after one of the most tumultuous competition seasons ever, the Abby Lee Dance Company hits New Orleans hoping to retain their championship title at Nationals.
Tis the season of giving, but beware of dance teachers bearing gifts because Abby Lee Miller is about to give the moms some big ones. In this very first Dance Moms Christmas special, Abby is full of holiday surprises! The girls might dance to Christmas songs, but when the winter gloves come off, Abby and the moms trade insults and even the dads make surprise appearances.
The Abby Lee Dance Company lends their creative support to raising money and awareness for the Dancers Care Foundation in this special one hour episode. While Abby spends time with her own mother, who is fighting cancer.