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DWTS Switch Up Night Results: Alexa PenaVega Earns First Perfect Score of the Season

By Lisa Weseman | Oct 13th, 2015

Dancing with the Stars returned for week 5 with the Switch Up (original airdate October 12, 2015), where celebrities switched Pro partners based on fan votes. Former DWTS pro and Season 18 champion Maksim Chmerkovskiy took a seat at the judge's table alongside Julianne HoughCarrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli to weigh in on the new pairs. Lindsay Arnold helped Carlos PenaVega come roaring back into the competition with strong Quickstep that earned 10s from three of the judges.  Not to be outdone, his wife Alexa PenaVega and new partner Derek Hough earned the first perfect score of the season with a fierce Tango. Bindi Irwin kept everyone smiling with an energetic Cha Cha with Val Chmerkovskiy earning an impressive 10 from Maksim.

WATCH: The highs and lows of Switch Up night.

DWTS: Alexa’s Perfect Switch Up and the Return of Maks!|Alexa PenaVega Gets a Perfect 40 and Maks Is Back!|Alexa PenaVega scores the first perfect 40 of the season, husband Carlos PenaVega is not far behind, Paula Deen gets spanked and former pro champ Maksim Chmerkovskiy is back in the ballroom as a guest judge for Switch Up Night! Check out the highlights from Dancing with the Stars, Week 5, Switch Up Night! Tune in to Dancing with the Stars MONDAYS 8|7c on ABC.

 

 

Top Score:
Alexa PenaVega & Derek Hough - 40 points (Tango)   

Alexa PenaVega's Flawless Tango|Alexa PenaVega's Tango receives the first perfect score of the season.|After a confidence shaking Week 4, Alexa PenaVega came back with a vengeance doing a cool and "authentic" Tango with Derek Hough. The actress received a total score of 40 out of 40 giving her a slight competitive edge over her husband Carlos PenaVega. From Week 5 during Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

 Lowest Score:

Paula Deen & Mark Ballas - 26 points (Viennese Waltz)

 

Paula Deen's Flashy Jive|Paula Deen left little to the imagination during her Jive.|Paula Deen and Mark Ballas teamed up for a cheeky Jive routine. Paula and Mark played up the cook's sexy side with a campy milkman-themed dance complete with some spanking and a revealing booty flash. The pair received one of the lowest scores of the night, a 26 out of 40. From Week 5 during Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

WEEK 5 SCORES (Carrie Ann, Julianne, Maksim, Bruno)

Tamar Braxton & Louis van Amstel  7-7-8-7 29 total

Hayes Grier  & Allison Holker 8-8-7-7 30 total

Paula Deen & Mark Ballas 7-7-6-6 26 total

Alek Skarlatos & Emma Slater 8-7-7-7 29 total

Bindi Irwin & Valentin Chmerkovskiy 9-9-10-9 37 total

Carlos PenaVega & Lindsay Arnold 10-10-9-10 39 total

Alexa PenaVega Derek Hough 10-10-10-10 40 total

Andy Grammer  & Sharna Burgess 9-9-9-9 36 total

Witney Carson & Nick Carter 9-9-8-9 35 total


WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF DANCING WITH THE STARS "SWITCH UP NIGHT"

 

No couple was eliminated as the Switch Up night scores will be combined with last week's scores for an elimination next week.

 

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