Dancing fans, rejoice! The 27th season of Dancing with the Stars has kicked off with 13 hopeful stars vying to take home that Mirrorball Trophy! The stars took to the ballroom floor for their first dances during the LIVE two-part Season 27 Premiere of Dancing with the Stars on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 and TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 8|7c on ABC.
This season's lineup of stars includes a popular Bachelor in Paradise personality, a Facts of Life actress, an American Idol mentor, the first ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, and an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast, to name a few. During the premiere, each couple performed a Cha Cha, Salsa, Foxtrot, Jive or Quickstep, and at the end of night two, one couple was eliminated based on a combination of judges' scores and viewer votes. See the voting details below and get ready to vote in the upcoming weeks of competition!
When exactly can I vote for Dancing with the Stars?
Voting will kick off with the live premiere on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 at 8 p.m. ET where your votes will help determine which couples will continue dancing in the competition. This vote will be online at ABC.com and by phone (toll-free). Both methods of voting will end at 4 a.m. ET.
On night two of the Premiere Week event, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, there will be a five-minute live vote near the end of the live broadcast only in the ET|CT time zones to help determine who will make it through to the following week. This vote will only be online at dwtslivevote.com.
Online and toll-free voting will open again the following Monday when the show begins at 8 p.m. ET on October 1.
Both methods of voting will end at 4 a.m. ET. From October 2 - November 12, online and toll-free voting will open when the show begins at 8 p.m. ET and will close the following day at 4 a.m. ET.
What are the toll-free phone numbers for voting by phone?
Alexis Ren & Alan Bersten – 1 800 868 3401 FREE
Bobby Bones & Sharna Burgess – 1 800 868 3402 FREE
Danelle Umstead & Artem Chigvintsev – 1 800 868 3403 FREE
DeMarcus Ware & Lindsay Arnold – 1 800 868 3404 FREE
Evanna Lynch & Keo Motsepe – 1 800 868 3405 FREE
Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile & Jenna Johnson – 1 800 868 3406 FREE
John Schneider & Emma Slater – 1 800 868 3407 FREE
Juan Pablo Di Pace & Cheryl Burke – 1 800 868 3408 FREE
Mary Lou Retton & Sasha Farber – 1 800 868 3409 FREE
Milo Manheim & Witney Carson – 1 800 868 3410 FREE
Nancy McKeon & Val Chmerkovskiy – 1 800 868 3411 FREE
Tinashe & Brandon Armstrong – 1 800 868 3413 FREE
How many times can I vote?
The number of votes you can submit per each voting method will change as couples get eliminated, but won't go below 5 votes per voting method (online at ABC.com and via toll-free voting).
For example, in week one, there are 13 couples and you have 13 votes to allocate among all the competing couples. You can submit up to 13 votes on ABC.com and up to 13 votes via toll-free phone voting, for a total of 26 votes across all voting methods that week.
For more information on how to vote for Dancing with the Stars, visit the Vote FAQ.