Dancing with the Stars Week 3: TV Night with Guest Judge Alfonso Ribeiro and The Muppets

By Micheline Goldstein | Sep 25th, 2015

Season 19 Mirrorball Champion and the new host of America's Funniest Home Videos, Alfonso Ribeiro, is returning to Dancing with the Stars as a guest judge. He's joined by The Muppets, who are making a special guest appearance on the Week 3: TV Night episode. Alfonso returns to the ballroom for the special TV-themed episode, LIVE on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 8|7c. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, Pepé the King Prawn, and other Muppets will kick off the evening followed by a huge opening number featuring the Dancing with the Stars cast

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The night continues when each couple performs an all-new routine to a theme song that commemorates iconic television throughout history, from Breaking Bad to I Dream of Jeannie and beyond. At the end of the evening, the couple with the lowest combined judges and viewer votes from Tuesday, September 22 will be eliminated.


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The couples will dance to songs from the following iconic TV shows:

Alek Skarlatos & Lindsay Arnold – True Blood

Alexa PenaVega & Mark Ballas – Breaking Bad

Andy Grammer & Allison Holker – American Bandstand

Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough – The Jeffersons

Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson – The Golden Girls

Gary Busey & Anna Trebunskaya – The Addams Family

Hayes Grier & Emma Slater – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Kim Zolciak Biermann & Tony Dovolani – I Dream of Jeannie

Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess – Downton Abbey

Paula Deen & Louis van Amstel – Gilligan's Island

Tamar Braxton & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Mad Men


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Not caught up on Season 21 so far? Read the Week 2 Night 2 Recap to find out which stars were eliminated during Hometown Glory week, and get all the latest scores in the Results & Eliminations blog to find out if your couple is at the top of the leaderboard.


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Get the latest Dancing with the Stars news, and tune in MONDAY 8|7c to watch Dancing with the Stars Week 3: TV Night with Guest Judge Alfonso Ribeiro on ABC!