Dancing With the Stars Season 18 returns for the second episode Monday, March 24 at 8 pm EST on ABC. The first elimination will take place tonight as the votes have already been counted, who will be the first one to go home at DWTS 2014?
Last week Olylmpics gold medalist Charlie White ended the show on top of the leaderboard with 27 points out of 30. His ice dancing partner Meryl Davis earns 24 points. She is tied with Danica McKellar and Paralympian Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in Sochi just few days before the show. Meanwhile, Star Wars star Billy Dee Williams' cha cha with Emma got the lowest score (15 points) but was a crowd-pleaser-seriously.
Watch their performances below:
Charlie White and Shama Burgess - Contemporary- Week 1
Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy - Cha Cha Cha- Week 1
Cody Simpson and Witney Carson- Cha Cha Cha- Week 1
Amy Purdy and Derek Hough- Cha Cha Cha- Week 1
Here is the full leaderboard:
Charlie White and Sharna Burgess: 27 (Week 2: Tango)
Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas: 25 (Rumba)
Merly Davis and Maks Chmerkovskiy: 24 (Swing)
Danica Partick and Val Chmerkovskiy: 24 (Samba)
Amy Purdy and Derek Hough: 24 (Swing)
Cody Simpson and Witney Carson: 22 (Tango)
NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani: 21 (Jive)
James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd: 21 (Salsa)
Drew Carey and Cheryl Burke: 21 (Jive)
Sean Avery and Karina Smirnoff: 20 (Salsa)
Diana Nyad and Henry Byalikov: 18 (Cha-cha)
Billy Dee Williams and Emma Slater: 15 (Tango)
For the first itme of the show, the competition will feature a new game changing twist called "The Switch Up", which will give America to vote and change celebrities and professional dance pairings. This new rule will affect all couples as they will be required to switch partners at a point in the season.
Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday nights during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the "Dancing with the Stars" broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m., ET/5:00 p.m., PT and closing at 8:00 p.m., ET/5:00 p.m., PT on Tuesday evenings.
For the final week, on Monday, May 19, online voting will open for 15 hours, beginning from the start of the episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m., ET/5:00 p.m., PT and closing at 11:00 a.m., ET/8:00 a.m., PT the next day. A custom Facebook app lets fans vote, share whom they voted for and say why, as well as see whom friends voted for.