Dancing with The Stars Premiere Simone Biles and Sasha Farber Dance Powerful Tango To ‘Untouchable’


The last couple to take the dance floor is Simone Biles and Sasha Farber, dancing a tango to “Untouchable” by Tritonal and Cash Cash.

Carrie Ann Inaba calls them the “power couple” and Len Goodman adds that it was “crisp and clean.” He adds that it was the dance of the night. Julianne Hough says it was a great way to end the premiere episode. Bruno Tonioli commends her dance. They score a 32, the highest score of the night.

Tonight, “Dancing with the Stars” celebrates its 400th episode of glitz, glam and dancing. The dances featured on tonight’s two-hour-long premiere episode include the tango, cha cha, salsa, quickstep and Viennese waltz. Couples will have the chance to show America what they’re made of and put their best foot forward on the dance floor as they compete for the glittering Mirrorball trophy. The first couple will be eliminated next week.

Dancing with the Stars Social Media Reactions

I'm just here to watch @Simone_Biles. #DWTS #DancingWithTheStars

— Stephanie | (@S_DubU11) March 21, 2017

Love Heather, Simone and Normani.

— karen meyer (@karenmeyer46) March 21, 2017

They say the best things come in small packages. @Simone_Biles is no exception. #DWTS

— Sarah Mathiowetz (@SarahHelen03) March 21, 2017

Damn Simone…girl looks good. #dwts

— Kayla McBride (@Kayla_McBride_) March 21, 2017

Simone coming in the final spot to close the show I am so excited #dwts pic.twitter.com/GWcBr5PPol

— Ashley (@Gyllenhaalic15) March 21, 2017

According to ABC, Biles, 19, “is already considered one of the best and most decorated gymnasts in the history of the sport. She was adopted by her grandparents at a young age, and they have been a major influence in her life, introducing her to the sport of gymnastics. She was always jumping around at a young age and was introduced to the sport on a school field trip to Bannon’s Gymnastix at the age of six. While she trains close to 35 hours per week, Biles knows how to keep things fun and is known for inventing new skills during training.”

I'm soooooooooooo excitedddd today is the day!!!!!!!!!!!!! @simonebiles you are going to shine brighter then the biggest star in the sky, proud of you @dancingabc

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Now in its 24th season, “Dancing with the Stars” is hosted by Tom Bergeron and sports broadcaster Erin Andrews. The judging panel is composed of ballroom experts Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. Their scores, along with America’s votes, determine who gets to stay and who is sent home each week as couples vie for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

The current contestants include Olympic gold medalist gymnast Simone Biles with partner Sasha Farber, Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei with Val Chmerkovskiy, “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan with Witney Carson and this season’s Bachelor Nick Viall with new mom Peta Murgatroyd. Other stars who will be competing include Heather Morris, Bonner Bolton, David Ross, Mr. T, Erika Jayne, Rashad Jennings, Nancy Kerrigan and Charo.

“Dancing with the Stars” airs every Monday night at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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