‘Dancing With the Stars’ Announces the First-Ever “Disney+ Night”

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ABC’s Dancing With the Stars made an exciting announcement on Wednesday that’s sure to bring a little magic to Disney fans of all ages!

Tyra Banks wears Minnie Mouse ears, which include a red bow with white polka dots; a black leather jacket with a studded lapel; an embellished, oversized belt buckle; and a red satin dress. She is smiling and holding a microphone in her right hand. To her left is Alfonso Ribeiro, who wears Mickey Mouse ears and an all-navy suit.

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Dancing with the Stars makes its return to the Disney+ streaming platform next week with one of the most exciting episodes yet. The 13 remaining couples will experience the magic of Disney with the show’s first-ever “Disney+ Night” on Monday, October 10, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. The Mirrorball competition will stream live as the couples become entirely immersed in all things Disney, PIXAR, Marvel, and more!

Replays of the episode will be available on Disney+ one hour after the livestream event.

The exciting episode will begin with the pro dancers and troupe performing to “Colombia, Mi Encanto,” from Disney’s Oscar-winning film about the amazing Madrigal family, Encanto.


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In fact, per D23, the evening will be full of special Disney-themed performances in celebration of Disney’s 100 years:

The evening will also include a bonus performance of “That’s How You Know” from “Enchanted,” featuring pro dancers Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov. “Try Everything” from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia” will be highlighted in a troupe number in celebration of Disney’s upcoming 100th anniversary.

Here’s the exciting line-up of couples and the Disney songs to which they’ll be dancing:

  • Joseph Baena and pro Daniella Karagach will perform a Charleston to “A Star Is Born” from Hercules
  • Selma Blair and pro Sasha Farber will perform a Quickstep to “The Muppet Show Theme” from The Muppet Show
  • Wayne Brady and pro Witney Carson will perform a Jazz routine to “Wait for It” from Hamilton
  • Sam Champion and pro Cheryl Burke will perform a Paso Doble to “The Greatest Show” from The Greatest Showman
  • Charli D’Amelio and pro Mark Ballas will perform a Jazz routine to “‘The Simpsons’ Main Title Theme” from The Simpsons
  • Heidi D’Amelio and pro Artem Chigvintsev will perform a Viennese Waltz to “Chim Chim Cher-ee” from Mary Poppins
Charli D’Amelio and Mark Ballas hold a classic tango pose as they glide across the dance floor. D’Amelio is wearing a midriff-baring, bedazzled black top, a flowing floral skirt, and black and white dance shoes. She has a yellow and blue flower in her hair. Ballas is wearing a black dress shirt, black pants, and black and white dance shoes.

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  • Jessie James Decker and pro Alan Bersten will perform a Jive to “One Way or Another” from Hocus Pocus 2
  • Trevor Donovan and pro Emma Slater will perform a Samba to “Life Is a Highway” from Cars
  • Daniel Durant and pro Britt Stewart will perform a Quickstep to “Finally Free” from High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
  • Vinny Guadagnino and pro Koko Iwasaki will perform a Samba to “Il Gatto E La Volpe” from Luca
  • Shangela and pro Gleb Savchenko will perform a Charleston to “Dig a Little Deeper” from The Princess and the Frog
  • Jordin Sparks and pro Brandon Armstrong will perform a Jazz routine to “Remember Me” from Coco
  • Gabby Windey and pro Val Chmerkovskiy will perform a Quickstep to “Mr. Blue Sky” from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Don’t miss the first-ever “Disney+ Night” on Dancing With the Stars, streaming live on Monday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC!

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!