Television November 22, 2016
'Dancing with the Stars' Finale Results Live Blog!
We're live-blogging the “Dancing with the Stars” Season 23 finale episode tonight! Who will be the big winner? Keep reading to find out who is taking home the mirror ball trophy!
Here's who is in the finale:Laurie Hernandez and Valentin ChmerkovskiyCalvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay ArnoldJames Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess
BEWARE! SPOILERS AHEAD
10:59 PM: The winners of "Dancing with the Stars" season 23 are... Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy!!
10:57 PM: The moment we have been waiting 11 weeks for... drumroll...
10:53 PM: The couple in third place is Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold.
10:52 PM: It's time for some results...
10:51 PM: Beautiful video piece of all three finalist's journey on the show playing while Jana sings.
10:50 PM: Jana Kramer serenades the three finalist with her hit song, "Circles."
.@kramergirl sure can SING! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/dS7AQ3eOUq@extratv
10:49 PM: And they're back at The Grove in Los Angeles.
10:45 PM: As Laurie and Val make their way back to The Grove, the combined scores are being tabulated.
10:44 PM: To end out season 23, a perfect 10 from all four judges for #TeamValaur.
10:24 PM: Bruno said the routine was "Right on the money honey!!" While Carrie added, "This was your best dance ever!" Len concluded with saying, "A fabulous dance to end out a fabulous season."
10:41 PM: Laurie looks like a golden goddess in her final performance for season 23! This routine really highlights her strength and technique.
Just wow, @lzhernandez02 and @iamValC! We're blown away! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/UmPniUdTZo@extratv
10:40 PM: Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy will be doing the foxtrot and the Argentine tango for their fusion dance.
10:35 PM: The judges have spoken and it's going to be a perfect 10 from all four judges! Calvin and Lindsay look ecstatic with those scores!
10:33 PM: Julianne said, "That was the perfect fusion dance!" Bruno added, "You engage everyone. You make us happy."
That fusion dance from @calvinjohnsonjr and @lindsayarnold was SO fun! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/1qBURjbsLX@extratv
10:32 PM: For #TeamLindsatron's fusion dance, they have decided to go with the quick step and the jive to "Tutti Frutti." Perfect upbeat routine for their personalities!
10:30 PM: Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold are up next.
10:24 PM: The couple received a perfect 10 from all the judges!
.@Hinchtown and @SharnaBurgess really were perfection! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/obmEE5F5tm@extratv
10:22 PM: Len, Carrie Ann, Julianne and Bruno praising the couple with Carrie Ann mentioning, "Perfect choice for the fusion dance."
10:21 PM: For the last time, #TeamStopAndGo take the dance floor to Nathan Sykes' song "Over and Over Again." Their fusion routine will combine the Foxtrot with the Viennese Waltz.
We're getting a little emotional! Gorgeous, @Hinchtown & @SharnaBurgess! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/xXBq4lgf6M@extratv
10:20 PM: Race car driver James Hinchcliffe and his partner Sharna Burgess are getting emotional thinking back on meeting each other and their journey.
10:19 PM: It's time for the 24-hour fusion challenge!
10:15 PM: For the last time on the show, the final three are being introduced.
10:11 PM: We're getting a preview of what's to come during the "Dancing with the Stars" Live! tour. Some of the stars already announced are Lindsay Arnold, Gleb Savchenko, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Emma Slater. Tickets are on sale now.
10:04 PM: Mandy Moore choreographed this holiday magic routine. Magic being the keyword, how did they do that?!
Now this is some holiday magic on the dance floor! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS @DancingABC pic.twitter.com/TbJ6fbiurH@extratv
10:00 PM: Terra Jolé and Marilu Henner are rockin' around the Christmas tree! Good to see them back dancing with Sasha Faber to the classic Christmas song.
So fun seeing @TerraJole and @TheRealMarilu dance again! https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS @DancingABC pic.twitter.com/UMTnENkc49@extratv
9:55 PM: We're going to need some of that water to cool off from that steamy dance!
9:54 PM: Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko performing one of the sexiest dances on the show this season! They can't keep their hands to themselves!
No way to cool that steamy dance down! @kramergirl @Gleb_Savchenko https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/m8LrKb45MM@extratv
9:52 PM: Getting to reminisce the season with these fun videos!
9:51 PM: They're still dancing and Erin Andrews is still blushing.
9:49 PM: The guys of "Dancing with the Stars" are giving us some 24K Magic! Looking good guys!
9:41 PM: 11-time Grammy winner Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Felicia Barton singing a medley of Christmas tunes now. Take us to this winter wonderland, Kenny!
.@KennyEdmonds singing us a Christmas tune?! Amazing! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf #DWTS pic.twitter.com/fP0cx8nKO9@extratv
9:39 PM: Amazing to see the "Dancing with the Stars" cast visiting kids at the children's hospital. Sweet moments seeing the kid's smiles light up the room!
9:38 PM: Vanilla Ice's "DWTS" BFF Rick Perry joining in at the end!
9:37 PM: Time for some "Ice, Ice, Baby"! Vanilla Ice is doing double duty singing and dancing tonight! Impressive.
*Sings* "Ice, ice baby!" https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf @vanillaice @WitneyCarson #DWTS pic.twitter.com/fa5iNtjTEZ@extratv
9:36 PM: LOVE the alternate ending having Laurie turn into Maks and Val's dance teacher!
9:35 PM: A trio samba is on the way with our favorite Chmerkovskiy brothers and Laurie Hernandez! How can you not want to dance to this?!
Still laughing! Loved @lzhernandez02, @iamValC and @MaksimC! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf #DWTS pic.twitter.com/9iPWMh0AmN@extratv
9:29 PM: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and seven female dancers taking the floor! Love seeing Maks dancing.
9:27 PM: We're going behind the "glitter" now! Some of the cast's funniest dress rehearsal moments in this video package.
Those rehearsal outtakes were the BEST! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf @DancingABC #DWTS pic.twitter.com/auV7GNCuyX@extratv
9:25 PM: Maureen McCormick returns to the ballroom to dance to "Natural Woman" with a little help from Ryan Lochte and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds.
9:22 PM: Calvin and Lindsay are performing their favorite Argentine tango routine from latin night. Welcome to Hotel California!
That Argentine tango from @calvinjohnsonjr & @lindsayarnold was hot, hot, hot! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf #DWTS pic.twitter.com/w1tNptGhfD@extratv
9:16 PM: Keo Motsepe and Allison Holker are dancing to "Fresh Eyes."
9:15 PM: Former "Dancing with the Stars" competitor and singer Andy Grammar takes the stage to sing his hit "Fresh Eyes"!
Be still, our hearts! Love us some @andygrammer! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf #DWTS @DancingABC pic.twitter.com/mrrDFd4InT@extratv
9:13 PM: "DWTS" reliving some of it's best moments of Season 23!
9:11 PM: James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess are performing their quick step routine from Cirque du Soleil night!
.@Hinchtown may sit for a living, but he sure can dance! https://t.co/qY4mc1kTFf @IndyCar #DWTS pic.twitter.com/8GGzp6xApT@extratv
9:07 PM: Tonight we will see two dances from each team, including the 24-hour fusion challenge.
9:05 PM: The showing looking back on last night's performances.
Who will it be: @lzhernandez02, @Hinchtown or @calvinjohnsonjr? https://t.co/SjtoohsXU8 #DWTS pic.twitter.com/jVMfeGSHW1@extratv
9:04 PM: For the first time, all three remaining dancers are athletes.
9:00 PM: It's show time! They're live from The Grove in Los Angeles. Good to see all the former contestants returning with a piece choreographed by Mandy Moore.