Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson dance next, performing a jazz routine to “Holly Rock” by Sheila E. The duo is celebrating animated films.
Guest judge Shania Twain says she loved Muniz’s “fancy footwork,” while Bruno Tonioli calls it a “psychedelic treat” that highlighted Muniz’s strengths. Carrie Ann Inaba says it was entertaining but points out that he did have several missteps. Len Goodman calls it spirited and enthusiastic. They score a 31 out of 40.
Watch Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson’s Animated Jazz Routine
It’s a “Night at the Movies” as the nine remaining couples celebrate the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. On Monday, the stars will dance a paso doble, rumba, Argentine tango, samba, jive, quickstep or jazz routine to capture the sparkling spirit of various movie genres. One couple will be sent home tonight. Shania Twain serves as a guest judge. Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd are currently at the bottom of the leaderboard with 22 out of 30 points. At the top of the leaderboard are Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold, who earned the first perfect score of the season for their “Moana”-themed foxtrot during Disney Night.
“Dancing with the Stars” Social Media Reactions
I love Frankie so much #Dwts
— Ola✨ (@DanceAndHeroes) October 24, 2017
— Gaby | 30 days (@velezvirus) October 24, 2017
oh. my. god. This totally is bad and it is not Frankie's fault #dwts
— A_FarScape (@A_FarScape) October 24, 2017
Wow Frankie has some energy! This is good! #dwts
— s (@datmusicfella) October 24, 2017
Frankie and Witney out here killing it AGAIN this week. What a fun dance!! #DWTS
— Erica (@lilsushigirl) October 24, 2017
Frankie’s dance basically gave the definition of animation #DWTS
— cammy (@itscammylol) October 24, 2017
According to ABC, Muniz “is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, race car driver and band manager. He is best known for playing the title character in the FOX comedy ‘Malcolm in the Middle,’ which earned him an Emmy Award nomination, two Golden Globe Award nominations and The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘Young Star Award.’ On the feature side, he is best known for his work in ‘My Dog Skip’ and playing the title role in the film ‘Agent Cody Banks,’ as well as its sequel ‘Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London.’ Muniz also starred in the 2002 blockbuster ‘Big Fat Liar,’ opposite Amanda Bynes and Paul Giamatti. He recently shot the lead of the independent drama feature ‘The Black String,’ for director Brian Hanson.”
The star-studded lineup for the 25th season of “Dancing with the Stars” includes former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher and “Property Brothers” co-host Drew Scott. Other stars include Victoria Arlen, Nikki Bella and Nick Lachey. Fan-favorite pros Mark Ballas and Cheryl Burke also return to the dance floor this season, along with hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.
The judging panel features Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Their scores, along with America’s votes, determine which couples will go home and which ones will advance to compete for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.
“Dancing with the Stars” airs every Monday night at 8 p.m. on ABC.
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