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Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson dance next, performing their freestyle to “Run Boy Run” by Woodkid. Their freestyle is inspired by Muniz’s strength and progress this season. Carson ultimately chose to do a powerful dance, despite the producers questioning whether it should be more fun and upbeat.

Guest judge Julianne Hough praises their partnership and the fact that they took a huge risk with their freestyle. Bruno Tonioli says it was “awesome, moody and menacing,” adding that the risk-taking and creativity really paid off. Carrie Ann Inaba likes that they choose the powerful freestyle since it highlighted Muniz’s emotional journey. Len Goodman calls it “unexpected” but praises the attack and spirit. They score a 38 out of 40.

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Welcome to the first night of the season 25 finale! The four finalists will be performing two dances on Monday—a Charleston, foxtrot, quickstep or paso doble for their redemption-style dance in round one and the fan-favorite freestyles in round two. Former pro Julianne Hough joins the judging panel tonight. One couple will be eliminated at the end of the night. On Tuesday, the three remaining finalists will repeat their favorite dance from the season and perform in the 24-Hour Fusion Challenge, which combines two contrasting dance styles. Drew Scott and Emma Slater are currently at the bottom of the leaderboard with 48 out of 60 points. At the top of the leaderboard are Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold, who earned a perfect score for their Iconic Dance jive during the semi-finals last week.

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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 finalists for the 25th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” hosted by Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, include Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher, “Property Brothers” co-host Drew Scott, violinist Lindsey Stirling and actor Frankie Muniz.

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.

This season’s “Dancing with the Stars” champion will be announced during Tuesday’s finale beginning at 9 p.m. on ABC.

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