The Dancing With the Stars contestants will preserve on dancing until the world ends, though a type of pairs will now not accomplish that in entrance of a TV viewers.
On Monday, Oct. 4, ABC’s competitors present devoted the episode to Britney Spears‘ music with “Britney Night,” giving the contestants a option to ship the embattled pop star assist amid her ongoing conservatorship battle.
The contestants and judges skilled some challenges of their very own this week. After dance professional Cheryl Burke examined optimistic for COVID-19 the day earlier than the Sept. 27 episode, companion Cody Rigsby discovered later that week that he, too, obtained a optimistic analysis. This meant the pair must dance nearly from their very own houses, fairly than acting from the ballroom.
Additionally, host Tyra Banks defined that choose Derek Hough was absent from the episode “due to a potential COVID exposure,” though he has examined unfavorable and is absolutely vaccinated. As a end result, every pair’s scores can be out of solely a possible 30 factors this week, with Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli dealing with the evaluations, similar to the outdated days.