It’s “Villain’s Night” on “Dancing with the stars to celebrate Halloween.

Ten couples remain and will perform some frightfully delightful dances to celebrate the sppoky season. Even host Tyra Banks and judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Derek Hough, and Bruno Tonioli are dressed in costume.

Jeannie and Brandon get the night of dancing started off by paying tribute to Hannibal Lecter with a Paso Doble to “Maneater” by Nelly Furtado. Derek said that Jeannie ate up that Paso Doble; adding that it was a great Paso. Bruno said that Jeannie made a meal out of it; adding that she was irresistable. Carrie Ann called it an explosive Paso; adding that it was incredible with great attack. Jeannie and Brandon scored 25 points for their dance.

Johnny and Britt put the bite on a Viennese Waltz with a tribute to vampires with “Creep” by Radiohead. Bruno said that the dance was very very good; adding that the prince of darkness ruled the dance floor. Carrie Ann said that Johnny floated to the dance like a dream; adding that it was beautiful and well done. Derek loved the version of the song and the way Johnny performed the dance. Johnny and Britt scored 27 points for their dance.

Chrishell and Gleb tribute the Disney film Maleficent when they perform a Paso Doble to “In the Air Tonight”. Carrie Ann said that Chrishell was in her element; adding it was simple moves executed brilliantly. Derek called the performance cinematic. Bruno called the performance mesmerizing; but noted she lost the fluidity at times. Chrishell and Gleb scored 26 points for their dance.

Monica and Val “Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” with a Jazz routine to “Fever”. Derek loved the musicality and transisitions; adding that overall it was a strong performance. Bruno said that he got a mild chill because she didn’t express the moves through her body. Agreeing with Bruno, Carrie Ann said that the intention behind the moves was lacking. Monica and Val scored 22 points for their dance.

AJ and Cheryl dance a Tango to the music form “Psycho”. During stage rehearsals Cheryl fell and hit her head. Cheryl has been cleared to dance. Carrie Ann was truly impressed; adding that it was a difficult routine. Derek loved the intro; adding AJ had some great footwork. Bruno called it a slasher of a Tango; adding the character was truly believable. AJ and Cheryl scored 26 points for their dance. The judges noted that it was AJ’s frame that needs work.

Nelly and Daniella pay tribute to Freddie Kruger with an Argentine Tango to “I Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd. Nelly said that he was excited to dig his claws in to the dance. Carrie Ann said that it was by far Nelly’s best dance. Derek said that is definitely was not a nightmare on the dance floor. Bruno said that Nelly killed that Argentine Tango. Nelly and Daniella scored 27 points for their dance for his highest score of the season.

Justina and Sasha pay tribute to “Carrie” with a Tango to the music of Hozier. Derek said that Justina set the place on fire; adding that it was aweseme. Derek siad that Justina has an exquisite frame. Bruno called the dance bloodcurdling good; adding that it was powerful. Agreeing the Bruno, Carrie Ann said that Justina makes use of the space. Justina and Sasha scored 26 for their dance.

Nev and Jenna pay tribute to “Black Swan” with a Paso Doble to the music of “Swan Lake”. Bruno loved the performance. Carrie Ann said that there were high expectations going into the dance and they met them. Derek loved the shaping in the moves of the dance. Nev and Jenna scored 30 for the first perfect score of the season.

Skai and Alan pay tribute to the “Bride of Chuckie” with an Argentine Tango to the music of Billie Eilish. Carrie Ann was proud of Skai; saying that she has had the toughest road this season. Derek noted that Skai was on a mission; adding that she killed the routine. Bruno said that there wasn’t a bad step in the dance; adding it was her best placement. Skai and Alan scored 27 points for their dance.

Kaitlyn and Artem close out the night of dancing with a tribute to Cruella DeVill with a Paso Dobe to “Disturbia” by Rihanna. Derek wanted to adopt Artem – the dalmation. Derek noted that there was a lot of content in the dance; adding that it was a great way to end the show. Bruno said that the dance felt slightly rushed. Carrie Ann noted that Kaitlyn is a good dancer but there were moments of chaos; adding that it was another week of not a great dance. Kaitlyn and Artem scored 24 points for their dance.

Villain’s Week scores:
Monica and Val – 22
Kaitlyn and Artem – 24
Jeannie and Brandon – 25
Chrishell and Gleb – 26
AJ and Cheryl – 26
Justina and Sasha – 26
Johnny and Britt – 27
Nelly and Daniella – 27
Skai and Alan – 27
Nev and Jenna – 30


Time for the results…
Nev and Jenna
Johnny and Britt
Skai and Alan
Nelly and Daniella
Chrishell and Gleb
Justin and Sasha
AJ and Cheryl
and Kaitlyn and Artem are all safe for another week.

Monica and Val and Jeannie and Brandon are the two couples in the bottom and in danger of being eliminated.

Bruno chose to save Jeannie and Brandon
Derek chose to save Monica and Val
Carrie Ann chose to save Jeannie and Brandon

Monica and Val have been eliminated from the competition.

Next week it’s a double elimination and a double dance week.