Twelve celebrity stars of season 13 are showcased. In the two hour premiere the celebrity stars and their pro dancer partners will perform either the Viennese Waltz or the Cha Cha Cha.
Season 13 Episode 1 of Dancing With the Stars resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Dancing with the Stars is a series that pairs a celebrity with a professional dance partner as they train and then compete in front of a studio audience in a televised dance competition. The pairs will be judged by a panel of experts and also by viewers at home, with one couple being eliminated each week.
In each round of competition, each couple will demonstrate how well their training and rehearsing has paid off, by performing a choreographed routine.
At the end of each performance, judges will give each couple a score. At the end of the broadcast, viewers will be instructed on how to call in and cast their vote for their favorite couple. In the results show the next day, one couple will be eliminated.