HOLLYWOOD—Week 3 is upon us on “Dancing With The Stars.” The theme this week is “Disney Night.” The episode featured Disney’s very own Zendaya Colman as a guest judge. The pro dancers opened the show in sparkly outfits dancing with Disney characters Pluto, Mickey, and Minnie Mouse.
The couples were dressed up as characters from Disney movies. They also danced to memorable Disney songs. Antonio Brown and Sharna Burgess kicked off the night with a dance based on Aladdin. They danced Jazz. Len said the dancer came out in Antonio and congratulated him. Zendaya smiled throughout his performance and thought he didn’t miss a step. Bruno said he could have been a rockette. The judges awarded them a score of 35/40.
Marla and Tony danced as characters from the Little Mermaid, to the Waltz. Marla was Ariel and Tony was Prince Eric. Zendaya said the dance was soft and that Marla wasn’t necessarily in the moment. Bruno told Marla she is very elegant in the routine. Carrie Ann told Marla she has to be natural and be careful with her hand. According to Carrie Ann, Marla looked scared. Len told Marla that she had a marvelous performance. The judges gave them 28/40.
Nyle and Peta danced as Tarzan and Jane to the Samba. Bruno called Nyle the “Lord of the Jungle.” Carrie Ann compared Nyle to the Disney World he was at “the happiest place on Earth.” Len said the routine had “great energy and that it was terrific.” Zendaya appreciated the “musicality and believed everyone had fun while watching the couple dance.” They earned a score of 34/40.
Doug and Karina danced as characters from Mary Poppins to jazz. Carrie Ann thought the couple didn’t deliver a good routine. Len liked that the couple went straight into character. Zendaya advised the couple to enjoy the routine. Bruno believed that the timing was off. The judges gave the couple a score of 24/40. Co-host Tom Bergeron informed Doug that they were safe from elimination.
Kim Fields and Sasha Farber danced the Quickstep as characters from “The Jungle Book.” Len told Kim it was her best dance. Zendaya said it looked like they had so much fun. Bruno told Kim that the energy level was excellent. Bruno complimented Kim on keeping her shoulders down. Carrie Ann told the couple you “bring magic to every dance you do.” They earned a score of 32/40.
Ginger Zee and Valentine Chmerkovskiy danced the Foxtrot as characters from “Beauty and the Beast.” Carrie Ann complimented Ginger on her hold. Len said their dance was the best this season. Zendaya thought the dance was like a Broadway musical. Bruno thought the routine was crystal clear and loved it. Ginger and Valentine earned a score of 36/40.
Couples in jeopardy of being eliminated during the night included Marla and Tony and Jodie and Keo. However, in the end it was Marla and Tony who were sent packing.