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DWTS: Instant cha cha cha finale

For the instant cha cha cha, the scores were as follows:

  1. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 28 (9, 9, 10)
  2. Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 28 (9, 9, 10)
  3. Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas: 27 (9, 9, 9)

DWTS Finals: Freestyle

Derek Hough and Jennifer Grey

  • Week 10
  • “Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance)” by The Contours
  • Score: 30

Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer

  • Week 10
  • “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz
  • Score: 29 (10, 9, 10)

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas

  • Week 10
  • “Cell Block Tango”
  • Score: 25 (8, 9, 8)

DWTS Finals: Paso doble

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 30 (Week 10),

  • Week 6
  • “So What” by Pink
  • Score: 20 (6, 7, 7)
  • Week 10
  • “Habañera” by Charlotte Church
  • Score: 30

Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer

  • Week 7
  • “Free Your Mind” by En Vogue
  • Score: 34/40 (24 adjusted)

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:

  • Week 9
  • “Gimme More” by Britney Spears
  • Score: 27 (9, 9, 9)

DWTS Finals: Compare Foxtrot

Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 27 (Week 10), 20 (Week 5)

  • Week 5
  • “Charlie’s Angels Theme”
  • Score: 20 (8, 5, 7)
  • Week 10
  • “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone
  • Score: 27 (9, 9, 9)

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough:

  • Week 5
  • “Love and Marriage” by Frank Sinatra
  • Score: 25 (8, 8, 9)

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:19 (6, 6, 7)

  • Week 3
  • “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
  • Score: 19 (6, 6, 7)

DWTS finals: Compare jive routines

  1. Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 29 (10, 9, 10) to “Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard
  2. Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas: 18 (Week 5); 27 (Week 10)
  3. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 24 (8,8,8) “Shake It”

Redemption dance: Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas to “Move” by Jennifer Hudson

Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer

  • Week 8
  • Jive
  • “Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard
  • Score: 29 (10, 9, 10)

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas

  • Week 5
  • Jive
  • “The Monkees” by The Monkees
  • Score: 18

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas

  • Week 10
  • Jive
  • “Move” by Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce and Anika Noni Rose.
  • Score: 27 (9, 9, 9)

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough

Week 2

Jive

“Shake It” by Metro Station

Score: 24

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough’s week 9 dances

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough received perfect scores for their two dances.

  • Week 9
  • cha cha cha
  • “Mercy” by Duffy
  • Score: 30 (10, 10, 10)
  • Week 9
  • Waltz
  • “Way Over Yonder” by Carole King
  • Score: 30

Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough’s week 8 dances

Jennifer Grey & Derek Hough were tied for first with Brandy and Maksim Chmerkovskiy after their two dances.

  • Quickstep
  • Week 8
  • “Let’s Face the Music and Dance” by Frank Sinatra
  • Score: 27 (9, 9, 9)
  • Rumba
  • Week 8
  • “Waiting for a Girl like You” by Foreigner
  • Score: 30 (10, 10, 10)

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DWTS: Who is Joel Grey (VIDEO)

Eddie Cantor presents Joel Grey (1954)

Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey perform “Money Money” from the 1972 Bob Fosse movie “Cabaret.”

If you recall, Kelly Osbourne and Louis van Amstel paid tribute to “Cabaret.”

Joel Grey winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

In the revival, the role would be played by Alan Cumming. Alan Cumming and Grey performed together at the Kennedy Center.

On “The Muppet Show”

Here’s Joel Grey performing in the original Broadway cast of “Wicked” as the Wizard of Oz.

Broadway and musical lovers know Joel Grey, the famous father of Jennifer Grey. Jennifer Grey may have been in two iconic movies–the 1986 “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and the 1987 “Dirty Dancing,” but her only Broadway credit is the 1993 “The Twilight of the Golds.”

Jennifer Grey was also known for her engagements to famous people: Matthew Broderick and Johnny Depp. Her badly botched rhinoplasty aslo made the news. She eventually married actor/director Clark Gregg in 2001.

Jennifer Grey was born in NYC to Joel Grey and his wife Jo Wilder. The attended the private school the Dalton School where she studied acting and dance.

Joel Grey was born Joel David Katz in Cleveland and his father was Mickey Katz who was an actor, comedian and musician.

Joel Grey was the original MC in the 1966 Broadway show “Cabaret” for which he won a Tony Award. When the movie was made in 1972, he would recreate his role and win an Oscar, becoming one of eight people who have won both a Tony and an Oscar for the same role.  He also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

Joel Grey returned to the role in the 1987 revival.  In 1998, Alan Cumming would play a very different MC in the revival and win a Tony Award as well.

Joel Grey would be nominated as a lead actor for the 1969 “George M!, the 1975 “Goodtime Charley” and the 1979 “The Grand Tour.”  He would play Amos Hart in the 1996 revival of “Chicago.” He was in the original 2003 cast of “Wicked” as the Wizard of Oz. He’ll be in the revival of “Anything Goes” in 2011.

Grey has appeared on such popular TV series as “The Muppet Show” in 1976, “Dallas” in 1991, “Star Trek: Voyager” in 1996, “The Outer Limits” twice in 1999 and 2000, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in 2000, Law & Order: Criminal Intent” in 2003, in “Alias” in 2005, “House” in 2006 and in 2009 he appeared in “Private Practice” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

DWTS paso doble routines compared (VIDEO)

Paso Doble

  1. Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 35/40 or 25 adjusted.
  2. Audrina Patridge and Tony Dovolani: 24 (8,8,8) Paso Doble to “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen
  3. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 20 (6,7,7) Paso Doble to “So What” by Pink
  4. Kurt Warner and Anna Trebunskaya: 18 (6,6,6) Paso Doble to “The Final Countdown” by Europe

Best paso doble performances of past seasons

During the special 200th episode (week 7), Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 35 (10, 9, 8, 8) Paso Doble to “Free Your Mind” by En Vogue. Adjusted score is 25 without the celebrity judge’s score.

Week 9, Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas performed the paso doble to “Gimme More” by Britney Spears for a score of 27 (9, 9, 9).

Week 9, Brandy and Maksim Chmerkovskiy performed a paso doble for a score of 27 (9, 9, 9)  to Katy Perry’s “Firework.”

DWTS tango routines compared (VIDEO)

Tango

  1. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 37/40. 27 adjusted.
  2. Kurt Warner and Anna Trebunskaya: 35/40. 26 adjusted.
  3. Brandy Norwood and Maksim Chmerkovskiy: 26 (8,9,9) Tango to “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler
  4. Rick Fox and Cheryl Burke: 24 (8,8,8) Tango to “You Really Got Me” by Van Halen
  5. Kyle Massey and Lacey Schwimmer: 23 (8,7,8) Tango to “If I Had You” by Adam Lambert
  6. Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas: 23 (8,7,8) Tango to “According to You” by Orianthi
  7. *Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas: 21 (week 5)

Best of tango performances from previous seasons

Tango versus Argentine tango

During week 5, Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas performed the tango for a 21. They were eliminated that week.

Week 7, Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough: 37 (10, 9, 9, 9) Tango to “Shut Up” by the Black Eye Peas. Adjusted score is 27.

Kurt Warner and Anna Trebunskaya: 35 (10, 9, 8, 8) Tango to “Simply Irresistible” by Robert Palmer. Adjusted to 25.

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