‘Dancing with the Stars’: Everything you need to know about the ‘DWTS’ September 24 premiere – dances, songs and how to vote

The two-hour season 27 premiere of “Dancing with the Stars” is on Monday, September 24 and will air live on ABC beginning at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET. Each of the lucky 13 celebrities is hoping to waltz off with the mirror ball trophy at the end of the 10-week run of this reality competition series. To do so, they will have to win over America and get enough votes each week from viewers and the three judges — Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli — to continue on in the competition.

There will be an extra episode of “DWTS” on Tuesday, with the 13 couples again taking to the floor. One couple will be eliminated based on their scores from the judges for both nights as well as their total in viewers’ votes.

To ensure that it isn’t your favorite who is sent home, you need to vote online at dwtslivevote.com or via phone at the numbers detailed below. Voting will begin when the season premiere of “DWTS” starts in the east and central time zones on Monday evening and will close early Tuesday morning (1 a.m. PT/4 a.m. ET). It will then open for a very short period of time during Tuesday’s live show after the 13 couples have danced.

CHA CHA
Actor Milo Manheim, partnered with Witney Carson
“Free Free Free” by Pitbull featuring Theron Theron
Phone number: 1-800-868-3410

Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton, partnered with  Sasha Farber
“Treasure” by Bruno Mars
Phone number: 1-800-868-3409

NFL linebacker DeMarcus Ware, partnered with  Lindsay Arnold
“Sweet Sensation” by Flo Rida
Phone number: 1-800-868-3404

FOXTROT
Actress Evanna Lynch, partnered with  Keo Motsepe
“Do You Believe in Magic” by Aly & AJ
Phone number: 1-800-868-3405

Actor John Schneider, partnered with Emma Slater
“Good Ol’ Boys from Dukes of Hazzard” by Waylon Jennings
Phone number: 1-800-868-3407

Paralympian skier Danelle Umstead, partnered with Artem Chigvintsev
“Rise Up” by Andra Day
Phone number: 1-800-868-3403

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JIVE
Radio personality Bobby Bones, partnered with Sharna Burgess
“T-R-O-U-B-L-E” by Travis Tritt
Phone number: 1-800-868-3402

Model Alexis Ren, partnered with Alan Bersten
“Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard
Phone number: 1-800-868-3401

Singer Tinashe, partnered with Brandon Armstrong
“I’m a Lady” by Meghan Trainor
Phone number:1-800-868-3413

QUICKSTEP
Reality star Joe Amabile, partnered with Jenna Johnson
“Fish Out of Water” by Leo Soul
Phone number: 1-800-868-3406

Actress Nancy McKeon, partnered with  Val Chmerkovskiy
“It Don’t Mean a Thing” by Club Des Belugas
Phone number: 1-800-868-3411

SALSA
Actor Juan Pablo Di Pace, partnered with  Cheryl Burke
“Dinero” by Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled & Cardi B
Phone number: 1-800-868-3408

Stand-up  Nikki Glaser, partnered with  Gleb Savchenko
“YES” by Louisa featuring 2 Chainz
Phone number: 1-800-868-3412

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