Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 1)

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Dancing with the Stars – season 1
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes8
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runJune 1, 2005 – July 6, 2005
Additional information
Celebrity winnerKelly Monaco
Professional winnerAlec Mazo
Season chronology
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Season 2
 
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Dancing with the Stars – season 1
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes8
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runJune 1, 2005 – July 6, 2005
Additional information
Celebrity winnerKelly Monaco
Professional winnerAlec Mazo
Season chronology
Next →
Season 2

The first season of Dancing with the Stars (U.S.) debuted on ABC on June 1, 2005. Six celebrities were paired with six professional ballroom dancers. Tom Bergeron and Lisa Canning were the hosts for this season.

The premiere drew over 13 million viewers, the biggest summer debut ever for an American reality series.[1] The second week climbed to 15 million viewers, and the show climbed to No. 1 in the summer 2005 TV season ratings, where it remained for the remainder of the season.[2] The season finale aired July 6, 2005.

Couples[edit]

The six professionals and celebrities that competed were:

CelebrityOccupation / Known forProfessional partnerStatus
Trista SutterThe Bachelor starLouis Van AmstelEliminated 1st
on June 8, 2005
Evander HolyfieldHeavyweight boxerEdyta ŚliwińskaEliminated 2nd
on June 15, 2005
Rachel HunterSupermodelJonathan RobertsEliminated 3rd
on June 22, 2005
Joey McIntyreNKOTB memberAshly DelGrossoThird place
on June 29, 2005
John O'HurleyActorCharlotte JørgensenRunner-up
on July 6, 2005
Kelly MonacoSoap opera actressAlec MazoWinner
on July 6, 2005

Scoring chart[edit]

CouplePlaceWk 1Wk 2Tot.
(1+2)
Wk 3Wk 4Wk 5Wk 6
Kelly & Alec1131730212622+25=4725+30=55
John & Charlotte2202646242127+27=5427+27=54
Joey & Ashly3202141222020+25=45
Rachel & Jonathan42024442625
Evander & Edyta518143213
Trista & Louis6181937
     indicates the eliminated couple that week
     indicates the returning couple that was last to be called safe
     indicates the winning couple
     indicates the runner-up couple
     indicates the third place couple
Red numbers indicate the couples with the lowest score for each week.
Green numbers indicate the couples with the highest score for each week.

Average chart[edit]

This table only counts for dances scored on a traditional 30-point scale.

Rank by
average
PlaceCoupleTotalNumber of
dances
Average
12John & Charlotte199824.9
24Rachel & Jonathan95423.8
31Kelly & Alec179822.4
43Joey & Ashly128621.3
56Trista & Louis37218.5
65Evander & Edyta45315.0

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

DanceCelebrityHighest scoreCelebrityLowest score
Cha-cha-chaJohn O'Hurley
Joey McIntyre
20Evander Holyfield18
WaltzRachel Hunter20Kelly Monaco13
RumbaRachel Hunter24Kelly Monaco17
QuickstepJohn O'Hurley27Evander Holyfield14
JiveJoey McIntyre22Evander Holyfield13
TangoRachel Hunter26John O'Hurley24
SambaKelly Monaco26Joey McIntyre20
Paso dobleJohn O'Hurley27Kelly Monaco
Joey McIntyre
25
FoxtrotJohn O'Hurley27Joey McIntyre20
FreestyleKelly Monaco30John O'Hurley27

Trista Sutter is the only star to not land on this list

Couples' highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

According to the traditional 30-point scale.

CouplesHighest Scoring DancesLowest Scoring Dances
Kelly & AlecFreestyle (30)Waltz (13)
John & CharlotteFoxtrot, Paso doble, Quickstep & Freestyle (27)Cha-cha-cha (20)
Joey & AshlyPaso doble (25)Cha-cha-cha, Samba and Foxtrot (20)
Rachel & JonathanTango (26)Waltz (20)
Evander & EdytaCha-cha-cha (18)Jive (13)
Trista & LouisRumba (19)Waltz (18)

Weekly scores and songs[edit]

Unless indicated otherwise, individual judges scores given in the charts below (given in parentheses) are listed in this order from left to right: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli.

Week 1[edit]

Running order[3]
CoupleScoreDanceMusic
Joey & Ashly20 (7, 7, 6)Cha-cha-cha"Crazy in Love"—Beyoncé
Rachel & Jonathan20 (7, 6, 7)Waltz"Three Times A Lady"—Lionel Richie
Evander & Edyta18 (5, 7, 6)Cha-cha-cha"Respect"—Aretha Franklin
Kelly & Alec13 (5, 4, 4)Waltz"I Have Nothing"—Whitney Houston
John & Charlotte20 (7, 7, 6)Cha-cha-cha"September"—Earth, Wind & Fire
Trista & Louis18 (6, 6, 6)Waltz"Come Away with Me"—Norah Jones

Week 2[edit]

Running order[4]
CoupleScoreDanceMusicResult
Rachel & Jonathan24 (8, 8, 8)Rumba"I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing"—Aerosmith from ArmageddonBottom two
Joey & Ashly21 (8, 7, 6)Quickstep"You're The One That I Want"—John Travolta and Olivia Newton-JohnSafe
Trista & Louis19 (6, 7, 6)Rumba"Endless Love"—Diana Ross and Lionel RichieEliminated
John & Charlotte26 (8, 9, 9)Quickstep"Let's Face The Music and Dance"—Irving BerlinSafe
Kelly & Alec17 (5, 6, 6)Rumba"Hero"—Enrique IglesiasSafe
Evander & Edyta14 (5, 4, 5)Quickstep"It Don't Mean a Thing"—Duke EllingtonSafe

Week 3[edit]

Running order[5]
CoupleScoreDanceMusicResult
Evander & Edyta13 (5, 4, 4)Jive"Reet Petite"—Jackie WilsonEliminated
Rachel & Jonathan26 (8, 9, 9)Tango"Toxic"—Britney SpearsSafe
Kelly & Alec21 (6, 7, 8)Jive"Footloose"—Kenny LogginsSafe
John & Charlotte24 (9, 8, 7)Tango"Dance with Me"—Debelah MorganSafe
Joey & Ashly22 (7, 7, 8)Jive"I'm Still Standing"—Elton JohnBottom two

Week 4[edit]

Running order[6]
CoupleScoreDanceMusicResult
Joey & Ashly20 (7, 6, 7)Samba"Tequila"—The ChampsSafe
Rachel & Jonathan25 (7, 9, 9)Samba"Soul Bossa Nova"—Quincy JonesEliminated
John & Charlotte21 (7, 8, 6)Samba"Just The Two of Us"—Grover Washington, Jr. and Bill WithersBottom two
Kelly & Alec26 (9, 9, 8)Samba"Bailamos"—Enrique IglesiasSafe
John & Charlotte
Rachel & Jonathan
Kelly & Alec
Joey & Ashly
N/AViennese Waltz"I Got You Babe"—Sonny & Cher

Week 5[edit]

Running order[7]
CoupleScoreDanceMusicResult
John & Charlotte27 (9, 9, 9)Foxtrot"Let There Be Love"—Nat King ColeSafe
27 (9, 9, 9)Paso doble"España Cañí"—Mexicana Aleque la-Band
Kelly & Alec22 (8, 7, 7)Foxtrot"Don't Know Why"—Norah JonesBottom 2
25 (9, 8, 8)Paso doble"Bamboleo"—Gipsy Kings
Joey & Ashly20 (8, 6, 6)Foxtrot"Big Spender"—Shirley Bassey from Sweet CharityThird place
25 (9, 8, 8)Paso doble"Eye of the Tiger"—Survivor

Week 6: Finale[edit]

Running order[8]
CoupleScoreDanceMusicResult
John & Charlotte27 (9, 9, 9)Quickstep"Let's Face The Music and Dance"—Irving BerlinRunner-up
27 (9, 9, 9)Freestyle"I'm So Excited"—The Pointer Sisters
Kelly & Alec25 (7, 9, 9)Samba"Bailamos"—Enrique IglesiasWinner
30 (10, 10, 10)Freestyle"Let's Get Loud"—Jennifer Lopez

Dance off[edit]

Running order
CoupleScoreStyleMusicResult
Kelly & Alec25 (7, 9, 9)Cha-cha-cha"Lady Marmalade"—All SaintsRunner-up
24 (9, 7, 8)Quickstep"Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend"—Marilyn Monroe
25 (8, 8, 9)Freestyle"Get The Party Started"—Pink
John & Charlotte22 (7, 8, 7)Rumba"The Look of Love"—Anita BakerWinner
30 (10, 10, 10)Waltz"You Light Up My Life"—Whitney Houston
25 (8, 8, 9)Freestyle"I Am What I Am"—Gloria Gaynor

Dance chart[edit]

     Highest scoring dance
     Lowest scoring dance
Couple123456
Kelly and AlecWaltzRumbaJiveSambaViennese WaltzFoxtrotPaso dobleSambaFreestyle
John and CharlotteCha-cha-chaQuickstepTangoSambaViennese WaltzFoxtrotPaso dobleQuickstepFreestyle
Joey and AshlyCha-cha-cha*QuickstepJiveSambaViennese WaltzFoxtrotPaso doble
Rachel and JonathanWaltzRumbaTango*SambaViennese Waltz
Evander and EdytaCha-cha-chaQuickstepJive
Trista and LouisWaltzRumba

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (2005-06-08). "'Dancing With the Stars' Debuts in 2nd Place". FoxNews. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ Maynard, John (2005-07-13). "ABC Cuts In: 'Dancing' Racks Up No. 1 Summer Ratings". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 101". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  4. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 102". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  5. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 103". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  6. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 104". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  7. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 105". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  8. ^ "Dancing with the Stars: Episode 106". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 

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