Four of the top 12 couples are tasked with tangos this week, so prepare for lots of side steps. Kaitlyn Bristowe is one of the four, which is a good thing since, like Derek Hough pointed out last week, it’s been getting too same-y with her pretty but similar lyrical routines the past couple of weeks.
Two dances will make their season debuts: jazz, which is assigned to three couples, and contemporary, which Johnny Weir got. And if you’ve seen any of his figure skating routines, you know he will nail this. Also, it’s to “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” so this is going to be a moment.
Here are the Week 5 dances:
Monica Aldama and Val Chmerkovskiy: tango (“Tainted Love” by Soft Cell