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Willow Shields & Mark Ballas Visit Live With Kelly and Michael

April 29th, 2015

Mark and Willow dropped by Live with Kelly and Michael, where they talked about their surprising elimination and showed off some of their dance moves!


Willow Shields and Mark Ballas head to the future for week 7 Dancing With the Stars

April 28th, 2015

Week seven was a decades theme, and Mark and Willow were assigned a futuristic jazz.  They danced a ninja themed routine to Electric Feel by MGMT.  They received good comments from the judges and a score of 37, which landed them in second place.


The top scoring couple, Nastia and Sasha received immunity from elimination and 3 points towards next week's scores.  The remaining six couples did a dance off for 2 more points toward next week's scores.  Riker was allowed to select next, and he chose Willow and Mark.  Willow was allowed to choose the dance style, and she selected salsa.  Willow and Mark won the dance off with a unanimous decision by the judges.


Unfortunately, Mark and Willow were the lowest scoring couple when factoring in the viewer votes from last week and they were eliminated from the competition.

Mark Ballas and Derek Hough try their hand at Flipping Houses

April 25th, 2015


Professional dancers Mark Ballas and Derek Hough team up off the dance floor to buy an outdated California home and flip it in just four weeks. From demolition to design, construction and decorating, find out what happens when the coaches become the students, and see if they have what it takes to join the ultra-competitive Los Angeles real estate market.

The show premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 11PM EST on HGTV!

More bonus footage check out:

http://www.hgtv.com/shows/mark-and-dereks-excellent-flip

Team Markingjay takes on Spring Break week

April 21st, 2015

With the competition passed the mid point, Dancing With the Stars chose week six to celebrate Spring Break.  Each couple danced one new dance style and participated in the team dance competition.  This was the first week the couples performed two dances.  Mark Ballas and Willow Shields danced a salsa to Tequila by Xavier Cugat.  The routine was inspired by the film "Whiplash" and earned a 34 from the judges.


The second dance of the night was the Team Dance.  Mark and Willow were on Team YoLo with Nastia Liukin, Derek Hough, Robert Hajavec, Kym Johnson, Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess.  Their beach themed routine to WipeOut by The Surfaris.  The judges loved the routine and rewarded them a score of 39.


The salsa routine was inspired by the movie Whiplash, and DWTS released this footage of Team Markingjay reenacting one of the scenes.


Team Markingjay takes on Spring Break week

April 21st, 2015

With the competition passed the mid point, Dancing With the Stars chose week six to celebrate Spring Break.  Each couple danced one new dance style and participated in the team dance competition.  This was the first week the couples performed two dances.  Mark Ballas and Willow Shields danced a salsa to Tequila by Xavier Cugat.  The routine was inspired by the film "Whiplash" and earned a 34 from the judges.


The second dance of the night was the Team Dance.  Mark and Willow were on Team YoLo with Nastia Liukin, Derek Hough, Robert Hajavec, Kym Johnson, Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess.  Their beach themed routine was to WipeOut by The Surfaris.  The judges loved the routine and rewarded them a score of 39.


The salsa routine was inspired by the movie Whiplash, and DWTS released this footage of Team Markingjay reenacting one of the scenes.


Mark Ballas and Willow Shields Go Down the Rabbit Hole

April 14th, 2015

Week five of Dancing With the Stars was the popular Disney week!  Each couple danced to a song from a Disney movie.  Mark and Willow danced to Alice's Theme from Alice in Wonderland.  Willow dressed as Alice and Mark portrayed the White Rabbit in a gorgeously executed foxtrot.


The dance received positive comments from the judges and a score of 34.  They move on to week six of the competition.