LIVE: Dancing with the Stars, Season 11, Week Eight

Tonight—at 8:00 PM on ABC and for two *live* hours—the remaining five celebrities from this season of Dancing with the Stars will sashay on the ballroom floor for the judges' scores and your votes. Your open thread, inside.

As I previously stated, tonight's episode will air—live—on ABC from 8:00 to 10:00 PM ET. Also: tonight, the "Instant Dance Challenge"—where contestants will be given a song to dance to only minutes before their routine—debuts. Exciting!

Here's a breakdown of the stars of Season 11:

The Men

  • Michael Bolton (ELIMINATED)
  • Rick Fox (ELIMINATED)
  • David Hasselhoff (ELIMINATED)
  • Kyle Massey
  • Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino (ELIMINATED)
  • Kurt Warner

The Women:

  • Brandy
  • Margaret Cho (ELIMINATED)
  • Jennifer Grey
  • Florence Henderson (ELIMINATED)
  • Audrina Patridge (ELIMINATED)
  • Bristol Palin

Feel free to chat below in the comments, or browse some of the following helpful links, as you wait for the show to begin:

  • For behind the scenes clips, rehearsal photos and more, feel free to pop over to ABC's official website.
  • For all of the other Dancing with the Stars posts on Gawker.TV, click here.
  • And for a rundown on how commenting works at Gawker.TV, click here.

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See you in the comments!