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Amber Riley and Derek Hough dance the Cha Cha Cha on week one of Dancing With The Stars on Sept. 16, 2013. They received 27 out of 30 points from the judges. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photos / Adam Taylor
09/16/2013

See photos of Amber Riley, Elizabeth Berkley and other celebs on the season 17 premiere of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" on Sept. 16, 2013.

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09/23/2013
Corbin Bleu talks to OTRC.com after week 2 of Dancing With The Stars on Sept. 23, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

See photos of Valerie Harper, Amber Riley and other celebs on week 2 of 'Dancing With The Stars' season 17, the show's first elimination episode, on Sept. 23, 2013.

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09/30/2013
Amber Riley appears on week 3 of Dancing With The Stars on Sept. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Taylor

See photos of Valerie Harper, Amber Riley and other celebs on week 3 of 'Dancing With The Stars' season 17, the show's second elimination episode, on Sept. 30, 2013.

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10/07/2013
Dancing With The Stars alum Julianne Hough appears on week four of the ABC show on Oct. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Taylor

See photos of Julianne Hough, Amber Riley, Elizabeth Berkley, Corbin Bleu and other celebs on the season 17 premiere of ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars,' the show's third elimination episode, on Oct. 7, 2013.

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10/08/2013
Valerie Harper appears in a still from Dancing With The Stars on Oct. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC/Adam Taylor

See photos of 'Dancing With The Stars' season 17 contestant Valerie Harper and partner Tristan McManus on the show in 2013

The two were elminated from the ABC show on Monday, Oct. 7 after four weeks of competing.

10/14/2013
Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy dance the Jive on week five of Dancing With The Stars on Oct. 14, 2013. They received 26 out of 30 points from the judges. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo / Adam Taylor

See photos of "Dancing With The Stars" season 17 contestant Elizabeth Berkley of 'Saved By The Bell' fame, Amber Riley and the other remaining contestants perform on week 5 on Oct. 14, 2013.

10/08/2013
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 4 on Dancing With The Stars on Oct. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

In March, Valerie Harper announced that she she had been diagnosed with a rare condition called leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, which occurs when cancer cells spread into the fluid-filled membrane surrounding the brain.

She initially received the diagnosis on Jan. 15, and at the time, doctors believed she had as little as three months to live.

10/07/2013
The cast of Dancing With The Stars season 17 appears on the show on Sept. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo/ Adam Taylor

The third "Dancing With The Stars" celebrity contestant from season 17 was voted off "Dancing With The Stars" on Monday, Oct. 7, after four weeks of performances. Spoiler alert!

The celebrities performed their routines, which included the Argentine Tango, Salsa, Quickstep and Jive dance styles, in front of guest judge and two-time "Dancing With The Stars" champion Julianne Hough. Find out which celebrity was the latest to be voted off "Dancing With The Stars" and VOTE in our poll below!

10/07/2013
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 4 on Dancing With The Stars on Oct. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Valerie Harper, Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 4 on 'Dancing With The Stars' on Oct. 7, 2013.
10/07/2013
Julianne Hough appears on week 4 of Dancing With The Stars season 17 on Oct. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC

It's a little refreshing that there's not really a "theme" this week ... they're just dancing on "Dancing with the Stars!" The ten remaining couples perform a dance they haven't yet done (which isn't hard because it's only week four) so we see a lot of different styles.

Below is a recap from the highest to lowest scores. Find out who was eliminated here.

09/30/2013
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 3 on Dancing With The Stars on Sept. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Valerie Harper, Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 3 on 'Dancing With The Stars' on Sept. 30, 2013.
09/30/2013
Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd appear on week 3 of Dancing With The Stars season 17 on Sept. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC

One actor makes a big jump in the judge's rankings this week on "Dancing with the Stars" as several stars on Season 17 begin to pull away from the pack.

Find out who was eliminated this week here. Below is a recap of week three's dances, from highest score to lowest:

09/30/2013
The cast of Dancing With The Stars season 17 appears on the show on Sept. 23, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo/ Adam Taylor

The second "Dancing With The Stars" celebrity contestant from season 17 was voted off "Dancing With The Stars" on Monday, Sept. 30, after three weeks of performances. Spoiler alert!

The celebrities performed their routines during "Hollywood Night" which included Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Quickstep and Foxtrot dance styles. Find out which celebrity was the latest to be voted off "Dancing With The Stars" and VOTE in our poll below!

09/23/2013
Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy appear on week 2 of Dancing With The Stars season 17 on Sept. 23, 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Round two of "Dancing with the Stars" saw the 12 couples performing a variety of Latin dances. From Rumba to Samba to Paso to Jive& here's a recap, from highest score to lowest:

Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff -- 26 out of 30

Corbin admitted to Tom Bergeron that he's had the luck of the draw dance-wise these first two weeks: first Contemporary and now Jive. Karina Smirnoff choreographs a very fun and very fast baseball-themed routine, but Corbin is able to go toe to toe with his pro.

09/23/2013
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 2 on Dancing With The Stars on Sept. 23, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Valerie Harper, Tristan MacManus talk to OTRC.com after week 2 on 'Dancing With The Stars' on Sept. 23, 2013.
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