Fans left their TVs and went straight to social media Tuesday night to complain about the unexpectedly quiet finale of Dancing With the Stars Season 32.
with a Five couples who made history Fans expected the ABC show to jump straight into the action as they danced to the Len Goodman Mirrorball Trophy.
But the show skipped entirely the usually flashy opening number performed by professional dancers, instead showing a pre-recorded video package in which judges Carrie-Ann Inaba, Derek Hough and Bruno Tonioli reviewed the stars’ previous dances as well as behind-the-scenes footage. Shot of couples getting ready to walk into a ballroom.
couple Jason Majez and Daniela Karagach, Ariana Maddix Pasha Pashkov, Charity Lawson and Artem Chigvintsev, Xochitl Gomez and Val Val Chmerkovskiy, Alyson Hannigan and Sasha Farber are all vying for the show’s coveted mirror ball.
Soon, a countdown appeared on the screen, letting fans know that the competition would begin 30 minutes into the show.
Disappointed viewers quickly flocked to X (formally known as Twitter) to air their displeasure.
“Why does ‘the game starts in 12 minutes’ add an hour? It can’t be filled in at all,” said a dissatisfied fan. wrote.
“Should I check back later? This is boring,” one user said I would like to know.
“What the hell is going on now,” another ask“That’s why the finale took three hours.”
one third critical“Well, this is the weirdest start ever. Where are the opening numbers?”
“…There is no opening number in the ending???” screaming.
“I know they won’t waste time looking back…” Others stated the obvious.
“Can the judges shut up and let the dancing begin?!” The last person plead.
The Washington Post has reached out to DWTS representatives for comment.
Regarding the future of this show, ‘Bachelor’ star Gerry TurnerThe 72-year-old told The Washington Post he wouldn’t turn down a chance to join the ballroom next season.
“I would be open to any and all opportunities because I’ve had so much fun so far and my family has had so much fun with me on this journey that I wouldn’t say no to anything,” Newly Engaged said the senior.
Turner continued: “I have to get more information before I do something. But gosh, I mean, how fun would that be?”