“The Journey Begins” – The journey begins as 12 dance teams, each comprised of one extremely talented kid dancer and their untrained parent, enter the competition of a lifetime on the two-hour series premiere of COME DANCE WITH ME, Friday, April 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
In the series premiere, the kid/parent teams perform to hit songs, including “Grown Woman” (Beyonce), “We Will Rock You” (Queen) and “Rain on Me” (Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande). Then, some of the biggest names in dance – Jenna Dewan, Dexter Mayfield and Tricia Miranda – give their expert opinions. The episode concludes with a surprising twist! GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter Philip Lawrence hosts.
COME DANCE WITH ME features exceptionally talented young dancers from across the country, who invite one untrained family member who has supported their dance dreams to be their partner. Together, they will strut their stuff for the chance to win the grand prize. Throughout the season, the teams will learn different dance routines, from hip hop and ballroom to contemporary and theatrical, among others, and will tackle a fierce new performance each week, in hopes of earning top scores from the judges and continuing in the competition. At the end of every episode, the two lowest-scoring teams will battle each other in a freestyle dance-off, as the judges determine which team will be eliminated and which will advance.