Dancing With The Stars Recap – Week 9 – 11/14/11 (Live)

Dancing With The Stars Recap - Week 9

It’s week nine on Dancing With The Stars and we’re down to our top four contestants. Welcome to the Semi-Finals! After Nancy Grace and Tristan MacManus made their exit on last week’s show, we were left with Rob Kardashian and Cheryl Burke, Ricki Lake and Derek Hough, Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy and J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff. Who’s going to win the Mirror Ball trophy? It’s anyone’s guess!

If you’ve missed last week’s show, you can read our recap here. If you want the short version with just the scores, check out our sister site, Tragicomical.

All in all, Len Goodman was right when he said that it was time for Nancy to go home. America obviously agreed, because when it came down to it, she was sent packing.

On tonight’s semi-finals episode, the remaining couples are dancing three dances! Here’s who’s doing what, as it happens:

ROUND ONE: (Paso Doble/Samba)
Hope Solo & Maksim Chemerkovskiy – Paso Doble (VIDEO) – Scores: 7-7-7 = Total: 21/30

J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff – Paso Doble (VIDEO) – Scores: 8-7-8 = Total: 23/30

Rob Kardashian & Cheryl Burke – Samba (VIDEO) – Scores: 10-9-9 = Total: 28/30

Ricki Lake & Derek Hough – Samba (VIDEO) – Scores: 10-10-10 = Total: 30/30

ROUND TWO: Argentine Tango

Hope & Maks – VIDEO – Scores: 8-8-8 = Total: 24/30

J.R. & Karina – VIDEO – Scores: 9-9-9 = Total: 27/30

Rob & Cheryl – VIDEO – Scores: 9-9-9 = Total: 27/30

Ricki & Derek – VIDEO – Scores: 9-10-10 = Total: 29/30

ROUND THREE: Cha Cha Relay

Ricki & Derek – 2nd place – 8 points
Hope & Maks – 4th place – 4 points
J.R. & Karina – 3rd place – 6 points
Rob & Cheryl – 1st place – 10 points

Who are you rooting for to win the mirror ball trophy? Sound off in the comments below!

UPDATE: We’re recapping the elimination tonight live – here!

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