"Dancing with the Stars" was full of drama, intrigue and suspense on Monday night, as one dancer was sidelined and her fate was unknown for a good deal of the episode.

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In a dramatic opening to Monday night’s "Dancing with the Stars," it was announced that one of the leading competitors, Melissa Rycroft, would not be dancing due to an injury, and, to throw another variable into the mix, for the first time this season, every couple was scheduled to dance twice -- once with only their partner, and then a second time in a "team dance" with two other couples. Continue reading...

Melissa Rycroft is an American television personality, sales representative from Dallas, Texas, and former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. She participated as a contestant on the thirteenth season of ABC's The Bachelor. She is currently a celebrity contestant on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars.
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Rycroft replaced Nancy O'Dell on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars after O'Dell withdrew due to injury. She is paired with professional Tony Dovolani, and competed on the season premiere episode having only practiced for two days, the shortest amount of time in the show's history. Despite this, she placed tied for second for the week one performances.