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Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Val Keeps Me Calm and We Dance On

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Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Val Chmerkovskiy Keeps Me Calm and We Dance On

Originally posted 11/10/2014 10:00AM

Janel Parrish is best known for playing Mona Vanderwaal on the TV drama Pretty Little Liars. She's been paired with pro Val Chmerkovskiy for Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, and she'll be blogging for PEOPLE about her experience on the hit ABC show.

Last week's contemporary dance definitely was my favorite dance. I thought the choreography was the most beautiful we've done so far, and I love Romeo and Juliet. I love the story behind it, and the song and just the message behind the song – that everybody's free to love who they want to love. It's an emotional song, and it allows you to express emotions through dance, so I loved every second of that.

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VIDEO: Watch Sadie Robertson & Mark Ballas from DWTS Quiz Each Other

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How Well Do Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson & DWTS Partner Mark Ballas Know Each Other?

Originally posted 11/05/2014 04:50PM

Mark Ballas and Sadie Robertson may get near-perfect scores on the dance floor when they are working as a team, but what happens when they are pit against each other?

The Duck Dynasty star and her Dancing with the Stars partner sat down for a rousing game of Him-Her-Me, and PEOPLE has the exclusive video that shows exactly what the couple think about each other.

(Spoiler alert: They don't particularly agree on which of them takes more selfies!)

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DWTS: Who Was Finally Eliminated on Monday's Show?

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DWTS: Who Was Finally Eliminated on Monday's Show?

Originally posted 11/03/2014 10:30PM

It was a Dynamic Duos theme under the mirror ball on Dancing with the Stars Monday but the night's Tarzan – better known as Michael Waltrip – couldn’t swing enough votes to keep him and his Jane inside the fringe jungle.

The racecar driver became the latest celebrity to leave the ABC show.

"It was a chance to do something that was more emotional than it was physical, to get to experience the wonderful cast, to get to know Emma's heart and who she is as a person," Waltrip told host Tom Bergeron. "I'm happy I got to be here and sad I have to go."

"I'm so emotional," added his pro Emma Slater. "He's made me a better person. You meet these people and he has a big heart. I'll be a better person for the rest of my life."

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Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Our Dance Tonight Will Be 'Beautiful and Romantic'

Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Our Dance Tonight Will Be 'Beautiful and Romantic'

Originally posted 11/03/2014 07:30AM

Janel Parrish is best known for playing Mona Vanderwaal on the TV drama Pretty Little Liars. She's been paired with pro Val Chmerkovskiy for season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, and she'll be blogging for PEOPLE about her experience on the hit ABC show.

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DWTS: Who Said Goodbye on Monday's Show and Meant It? (VIDEO)

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Dancing with the Stars: Who Said Goodbye on Monday's Show and Meant It?

Originally posted 10/28/2014 12:25PM

When Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke said goodbye Monday night, she meant it.

As she hinted at the beginning of the season, Burke, 30, is preparing to leave Dancing with the Stars – the ABC reality show that made her a household name.

Her contract isn't up until the end of the season, but the judges and viewers hastened her departure by booting her celebrity partner Antonio Sabato Jr. on Monday.

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Spoiler! Whose Waltz Lost Him a Chance for the Mirror Ball Trophy?

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Whose Waltz Scared the Judges and Lost Him a Chance for the Mirror Ball Trophy?

Originally posted 10/27/2014 10:40PM

How's this for scary: Judge Len Goodman started the night in a casket!

It was an appropriate opening because the returning judge had to help sound the death knell for Antonio Sabato Jr.

No matter how many times the soap star went shirtless under the mirror ball this season, he and partner Cheryl Burke just couldn't keep the judges, or viewers, happy.

"I danced with one of the best in the world," Sabato Jr. said. "It's all about the fans and that's why I am here."

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Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Tonight's Dance Is For The Pretty Little Liars Fans

Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Tonight's Dance Is For The Pretty Little Liars Fans

Originally posted 10/27/2014 09:15AM

Janel Parrish is best known for playing Mona Vanderwaal on the TV drama Pretty Little Liars. She's been paired with pro Val Chmerkovskiy for season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, and she'll be blogging for PEOPLE about her experience on the hit ABC show.

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Samantha Harris Is 'Elated' to Be Cancer-Free

Samantha Harris Is 'Elated' to Be Cancer-Free

Originally posted 10/24/2014 08:00PM

Difficult doesn't begin to describe the past six months for Samantha Harris.

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Why Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis Are Returning to the Dance Floor

Why Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis Are Returning to the Dance Floor

Originally posted 10/23/2014 10:00AM

They're ready for a curtain call!

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Is There Really Something Between DWTS's Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy?

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DWTS: Is There Really Something Between Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy?

Originally posted 10/21/2014 03:30PM

It may happen every year, but that won't stop Dancing with the Stars from attempting to drum up romance rumors on the ABC reality show.

This time, it's between Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy – who danced around the possibility of a romantic connection during Monday's telecast. Though PEOPLE confirmed the duo are just friends, the show continued to tease the notion that they may have feelings for each other.

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