It is a 10 in honor of Len.
The competitors present noticed a few of its most beloved execs return to the ballroom for a touching tribute to late head decide Len Goodman, who died in April 2023 at age 78.
Maks Chmerkovskiy, Kym Johnson-Herjavec, Tony Dovolani, Anna Trebunskaya, Karina Smirnoff, Louis van Amstel, Mark Ballas and Edyta Śliwińska joined the present execs on the Oct. 24 episode to bop in Len’s honor.
The heartbreaking quantity—choreographed by Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy—was set to a music Len beloved, Henry Mancini‘s “Moon River,” with a dance fashion that he would have actually accredited—the waltz.
Earlier than the dance, Tony shared in a pre-recorded bundle, “Tonight, we might prefer to tip our hats to Len one final time.”
The efficiency completed with a highlight on Len’s chair, as his voice is heard saying, “All good issues have to return to an finish.”
The ballroom was swept up with emotion as each the execs and judges broke down in tears. Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba consoled each other because the viewers applauded.