The studio relocated a few times until it ended up in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

They made it to the semi-finals but were eliminated with a fourth-place finish.

The next week, Alley's shoe fell off during their routine.

In the ninth season, he was paired with actress Debi Mazar, during which they were eliminated fourth.

Halfway through season 9, Chmerkovskiy partnered Joanna Krupa for one week while Derek Hough was ill.

Their different senses of morality will conveniently keep things from progressing too quickly and sometimes they won't move at all, since the character won't be as fun if they go straight. Compare Go-Karting with Bowser (when the relationship is platonic rather than romantic or sexual), Loves My Alter Ego (for similar relationships between heroes and bystanders), and Defecting for Love (which happens when the Catwoman decides to go straight after all).

The same concerns about getting rid of the dramatic tension that fuel Will They or Won't They? Easily overlaps with Villainesses Want Heroes and Trickster Girlfriend.

He returned for the show's seventh season, this time paired with two-time Olympic volleyball gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor.

Chmerkovskiy and May-Treanor were forced to withdraw from the competition in Week 3.

At 15 he began working at a local Russian restaurant, dancing as entertainment.