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America's Ballroom Challenge Previous Broadcasts

Grand Finale (Episode #305)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 19, 2011 -- 6:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." In the "Grand Finale," the top four professional couples compete across all four dance styles for the title of "America's Best."

International Latin (Episode #304)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 6:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Dancers will be competing in the "International Latin" category.

Grand Finale (Episode #305)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 5:00 AM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." In the "Grand Finale," the top four professional couples compete across all four dance styles for the title of "America's Best."

International Latin (Episode #304)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 4:00 AM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Dancers will be competing in the "International Latin" category.

International Standard (Episode #303)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 3:00 AM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Episode three has the dancers competing in the "International Standard" category.

American Rhythm (Episode #302)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Episode two has the dancers competing in the "American Rhythm" category.

American Smooth (Episode #301)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 12, 2011 -- 1:00 AM

Dancers compete in the American Smooth division. Adapted from the traditional standard dances of Europe, American Smooth includes four dances: waltz, tango, foxtrot and Viennese waltz. At the end of the episode, the judges will announce the winners in this category.

Grand Finale (Episode #305)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 11, 2011 -- 11:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." In the "Grand Finale," the top four professional couples compete across all four dance styles for the title of "America's Best."

International Latin (Episode #304)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 11, 2011 -- 10:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Dancers will be competing in the "International Latin" category.

International Standard (Episode #303)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 11, 2011 -- 9:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Episode three has the dancers competing in the "International Standard" category.

American Rhythm (Episode #302)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 11, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Episode two has the dancers competing in the "American Rhythm" category.

American Smooth (Episode #301)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 11, 2011 -- 7:00 PM

Dancers compete in the American Smooth division. Adapted from the traditional standard dances of Europe, American Smooth includes four dances: waltz, tango, foxtrot and Viennese waltz. At the end of the episode, the judges will announce the winners in this category.

International Standard (Episode #303)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 5, 2011 -- 6:00 PM

Thousands of dancers converge on Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's largest ballroom dancing competition. Competitors will tango their way through four major dance styles -- American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and International Standard -- to see who's got the best overall rhythm. The five-part series will take viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as ballroom dancing's elite go toe-to-toe for the title of "America's Best." Episode three has the dancers competing in the "International Standard" category.

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