After weeks of amazing (and not-so-amazing) dancing, it's finally time to crown a Dancing With the Stars Season 17 victor! Tonight, November 26, we'll see the remaining contestants — Amber Riley, Jack Osbourne, and Corbin Bleu — give a last-ditch effort for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy. But who will win it all?
Last night, comedian Bill Engvall and his partner Emma Slater were eliminated after the remaining couples were challenged to three dance rounds: a judges' pick, a samba relay, and the highly-anticipated freestyle. Without Bill and Emma in the competition, it's really anyone's game — though we're slightly partial to Amber, and not just because her partner Derek Hough is riding on a four-time winning streak. Here are five reasons we're convinced the Glee star could take it all.
But tonight's not just about the competition — we'll be treated to plenty of fun performances from the pros and eliminated Season 17 contestants. Oh, who are we kidding? Tonight is all about the competition!
So without further ado, let's get started! Keep refreshing this page for all of our feelings (and there will be lots!) and be sure to leave yours in the comments below.
9:03: Best red carpet EVER.
9:04: Oh, Snooki, you little meatball. We missed you SO much.
9:05: We agree with the judges — that opening deserves a standing ovation.
9:07: Are we the only ones getting a little choked up at this flashback montage? They've all come so far!
9:10: ABC, are you really going to make us sit through a commercial break at a time like this? Hmph. Guess we'll make some popcorn.
9:12: Just looking at these shirtless pics of Derek Hough, NBD.
9:14: Oh, hello there, Enrique Iglesias. Como se dice, "You are hot"?
9:15: We don't want to live in a world without you either, Rique.
9:18: We get to see Amber and Derek do their freestyle again? Has Christmas come early?!
9:20: Amber might not have the typical dancer body, but who cares? This girl's precision, musicality, and presence are unparalleled.
9:24: Confused about this fusion stuff? Don't feel bad. Here's what you need to know.
9:28: BRB, taking a stroll down memory lane. In Jack Osbourne's pink pants.
9:30: Anyone else expecting Miley Cyrus to jump in and start twerking?
9:32: Not going to lie — that encore is probably going to haunt us in our sleep tonight.
9:40: We love you Bill, but you've proven that dance is an art and not a science.
9:46: A Foxtrot and a Cha-Cha ... would that be called a Fox-Cha?
9:50: The most memorable year of our lives is when Dancing When the Stars first premiered. No, really.
9:53: Still can't believe Christina Milian got voted off so early!
9:57: OK, time to grab the tissues.
9:59: BRB, sobbing.
10:01: Snooki's not a regular mom, she's a cool mom.
10:03: We love ya Snooks, but girl, you gotta point your feet.
10:09: Maybe next season they'll introduce line dancing? Just thinking aloud.
10:11: Is it just us, or is there something a little odd about seeing ballroom dance performed to country music?
10:14: Thank Xenu we get to see Leah Remini take the stage again!
10:16: Enough with these commercials! When do we get to see the 24-hour fusion challenge already?!
10:20: Sorry, Bill, but Jim Carey has you beat.
10:22: Really appreciative that Corbin forgot to button his shirt. Um, we mean, great job guys!
10:26: 9-9-9 for Corbin and Karina. Not too shabby!
10:32: Jack's wearing his "I mean business" face tonight ... and we're loving it!
10:35: Another 9-9-9. This is going to be a close one, folks!
10:40: Amber could just stand there clapping for the entire routine and we'd still give her perfect 10s.
10:41: At the risk of sounding cheesy, this dance made us really gleeful.
10:43: Straight 10s! Can we call this thing already?
10:48: This is NOT the time to get sentimental. We need to know who the winner is.
10:51: Third place goes to ... Jack and Cheryl.
10:56: Second place goes to ... Corbin and Karina.
10:57: The winners of DWTS Season 17 are Amber and Derek!
11:00: Happy Thanksgiving, indeed!
What did you think of the Season 17 finale of DWTS? Did Amber and Derek deserve to win? Tell us below!