It is reunion time for the cast of Season 6 of Dance Moms, and fans will not want to miss this one as there are juicy moments ahead. Mackenzie and Maddie Ziegler, along with their mom, Melissa Gisoni, bid the series farewell in last week’s episode, and now everybody is back together again to talk about all that has transpired. What can fans expect from this one?
As TV Guide details, this Dance Moms episode is titled “Hello and Goodbye.” Jai Rodriguez hosts the reunion, and Melissa will be there to discuss some of the events that shaped the family’s departure from the series. As most would expect, previews for this one tease that things will get a bit tense, as Abby Lee Miller has plenty to say about how this situation played out. The moms of the mini dancers will be in the mix of this reunion as well, and there are going to be some performances.
A Dance Moms spoiler preview from the show’s Facebook page teases some of the drama ahead. As fans saw this season, there had been rumors swirling for quite some time that Maddie might be leaving the show to tackle other opportunities. However, Melissa played coy and then essentially blindsided Abby with the news. In addition, Melissa revealed that not only was Maddie leaving the show, but Mackenzie was as well.
Jai asks Abby about how this played out, and just as Dance Moms fans would anticipate, Miller doesn’t mince words. Melissa defends how she handled the situation, but it is clear that she doesn’t have the full support of all of the other moms. In addition, it is known now that Ziegler will be a judge on this summer’s So You Think You Can Dance. However, the formal announcement had not yet been made when this reunion was taped. Abby talks about Maddie’s new gig, but Melissa is clearly quite upset that it’s brought up.
What else can fans expect from “Hello and Goodbye”? Dance Moms spoilers detail that there will be two group dances performed by the elite team. According to scoop from the Instagram page dancemomsspoilers_, the group will do the contemporary piece titled “Well-Oiled Machine” as well as the musical theater piece titled “Bittersweet Charity.” In addition, the buzz is that Maddie and Kendall Vertes will do their duet titled “Run Baby Run,” and Maddie will do her Lizzie Borden-themed solo.
So far, Dance Moms spoilers for the reunion show have not detailed much about the drama coming from the mini team mothers. It is known that they will be there, and viewers know that the elite team mothers have had plenty to say about this young team being developed by Abby. Will tempers flare on this front Tuesday night?
Lifetime has ordered additional episodes of Season 6, but a date determining when they will begin airing has not yet been revealed. While Maddie, Mackenzie, and Melissa have said their goodbyes, there is some buzz swirling that Lifetime may manage to incorporate the family or at least references to them in some of these upcoming episodes.
Once more traditional episodes return, Dance Moms spoilers detail that some new dancers will be seen in some of the routines, and everybody can bet that the mini team will be more heavily featured in the episodes ahead as well. Abby will still be in the mix of things, but given all of the chaos she is facing with her fraud trial, most would imagine that this will have an impact on her involvement to some degree.
How intense will this reunion special get? Will viewers side with Melissa in how she handled Maddie and Mackenzie’s departures, or will everybody agree with Abby? There are some great performances on the way, and Dance Moms fans will be curious to see what the mothers have to say as they all reunite to talk about what’s transpired during Season 6 so far.
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