Dance Moms is an American dance reality series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Abby Lee Dance Company, and follows children's early careers in dance show business, and their mothers. A spinoff series, Dance Moms: Miami, set in Miami at Victor Smalley and Angel Armas' dance studio, Stars Dance Studio, premiered on April 3, 2012, and was cancelled in September 2012 after eight episodes.On October 10, 2012, Lifetime announced that they had picked up Dance Moms for a third season, consisting of 26 episodes, which debuted on January 1, 2013.
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Season 1Hulu | Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jul 14, 2011
The Competition Begins Jul 14, 2011 Meet the dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, the dance moms and their daughters as the competition season begins and they travel from Pittsburgh to Phoenix.
S01 E01Jul 13, 2011
The Competition Begins Jul 13, 2011 Meet the dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, the dance moms and their daughters as the competition season begins and they travel from Pittsburgh to Phoenix.
S01 E02Jul 21, 2011
Wildly Inappropriate Jul 21, 2011 The Dance Moms allow their girls to wear outfits at the competition that are revealing and the scandal threatens to bring down the house. Abby's attempt to turn up the competition heat blows the audience away with what some may call an inappropriate dance number. She hopes it will give them their next big win. But it could backfire.
S01 E03Jul 28, 2011
Cheerleader Blues Jul 28, 2011 The Dance Moms need to win this week's competition to stay in the game, but chaos ensues when Mom Kelly's daughter wants to drop out of dance as she hurts her hip and she wants to be a cheerleader. Kelly convinces her daughter to stay in dance, pushing her so far that it may cause permanent injuries.
S01 E04Aug 4, 2011
Stealing the Show Aug 4, 2011 Abby gives each girl a solo dance for their next competition. However, she gives two solos to her star dancer, Maddie, clearly providing her with an advantage over the others. Christi has seen this too many times and lashes out at Abby in uncontrollable fury.
S01 E05Aug 11, 2011
When Stars Collide Aug 11, 2011 The Abby Lee Dance Company is on the edge after learning that a big Broadway casting director will attend their annual showcase, an exhibition in which she shows off her accomplished dancers. Abby's desire to push the girls to the max could have catastrophic effects if they don't do their best.
Season 2Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Jan 11, 2012
Everyone's Replaceable Jan 11, 2012 Abby holds an open audition for her dance group; Holly's career schedule forces her to miss Nia's rehearsals and competitions; Abby must come to terms with Chloe's growing success.
S02 E02Jan 18, 2012
Return of the Candy Apples Jan 18, 2012 Abby's dancers compete against Cathy's Candy Apples but Cathy sets a trap for the moms by inviting them to an anonymous cocktail party.
S02 E03Jan 25, 2012
Brooke's Turning Point Jan 25, 2012 Brooke tries out for cheerleading leaving Abby and the other dancers in the lurch the day before a big competition. Their group dance "Born to Dance" places 1st.
S02 E04Feb 1, 2012
No One Likes A Bully Feb 1, 2012 Abby choreographs a bully-themed dance; Abby replaces Brooke with Payton. Abby puts Jill, Kendall, Leslie, and Payton all on probation as they batttle for the one spot on ALDC. Payton ruined her chances with staying on their dance team by making a rude comment to the group stating that she is better than all the other dancers because she is the oldest. Jill doesn't think Payton should be on the team because she is too tall and stands out from the other girls. Their group dance "What Comes Around" places 1st in the age group but it is not seen on the show.
S02 E05Feb 8, 2012
Brooke's Back Feb 8, 2012 Brooke's return leaves no room for Payton. Abby announces Kendall is off probation, but Jill gets put on. The group dance "Avalanche" places 2nd overall.
S02 E06Feb 15, 2012
Wardrobe Malfunction Feb 15, 2012 Abby puts the moms in charge of making the girls costumes for the competition. Meanwhile, Dance Explosion is canceled so Abby finds another competition, in Texas. Jill turns out to have bought an expensive dance outfit for Kendall, leading to a conflict with Abby. Maddie is injured in a fall while performing and has to be carried off the floor.
Season 3Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Jan 2, 2013
The Beginning of the End Jan 2, 2013 The new competition season is underway, but Abby is extremely disappointed in the girls because they blew off dance class during the break. So, Abby holds an open audition to bring new blood to the team hoping to replace Brooke and Paige and teach the girls a lesson. To everyone's dismay, Abby welcomes new dancer Ally and new mom Shelly to the group. The whole team misses Kelly, Brooke and Paige, but they soldier on to compete at In10sity Dance in Denver. Abby also pits Chloe and Maddie head-to-head, putting a lot of pressure on Chloe who just beat Maddie out of a national title.
S03 E02Jan 9, 2013
Out With the Old, in With the New Jan 9, 2013 The Dance Moms stage a silent protest and walk out on Abby, prompting Abby to quickly assemble a totally new dance team for this weekend's competition. The Dance Moms try to make it out on their own and book a performance for their kids. Meanwhile, a Dance Mom from Abby's past vows to have revenge.
S03 E03Jan 16, 2013
But I'm a National Champion! Jan 16, 2013 The real moms are back and the replacements are out, with the exception of one, Sophia Lucia.
S03 E04Jan 23, 2013
Liar, Liar, Dance Mom on Fire! Jan 23, 2013 Abby couldn't be more thrilled to have a new star on team, but Melissa is starting to feel like Sophia is pushing Maddie out of the spotlight and into the corner. When Abby assigns Maddie and Kendall a duet, Melissa pretends to be happy about it but confides in Abby the awful truth. Jill, Christi, Kelly and Holly band together and try to get Melissa to admit her deceit. Meanwhile, Abby once again bans Brooke from the competition but gives Paige a solo so she can try to justify her spot on the team.
S03 E05Jan 30, 2013
Revenge of the Replacements Jan 30, 2013 Melissa tries desperately to get Maddie back in favor with Abby. Meanwhile, Mackenzie struggles with her new "big girl" role. Also, this week, the ALDC dancers go up against the very same girls who replaced them during the moms' silent protest.
S03 E06Feb 6, 2013
Boys are Cuties, Girls have Cooties Feb 6, 2013 After Melissa's fall from grace, Jill tries hard to be Abby's new favorite but quickly learns that's no easy task, especially since Abby's mood is at an ultimate low after she hears that Cathy is back to compete after weeks of hiding.
S03 E07Feb 13, 2013
Rotten to the Core Feb 13, 2013 Abby indefinitely suspends Christi and Chloe, which keeps Chloe from competing against Cathy's new all-boy team "The Apple Cores." Nia and Holly must deal with a painful medical condition from their past. In the meantime, Abby's favorite new dancer Sophia returns.
Season 4Hulu | Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Jan 2, 2014
Welcome Back ... Now Don't Get Too Comfy Jan 2, 2014 Abby announces that she will be holding open-call auditions for new dancers, and that no one's position on the team is safe; singer Jana Kramer invites Brooke to sing with her on stage.
S04 E02Jan 8, 2014
Two Can Play This Game Jan 8, 2014 The Abby Lee Dance Company competes against the Candy Apples for the first time since Nationals; Chloe and Kendall battle for the number two spot; Payton's future with the team is called into question.
S04 E03Jan 15, 2014
Abby Strikes Back Jan 15, 2014 Abby announces her first national open audition in Orlando; Jill accuses Christi of lying to help Chloe win; Brooke, Paige and Chloe are given a tricky trio to challenge Brooke's pop star credentials.
S04 E04Jan 22, 2014
Chloe vs. Kendall: Round 2 Jan 22, 2014 Cathy returns with a team of boys to compete against Abby's dancers; a nervous Abby pushes Chloe and Kendall to prepare for their solos; the team members feel pressured to prove themselves to Abby.
S04 E05Jan 29, 2014
No One Is Safe Jan 29, 2014 Holly worries about Nia's featured role in the group dance; Abby's second open call audition has the mothers on edge; Melissa defends her choice to home school Maddie and MacKenzie.
S04 E06Feb 5, 2014
Clash of the Chloes Feb 5, 2014 Abby brings in a new dancer named Chloe for a trial run on the competition team; Christi is concerned that Abby will replace her daughter; Holly and Jill are excited about their daughters' duet; Melissa thinks her girls are being overshadowed.
Season 5Hulu | Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Jan 7, 2015
99 Problems but a Mom Ain't One Jan 7, 2015 The dance competition season is off to a rocky start when a key team member disappears.
S05 E02Jan 14, 2015
Abby Got Served Jan 14, 2015 Maddie and Kalani prepare for a showdown; Abby's rival seeks revenge; Abby's team members begin to turn against her.
S05 E03Jan 21, 2015
JoJo With a Bow Bow Jan 21, 2015 Maddie heads to Los Angeles for an exciting new opportunity; the mothers question Abby's dedication to this week's routines since her favorite dancer is gone; Abby calls in JoJo as a substitute for Maddie.
S05 E04Jan 28, 2015
Bye Bye Pittsburgh Jan 28, 2015 JoJo and Jess return to fight for a spot on the ALDC; the team prepares for their Hollywood adventure; Holly and Jill are concerned that Nia and Kendall will be forgotten by Abby.
S05 E05Feb 4, 2015
Hello Hollywood, Goodbye Abby Feb 4, 2015 The ALDC arrives in Los Angeles; a top west coast dance studio declares war on the ALDC; Abby sets up an audition with a casting agent for the girls; Abby suffers a breakdown, causing the mothers to question her abilities as a manager.
S05 E06Feb 11, 2015
Nia Risks It All Feb 11, 2015 After a chaotic first week in Los Angeles, things do not settle down when Abby and Holly have their biggest and most shocking fight ever, causing Holly to go behind Abby's back to work with a huge star despite the consequences. Maddie prepares for another big Hollywood job, and all the girls soon are on edge when Abby announces an open call audition in Los Angeles. Holly and Nia grow especially fearful of their futures with the ALDC.
Season 6Hulu | Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Jan 6, 2016
New Season, New Rules Jan 6, 2016 In the Season 6 premiere, Abby has a big announcement for the ALDC; and Maddie shoots her first movie while Jill and Kendall aren't pleased with her substitute. Elsewhere, Jeanette and the BDA team are back to show the ALDC how it's done.
S06 E02Jan 13, 2016
Abby vs. Melissa Jan 13, 2016 The mothers are shocked to learn that Abby is forming a new team; news breaks that Abby could be facing jail time; when Mackenzie receives the brunt of Abby's rage, Melissa vows not to play nice anymore.
S06 E03Jan 20, 2016
Mini Dancers, Big Drama Jan 20, 2016 Abby's new mini team arrives in Los Angeles and tensions are high; Abby is distracted by new mothers, new dancers and her legal troubles; Ashlee and Brynn are caught in Jill's cross hairs as Kendall's position on the team is threatened.
S06 E04Jan 27, 2016
Now You See Abby, Now You Don't Jan 27, 2016 The minis are ready to compete in their first group dance; Maddie books a prestigious photo shoot with two other ALDC girls; Maddie and Brynn compete head-to-head with solo routines; Abby makes an announcement that could tear the team apart.
S06 E05Feb 3, 2016
Abby's Replaceable Feb 3, 2016 Abby locks the team out of her Los Angeles studio; Debbie Allen invites the ALDC to work with her; guest choreographer Nakul includes the minis in a difficult Bollywood routine; Kalani and Nia are pushed to their breaking point with a duet.
S06 E06Feb 10, 2016
Episode 6 Feb 10, 2016 Abby's back, but she's only focusing on the minis; and a new mini auditions for the team. Later, the moms complain when Brynn is chosen for the lead role in the junior team's only routine; and Brynn's future at the ALDC depends on a win with Maddie set to return next week.
Season 7Lifetime | Lifetime | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Nov 30, 2016
Fight for Your Life Nov 30, 2016 Abby and the ALDC bring an edgy group routine, inspired by Kalani’s 16th birthday, to this week’s competition hoping to overtake Cathy and her Candy Apples for the second week in a row. Kendall dances a Maddie-esque solo determined to beat Nicaya.
S07 E02Dec 7, 2016
Abby's Worst Nightmare Dec 7, 2016 Abby and the ALDC bring an edgy group routine, inspired by Kalani’s 16th birthday, to this week’s competition hoping to overtake Cathy and her Candy Apples for the second week in a row. Kendall dances a Maddie-esque solo determined to beat Nicaya.
S07 E03Dec 14, 2016
Return of the Rotten Apples Dec 14, 2016 Abby and the ALDC bring an edgy group routine, inspired by Kalani’s 16th birthday, to this week’s competition hoping to overtake Cathy and her Candy Apples for the second week in a row. Kendall dances a Maddie-esque solo determined to beat Nicaya.
S07 E04Dec 21, 2016
Winner Takes All Dec 21, 2016 Abby challenges Daviana and Kalani to one of the toughest head-to-head solo showdowns ever. And, old tensions erupt when two minis rejoin the team and compete for a spot in the group dance. In a shocking move, Abby eliminates one dancer from her super team.
S07 E05Dec 28, 2016
New Kid on the Block Dec 28, 2016 Abby brings in a new dancer with an eccentric mother; Abby encourages Brynn to lead Kalani and Kendall in their trio; the mothers are nervous when Abby assigns the first hip-hop routine since the elites walked out.
S07 E06Jan 4, 2017
No Clowning Around Jan 4, 2017 With Nationals only six weeks away, the mothers begin to worry about the ever-changing team, Nia gets her first solo, Abby gives two new dancers a chance to shine and the veteran mothers go on the attack when a new mother insults their children.
S07 E07Jan 11, 2017
The Fresno Curse Jan 11, 2017 Abby and the ALDC try to break the long standing losing streak in Fresno, CA. Holly's nerves are frayed when Abby announces the theme for a controversial and racially-charged group dance. Meanwhile, Elliana and Maesi's duet brings out the worst in Yolanda and Jamie's already toxic relationship.