8 Seasons | 207 Episodes
The Competition BeginsAired on Jul 13, 2011
Meet dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, the Dance Moms and their daughters as the competition season begins and they travel from Pittsburgh to Phoenix. The Dance Moms will push their young daughters to great lengths to get them to Nationals and Abby reveals big news to her young dance girls. They’ll be working all year to get to the big National competition. If they want to win, they’ve got to work harder than ever. Abby’s confident she can get them there, but with a group of dance moms living vicariously through their daughters, this may be more than she can handle, especially when Abby has her first conflict with two of the moms when they cross the line and risk losing it all.
Stealing the ShowAired on Aug 03, 2011
Abby gives each girl one solo dance for the 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 with uncontrolled fury.
Dying to DanceAired on Aug 17, 2011
On their way to a big competition, Christi finds out her grandmother has just been admitted to a hospital. She now must choose what’s more important to her–go to the hospital to sit by her grandmother’s side or go to the dance competition.
Love on the Dance FloorAired on Aug 31, 2011
From Ballerinas to ShowgirlsAired on Sep 07, 2011
Cathy Brings It On!Aired on Sep 14, 2011
Most Outrageous MomentsAired on Oct 12, 2011
A one-hour special hosted by the series’ infamous dance instructor Abby Lee Miller counting down this season’s most talked-about highlights and best moments. The show will also include never-before-seen footage of the cast!