How Twitter and Vine took you backstage at the #DancingAU Grand Finale

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Dancing with the Stars Australia (#DancingAU) has just wrapped its 14th season, and despite being one of @Channel7’s longest running entertainment shows it continues to push the boundaries of Twitter and TV.

To celebrate the Grand Finale the shows’ producers integrated a Vine 360 Booth and Twitter Mirror backstage while host @DanMacpherson held an exclusive live Twitter Q&A just minutes before going to air.

This year’s series of Dancing with the Stars has been a Twitter sensation with the show’s hosts and contestants giving fans unrivalled access to the rehearsals and lives shows via Twitter.

To help make this years Grand Finale bigger and better than ever, Twitter partnered with @Channel7 and @FMAustralia to integrate not one, not two, but three firsts for Australian prime time television.

Firstly just minutes before the live grand finale began #DancingAU host — and Twitter superstar — @DanMacpherson hosted a Twitter Q&A live from the dance floor.

The #AskDan Q&A went down a storm with Dan answering anything the audience threw at him:

And in true live television style, Dan answered all these questions amongst the final preparations before he heading out to kick off the main event:

To showcase some of the fabulous fashion the hosts, celebrity dancers and judges took to the Vine 360 Booth to give fans an exclusive all-round view of what they were wearing that night (and they had a lot of fun in the process).

And if that wasn’t enough the brand new hand-held @TwitterMirror gatecrashed the celebrity dancers green room where the stars shared plenty of fun backstage moments:

To stay across all the latest for future series of #DancingAU make sure you’re following the official accounts: