Prior to the Dance Moms season 3 premiere, Lifetime will air Dance Moms Special: The Smoke Before the Fire at 8:00 pm. The special provides a behind-the-scenes look at the series, with the moms and Abby providing details on what’s in store for this upcoming season. The dancers will also be performing “never-before-seen choreography” created just for Dance Moms Special: The Smoke Before the Fire.
Dance Moms follows children’s early steps on the road to stardom and their doting mothers who are there for every rehearsal, performance and bow…all under Miller’s discerning eyes. Presenting a powerful cast of characters that has inspired water-cooler talk across the country, the show immerses itself in the highs and lows surrounding dance competition season, delivering a captivating and dramatic look at the cast’s intense pursuit of National Dance titles. Centered on the devoted Miller, who runs her school and instructs her young, talented students while also dealing with impassioned mothers who go to great lengths to help their children’s dreams come true, Dance Moms poses the tough questions many people have been asking since the show’s launch about what really goes on behind-the-scenes in the fast-growing and controversial sport of competitive dance.