Dancing With The Stars 2016 premieres tonight on ABC, and a common question among fans is often 'how can I vote for my favorite couple?' Here's a quick primer on how viewers can support Olympians Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez, model Amber Rose, and the rest of the 13-pair cast all throughout DWTS season 23, per info posted to the show's website.

DWTS 2016 online voting

As always, the Dancing with the Stars vote will take place partly online. Viewers age 18 and older in the U.S. and Puerto Rico can vote for their favorite contestants via two websites: the official ABC.com page, and the Dancing with the Stars vote Facebook page.

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The premiere week online voting window will extend from 5 PM Pacific on Sept. 12 through 5 PM Pacific on Sept. 13, though future weeks of the competition will see the window close at 11 AM the morning after each performance show.

Dancing with the Stars 2016 vote: Phone numbers

In addition to the online options, DWTS fans can also vote via phone. Phone voting opens during the show, and closes one hour after the episode concludes in a given time zone. For example, if the show ends at 10 PM Pacific, fans located in that time zone will be able to cast phone votes until 11 PM Pacific.

All phone numbers begin with 1 800 868 34--, and end with the following digits:

  • Model Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 01
  • Grammy winner Babyface and Allison Holker, 02
  • NFL star Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold, 03
  • Actor Jake T. Austin and Jenna Johnson, 04
  • IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess, 05
  • Singer Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko, 06
  • Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy, 07
  • Actress Marilu Henner and Derek Hough, 08
  • Actress Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev, 09
  • Former Texas governor Rick Perry and Emma Slater, 10
  • Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke, 11
  • Reality star Terra Jole and Sasha Farber, 12
  • Rapper Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson, 13

Who will rise to the top of the heap and end the evening atop the judges' leaderboard? Who will be the first hopeful ousted? Tune in to the Dancing with the Stars 2016 season premiere tonight, and vote for your favorites.

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