When "Dancing With The Stars" 2016 continued last night on ABC, the 11 celebrity/professional pairs still in the running for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy took part in the series' debut Cirque du Soleil Night. Although a few pairs emerged as clear winners, a twist of fate means that any pair of couples could wind up getting the boot during tonight's "Dancing with the Stars" 2016 results show, according to an ominous Oct. 4 tweet from "DWTS" host Tom Bergeron.

Tom Bergeron teases 'surprises' viewers may not like during 'Dancing with the Stars' results show

Bergeron's tweet, which appeared just after 10:30 AM Pacific time the morning of the "DWTS" results show, hinted at what might be an unpleasant surprise in store for viewers. The long-time show host wrote "With 2nite's double elimination, surprises await. And the danger of supporters not voting becomes clear.

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Could a bigger shock than the premature elimination of season five standout Sabrina Bryan --who was an early favorite to win the trophy-- be waiting in the wings for fans?

'Dancing with the Stars' 2016 Cirque Night winners

So who's likely not in danger? The biggest shock of all would be the untimely exit of either of the two "Dancing with the Stars" 2016 leaderboard toppers: Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez or IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe. Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy came out like gangbusters on "DWTS" Cirque du Soleil Night, and snared season 23's first perfect 30 for their incredibly crisp jazz routine set to music from "Michael Jackson ONE." Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess also impressed mightily, and scored a well-deserved 28 out of 30 possible points for their show-closing, show-stopping quickstep,

Leaderboard bottom-dwellers in danger?

Just as there were clear winners last night on "DWTS" 2016, there were also clear losers. Grammy winner Babyface fumbled through his tango with Allison Holker and posted a field-worst score of 18.

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Also faring poorly was actress Marilu Henner, who was criticized by judges Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba for being too much in her own head during her paso doble with Derek Hough. The pair's score of 21 was the second-lowest of the night.

Tom Bergeron's tweet suggests that Babyface and Henner may well survive the "DWTS" elimination tonight, so who is vulnerable? Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke, who turned in a surprisingly graceful Viennese waltz that netted them 22 points, could be on the chopping block, as could NFL star Calvin Johnson Jr.

and Lindsay Arnold, who started off the night with a grievously underscored Charleston. In reality, virtually any of the celebs still on the roster could get the ax. With Bergeron's tweet in mind, we'll predict that "The Brady Bunch" star Maureen McCormick --who had a mini meltdown during rehearsals last week-- and rapper Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson will get the boot.

To see who survives the dramatic double elimination, tune in to the "Dancing with the Stars" 2016 Cirque Night results show tonight on ABC.

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