The “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars” pairings have been revealed and some former favorites have been teamed up once again and other stars will strut their moves in the ballroom with a new partner.
Five repeat couples will get a second chance to shine again:
- Season 3 winner Emmitt Smith & Cheryl Burke
- Season 4 runner-up Joey Fatone & Kym Johnson
- Season 8 finalist Melissa Rycroft & Tony Dovolani
- Season 11 finalist Bristol Palin & Mark Ballas
- Season 12 runner-up Kirstie Alley & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Cheryl has three of her former stars returning for “All-Stars.” Season 8 runner-up Gilles Marini will dance with Peta Murgatroyd and Season 2 winner Drew Lachey has been paired with Anna Trebunskaya.
Other new couples include:
Season 1 winner Kelly Monaco & Val Chmerkovskiy
Season 4 winner Apolo Anton Ohno & Karina Smirnoff
Season 5 winner Helio Castroneves & Chelsie Hightower
Season 8 winner Shawn Johnson & Derek Hough
Season 10 contestant Pamela Anderson & Tristan MacManus
One final returning “Star” chosen by the audience – Kyle Massey (Season 11), Sabrina Bryan (Season 5) or Carson Kressley (Season 13) – will have his or her pair revealed on August 27 on “Good Morning America.”
“Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars” debuts Monday, September 24 on ABC.
-- Jesse Spero