The ninth season of the show will feature the largest cast for the show ever, with a whopping 16 celebrities!
The all-new cast of celebrities will hit the dance floor when ABC's Dancing with the Stars returns with two nights of dancing: Monday, Sept. 21st and Tuesday, Sept. 22nd, with the first results show on Wed Sept 23rd.
Hosted by Tom Bergeron (America's Funniest Home Videos) and Samantha Harris (E! Entertainment), celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
Dancing with the Stars is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, Strictly Come Dancing. This version is produced by BBC Worldwide Americas. Conrad Green serves as executive producer and Rob Wade and Matilda Zoltowski are co-executive producers. Alex Rudzinski directs. Dancing with the Stars is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
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Derek Hough and Joanna Krupa
Anna Trebunskaya and Chuck Liddell
Anna Demidova and Michael Irvin
Kym Johnson and Donny Osmond
Karina Smirnoff and Aaron Carter
Kelly Osbourne and Louis van Amstel