DWTS pairings announced
(CNN) — It turns out the new “All-Stars” season of “Dancing with the Stars” will not only bring back contestants of yore, but also past celebrity/pro dancer pairings.
As Entertainment Weekly points out, Emmitt Smith will once again hit the floor with Cheryl Burke; Joey Fatone with Kym Johnson; and Bristol Palin with Mark Ballas.
But ABC is keeping some of its pairings fresh. Check out the full list:
Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Pamela Anderson and Tristan MacManus
Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower
Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson
Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough
Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya
Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd
Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy
Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff
Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas
Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani
Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke
There’s one celebrity/pro pairing that we’re still waiting to see, and it’ll depend on which contestant the viewers vote to be the 13th celebrity on the “All-Stars” season. Kyle Massey, Carson Kressley and Sabrina Bryan are in the midst of competing to return to the dance competition, and viewer voting is open at ABC.com until Friday, August 24 at 12 p.m. PT.
The star viewers vote to come back for another attempt at winning the Mirror Ball trophy will be revealed on “Good Morning America” August 27.