July 27, 2012
Cast Of Dancing With the Stars’ First All-Star Season Revealed
ABC has announced the cast of Dancing with the Stars’ first ever all-stars edition. The season will also mark another first for the show – fans will vote for the thirteenth contestant to join the cast.
The celebrities to fill the first 12 spots are: Emmett Smith, Pamela Anderson, Kelly Monaco, Gilles Marini, Shawn Johnson, Melissa Rycroft, Helio Castroneves, Drew Lachey, Bristol Palin, Apolo Ohno, Joey Fatone and Kirstie Allie.
Fans will vote for Carson Kressley, Kyle Massey or Sabrina Bryan to fill the final spot. The fan’s choice will be revealed on Good Morning America on August 27.
"We've got what we think is a great cast of popular favorites," ABC president Paul Lee said Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour.
The All-Star season will kick off on September 24 on ABC.