The season 15 contenders now have partners! ABC announced the celeb-pro pairings for Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars on today’s Good Morning America. Fans who didn’t want to see some of their past favorite couples broken up should not be disappointed — and we’ve got a few promising new hybrids in the mix.
Here they are:
PARTNERED IN THE PAST:
Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke (season 3)
Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson (season 4)
Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani (season 8)
Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas (season 11)
Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy (pictured, season 12)
Kelly Monaco (season 1) and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Drew Lachey (season 2) and Anna Trebunskaya
Apolo Anton Ohno (season 4) and Karina Smirnoff
Helio Castroneves (season 5) and Chelsie Hightower
Gilles Marini (season 8) and Peta Murgatroyd
Shawn Johnson (season 8) and Derek Hough
Pamela Anderson (season 10) and Tristan MacManus
We’re still waiting to hear about that Wild Card Spot: Sabrina Bryan, Kyle Massey, or Carson Kressley will sneak in at the last minute after a month-long Viewer Vote (go to abc.com). I know Sabrina deserves it the most, but I’d love to see Carson vogue another day….
Coming up later this morning: Executive producer Conrad Green sizes up the All-Star couples in an EW.com photo gallery! (UPDATE: Click for your Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars scouting report!)
Happy with the matchups, DANCMSTRs?