"Dancing With The Stars: All Stars" brings back prior contestants

Bristol Palin appears in rehearsals for 'Dancing With the Stars' in September 2010.
July 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The fall season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" will feature an all-star cast with plenty of familiar faces.

Some of the show's past winners will be back on the dance floor to see if they can once again walk away with the coveted mirror ball trophy.

The cast, which was announced Friday morning, includes

  • Bristol Palin: Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's daughter
  • Helio Castroneves: Indy race car driver and previous winner
  • Kelly Monaco: "General Hospital" actress
  • Shawn Johnson: Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast
  • Apolo Anton Ohno: Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater
  • Kirstie Alley: Actress
  • Drew Lachey: Former member of the boy band 98 Degrees
  • Pamela Anderson: Actress and model
  • Gilles Marini: Actor
  • Emmitt Smith: Retired NFL star
  • Joey Fatone: Former N'Sync star and TV host

The 13th spot on the cast will be determined by fan votes. The three celebrities vying for the spot are Sabrina Bryan, Carson Kressley and Kyle Massey. Fans can vote for their favorite Viewers' Choice: All-Star online Friday through Aug. 24 at 12:00 p.m. PT.

Once voting has closed, the final cast member will be announced live on "Good Morning America," on Aug. 27.

The celebrities' professional dance partners will be revealed on "Good Morning America" Aug. 13. The new season is the franchise's 15th installment and is set to premiere on Monday, Ssept. 24 at 8 p.m. PT.

KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA contributed to this report.


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