“Dancing with the Stars” returns to ABC on Monday, September 24 for season 27 and we have all tke key details that you need to know. While the special spring edition of “DWTS” featuring athletes aired for only four weeks, this season of the show will run for the usual 10 weeks. Emmy-winner Tom Bergeron is returning to host and Erin Andrews will once again be seen backstage interviewing the couples in contention. Likewise, all three judges will be back led by head honcho Len Goodman, who will be flanked once again by Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.
The 13 celebrities taking part, along with their professional partners, are:
Reality TV star Joe Amabile, with pro partner Jenna Johnson
Radio personality Bobby Bones, with pro partner Sharna Burgess
Actor Juan Pablo Di Pace, with pro partner Cheryl Burke
Stand-up Nikki Glaser, with pro partner Gleb Savchenko
Actress Evanna Lynch, with pro partner Keo Motsepe
Actor Milo Manheim, with pro partner Witney Carson
Actress Nancy McKeon, with pro partner Val Chmerkovskiy
Model Alexis Ren, with pro partner Alan Bersten
Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton, with pro partner Sasha Farber
Actor John Schneider, with pro partner Emma Slater
Singer Tinashe, with pro partner Brandon Armstrong
Paralympian skier Danelle Umstead, with pro partner Artem Chigvintsev
NFL linebacker DeMarcus Ware, with pro partner Lindsay Arnold
The 13 couples will perform one of five dance styles — cha-cha, foxtrot, jive, quickstep or salsa — on both Monday’s two-hour premiere and Tuesday’s extra episode. At the end of that show, one couple will be eliminated.
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