The popular reality television show, "Dancing With The Stars" (DWTS) 2015, season 20, is all set to kick off. This season is special as it marks 10th anniversary of the show and the winner will be awarded with a unique, golden "Mirror-ball Trophy."
A total of 12 celebrity competitors and their professional partners were revealed on Good Morning America last month. Professionals - Cheryl Burke and Karina Smirnoff – have left the show, while Kym Johnson will return after skipping three seasons. Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews will host the show, while Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli will return as judges.
According to ABC website, the 10th anniversary celebrations will be filled with lots of surprises and "fan favorite theme nights including Disney and Latin night and also introduce new themes, including Spring Break Night" will be brought back.
"Viewers will also have more access to the show than ever before with #DWTSAllAccess offering viewers a behind the scenes look with six live stream videos from key positions in the ballroom," reported the website.
"Dancing With The Stars" (DWTS) 2015 will be premiered at 8/7c pm ET on 16 March, Monday on the ABC Television and live streaming will be made available on its official website.
Here is complete list of participants:
1) Noah Galloway (celebrity) and Sharna Burgess (professional partner)
2) Robert Herjavec (celebrity) and Kym Johnson (professional partner)
3) Patti LaBelle (celebrity) and Artem Chigvintsev (professional partner)
4) Nastia Liukin (celebrity) and Derek Hough (professional partner)
5) Riker Lynch (celebrity) and Allison Holker (professional partner)
6) Charlotte McKinney (celebrity) and Keoikantse Motsepe (professional partner)
7) Redfoo (celebrity) and Emma Slater (professional partner)
8) Michael Sam (celebrity) and Peta Murgatroyd (professional partner)
9) Willow Shields (celebrity) and Mark Ballas (professional partner)
10) Suzanne Somers (celebrity) and Tony Dovolani (professional partner)
11) Chris Soules (celebrity) and Witney Carson (professional partner)
12) Rumer Willis (celebrity) and Valentin Chmerkovskiy (professional partner)