The cast members of the upcoming reality series "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars" along with hosts and executive producer (L-R) Kelly Monaco, Giles Marini, Drew Lachey, Pamela Anderson, executive producer Conrad Green, hosts Tom Bergeron, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Helio Castroneves, Bristol Palin and Melissa Rycroft speak during a panel discussion at the Disney-ABC Television Group portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 27, 2012. (Photo : REUTERS/Fred Prouser )
"Dancing With the Stars" has unveiled its celebrity and pro pairings for its 15th season.
When the ABC reality dance competition airs once again on Monday, September 24, it will do so with a host of past celebrities and even some new ones from the show's past.
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Season three champion and football star Emmitt Smith will return to dance with Cheryl Burke. Season 12 runner-up Kirstie Alley will return to dance with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Season 11's Bristol Palin will make a return with partner Mark Ballas. Also returning will be Melissa Rycroft with her season eight partner Tony Dovolani. Season four's Joey Fatone of N'Sync will come back to dance with Kim Johnson.
Olympian Shawn Johnson, who won season eight with Ballas, gets a new dance partner in three-time champ Derek Hough. Singer Drew Lachey, who won it all in season two, will dance with Anna Trebunskaya and actor Gillese Marini will be paired with Peta Murgatroyd. Both Lachey and Marini danced with Burke in their respective seasons.
Other returning celebrities include racecar driver Helio Castroneves who will dance with Chelsie Hightower. Season four winner Anton Ohno gets a chance with Karino Smirnoff.
Actress Pamela Anderson will dance with Tristan McManus and Kelly Monaco, the first ever winner of the show, partners with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
A thirteenth contestant will be announced on August 27 on "Good Morning America." The contestant will be chosen from a fan ballot and the current contestants are Disney Channel alum Kyle Massey, Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan, and style guru Carson Kressley. The vote is open until August 24.
Here is a comprehensive list of all the celebrities and their respective dance couples:
Emmitt Smith, Cheryl Burke
Kirstie Alley, Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Bristol Palin, Mark Ballas
Melissa Rycroft, Tony Dovolani
Joey Fatone, Kim Johnson
Shawn Johnson, Derek Hough
Drew Lachey, Anna Trebunskaya
Gillese Marini, Peta Murgatroyd
Helio Castroneves, Chelsie Hightower
Anton Ohno, Karino Smirnoff
Pamela Anderson, Tristan McManus
Kelly Monaco, Valentin, Chmerkovskiy