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Dancing With the Stars announces pairings

Pamela Anderson, Bristol Palin and Kirstie Alley are among the names announced to compete in the new season

  • Los Angesles Times
  • Published: 12:04 August 14, 2012
  • Tabloid

  • Image Credit: AP
  • Actress Pamela Anderson arrives to host the Dallas SuperBash 2011 Super Bowl party at the Fashion Industry Gallery on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Dancing With the Stars announced most of the celebrity and professional pairings for the new All-Star season on Monday morning on Good Morning America.

The only name not announced is the 13th spot reserved for the winner of a viewer vote.

The star-pro pairings are: Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Pamela Anderson and Tristan MacManus, Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower, Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson, Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough, Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya, Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd, Kelly Monaco and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Apolo Anton Ohno and Karina Smirnoff, Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas, Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani, and Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke.

Competing for the 13th spot are Sabrina Bryan, Carson Kressley and Kyle Massey. They’ll be selected by an online vote and announced on Good Morning America on August 27.

The season premiere of Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars will take place on September 24.

The show does not air in the UAE.

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