February 12, 2009 03:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
ABChas revealed the couples that will be dancing together on season 8 of Dancing With The Stars. They also announced that this season, the first week’s bottom two couples will go head-to-head in a dance off to determine who will be saved from elimination. Two other changes are the introduction of a new dance, the Argentine Tango, and the return of the team and group dance numbers. Below is the complete list of the couples who will hit the dance floor for season 8 of Dancing With The Stars .
Belinda Carlisle & Jonathan Roberts
David Alan Grier & Kym Johnson
Jewel (replaced withHolly Madison)& Dmitry Chaplin
Shawn Johnson & Mark Ballas
Lil’ Kim & Derek Hough
Gilles Marini & Cheryl Burke
Ty Murray & Chelsie Hightower
Steve-O & Lacey Schwimmer
Nancy O’Dell (replaced with Melissa Rycroft)& Tony Dovolani
Denise Richards & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Lawrence Taylor & Edyta Sliwinska
Chuck Wicks & Julianne Hough
Steve Wozniak & Karina Smirnoff
The season premiere of Dancing With The Stars season 8 premieres March 9 on ABC. The first Dancing With The Stars results show airs on Tuesday, March 17 from 9 PM to 10 PM on ABC. The Dancing With The Stars season finale will air on Tuesday, May 19 from 9 PM to 11 PM ET.
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