March 02, 2010 10:00 AM by Nancy Floyd
The tenth season ofÂ ABC‘sÂ Dancing With the Stars returns to primetime on March 22nd with 11 new celebrities vying for the grand prize! The new cast was announced last night and we’ve got all the details about who will be partnered together. Find out who will be strutting their stuff with two-time champÂ Cheryl Burke,Â The Bachelor‘sÂ Jake Pavelka, andÂ Jon & Kate plus 8 star, Kate Gosselin…
The new celebrity cast ofÂ ABC‘sÂ Dancing With the Stars includes a Baywatch babe, an American astronaut, a couple of reality stars, and an Olympic gold medalist. Now that you know what eleven stars will be hitting the dance floor, find out who their dance pro partners will be.
The lucky guy to be paired up with two-timeÂ Dancing With the Stars champion,Â Cheryl Burke is NFL wide receiver, Chad Ochocinco. AnotherÂ Dancing With the Stars winner, Derek Hough, will be paired with Pussycat Dolls’Â Nicole Scherzinger, while former two-time victor, Mark Ballas, will compete alongside 90210 star, Shannen Doherty.
The Bachelor‘s own, Jake Pavelka, will be competing with formerÂ So You Think You Can Dance star, Chelsie Hightower, while the other reality TV star on this season ofÂ Dancing With the Stars, Kate Gosselin, star ofÂ Jon & Kate plus 8,Â will be dancing with Tony Dovolani.
All My Children star, Aiden Turner, will be strutting his stuff withÂ Edyta Sliwinska, while funny woman, Niecy Nash will be paired withÂ Louis Van Amstel. Olympic gold medalist, Evan Lysacek will be hitting the dance floor withÂ Anna Trebunskaya, astronaut Buzz Aldrin will be dancing withÂ Ashley Costa (formerly DelGrosso), Baywatch bombshell Pam Anderson will be partnered withÂ Damian Whitewood, while ESPN’s Erin Andrews will be competing withÂ Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
Dancing With the Stars kicks off it’s tenth season onÂ ABC on March 22nd. On the first episode, all eleven couples will be dancing the Cha Cha or the Viennese Waltz with no fear of elimination. During the second week of competition, the dancers will perform their second routine on March 29th, with one team eliminated from the competition on March 30th. Again, in no particular order, here are the eleven couples competing for victory on the tenth season ofÂ Dancing With the Stars:
NFL star Chad Ochocinco: Cheryl Burke
Bachelor Jake Pavelka: Chelsie Hightower
Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger: Derek Hough
Soap star Aiden Turner: Edyta Sliwinska
Shannen Doherty: Mark Ballas
Kate Gosselin: Tony Dovolani
Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek: Anna Trebunskaya
Niecy Nash: Louis Van Amstel
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin: Ashley Costa (formerly DelGrosso)
Pamela Anderson: Damian Whitewood
ESPN host Erin Andrews: Maksim Chmerkovskiy