This season’s exciting new cast of “Dancing with the Stars” will be revealed live this morning exclusively on “Good Morning America.” The competition begins with an all-new cast of celebrities who will be paired up with the show’s pro dancers and brave the dance floor for the very first time.
Each week these celebrities will leave their comfort zones and endure hours of grueling rehearsals to master new dance styles and technical choreography to perform a dance, which will be judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts as well as voted upon by viewers. In the end, only one star will rise above the rest to be crowned champion and win the coveted Mirrorball trophy.
The 24th season of “Dancing with the Stars” will have its season premiere on MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST).
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