The 15th Dancing With the Stars cast will be an all-star edition featuring returning favorites. Gilles Marini, Pamela Anderson, Kelly Monaco, Shawn Johnson, Melissa Rycroft, Joey Fatone, Helio Castroneves, Drew Lachey, Bristol Palin, Apolo Anton Ono, Kirstie Alley and Emmitt Smith are returning. The list is a mixture of contest winners such as Ono and Smith, popular contestants such as Alley, and polarizing ones. Looking at you, Bristol Palin.
Fans can exercise their right to vote before the competition even starts this time. They can pick the final castmember. The options are: Disney sitcom star Kyle Massey, singer Sabrina Bryan or fashion guru Carson Kressley. Voting is now open and will continue through August 24 at 12 p.m. PST. You can vote right here.
Remember when ABC first announced this reality show? I freely admit to pointing fingers and laughing, and I wasn’t alone. It’s hard to laugh now, especially if you’re a rival network that has to program against Dancing.