ABC’s Dancing With The Stars returns for a two hour, two-night premiere for their 27th season. Running from 8 p.m. -10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday 13 new celebrities will dance their way until one couple wins the mirror-ball trophy. Tom Bergeron returns as host accompanied by Erin Andrews. To kick things off will be Mandy Moore, who has choreographed an opening routine the cast will perform. The song selection is Erin Boheme’s “I Won’t Dance.” Mandy Moore won the 26th season of Dancing With The Stars.
The 13 celebrities and their dance partners are as follows: Joe Amabile and Jenna Johnson, Bobby Bones and Shanna Burgess, Juan Pablo di Pace and Cheryl Burke, Nikki Glaser and Gleb Savchenko, Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe, Nancy McKeon and Val Chmerkovskiy, Milo Manheim and Witney Carson, Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten, Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber, John Schneider and Emma Slater, Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong, Danelle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev, and DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold.
Social media has been buzzing about the Dancing With The Stars premiere throughout the day with fans expressing excitement as the ballroom dancing competition begins.
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The 27th season of Dancing With The Stars will feature some firsts such as tonight’s premiere will be the first time a blind contestant appeared on the show.
Contestant Danielle Umstead is blind and has multiple sclerosis. She is also a champion skiier. Many fans have already rallied to Umstead’s support and have picked her as an early favorite to win.
Actor John Schnieder also has a large fan base and many will remember him as Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard. He has enjoyed a very successful acting career and has had ongoing roles on series such as Mistresses, Smallville, and The Haves and Have Nots.
The contestants will perform a dance based on these five choices: foxtrot, cha cha, jive, quickstep, and salsa. At the end of the two-night premiere, one couple will be eliminated.
Are you going to tune into the 27th season premiere of Dancing With The Stars? Do you have an early favorite or celerity you hope will win the mirror-ball trophy?