Channel Seven has confirmed the celebrity cast line-up for the new series of Dancing with the Stars which includes a TV star, a pregnant Paralympic champion, an Aussie pop icon and a supermodel.
The seriesh has a new co-host in Shane Bourne, alongside veteran Edwina Bartholomew.
The bevy of new celebrity dancers includes stars of the NRL and AFL, an Olympic Gold Medalist and a married couple vying for the coveted mirror ball.
Taking to the floor:
ASH POLLARD – My Kitchen Rules, dancing with Jarryd Byrne EMMA FREEDMAN – TV and Radio Star, dancing with Aric Yegudkin
KELLY CARTWRIGHT – Paralympic Champion, partnered by Damian Whitewood
LYNETTE BOLTON – Wedding planner and WAG, partnered by Carmelo Pizzino SAMANTHA HARRIS – Supermodel, partnered by first timer Josh Keefe
JOHN PAUL YOUNG – Aussie Pop Icon, partnered with newcomer Giselle Peacock
JUDE BOLTON – AFL legend, dancing with first timer Dianne Buswell
LARRY EMDUR – TV Star, dancing with Alana Patience
MAT ROGERS – Rugby Superstar, dancing with Ash-Leigh Hunter
MATTHEW MITCHAM – Olympic Gold Medalist, dancing with Masha Belash
TIM ROBARDS – Celebrity Bachelor, partnered with newcomer Camille Webb
Guest judge Bruno Tonioli joins the judging panel this year with Todd McKenney, Helen Richey, and fresh from her recent success in the 20th series of the US show, Kym Johnson.
Dancing With The Stars is a BBC Worldwide format produced by FremantleMedia Australia for Channel 7. The BBC format is licensed to over 50 countries, with over 270 series aired around the world to date and 14 series broadcast in Australia.