Everybody on the Floor
Meet Your New 'Dancing with the Stars' Cast
Steve Guttenberg, Marlee Matlin among the new dancers
The show, which returns for its sixth edition Monday, March 17, revealed its new cast during the finale of ABC's "Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann" on Monday (Feb. 18). Past contestants Kenny Mayne (in full pancake makeup), Jerry Rice and Lisa Rinna revived "Dancing's" ongoing "DanceCenter" bit to announce the names of the 12 competitors.
Among those hoofing for the cheesiest trophy on television will be actress Marlee Matlin, who won an Oscar for the 1986 film "Children of a Lesser God" and also has a handful of Emmy nominations to her credit. Kristi Yamaguchi, the 1992 Olympic figure skating gold medalist, will be competing too, as will radio host and former "Man Show" ringleader Adam Carolla, Tony winner Marissa Jaret Winokur and actor and bon vivant Steve Guttenberg.
ABC waited until Tuesday's "Good Morning America" to reveal the professional partners for the celeb dancers; the pairings are below.
The new cast:
Star: Adam Carolla
You know him from: "Loveline," "The Man Show," his syndicated radio show
Partner: Julianne Hough (third season)
Star: Cristian de la Fuente
You know him from: The Spanish-languages series "Como ana una mujer" and "Reyes y Rey" and guest spots on "The Class" and "Ugly Betty"
Partner: Cheryl Burke (fifth season)
Star: Shannon Elizabeth
You know her from: "American Pie" and "That '70s Show"
Partner: Derek Hough (second season)
Star: Steve Guttenberg
You know him from: "Veronica Mars," "Three Men and a Baby" and his legendary TCA press tour interviews
Partner: Anna Trebunskaya (third season)
Star: Mario (just Mario)
You know him from:His hit "Let Me Love You," which held the No. 1 spot on the R&B charts for nine weeks a couple years back