'Dancing With the Stars' All-Star Partners Revealed

The dancing couples on the new season of the hit show are revealed.
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biggest and starriest "dancing with the stars" ever. Best of the best back in the ballroom when the season kicks OFF ON SEPTEMBER 24th. Right now we reveal who is tangoing together. This is quite interesting. Half of the stars have taken home a mirrorball trophy. We asked what they're looking for in pro partnerships in what is sure to be the most competitive season ever. ♪ it is the burning question. Will the pro dancers reunite or compete against stars they once taught. Cheryl burke won with emmitt smith and drew lachey and barely lost with gilles marini. What if none of them are assigned to cheryl this time? It's not her fault she's not dancing with me. It will become a competition. I was not one to be with someone I wasn't comfortable with. Bristol palin is worried she won't get her former pro, mark ballas. Take me under their wing, show me the dance systems like mark did. Someone I'm comfortable with. Melissa rycroft suspects the show's producers don't necessarily care about comfort. I can't have this on my show. Reporter: Will apolo ohno and helio castroneves need a champion like julianne hough again? It's tough, I know what it takes to win. Reporter: And there may be know surpriseses for kirstie alley, tweeting it's tough keeping a secret. Is the secret that she and maks are reuniting. Kirstie was able to keep the secret until right now. Let's start with kirstie alley. Yes, you guessed she'll be back with maks chmerkovskiy. Can't imagine her with anyone else. Next up. Apolo ohno will partner with karina smirnoff. Nfl star and season three winner emmitt smith will be dancing, yes, cheryl burke go was emmitt. Sorry drew lachey. And gilles marini as well. And pamela anderson will dance with handsome and adorable tristan MacManus. Such an adorable pair. And joey fatone is headed into the ballroom with kym I like that too. Brit toll palin does not have to worry about having a teacher like mark ballas, she'll be dancing with the two-chime champion this season. And melissa rycroft returns with her partner tony dovolani. Tony joins us live from l.A. Hey, tony. s well -- I'm very excited about this season, I have to tell you. I'm really excited about getting my name back. You got that big smile. You have a great partner in melissa ryt. Yes. I'm ecstatic. I couldn't be happier. I prayed for her and I got her. I'm very, very happy right now. I think we have one little surprise for you right now. I hope this works out. Melissa, can you hear me? I think I have her on the phone. I can hear you. I guess congratulations are in order for you too, huh? I'm pretty excited. I had him the first time around. It's going to be a great season. Let me ask u-tony, what will your strategy be this tim around with melissa, the competition so stiff in this group. Well, we both came so close to winning that mirrorball trophy, we know we didn't. We know we need to bring it every single week. The strategy will be keep having fun, keep smiling, keep entertaining the audience and hopefully they get behind us again. You guys know each other's move, have you started practicing yet? No, we haven't started practicing yet. I want to ask you, you got each other again. There are a few people that did not get matched up with their former pro. How do you think drew lachey is feeling this morning, melissa. I think he might be a little jealous. There's something cool about getting to do it again, because we know each other. There's camaraderie. He might have been jealous that het someone else. Personally, I'm happy to be back with my partner. Melissa, thank you very much. Tony, can't wait to see you later. We have five more all-stars who need partners. You can find them on goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo!.

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