Test Text1 plain For the producer of the ferociously popular "dancing with the stars," you have to be asking yourself, how do we get bigger? This time, all-stars. Rachel smith has the story. ♪... See More
Test Text1 plain For the producer of the ferociously popular "dancing with the stars," you have to be asking yourself, how do we get bigger? This time, all-stars. Rachel smith has the story. ♪ Reporter: The stakes are higher. So is their ambition. ♪ bristol palin, kirstie alley, melissa rycroft never won the trophy. They hope to boogie their way to redejs on "dancing with the stars" all-stars. We come back? You know, you left on a high note? You were third. Not a bad place to end up. It's kind of intimidating. It's like, probably not going to get third this time. It's going to be fun. I'm excited. ♪ In the arms of the angels ♪ I get scared that maybe that magic that was there on sson eight is not going to be back. What if second time around you have a didn't partner, a different story. It's not connecting the same way. That's my biggest fear. Reporter: Another fear, half a dozen former winners. Six winners? Six wipers. And me. What -- comic relief. Reporter: Super bowl champ emmitt smith, apolo ohno and shawn johnson, and helio castroneves all had a mire ror ball. Who would you like? I'm not very tall. A blond. Reporter: Oh, it has to be a blonde? My girlfriend is brunette. Reporter: Drew lachey took home the coveted trophy. In this showdown, another former boy band star, 'n synch's joey fatone never won. Lost to riflery there? There is, there is. Reporter: And gilles marini is there with shawn johnson. America pulled for me as much as for her. It's nothing. Reporter: And remember seven years ago when "general hospital" actress kelly mo won? She's back. I think vaseline on the bottom of people's shoes? Reporter: She's kidding. Stars can't be sure who is gunning for them. Do you think in your situation, since your the daughter of sarah palin, people think, in your case, it's political election instead of a dancing competition sflp absolutely. Absolutely. Reporter: What do you say to those people? It's a dance competition. Reporter: I think it's unfair people put you in that category. You're your mother's daughter, but you're not your mother. I don't think it's unfair. I'm not a whiner. I'm tougher than that. It rolls off our backes. Reporter: The reunion is not the only twist. Abc.Com voters can ze side if carson kressley, kyle massey or sabrina bryan will join the other all-stars. More surprise elements are likely to come throughout the season to keep the celebrities familiar with game on their toes. In a few weeks, everyone will learn which dancer will be assigned to each star. It will be quite a season. More on monday morning from the show. Rachel, thank you so much.
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