'Dancing With the Stars' Kicks Off a New Season Tonight

Check out Marilu Henner, Amber Rose and Ryan Lochte.

ByABC News
September 12, 2016, 10:03 AM

— -- It’s time for a whole new set of celebrities to put on their dancing shoes as the 23rd season of “Dancing With the Stars” begins tonight.

Some of the notables you’ll see in the ballroom include actress Marilu Henner, former “Brady Bunch” star Maureen McCormick, singer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, “Ice Ice Baby” rapper Vanilla Ice, VH1 personality Amber Rose and Olympians Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez.

This season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres tonight at 8:00 Eastern time on ABC.

Henner, 64, is fulfilling a goal of hers by competing on the show. “Oh my gosh. This has been a dream of mine,” the former “Taxi” star told ABC News. “I’ve wanted to do it for so long. It looks like the best party on television. Everybody goes through these life transformations. You get in great shape. And you learn a whole different way of dancing than maybe you did before.”

“So I’m very excited about that,” she added.

McCormick, 60, is excited for an entirely different reason: Her pro partner, Artem Chigvintsev, isn’t familiar with her work as Marcia Brady on “The Brady Bunch.”

“It’s incredibly refreshing because he kind of had no conceived ideas,” McCormick said. “And the only other man I’ve ever met in my life other than Artem that had no idea who I was was my husband. When I first met him, he had never seen the show. So, yeah, love, love no preconceived anything.”

On Monday night, the 13 couples will perform the jive, foxtrot, cha-cha or Viennese waltz. No one will be eliminated this week.

Here’s a rundown of the couples and the songs they’ll dance to:

Jake T. Austin and Jenna Johnson, jive, “Kiss You” by One Direction

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Allison Holker, foxtrot, “Deed I Do” by Ray Charles

Marilu Henner and Derek Hough, jive, “Can’t Stop Dancing” by Becky G

Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, cha-cha, “American Girl” by Bonnie McKee

James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess, foxtrot, “Live Life” by Zayde Wølf

Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold, cha-cha, “That’s What I Like” by Flo Rida featuring Fitz Lunchmoney

Terra Jolé and Sasha Farber, jive, “Stuff Like That There” by Betty Hutton

Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko, Viennese waltz, “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande

Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke, foxtrot, “Call Me Irresponsible” by Michael Bublé

Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev, Viennese waltz, “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” by Mary J. Blige

Rick Perry and Emma Slater, cha-cha, “God Blessed Texas” by Little Texas

Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, foxtrot, “Here” by Alessia Cara

Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle) and Witney Carson, cha-cha, “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice

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