Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, and reigning trophy holder Apolo Anton Ohno stopped by Good Morning America to announce the cast of Dancing with the Stars 5. And, after all of the rumors that had been circulating, a few of the names were a bit of a surprise:
Marie Osmond — Singer, Actress
Partner — Jonathan Roberts
"Pretty Boy" Floyd Mayweather Jr. — Boxer
Partner — Karina Smirnoff
Melanie Brown (aka Scary Spice) — Pop Singer
Partner — Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Helio Castroneves — Racecar Champ
Partner — Julianne Hough
Jennie Garth — Actress
Partner — Derek Hough
Cameron Mathison — Soap Star
Partner –Edyta Sliwinska
Jane Seymour — "Queen of the Mini-Series"
Partner — Tony Dovolani
Albert Reed — Model
Partner — Anna Trebunskaya
Sabrina Bryan — Actress, Singer
Partner — Mark Ballas
Mark Cuban — Owner, Dallas Mavericks
Partner — Kym Johnson
Jane Seymour called in during the live announcement. She said she’s dancing for her mother, who’s recovering from a stroke — Dancing with the Stars is her mom’s favorite show.
Tom explained that, when the show returns on September 24, the female celebs will dance on Monday, the men on Tuesday, with the first elimination on Wednesday. That Wednesday night’s musical guest will be Dolly Parton, and future Results Show performers include Avril Lavigne and Gloria Estefan.
More information on the cast and new season can be found at ABC’s Dancing with the Stars website.