Cybill Shepherd Dances onto 'Samantha Who?'

Cybill Shepherd won't be on "Dancing with the Stars" this season. But that doesn't mean you won't see her dancing with one of the show's professionals.

The former "Moonlighting" star and four-time Emmy nominee will guest on the season premiere of " Samantha Who?" Monday, Oct. 13. She'll be joined on the episode by "Dancing" pro Mark Ballas.

(That "Samantha Who?" premiere date, incidentally, is a week later than ABC previously announced. The network decided to air a two-hour "Dancing" on Oct. 6, pushing "Samantha" back to the 13th.)

In the episode, Sam ( Christina Applegate) enters a dance competition with her mom, Regina (Jean Smart), with the goal of beating Regina's rival Paula (Shepherd). Paula, however, has hired a ringer (Ballas) to help her win.

In addition to "Moonlighting" and her self-titled sitcom "Cybill," Shepherd's credits include "The Last Picture Show" and "Taxi Driver." She's recently had a recurring part on "The L Word" and guested on two episodes of "Psych."

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