A once and future Spice Girl, a world champion, an Emmy winner and a Las Vegas legend are among the cast for ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" this fall.
Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jane Seymour and Wayne Newton will join eight other celebs on the network's top-rated reality show this fall. ABC has also expanded the show's premiere across three nights, splitting the contestants by gender in the first week.
The premiere, on Monday, Sept. 24, will feature the six women showing off their skills. The men will get their own showcase the next night, and the first couple will go home on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Dolly Parton will perform on the first results show.
The roster of stars is somewhat different than a list that was leaked online earlier in the week. Eight of the people on that list, published by TMZ.com, are in fact part of the show, but the likes of Nia Peeples, Aaron Carter, Tori Spelling and Gisele Bundchen are not.
This season's "Dancing with the Stars" contestants are:Brown, who's about to head back out on tour with the Spice Girls and is recently famous for bearing Eddie Murphy's child. She's partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy."Cheetah Girls" star Sabrina Bryan, partnered with newcomer Mark Ballas.Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves. He's partnered with Julianne Hough, who helped Apolo Anton Ohno win last season.Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks (and short-lived ABC reality star; remember "The Benefactor"?). Kym Johnson is his partner."Beverly Hills, 90210" and "What I Like About You" star Jennie Garth, who'll be dancing with Derek Hough, Julianne's brother.Model and actress Josie Maran ("Van Helsing," "The Aviator"), who teams with season one champion Alec Mazo."All My Children" star Cameron Mathison, who'll be dancing with the only pro to appear on every edition of the show, Edyta Sliwinska.Mayweather, who's undefeated in 38 pro fights and is the current WBC welterweight champion of the world. Karina Smirnoff will be his partner."Mr. Las Vegas," the 65-year-old Newton, the field's oldest competitor. He teams up with two-time champ Cheryl Burke.Singer-actress-author Marie Osmond, who teams up with Jonathan Roberts.Model and former competitive surfer Albert Reed, who's partnered with Anna Trebunskaya."Dr. Quinn" and "Wedding Crashers" star Seymour, who pairs with Tony Dovolani. Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times