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'Dancing with the Stars': Betsey Johnson, Tommy Chong, Janel Parrish to dance

Betsey Johnson heads to Dancing with the Stars
Photo by Cindy Ord

It’s that time again. “Dancing with the Stars” has announced which celebrities will hit the dance floor as when Season 19 premieres on Monday, September 15th on ABC. The first celebrity elimination will be on the following day, Tuesday, September 16th. This season's cast of celebrity dancers includes fashion designer Betsey Johnson, Tavis Smiley, Janell Parrish and Tommy Chong to name a few.

The announcement was made this morning on "Good Morning America." The complete 13 celebrities cast and their pro dancer partners are:

Jonathan Bennett and Allison Holker

Tommy Chong and Peta Murgatroyd

Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff

Betsey Johnson and Tony Dovolani

Lolo Jones and Keo Motsepe

Bethany Mota and Derek Hough

Janel Parrish and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson

Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas

Antonio Sabato, Jr. and Cheryl Burke

Tavis Smiley and Sharna Burgess

Lea Thompson and Artem Chigvintsev

Michael Waltrip and Emma Slater

Host Tom Begeron and Erin Andrews will return along with new judge Julianne Hough, and returning judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman. Goodman will continue as the show’s head judge but rumor has it that he will not be on the show every week.

Check out the new line up as they hit the dance floor for the first time on Monday, September 15th with the first elimination the following day on Tuesday, September 16th on ABC. For the first two weeks, the show will have the regular performance show and the Tuesday results show. The remaining nine episodes will air on Monday, with performance and elimination on the same night. Ruberio and Thompson have some dance experience as well as Johnson, who trained in various styles of dance growing up.

Check out all the action when “Dancing with the Stars” premieres Monday, September 15th at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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