Tuesday, February 19, 2008
New Line-Up For Dancing With The Stars
ABC unveiled Monday the twelve celebrity hopefuls who will attempt to prance, sway and swing their way to first place on Dancing With the Stars' new season. The intense dance competition hits the airwaves March 17.
The line-up includes:
ADAM CAROLLA — Hosts of the Los Angeles based and nationally syndicated morning radio program, The Adam Carolla Show.
CRISTIÁN DE LA FUENTE — The international film and television star’s Spanish language projects include Univisión's miniseries "Como ama una mujer".
SHANNON ELIZABETH — The actress/model starred in the box office hits American Pie and Scary Movie.
STEVE GUTTENBERG — The actor has starred in blockbusters such as Police Academy, Three Men and a Baby, Short Circuit and Cocoon.
MARIO — A multi-platinum selling R&B/Pop singer and actor, Mario is known for such hit singles as “Just a Friend (2002)” and “Let Me Love You.”
MARLEE MATLIN — The actress starred Children of a Lesser God, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Actress.
PENN JILLETTE — The magician is one-half of the famous illusionist team Penn & Teller.
PRISCILLA PRESLEY — The actress, producer and entrepreneur starred in the Naked Gun films and the internationally popular television series “Dallas”.
MONICA SELES — The tennis champ is the holder of nine grand slam singles titles and was the top-ranked player in the world.
JASON TAYLOR — This year's NFL Man of the Year Award winner and last year's NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Taylor has played defensive end for the Miami Dolphins for over a decade.
MARISSA JARET WINOKUR — She is best known for creating the role of “Tracy Turnblad” in the hit Broadway musical “Hairspray,” a performance for which she won a Tony Award.
KRISTI YAMAGUCHI – The Olympic Gold medalist is one of the most popular and successful figure skaters of our time.