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'Dancing With the Stars'


About.com's Dancing With the Stars Central is all about ABC's hit dance competition that pairs professional ballroom dancers with celebrities, who must learn the dances in order to compete. Here's your guide to the Dancing With the Stars show, the celebrities and the professional dancers they dance with. Dancing With the Stars airs Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC.
  1. What You Should Know
  2. The Current (17th) Season
  3. Meet the Judges
  1. Meet the Professional Dancers
  2. Previous Contestants
  3. 'Dancing With the Stars' Photos

What You Should Know

Don't know what Dancing With the Stars is about? Learn more about the dance competition, host Tom Bergeron, the current season's celebrity dancers, and winners from season past.

The Current (17th) Season

'Dancing With the Stars' Seaon 17 Celebrity Cast

Dancing With the Stars Season 17 features three new professional dancers: Sasha Farber, Emma Slater and Tyne Stecklein; and the usual mix of athletes, singers and actors.

    Meet the Judges

    Meet the outspoken dance professionals who judge Dancing with the Stars: Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman.

    Meet the Professional Dancers

    Learn about Dancing With the Stars' professional dancers who must transform simple celebrities (who often have no athletic backgrounds) into graceful partners who can glide across the stage, performing various ballroom dances.

    Previous Contestants

    Each season, a new crop of celebrities is recruited to Dancing with the Stars, where they must learn ballroom dance moves in order to compete in the reality competition.

    'Dancing With the Stars' Photos

    Find photos of Dancing With the Stars celebrity contestants and their professional dancer partners.

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