THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED, LIVE TWO-HOUR SEASON 14 PREMIERE OF
ABC'S HIT SHOW, "DANCING WITH THE STARS," AIRS MONDAY, MARCH 19
"Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" Premieres in Week Two,
With the First Elimination on Tuesday, March 27
"Episode 1401" -- This season's spectacular new cast of celebrities will bring the glamour, the glitter and -- most importantly - the savvy dance moves during the two-hour Season 14 premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," MONDAY, MARCH 19 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Dancing either the Foxtrot or the Cha Cha, the couples will be sure to surprise audiences with exciting performances throughout the evening when they hit the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television.
Hosted by Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Brooke Burke-Charvet ("Dancing with the Stars" Season Seven Champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
Viewers may cast their votes for their favorite teams via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the "Dancing with the Stars" performance shows. AT&T customers may also vote by texting the word "VOTE" and entering the number that corresponds to the team they want to support (message and data rates may apply).
The celebrities and their partners for Season 14 of "Dancing with the Stars" are:
Gavin DeGraw & Karina Smirnoff
Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd
Roshon Fegan & Chelsie Hightower
Melissa Gilbert & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Katherine Jenkins & Mark Ballas
Gladys Knight & Tristan MacManus
William Levy & Cheryl Burke
Maria Menounos & Derek Hough
Martina Navratilova & Tony Dovolani,
Sherri Shepherd & Val Chmerkovskiy
Jack Wagner & Anna Trebunskaya
Jaleel White & Kym Johnson
About BBC Worldwide Productions
BBC Worldwide Productions, led by Jane Tranter, is based in Los Angeles and develops and produces scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks, as well as digital platforms. The production company is responsible for the smash hit "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC), "Top Gear" (HISTORY), "What Not to Wear" (TLC), "Torchwood: Miracle Day" (Starz), "Hairy Bikers" (HISTORY) and the upcoming titles "The Week the Women Went" (Lifetime), "The Next Big Thing" (Oxygen),
"Lovetown, USA" (OWN) and "Da Vinci's Demons" (Starz). BBC Worldwide Productions sits within one of six core businesses that form BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
"Dancing with the Stars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.