Lance Bass is the favorite, and Kim Kardashian will get a lot of attention. But I’m rooting for Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor on the new season of “Dancing With The Stars.” The cast was announced Monday. Here are Zap2it’s thumbnails.
Name: Lance Bass
Famous for: Being part of *NSync.
Partner: Lacey Schwimmer
Name: Toni Braxton
Famous for: Her platinum-selling and Grammy-winning recording career.
Partner: Alec Mazo
Name: Brooke Burke
Famous for: Hosting CBS’ “Rock Star” and various E! shows.
Partner: Derek Hough
Name: Rocco DiSpirito
Famous for: Accolades as a chef, NBC’s reality show “The Restaurant.”
Partner: Karina Smirnoff
Name: Maurice Greene
Famous for: Winning the 100-meter gold medal in the 2000 Olympics.
Partner: Cheryl Burke
Name: Kim Kardashian
Famous for: The E! series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.”
Partner: Marc Ballas
Name: Cloris Leachman
Famous for: A long TV and film career, including ” Mary Tyler Moore” and “The Last Picture Show.”
Partner: Corky Ballas
Name: Cody Linley
Famous for: Playing Jake Ryan on “Hannah Montana.”
Partner: Julianne Hough
Name: Susan Lucci
Famous for: Starring on “All My Children” and finally winning a Daytime Emmy after years and years of being nominated.
Partner: Tony Dovolani
Name: Misty May-Treanor
Famous for: Defending her beach volleyball gold medal at the 2008 Olympics with teammate Kerri Walsh.
Partner: Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Name: Ted McGinley
Famous for: Roles on “Married … with Children,” “Dynasty” and numerous other shows.
Partner: Inna Brayer
Name: Jeffrey Ross
Famous for: His stand-up comedy and appearances on Comedy Central’s celebrity roasts.
Partner: Edyta Sliwinska
Name: Warren Sapp
Famous for: An NFL career in which he won a Super Bowl and made the Pro Bowl eight times.
Partner: Kym Johnson