The Dancing With the Stars Season 22 premiere airs tonight and fans can’t wait. Viewers will be tuned in tonight to get their first look at this year’s lineup of celebrity dancers and their dance-pro partners. Tonight’s Dancing With the Stars premiere will feature a good mix of celebrity competitors with a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Will athletes like Von Miller, Antonio Brown, Doug Flutie, and Paige VanZant fare well this year as athletes have done in the past? Viewers of tonight’s Dancing With the Stars premiere will be watching to see if age gives an advantage to celebrity competitors like Jodie Sweetin and if it is a disadvantage to people like Geraldo Rivera. It’s the night viewers all begin to form opinions about who will dance away with the coveted Mirrorball at the end of the season.
So who will we see in tonight’s Dancing With the Stars premiere? And what do we know about them right now? Here are this year’s celebrity competitors and which dance pro they are paired with, as well as the dance and song they have chosen for tonight’s premiere. And to help you decide who your money’s on for this year’s winner, the list also indicates each celebrity’s age and profession.
Mischa Barton (actress, 30) & Artem Chigvintsev will Tango to In the Night by The Weeknd
Antonio Brown (football player, 27) & Sharna Burgess will Quickstep to Bad Man by Pitbull and featuring Robin Thicke, Joe Perry and Travis Barker
Nyle DiMarco (model, 26) & Peta Murgatroyd will do the Cha-Cha to Cake by the Ocean by DNCE
Kim Fields (actress and reality TV star, 46) & Sasha Farber will also do the Cha-Cha but to Sax by Fleur East
Doug Flutie (football player, 53) & Karina Smirnoff will Fox Trot to Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) by Neil Diamond
Marla Maples (actress and ex-wife of Donald Trump, 52) & Tony Dovolani will Quickstep to Sparkling Diamonds by Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent and Lara Mulcahy
Von Miller (football player, 26) & Witney Carson will Fox Trot to My House by Flo Rida
Wanya Morris (former member of R&B band Boyz II Men, 42) & Lindsay Arnold will Cha-Cha to Motownphilly by Boyz II Men
Geraldo Rivera (talk show host and news reporter, 72) & Edyta Sliwinska will also Cha-Cha but to Treasure by Bruno Mars
Jodie Sweetin (actress, 34) & Keo Motsepe will Tango to Confident by Demi Lovato
Paige VanZant (UFC fighter, 21) & Mark Ballas, Jr. will Fox Trot to Ain’t Got Far To Go by Jess Glynne
Ginger Zee (meteorologist for Good Morning America, 35)& Val Chmerkovskiy will do a Jive to Move by Beyonce Knowles, Anika Noni Rose and Jennifer Hudson
Before you tune in to tonight’s Dancing With the Stars premiere, take a look at that list and form some opinions. Then watch and cast your vote. Dancing With the Stars is giving you three ways to do that. Which means you can vote multiple times if you’d like to! Following the Dancing With the Stars premiere broadcast, viewers will be able to vote on Facebook, on the ABC website, or by phone. Here are the phone numbers you can use to vote. Phone voting begins at 8 p.m. ET and ends 60 minutes after the show ends.
- Mischa Barton – 1-800-868-3408
- Antonio Brown – 1-800-868-3401
- Nyle DiMarco – 1-800-868-3409
- Kim Fields – 1-800-868-3406
- Doug Flutie – 1-800-868-3402
- Marla Maples – 1-800-868-3407
- Von Miller – 1-800-868-3411
- Wanyá Morris – 1-800-868-3412
- Geraldo Rivera – 1-800-868-3403
- Jodie Sweetin – 1-800-868-3405
- Paige VanZant – 1-800-868-3410
- Ginger Zee – 1-800-868-3404
Another option is to vote at ABC’s website beginning at the beginning of the Dancing With the Stars premiere at 8 p.m. ET and going through 8 p.m. ET tomorrow.
Your third option is to vote on Facebook by using the VoteDWTS Facebook app, also anytime from the beginning of the Dancing With the Stars premiere through 8 p.m. ET tomorrow.
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