Premieres Sunday, October 7 from 8 to 10 PM ET/PT on ABC
The youngest cast ever assembled are sparkling up their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for what will be an unforgettable journey, on the special two-hour premiere of “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors.” The 12 celebrity kids and their professional junior ballroom dance partners will grace the ballroom floor for the first time, all vying for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy. Each team will have help along their journey by some of “Dancing with the Stars’” acclaimed adult pros and troupe members, who will act as mentors to offer guidance and support.
The show will commence with a spectacular opening number featuring the full cast of celebrities and their pro partners, along with their mentors, judges Mandy Moore, Val Chmerkovskiy and Adam Rippon, and hosts Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muniz. Amongst the lineup of celebrity kid dancers is a Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated actor, a professional skateboarder, a runway model, two Disney Channel stars and the youngest boy to compete in the National Spelling Bee. Each couple will perform a cha cha, salsa, foxtrot or jive.