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'Dancing With The Stars' Announces Fantasy League Game For Season 25

'Dancing With The Stars' Announces Fantasy League Game For Season 25

We’re sure that you’ve heard of fantasy leagues for football, baseball, basketball and pretty much every sport going on — and now Dancing With The Stars is starting a fantasy league game of their own.

To celebrate the 25th season, the show announced the new game right when the cast was revealed on GMA this morning (September 6).

DWTS: Fantasy League will allow players to predict which couple will win the season and take home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.

You’ll earn points for a correct prediction, and each point is an entry into the grand prize drawing for a chance to win a trip for four to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i, and other exclusive prizes. You’ll be able to pick your winner up until Monday, October 9th.

It all starts on Tuesday, September 19th and fans can also play the weekly game to earn more points and chances to win. Each week, players choose three couples they predict will earn the highest scores in that week’s episode.

Each point the couples earn on the show is another entry towards the Grand Prize and First Prize sweepstakes.

Check out all the pics of the pro dancers and celeb cast at GMA below!

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Violinist Lindsey Stirling Joins 'DWTS' & Announces Winter Album & Tour All on The Same Day!

Violinist Lindsey Stirling Joins 'DWTS' & Announces Winter Album & Tour All on The Same Day!

Lindsey Stirling has some insanely exciting news for her fans!

Not only is the electronic violinist joining the new season of Dancing With The Stars (and she’s paired with Mark Ballas), but she’s also heading out on tour with her upcoming album, Warmer In The Winter.

The album will include renditions of Holiday favorites as well as some original numbers written by Lindsey and is now available to pre-order NOW!

In addition, Lindsey will also be hitting the road on her Warmer In The Winter Christmas Tour, kicking off in Albany, New York on November 8th.

Click inside NOW to see all the dates on her tour… More Here! »

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Jordan Fisher Announces New Single 'Mess' & Will Compete on DWTS Season 25!

Jordan Fisher Announces New Single 'Mess' & Will Compete on DWTS Season 25!

Jordan Fisher is going to all over your feed in about two seconds — and we know why.

One, he’s a cutie and will charm you in an instant, and two, he’s got so many things going on right now — including Dancing With The Stars with pro partner Lindsay Arnold.

The celeb cast was announced this morning and JJJ is stoked that Jordan will be partnered with Lindsay this season.

On top of all that, Jordan also just announced his new single, “Mess”, coming on October 6th.

Jordan co-wrote the song along with Dewain Whitmore, Patrick “J-Que” Smith and Mike Sabath and we can’t wait to hear the full thing!

Check out the first teaser from the track below!

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Sasha Pieterse & Gleb Savchenko Already Have A Perfect 'PLL' Inspired Team Name for DWTS

Sasha Pieterse & Gleb Savchenko Already Have A Perfect 'PLL' Inspired Team Name for DWTS

After the cast is announced for Dancing With The Stars, it’s expected that the couples should have a team name ready to go — and Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko‘s is PERFECT.

The Pretty Little Liars actress revealed that she and Gleb came up with it weeks ago and it’s a tribute to the PLL fandom.

“They’re gonna love it,” she shared with ET about the fans reaction to it. “They’re gonna go crazy! Actually, we’ve already named our team. Our team name is the ‘A Team’ because, hello! I’m like, we’re gonna do this. We’re gonna get that Mirrorball!”

We LOVE it!

“I’m really glad to be a part of this season,” Sasha adds, dishing that she’d been asked many times before. “They asked me, like, I’d say three or four years ago and I wasn’t able to do it. Scheduling was a nightmare and they said that they’d come back around.”

“And they came back around, which was so awesome and this is the 25th season!”

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Meet Val Chmerkovskiy's New DWTS Partner Victoria Arlen with 5 Fast Facts

Meet Val Chmerkovskiy's New DWTS Partner Victoria Arlen with 5 Fast Facts

Meet Val Chmerkovskiy‘s new partner for Dancing With The Stars season 25 — Victoria Arlen!

The 22-year-old Paralympian and ESPN commentator’s story is truly inspiring, and will give you that push to never ever give up, because that’s exactly what Victoria didn’t do.

She was diagnosed with two rare conditions known as transverse myelitis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis at only 11-years-old. Victoria quickly lost the ability to speak, eat, walk and move and eventually put her in a four-year long coma without use of her legs for nearly 10 years.

It was her brothers who Victoria has to credit with getting her back into the pool — they literally threw her in!

“As I began to heal from my illness, I came to the sad realization that I would never swim again,” Victoria remembers. I didn’t think I could swim without my legs. But my brothers disagreed, so in 2010 they threw me into our pool. I was terrified.”

She adds, “But it was a turning point in my life. It was the “jump” I needed to get back to my life. When I was swimming, I was free from the chair.”

Want to learn more about Victoria? Check out our 5 Fast Facts below!

  • Victoria put her all into physical therapy so she could walk again: “I trained seven days a week—three, four, five hour days of just training”
  • While she was going through treatments and in a coma, she ended up missing five years of school. But she was like, no biggie: “I doubled up my courses so I could catch up to them [my brothers].”
  • She was bullied when she returned to school: “I remember coming home from high school one day crushed because kids were bullying me because of my chair. I had been so happy to return to school and after that day, I didn’t want to go back.”
  • At 17, Victoria was on the USA Paralympic swim team and competed at the London Games. At the end of them, she ended up bringing three silver medals and a gold in the 100-meter freestyle, and also set a world record in the 100-meter free.
  • Just after those games though, she was disqualified from the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ruled that her condition was not permanent—even though her legs were still completely paralyzed at the time.

Stay tuned for info on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars!

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'Dancing with the Stars' Season 25: Full Cast List Revealed!

'Dancing with the Stars' Season 25: Full Cast List Revealed!

It’s official — the Dancing with the Stars cast is out!

During Good Morning America, all 13 celebs were announced along with their pro partners which include champ Emma Slater, Mark Ballas, Lindsey Arnold, Val and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Alan Bersten and more.

Season 25 features actors, athletes, entertainers, reality stars, and more. They’re all planning to compete for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy.

The new season will premiere live on Monday, September 18th on ABC.

JJJ will be live blogging the show all season long. Check back soon for a voting guide!

Click through the slideshow below to find out the celebrities who are competing on DWTS this season….

'Dancing With The Stars' Season 25: Brittany Cherry To Fill In For Jenna Johnson in the Troupe Until SYTYCD Ends (Report)

'Dancing With The Stars' Season 25: Brittany Cherry To Fill In For Jenna Johnson in the Troupe Until SYTYCD Ends (Report)

We’re just hours away from finding out the full cast of Dancing With The Stars on GMA tomorrow morning — and we have even more tidbits about the troupe members.

It was announced last week that Jenna Johnson would be returning to the troupe for season 25, however, she’s still deep into the competition as an all-star on So You Think You Can Dance with Kiki Nyemchek.

So, how is it going to work?

It’s being reported that Brittany Cherry, who’s been featured in the troupe before and throughout the series since 2014, will fill in for Jenna until the end of SYTYCD‘s season 14.

For SYTYCD, the top four will be announced next week, so that means Jenna would be out from DWTS until at least two weeks in; three weeks if she and Kiki make it to the finale.

Dancing With The Stars returns on Monday, September 18th on ABC.

Gleb Savchenko's DWTS Partner Might Be A 'Pretty Little Liars' Star

Gleb Savchenko's DWTS Partner Might Be A 'Pretty Little Liars' Star

We’re pretty sure that Dancing With The Stars completely spoiled any surprise they had in store about Gleb Savchenko‘s partner for season 25.

“Can you keep a secret?” the show’s Instagram account wrote, teasing the reveal which happens tomorrow morning — and anyone who’s watched Pretty Little Liars even once can tell you that THAT is the theme song for the show!

“Secret” by The Pierces has been used as the theme song for PLL since season one.

Surprise spoiled!

Here are your options: Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Tammin Sursok, Sasha Pieterse, Troian Bellisario and Ashley Benson. Remember, Janel Parrish was already on the show.

Lucy, Ashley, Shay
and Troian are all out of the running — they’ve got projects, are on opposite coasts, and are exploring the world.

Gleb told People about his partner that she’s “very easy-going and so fun. That’s all I’m going to say!”

Our money is on Sasha. Yours, too?