In , NBC announce the eight international teams that will compete on "". Apart from the U.S. that will be represented by duo ballet dancer experts Georgia Ambarian and Eric Luna, the line-up will include Shaolin Monks from China, Russian Cossack dancers and Bhangra dancers from India.
A total of eight countries will participate in the unique dance competition, and one will be crowned world's best. They are Argentina, Australia, China, India, Ireland, Russia, South Africa and The United States. Hosted by Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") and co-hosted by Susie Castillo ("House of Payne"), "Superstars of Dance" will be premiered on NBC January 4, 2009 at 9/8c. The show will then take a regular slot at 8/7c beginning January 5 to 19.