'Dancing with the Stars': 'Glee' Star Heather Morris Joins Season 24, Some Pairings Are Revealed


'Dancing with the Stars': 'Glee' Star Heather Morris Joins Season 24, Some Pairings Are Revealed


Returning pro Kym Johnson will be paired with Mr. T, Simone Biles will dance with Sasha Farber, but pro dancer Cheryl Burke will not be returning this season.
Another name has been added to the list of potential celebrity contestants for "Dancing with the Stars" season 24. Heather Morris will reportedly compete on the ABC reality series, following in the footsteps of her former "Glee" co-star Amber Riley who won season 17.

Heather joins Mr.T, "The Bachelor" star Nick Viall, Olympic medalist Simone Biles, Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Erika Jayne, "Saturday Night Live" alum Chris Kattan and former Olympic ice skater Nancy Kerrigan who were previously reported to join the show. Additionally, flamenco guitarist Charo and NFL player Rashad Jennings are said to dance on the ballroom.

ET has learned some of the pairings. Kym Johnson, who last competed on the show in season 20, will be paired with Mr. T. Simone Biles will dance with Sasha Farber, Nick Viall will be paired with returning pro Peta Murgatroyd, Normani Kordei will be paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Erika Jayne will be partnered with Gleb Savchenko, Charo will dance with Keo Motsepe, while bull rider Bonner Bolton will dance with Sharna Burgess.

Pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who recently welcomed his first child with Peta, also returns to the show. Meanwhile, Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, Karina Smirnoff and Tony Dovolani will skip the competition this season.

The official casting lineup will be announced on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, March 1. The new season of "DWTS" kicks off Monday, March 20 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on ABC.


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