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Dancing with the Stars pairings announced

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The Situation gets Karina Smirnoff

Dancing with the Stars announced the dance partners for season 11! Here's the scoop on who will dance alongside Brandy, Margaret Cho, Jennifer Grey, Florence Henderson and Audrina Patridge and who is paired with Michael Bolton, Rick Fox, David Hasselhoff, Kyle Massey, The Situation and Kurt Warner.

Dancing with the Stars returns Monday, September 20, with a two-hour night of Viennese Waltzes and Cha Chas. The 12 new celeb competitors may already be at work with their professional partners and SheKnows got a hold of the pairings!

Karina Smirnoff

Mike The Situation

Bristol Palin, Jennifer Grey, Rick Fox and David Hasselhoff have the benefit of teaming up with pros who have already taken home the coveted mirror ball.

Alaska's first daughter Bristol Palin will dance with two-time champ Mark Ballas. America's favorite Dirty Dancer Jennifer Grey will follow the lead of two-time winner Derek Hough. Former NBA star Rick Fox will strut his stuff with two-time champ Cheryl Burke. Baywatch alum David Hasselhoff dances with season 9 winner Kym Johnson.

Actress and singer Brandy is partnering with nine-time Dancing with the Stars competitor Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Funnywoman Margaret Cho is Louis Van Amstel's seventh DWTS partner. Brady Bunch mom Florence Henderson is Corky Ballas' second DWTS partner. The Hills' bikini bombshell Audrina Patridge joins Tony Dovolani for his tenth season.

Grammy Award-winning crooner Michael Bolton will be Chelsie Hightower's fourth celebrity lead. Kyle Massey, who is used to pairing up with his twin brother, Christopher, will play lead to two-time competitor Lacey Schwimmer.

Jersey Shore's Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will put his abs to work with eight-time competitor Karina Smirnoff. Retired NFL quarterback Kurt Warner will get his dance on with six-time competitor Anna Trebunskaya.

The Dancing with the Stars pairs will take the floor for the two-hour premiere at 8 pm on Monday, September 20 on ABC. After fans and judges cast their votes, someone will be sent home in the two-hour Dancing with the Stars results show premiere the next night, at 8 pm.

Santana and Daughtry are slated to rock the house on the Dancing with the Stars results show.

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