'Dancing With the Stars' partners announced

LOS ANGELES Corky Ballas did a fine job coaching /*Cloris Leachman*/ in season seven. For season 11, he's again paired with the oldest star, 76-year-old /*Florence Henderson*/.

His son, two-time champ /*Mark Ballas*/ is dancing with /*Bristol Palin*/.

/*Lacey Schwimmer*/ once helped Lance Bass go far. This time out, she's partnered up with actor and rapper /*Kyle Massey*/.

"I think that I have the best partner on the show," said Massey.

/*Chelsie Hightower*/ danced with "Bachelor" /*Jake Pavelka*/ last season. She's partnered with singer /*Michael Bolton*/ this time out.

And singer /*Brandy*/ is thrilled with her partner. She'll be mixing it up with /*Maksim Chmerkovskiy*/.

"He's hot! That is all I can say. My partner is hot," said Brandy.

/*Jennifer Grey*/ is pleased with her partner, too. She's paired last year's pro champion, /*Derek Hough*/.

"All I do is look at him, thinking, 'Ahh! I want that. I want to do that,'" said Grey.

"The Jersey Shore's" /*Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino*/ will dance with /*Karina Smirnoff*/. The pro dancer returns after a season away from the competition.

/*Kym Johnson*/ is also back after sitting out a season following her big win with /*Donny Osmond*/. She'll be teaching /*David Hasselhoff*/ the ropes.

"When I met her, I immediately felt that I was going to have a good time on this journey because she's got such a warm heart," said Hasselhoff.

/*Cheryl Burke*/ returns, but not with football player /*Chad Ochocinco*/. This time out, she's with former basketball star /*Rick Fox*/.

And /*Anna Trebunskaya*/, who danced to second place last season with /*Evan Lysacek*/ also has an athlete again: former NFL quarterback /*Kurt Warner*/.

/*Tony Dovolani*/ danced with reality star /*Kate Gosselin*/ last season. And he's back to reality with /*Audrina Patridge*/, formerly of "The Hills."

Finally, /*Louis Van Amstel*/, who did well teaching comedian Niecy Nash, is now teaching comedian /*Margaret Cho*/ how to cha-cha-cha.

"He is so loving and so incredibly patient with me, which is what I need," said Cho. "I don't know anything about anything about ballroom dance."

"Dancing With the Stars" kicks off September 20 on ABC.

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