Dancing With the Stars is almost back and now we know the names of the dance pros who'll be guiding contestants to mirror ball glory.
It was announced Wednesday on Good Morning America that Maks Chmerkovskiy will be returning. The popular pro said goodbye to the show in 2014 after 14 seasons.
Fan favorites like Witney Carson and Maks' brother, Val, will also be back, according to ABC News. Others joining this season are Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold, Allison Holker, Sasha Farber and Gleb Savchenko.
"It's going to be amazing. We're going to have an incredible cast, as always," Chmerkovskiy said on Good Morning America. "But I'm also excited for the pros. We have a lot of different pros coming back. Some pros from back, back in the day, so I'm excited."
Chmerkovskiy said he's excited to return, but also looks forward to adding young dancers to the mix this year.
"It's a new show," he told ABC News. "It's constantly evolving, and we have a nice mix and balance of young kids that are inspired and very motivated to bring out the essence of this generation, but also we have some more classic, conservative dancers from the past as well, so I'm excited."
One pro that isn't returning is Maks' fiancee, Peta Murgatroyd, who is expecting her first child.
Watch the new season of Dancing With the Stars on Monday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. CT on ABC.
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Meet the dance pros for the new season of 'Dancing With the Stars'
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