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Updated: August 13.

Kelly Monaco's partner for the All Star season of "Dancing with the Stars" will be Val Chmerkovskiy, who previously danced with "The View's" Sherri Shepherd in season 14.

Original article: July 27.

Kelly Monaco (Sam) is heading back to a familiar stomping ground. The actress is returning to Dancing With The Stars for another season. The All-Star season will also include Pamela Anderson, Melissa Rycroft, Helio Castroneves, Drew Lachey, Joey Fatone, Shawn Johnson, Gilles Marini, Bristol Palin, Apolo Anton-Ohno, Emmitt Smith and Kirstie Alley.

The new cast and their dancing partners will take to the stage during the season premiere on Monday September 24 at 8:00 PM EST. It will be followed by the premiere of "Dancing with the Stars: the Results Show" on Tuesday September 25 at 8:00 PM EST on ABC.

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