Dancing With The Stars 21 Pro Dancers Revealed! (VIDEO) (UPDATED)

Nine of the returning Dancing with the Stars pros were revealed today on Good Morning America. Included on the list is reigning champ, Val Chmerkovskiy, who won the spring cycle with Rumer Willis, Karina Smirnoff, whose return to the show after a season long break was leaked to the press yesterday, and Derek Hough. A late addition last spring, Derek injured himself toward the end of the season, as he juggled both the show, and dancing in a production at Radio City Music Hall.

Other than Karina, there are no huge surprises on the list.

Derek Hough
Witney Carson
Peta Murgatroyd
Val Chmerkovskiy
Artem Chigvintsev
Mark Ballas
Allison Holker
Sharna Burgess
Karina Smirnoff

UPDATE: Screen grabs from the video reveal pros rehearsing a number. Here’s a handy annotated grab from Dance with Valentin tumblr via @DWTS360.

Spotted in the Group Routine:

Emma Slater
Jenna Johnson
Alan Bersten
Lindsay Arnold
Hayley Erbert (??)

The additional four aren’t confirmed as Pros and some could be members of the Troupe.

The celebrity cast will be revealed on GMA September 2, along with the full cast of pros. The current list of pros is incomplete as the DWTS cast is typically made uo of at least 12 cast members.

There is also some mystery regarding who will sit on the judges panel. Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Anne Inaba are set to return, but it has been reported that Len Goodman will not–choosing to concentrate on the British version of the show, Strictly Come Dancing.

Dancing with the Stars premieres Monday September 14 on ABC.

In the clip from this morning’s announcement, the dancers reveal their dream partners and more:

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