‘Dancing With the Stars’ set to air special all-athletes competition

Moments after singer Jordan Fisher was named the winner of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 25 on Tuesday, the ABC reality series announced a special upcoming edition.

Sports stars have often proven to be the victors on the reality competition, and now the network is launching an all-athletes competition, set to air Spring 2018.

Ten athletes from all corners of the sports world will be teamed up with the show’s professional dancers and compete on the ballroom floor for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy, the network said in a statement.

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Kim Kardashian (Season 7): 11th place

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Tucker Carlson (Season 3): Last place

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Billy Ray Cyrus (Season 4): 5th place

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Paula Deen (Season 21): 9th place

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Pamela Anderson (Season 10): 6th place

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David Hasselhoff (Season 11): Last place

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Jerry Springer (Season 3): 5th place

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Martina Navratilova (Season 14): Last place

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Joey McIntyre (Season 1): 3rd place

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Nancy Grace (Season 13): 5th place

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Shannen Doherty (Season 10): Last place

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Kate Gosselin (Season 10): 8th place

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Denise Richards (Season 8): 12th place

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Penn Jillette (Season 6): Last place

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Heather Mills (Season 4): 7th place

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Wayne Newton (Season 5): 10th place

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Priscilla Presley (Season 6): 8th place

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Debi Mazar (Season 9): 12th place

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Bill Nye (Season 17): 11th place

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Geraldo Rivera (Season 22): Last place

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Steve Wozniak (Season 8): 10th place

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Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Fox Sports host Erin Andrews, the special all-athletes edition of “Dancing with the Stars” will air live.

The athletes will perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, as well as viewer votes.

Stars from the sports world who have previously taken home the Mirrorball include boxer gymnast Shawn Johnson, NFL players Emmitt Smith, Donald Driver and Hines Ward, speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno and race car driver Hélio Castroneves.

“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Violinist Lindsey Stirling (L) and dancer Mark Ballas pose at 'Dancing with the Stars' season 25 at CBS Televison City on October 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2502' - The 13 celebrities dance to some of the most classic ballroom styles that everyone knows and loves, as Ballroom Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform timeless favorites, including a quickstep, waltz, tango, foxtrot or Viennese waltz, vying for America's vote. At the end of the night, the first elimination of the season will take place. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) LINDSEY STIRLING, MARK BALLAS
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