'Dancing with the Stars' cast 2020: Pairs for season 29 revealed

"Dancing with the Stars" fans have been wondering which pros will be paired with which celebrity contestants on season 29 -- and slowly but surely, we're getting answers.

The first couple revealed during the "DWTS" season premiere -- airing at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC -- was AJ McLean and Cheryl Burke.

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Additionally, "Selling Sunset" favorite Chrishell Stause is partnered with Gleb Savchenko, while figure skater Johnny Weir is paired with new pro Britt Stewart -- who is also the first Black female pro.

Other duos include Super Bowl champion Vernon Davis with Peta Murgatroyd, actress Anne Heche with Keo Motsepe, "The Real" co-host Jeannie Mai with Brandon Armstrong, actor Jesse Metcalfe with Sharna Burgess, Disney Channel alum Skai Jackson with Alan Bersten, "Bachelorette" star Kaitlyn Bristowe with Artem Chigvintsev, "Catfish" host Nev Schulman with Jenna Johnson and "One Day at a Time" actress Justina Machado with Sasha Farber.

This season's biggest addition is Tyra Banks. The "America's Next Top Model" icon is taking over hosting duties from Tom Bergeron, who has hosted "DWTS" since season 1. Co-host Erin Andrews also departed ahead of season 29.

On top of that, six-time Mirror Ball trophy winner Derek Hough is switching things up this season by joining the judging panel alongside Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Len Goodman will take part in a "different capacity" from the United Kingdom.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, "DWTS" is implementing new procedures to keep everyone safe -- and that includes more than just regular testing.

During the season, all the stars will live apart to prevent the eliminations of two pros and their celebrity partners -- should one get sick. Celebrities will also relocate to Los Angeles, where "DWTS" is filmed, for the duration of the season to eliminate any travel.

"Dancing with the Stars" airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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