It’s getting close.

We will soon know the names of the celebrities participating in Dancing with the Stars season 14. Shortly after that, we’ll see those stars in action. But maybe you don’t think that such knowledge will come soon enough. That’s OK. We’ve got some spoilers — and information about the official Dancing with the Stars season 14 cast announcement — right here!

The Official Dancing with the Stars Season 14 Cast Announcement
While leaks, rumors and spoilers are all well and good, some people actually want straight information about the Dancing with the Stars cast. For those people, the wait is almost over.

On the morning of Tuesday, February 28 — during the broadcast of Good Morning America (which begins at 7am ET) — we will learn the names of those celebrities competing in Dancing with the Stars season 14. Will the rumors be right? Which celebrities will be paired with which professionals? Does anybody care about dancing so early in the morning?

Check back here to BuddyTV if you want to get the information without having to get up early — we’ll have all of the names as soon as they are announced!

Maria Menounos Has Been Cast
According to a report from, Extra host Maria Menounos will be a contestant in Dancing with the Stars season 14. This marks the fourth leaked celebrity name for the season: Maria Menounos joins Melissa Gilbert, Sherri Shepherd and Jack Wagner as reported dancers for DWTS season 14.

Although she is best known for being the co-host (with Mario Lopez) of the entertainment “news” show, Extra, Maria Menounos also has an extensive acting career (albeit in bit parts). She has appeared in such TV shows as Without a Trace, One Tree Hill and Scrubs. Internationally, Menounos is best-known as a presenter of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest.

Who will Maria dance with? No clue. But we’ll find out soon!

Who will be performing on Dancing with the Stars season 14? Click here for more DWTS casting spoilers!

Who’s Got Maks?
Despite rumors that Maksim Chmerkovskiy would not be returning to Dancing with the Stars season 14, there is now confirmation that the controversial dancer will come back. asked the professional dancer directly and got an affirmative answer. Then, in true paparazzi fashion, the same source trailed Maks to the studio.

Where he met… Melissa Gilbert.

Granted, this is hardly confirmation that Maksim Chmerkovskiy will be dancing with the former Little House on the Prairie star. But it does look like we may soon see Mad Maks yelling at sweet little Laura Ingalls…

How do you feel about the Dancing with the Stars season 14 cast so far? Are you excited about any of the celebrities? Who else would you like to see dance? Leave your comments below and remember to check back tomorrow morning for the official cast announcement!

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Laurel Brown

Senior Writer, BuddyTV

Laurel grew up in Mamaroneck, NY, Grosse Pointe, MI and Bellevue WA. She then went on to live in places like Boston, Tucson, Houston, Wales, Tanzania, Prince Edward Island and New York City before heading back to Seattle. Ever since early childhood, when she became addicted to The Muppet Show, Laurel has watched far too much TV. Current favorites include ChuckModern FamilySupernaturalMad Men and Community. Laurel received a BA in Astrophysics (yes, that is possible) from Colgate University and a PhD in Middle Eastern Studies and History of Science from Columbia University before she realized that television is much better than studying.