Dancing with the Stars

Celebrities are paired with professionals in a ballroom-dance competition, with one pair typically eliminated each week.

Season 8, Episode 1 Dancing With the Stars

First Aired: March 9, 2009

The eighth-season opener begins with a new crop of celebrities. This season, a new feature in the early weeks is a dance-off between the bottom two couples facing elimination. Competitors include Denise Richards, Lawrence Taylor and Lil' Kim.