Although the big Dancing With The Stars fall 2016 cast reveal is set to take place during the Aug. 30 episode of Good Morning America, fans of the hit reality dance competition got a surprise this morning when eight of the 13 professional dancers who will strut their stuff for the glittering Mirrorball Trophy were unexpectedly revealed during the popular wake-up show. So which pros will salsa, waltz, and paso doble their way toward the top prize as members of the DWTS 2016 pro cast? And will the recently married Kym Johnson Herjavec be in the mix?

Chmerkovskiy, Carson headline fall DWTS pro lineup

The eight pro dancers will will definitely be part of the season 23 cast are:

  • Valentin Chmerkovskiy, who won Dancing with the Stars season 20 with actress Rumer Willis
  • Witney Carson, who took the season 19 title alongside actor Alfonso Ribeiro
  • Sharna Burgess, who placed second with Backstreet Boy Nick Carter at the close of season 21
  • Artem Chigvintsev. who partnered actress Mischa Barton last season
  • Lindsay Arnold, who placed third with train hero Alek Skarlatos to end season 21
  • Allison Holker, who returns to the series after giving birth to son Maddox inMarch
  • Sasha Farber, who finished seventh with The Facts of Life alum Kim Fields in the spring
  • Gleb Savchenko, who previously partnered Real Housewife Lisa Vanderpump and returns after a long absence

Kym Johnson Herjavec talks DWTS future

While the eight dancers listed aboverevealed their intentionsto be part of the Dancing with the Stars season 23 cast, two-time Mirrorball Trophy winner and newlywed Kym Johnson talked with ET about her own future plans in an interview posted on Aug.

23. Per the piece, Johnson, who married Shark Tank star --and former DWTS partner-- Robert Herjavec on July 31, doesn't plan to return to the ballroom. In fact, she wants to "hang up [her]dance shoes" and extended her thanks to the series for introducing her toher new husband.

Which celebs will appear as part of the DWTS 2016 cast? Which additional pro dancers will round out the cast? Check out the Aug.

30 episode of GMA to see the full lineup. Then tune in for the Dancing with the Stars season 23 premiere on Sept. 12.

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