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Here's a look back at all seasons of "Dancing With the Stars." See which stars made the cut for the Top 3 during their season, who won, and the history of the show.
Season 1-11 Winners:Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough sailed across the dance floor as "Team Baby Derek" and ended up winning season 11 last year. They were fan favorites throughout the season.
Previous winners from season 10 to 1, counting down include: Nicole Scherzinger, Donny Osmond, Shawn Johnson, Brooke Burke, Kristi Yamaguchi, Helio Castroneves, Apolo Anton Ohno, Emmitt Smith, Drew Lachey and Kelly Monaco. They gave all they had to give to win the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy. And they succeeded.
Hosts and Judges:The judges have remained consistent with Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba remaining at the judge's table. They have drawn much criticism for their raw judging method, often done in a split second. But in the end, it is up to viewers who goes and who stays.
Guest judges have included Emmitt Smith, Drew Lachey, Gilles Marini, Mel B, Kelly Osbourne, Baz Luhrmann and Michael Flatley. Many of them were past dancers on the show that have filled in as temporary guest judges throughout the seasons. Many fans would like to see more guest judges brought in and it would certainly freshen up the judge's table.
Host Tom Bergeron has remained on the show for every season, although co-hosts have changed to include Lisa Canning, Drew Lachey, Samantha Harris, and most recently, Brooke Burke. Both Bergeron and Burke will host the new season.
Awards Won:Fans and critics have watched the show earn awards with honors including People's Choice, Teen Choice, Image, PGA, Costume Design Guild, Imagen Foundation and American Cinema Editor Awards.
Why Watch?The show remains a fan favorite as more people tune in to watch and each season new and more diverse stars are brought in. The stars wearing flashy, and often revealing, costumes has become another huge draw for the show.
"Dancing With the Stars" has become one of America's favorite reality shows and the recipe is admittedly near perfect.
Stars who placed in the top three for their season:The runner ups who have come close to bringing home the Mirror Ball Trophy include: John O'Hurley, Jerry Rice, Mario Lopez, Joey Fatone, Mel B, Jason Taylor, Warren Marini, Mya, Evan Lysacek and Kyle Massey.
Let's not forget about the stars who came in third place: Joey McIntyre, Stacy Keibler, Joey Lawrence, Laila Ali, Marie Osmond, Cristian de la Fuente, Lance Bass, Melissa Rycroft, Kelly Osbourne, Erin Andrews and Bristol Palin.
When to watch:The new season's cast is better than ever with big names like Sugar Ray Leonard, Kirstie Alley, Ralph Macchio, Chris Jericho, Kendra Wilkinson, Hines Ward and Petra Newcova. Other cast members will include Wendy Williams, Mike Catherwood, Romeo and Chelsea Kane. See what the stars have to say about their new gig.
Season 12 of "Dancing With the Stars" premieres March 21 on CBS. Will you be watching?