'DWTS' Reveals Season 19 Pros

Derek Hough, Cheryl Burke and Valentin Chmerkovskiy are returning to the dance floor

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The reigning champ of Dancing with the Stars won’t be back, but his brother will.

So will five-time champion Derek Hough and two-time winner Cheryl Burke, not to mention a few fresh faces and a winner from the U.K. version of the competition show.

All told, 12 pros were revealed this morning on ABC’s Good Morning America in anticipation of the 19th season premiere of DWTS on Sept. 15.

Besides Hough and Burke, the returning pros will be Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Karina Smirnoff, Mark Ballas, Tony Dovolani, Emma Slater, Peta Murgatroyd and Witney Carson.

The new pros are Artem Chigvintsev, the winner of the U.K. version, who joined the DWTS troupe last season, Allison Holker, an Emmy-nominated choreographer, and Keoikantse Motsepe, a dancer from South Africa.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy won’t be back, after having recently announced that he’s leaving the show for good. He finally won his first mirror ball trophy in May with Meryl Davis.

ABC will announce the 12 new celebrity dancers on Sept. 4 on GMA.

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