Dancing With The Stars 2010 Lineup

Saturday, April 23 by Samantha Assad

The "Dancing with the Stars" 2010 lineup featured a variety of celebrities and famous personalities. "Dancing with the Stars" is a reality dance competition that pairs famous people with professional dancers. The "Dancing with the Stars" 2010 lineup was the contestant list for the 10th season of the popular television show.

  1. Shannen Doherty Shannen Doherty is an actress best known for her television roles as Brenda on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and Prue Halliwell on "Charmed." Doherty was the first of the "Dancing with the Stars" contestants to be eliminated. Doherty and her partner, American dancer Mark Ballas, had their strongest showing with the jive.
  2. Buzz Aldrin An astronaut and American icon for being part of the first US team of astronauts to land on the moon, Aldrin was voted out of the "Dancing with the Stars" second, after Doherty. Aldrin was paired with the professional dancer Ashly DelGrosso, who returned to the show for its 10th season. DelGrosso and Aldrin scored the highest with their cha cha cha.
  3. Aiden Turner Aiden Turner, an actor known for his role on "All My Children," did not fair so well during the 2010 "Dancing with the Stars" season, leaving a week after Aldrin. Edyta Sliwinska, a Polish ballroom dancer, paired with Turner and the duo's best performance was their quickstep.
  4. Kate Gosselin Teality TV show star and mother of eight children, Gosselin finished 8th on the "Dancing with the Stars." Gosselin was partnered with professional dancer and instructor Tony Dovolani and the two hit a high note with their tango performance score, but their tango technique rating was the lowest score they received in the competition.
  5. Jake Pavelka Jake Pavelka was the focus of another reality show, "The Bachelor," prior to joining the "Dancing with the Stars" 2010 lineup. He finished 7th on the show. Chelsie Hightower, a Latin ballroom dancer who was featured on "So You Think You Can Dance," partnered with Pavelka. The pair did well on the cha cha cha but struggled with the tango.
  6. Pamela Anderson Famous for the television series "Baywatch" and being a one-time model, Pamela Anderson was part of the "Dancing with the Stars" 2010 lineup. She ultimately placed 6th in the competition with Aussie Damian Whitewood, with their best performance being their waltz.
  7. Niecy Nash Niecy Nash is an actress and comedian known for her role as Deputy Williams on "Reno 911!" She placed 5th in the contest, leaving the show with Louis Van Amstel, the ballroom champion. Their best dance was the quickstep.
  8. Chad Ochocinco A NFL wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals, Ochocino was eliminated from the 2010 "Dancing with the Stars" lineup on May 2010, placing 4th with Cheryl Burke, a professional dancer. Their waltz earned them high marks. 
  9. Erin Andrews A sports reporter for ESPN, Erin Andrews placed third in the dancing competition. One of her highest scoring dances with her partner, Latin ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, was the samba.
  10. Evan Lysacek Evan Lysacek, a US Olympic male figure skater, was the second place finisher during "Dancing with the Stars." His best score with his partner, Anna Trebunskaya, a ballroom and Latin dancer, wowed the judges with their Argentine tango.
  11. Nicole Scherzinger Known as a singer for the girl group the Pussycat Dolls, Scherzinger bested all of the other members of the "Dancing with the Stars" 2010 lineup, taking home first place. She and her partner, Derek Hough, professional dancer and choreographer, lit up the stage with their jive.
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