‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 23 Premiere: What Time & Channel Is It On Tonight?

Season 23 of Dancing With the Stars is finally here. Three of our favorite pros have decided to rejoin the cast, which means Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Derek Hough and Cheryl Burke are all back in the ballroom. For all the details on what time the show airs across the country, who’s involved in the cast, what channel to watch and more, read on below.

DATE: September 12, 2016

TIME: While the west coast usually has a time delayed airing of the show, tonight the west coast time will be 5 p.m. PT, airing live along with the east coast, which starts its program at 8 p.m. ET. This is due to a sporting event conflict.

TV CHANNEL: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station.

LIVE STREAM: Click here for instructions on how to watch the show online via several live stream options.

PRO DANCERS: Witney Carson, Derek Hough, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Allison Holker, Lindsay Arnold, Emma Slater, Jenna Johnson, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, Val Chmerkovskiy, Cheryl Burke.

CONTESTANTS: Rob Van Winkle, Marilu Henner, Amber Rose, BabyFace, Calvin Johnson, Rick Perry, Jake T. Austin, James Hinchcliffe, Maureen McCormick, Terra Jole, Jana Kramer, Laurie Hernandez, Ryan Lochte.

HOSTS: Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews

JUDGES: Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Julianne Hough

WEEK ONE DANCE STYLES: Cha-cha-cha, foxtrot, jive or Viennese Waltz

DWTS ALL-ACCESS LIVE FOOTAGE: Click here to check out behind-the-scenes footage of the show with DWTS All-Access.

UPCOMING SHOW SCHEDULE: Because no one gets sent home on episode 1, there’s a special schedule for the beginning episodes. The schedule is the premiere airs September 12th, episode 2 airs September 19th and the first elimination episode airs live September 20th.