The 11th season of Dancing with the Stars kicks off September 20, 2010 at 8/7 central on ABC. Always trying to top the previous season’s lineup, season 11 is sure to keep viewers watching. Vying for the coveted mirror ball trophy will be: The Hills reality star Audrina Patridge; recording artist Brandy; Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin; actor David Hasselhoff; everyone’s favorite TV mom Florence Henderson; actress Jennifer Grey; Disney Channel’s Kyle Massey; pro football player Kurt Warner; stand up comedian Margaret Cho; singer Michael Bolton; Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, of Jersey Shore fame; and pro basketball player and actor Rick Fox. Who’s the odds on favorite to win Dancing with the Stars this season? If you’re looking to add some fun to your Dancing with the Stars watch nights, these odds will help you pick well when doing some friendly betting against your friends. (Odds listed are for entertainment purposes only.)
Dancing with the Stars – Audrina Patridge
Odds to win: 8 to 1
Audrina is best know as one of Lauren Conrad’s best friends on six seasons of The Hills. Audrina has several films to her resume including last year’s Sorority Row, as well as commercials for hamburger fast food chain Carl’s Jr. Audrina will be dancing with Tony Dovolani.
Dancing with the Stars -Brandy
Odds to win: 3 to 1
Odds on favorite to win this season, Brandy will be dancing with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Brandy is best known as a successful R&B and pop singer as well as an accomplished actress.
Dancing with the Stars – Bristol Palin
Odds to win: 22 to 1
Daughter of former Alaska governor, Bristol is probably best known for becoming pregnant during her mother’s unsuccessful run as John McClain’s running mate in the 2008 Presidential election. As an unwed pregnant teen, Bristol had to endure harsh public scrutiny but has been able to turn her situation into a positive speaking about the prevention of teen pregnancy. Bristol will be paired with Mark Ballas.
Dancing with the Stars – David Hasselhoff
Odds to win: 10 to 1
No stranger to public scrutiny himself, David Hasselhoff has joined the cast of this season’s DWTS. David will be dancing with Kym Johnson. David has a long acting career starring in television shows such as Knight Rider, America’s Got Talent as well multiple film and theater productions.
Dancing with the Stars – Florence Henderson
Odds to win: 25 to1
Florence Henderson is best know as the warm and caring mom on the 70s hit show The Brady Bunch. Even though she still is referred to as Mrs Brady, Florence has appeared in multiple television shows, films, commercials and stage. Florence will be dancing with Corky Ballas.
Dancing with the Stars – Jennifer Grey
Odds to win: 7 to 2
Many will remember Jennifer Grey from her roles in Dirty Dancing and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Jennifer’s dance partner will be Derek Hough. Jennifer is the daughter of Broadway great, Joel Grey.
Dancing with the Stars – Kyle Massey
Odds to win: 25 to 1
Kyle is currently starring in the hit Disney show Cory in the House and is excited to be a member of this season’s DWTS cast. Stating that the show provides two of his favorite things, dancing and music, Kyle will appeal to the younger members of the show’s audience.
Dancing with the Stars – Kurt Warner
Odds to win: 12 to 1
Athletes have always played an integral part in each season and this season DWTS will have two. One of them is Kurt Warner, a former pro football player. He will have Anna Trebunskaya as his partner.
Dancing with the Stars – Margaret Cho
Odds to win: 20 to 1
Bringing comedic relief to the show this season will be stand up comedian Margaret Cho. Margaret has many credits to her name including television, stage, as well as being a best selling author. Margaret is paired with Louis Van Amste.
Dancing with the Stars – Michael Bolton
Odds to win: 10 to 1
Chelsie Hightower will be coaching Michael Bolton in his attempt to win the mirror ball trophy this season. Michael is best known as a very successful singer having sold over 53 million records in his career. His most current album is One World One Love.
Dancing with the Stars – Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
Odds to win: 7 to 1
An interesting addition to the cast this year is Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino best known for being a part of the cast of the hit reality television show Jersey Shore. His signature phase of “gym, tan, laundry” is well known to Jersey Shore viewers. The Situation will be dancing with Karina Smirnoff.
Dancing with the Stars – Rick Fox
Odds to win: 11 to 2
Former pro basketball player and successful actor Rick Fox will be dancing with Cheryl Burke. Rick has many television and film credits to his name including roles on Ugly Betty, Oz, One Tree Hill, and Holes to name a few.