12 celebrity kids and their professional junior ballroom dance partners will vie for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, kicking off on Sunday night, October 7th,
Each team will have help along their journey by some of “Dancing with the Stars’” acclaimed adult pros and troupe members, who will act as mentors to offer guidance and support.
General Hospital’s Hudson West (Jake Webber) is one of the celebrity kids in the competition. He will be partnered with Kameron Couch, and they will be mentored by pro dancer Hayley Erbert.
Previously announced judges for the competition are: choreographer, Mandy Moore, DWTS pro Val Chmerkovskiy and Olympic figure skater and winner of DTWTS: Athletes, Adam Rippon.
Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muni are the hosts. The studio audience vote is combined with the judges’ scores to determine who goes home at the end of each episode.
Here is what the cast will be performing on the two-hour season premiere
Addison Osta Smith and Lev Khmelev (mentored by Keo Motsepe) – Cha Cha – “Burnin’ Up” by Jessie J featuring 2 Chainz
Honey Boo Boo and Tristan Ianiero (mentored by Artem Chigvintsev) – Salsa – “Conga” by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
Akash Vukoti and Kamri Peterson (mentored by Witney Carson) – Foxtrot – “L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole
Ariana Greenblatt and Artyon Celestine (mentored by Brandon Armstrong) – Cha Cha – “Cut to the Feeling” by Carly Rae Jepsen
Hudson West and Kameron Couch (mentored by Hayley Erbert) – Cha Cha – “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” by Shawn Mendes
Jason Maybaum and Elliana Walmsley (mentored by Emma Slater) – Cha Cha – “Bills” by Lunchmoney Lewis
Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen (mentored by Gleb Savchenko) – Foxtrot – “New York, New York” by Ray Quinn featuring Ultra Love
Mandla Morris and Brightyn Brems (mentored by Cheryl Burke) – Jive – “Land of 1000 Dances” by Wilson Pickett
Miles Brown and Rylee Arnold (mentored by Lindsay Arnold) – Salsa – “Who Let the Dogs Out” by Baha Men
Sky Brown and JT Church (mentored by Alan Bersten) – Salsa – “Light It Up” by Major Lazer featuring Nyla & Fuse ODG
Sophia Pippen and Jake Monreal (mentored by Sasha Farber) – Jive – “Do You Love Me” by The Contours
Tripp Palin and Hailey Bills (mentored by Jenna Johnson) – Foxtrot – “Mama Said” by The Shirelles
So, will you be rooting Hudson on when DWTS: Juniors premieres? Comment below.