The 5th season begins September 24, 2007 with Melanie Brown and Floyd Mayweather are among the early favorites while Dallas Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban is a long shot paying out $1500 for every $100 bet.
Dancing with the Stars Betting Odds:
Albert Reed 10 – 1
Cameron Mathison 7 – 1
Floyd Mayweather 5 – 1
Helio Castroneves 15 – 2
Jane Seymour 12 – 1
Jennie Garth 8 – 1
Josie Maran 6 – 1
Marie Osmond 12 – 1
Mark Cuban 15 – 1
Melanie Brown 4 – 1
Sabrina Bryan 11 – 2
Wayne Newton 8 – 1
Dancing With The Stars was the most-watched Thursday night program on ABC since Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2000 and the most-watched Thursday 8 p.m. series on ABC since Mork & Mindy in 1979.
Here are the pairings:
MELANIE BROWN is partnered with MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, who returns for his fourth season.
SABRINA BRYAN is partnered with newcomer MARK BALLAS.
HELIO CASTRONEVES teams with reigning champ JULIANNE HOUGH, who returns for her sophomore season.
MARK CUBAN is partnered with KYM JOHNSON, who returns for her third season.
JENNIE GARTH whose partner is newcomer DEREK HOUGH, brother of Season Four winner Julianne Hough.
JOSIE MARAN is paired with Season One winner ALEC MAZO, who makes his third appearance.
CAMERON MATHISON is partnered with EDYTA SLIWINSKA, the only professional dancer to appear in all five seasons.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER teams with KARINA SMIRNOFF, who returns for her third season.
WAYNE NEWTON is partnered with two-time champ CHERYL BURKE.
MARIE OSMOND will be led by JONATHAN ROBERTS, who returns for his fourth season.
ALBERT REED teams up with ANNA TREBUNSKAYA, who returns for her second season.
JANE SEYMOUR is paired with TONY DOVOLANI, who returns for his fourth season.