TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 AT 7.30PM ON SEVEN

Tonight the glitz and glamour of the ballroom returns with series five of the smash hit variety show DANCING WITH THE STARS - Tuesday, September 26 at 7.30pm .

After weeks of twists, turns, tears and triumphs, Dancing with the Stars' newest celebrity contestants will be glam up and take to the dance floor to perform their first dance, the waltz or cha cha cha, in front of a live national audience.

The voting lines open tonight after the show. To keep your favourite celebrity in the competition SMS their first name to 19 19 77 or call the following numbers:

  • Andrew Gaze - former NBL champion/broadcaster 1902 55 77 10
  • Anthony Koutoufides - AFL footballer 1902 55 77 11
  • Gary Sweet - actor 1902 55 77 12
  • Chris Hemsworth - actor 1902 55 77 13
  • Amanda Keller - broadcaster 1902 55 77 15
  • Tom Waterhouse - racing identity 1902 55 77 14
  • Fiona Falkiner - reality contestant 1902 55 77 16
  • Arianne Caoili - professional chess player 1902 55 77 17
  • Kerry Armstrong - actress 1902 55 77 18
  • Tamsyn Lewis - athlete 1902 55 77 19

The phone votes for each celebrity will raise funds for their favourite charity. Hosted by Daryl Somers and co-host Sonia Kruger , the show is telecast live every Tuesday. Each week one couple will be voted off by a combination of votes from viewers and the judges - Todd McKenney , Paul Mercurio , Helen Richey and Mark Wilson .

Produced by Granada Productions, the series is based on a popular BBC format which has now been licensed to countries around the world including USA , Israel , Italy , Japan , New Zealand , Poland , Austria , Belgium , Russia , South Africa , Germany , Brazil , Sweden , Finland , Norway , Argentina and Turkey .

For more on Dancing with the Stars, go to the official site http://au.yahoo.com/dancing-with-the-stars/

DANCING WITH THE STARS

Tuesday nights at 7.30pm on Channel Seven