First Look: “Dancing With The Stars” Cast Films Opening Number, Rehearses For Premiere

The latest cycle of “Dancing With The Stars” premieres Monday, and ABC is working to heighten the anticipation.

The network shared first look photos from the filming of the opening number, which includes the cast of celebrities and professionals.

Set to air this Monday, the opening number pays homage to the cast members’ day jobs. Among the included scenes are a football sequence for Doug Flutie, fighting for Paige VanZant, a photoshoot for Nyle DiMarco, a concert for Wanya Morris, a nod to “Full House”/”Fuller House” for Jodie Sweetin, and a news desk for Geraldo Rivera.

In addition to shots from the opening number, ABC shared some behind-the-scenes photos from rehearsals.

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