Mavs owner to participate in 'Dancing With The Stars'
Posted: Sunday August 26, 2007 2:12PM; Updated: Monday August 27, 2007 12:07AM
LAS VEGAS -- Following in the illustrious footsteps of athletes Apolo Ohno, Clyde Drexler and Laila Ali, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will become the next cast member of Dancing With the Stars, a source told SI.com.
Cuban is the latest celebrity to join the wildly popular ABC reality show, based on the British BBC series Strictly Come Dancing. The new series will also reportedly feature former 90210 star Jennie Garth, former Spice Girl Melanie Brown and singer Wayne Newton.
The show features 10 couples competing in ballroom dancing in an elimination format. A celebrity is paired with a professional dancer, and their performances are live each week. Viewers and judges vote off one couple each week.
The seventh series of Dancing With the Stars airs September 24.