Maksim Chmerkovskiy will appear on the show Nov. 18 to judge the contest's semi-finals round. Maksim Chmerkovskiy appeared on many seasons of the reality show as a professional dancer.
J.R. Martinez, Army vet and soap actor, beat out Rob Kardashian for the Dancing With the Stars Season 13 title. Kardashian got more judges' points, but J.R. Martinez got more audience votes.
Carson Kressley departure leaves seven DWTS contestants. But only two have a good shot at winning the DWTS trophy.
Pia Toscano left American Idol two weeks ago in a surprise elimination. But don't cry for Pia. Next week, Pia Toscano will bring her talents to ABC's Dancing with the Stars.