Hernandez Debuts on Dancing with the Stars Tonight
posted on 09/12/2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2016 – Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./MG Elite, debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Fans can vote for Hernandez and her professional dance partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, by calling 1-800-868-3407, online at ABC.com, or via facebook.com/dancingwiththestars.

Hernandez, who won a team gold medal and balance beam silver medal this summer in Rio, is the fourth Olympic gymnast to appear on the show, following Final Five teammate Aly Raisman and 2008 Olympic gold medalists Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin. The remaining members of the cast for the 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars are Amber Rose, Calvin Johnson Jr., Jake T. Austin, James Hinchcliffe, Jana Kramer, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Marilu Henner, Maureen McCormick, Rick Perry, Ryan Lochte, Terra Jole and Vanilla Ice.