Dancing with the Stars: Season 8
The Eighth season of Dancing with the Stars was the first without original host Daryl Somers. Actor Daniel MacPherson was the new host. In a change to the judging panel, Paul Mercurio was told his services were no longer required. In 2008, only one season was aired instead of two in previous years, the show was moved to Sunday night instead of Tuesday, and it was presented by new producers Freehand.
Season eight featured three finalists, however one couple was eliminated after a Cha-Cha-Cha showoff, which left two couples to compete for the season title. The season featured the following celebrities: