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It's official: Kate Gosselin is headed back to television.

The 34-year-old mother-of-eight will compete on the next season of the ABC reality hit, it was announced Monday. 

Her competition: Bachelor Jake PavelkaPamela Anderson; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco, soap star Aiden Turner, ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, Shannen Doherty, Buzz Aldrin, Niecy Nash, Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger and Olympic skater Evan Lysacek.

The new season of DWTS premieres Monday, March 22.