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Published: February 28, 2012 09:20AM
Updated: February 28, 2012 09:20AM
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, TV personality Maria Menounos arrives before the 84th Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Menounos will be among the 12 celebrity contestants on the next season of the ABC dancing competition, premiering March 19. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Jaleel White, Melissa Gilbert and Gladys Knight are among the cast of the new season of "Dancing With the Stars." Local pro faves Chelsie Hightower and Derek Hough are also back, paired with Disney Channel star Roshon Fegan and entertainment reporter Maria Menounos, respectively. [The Huffington Post]

• From Violet Beauregard to Carrie Bradshaw: Teen actress AnnaSophia Robb ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Soul Surfer") will star in "The Carrie Diaries," a planned prequel to "Sex and the City" for the CW. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• The winner of this year's Oscar for animated short, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" can be watched on YouTube. Watching it will be the best 15 minutes of your day. [YouTube, h/t Vulture]