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ABC Announces The Celebrity Cast For The Upcoming Season of ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ Live on ‘Good Morning America’

“Dancing with the Stars” is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season’s lineup of celebrity dancers includes an “American Idol” mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others.

As announced this morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the celebrities with their professional dance partners heading to the ballroom this season (in alphabetical order) are the following:

  • Alexis Ren with Alan Bersten
  • Bobby Bones with Sharna Burgess
  • Danelle Umstead with Artem Chigvintsev
  • DeMarcus Ware with Lindsay Arnold
  • Evanna Lynch with Keo Motsepe
  • Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile with Jenna Johnson
  • John Schneider with Emma Slater
  • Juan Pablo Di Pace with Cheryl Burke
  • Mary Lou Retton with Sasha Farber
  • Milo Manheim with Witney Carson
  • Nancy McKeon with Val Chmerkovskiy
  • Nikki Glaser with Gleb Savchenko
  • Tinashe with Brandon Armstrong