ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" returns on Monday, March 18, 2013 (8-10 p.m. ET) with a new cast of stars, according to a Feb. 26, 2013 press release from ABC Television Network. The lineup of stars for the 16th season "Dancing with the Stars" was announced by hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet on "Good Morning America."
The "Dancing with the Stars" results show starts the following week, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The results show will conclude with the first elimination of the season.
The features a diverse lineup of celebrities, including a boxing dynamo, an Olympic Gold medalist, two Country Music stars and the youngest contestant to compete on the show.
The stars (in alphebetical order), along with their partners are:
Zendaya Coleman, who stars in the Disney Channel series "Shake It Up!," is paired with Val Chmerkovskiy.
Comedian Andy Dick is partnered with Sharna Burgess, who debuts as a professional partner for the first time this season.
Olympic figure skater Dorothy Hamill, who won the Gold Medal at the 1976 Winter Games, partners with pro dancer Tristan MacManus.
Stand-up comedian D.L. Hughley hits the dance floor with pro dancer Cheryl Burke.
Pro football player Jacoby Jones, of the Baltimore Ravens, dances with Karina Smirnoff.
Country Music star Wynonna Judd, a five-time Grammy winner and a bestselling author, partners with pro dancer Tony Dovolani.
Boxing champion Victor Ortiz partners with new pro dancer Lindsay Arnold.
Country Music star Kellie Pickler is paired with pro dancer Derek Hough.
Soap Opera star Ingo Rademacher, who played Jasper "Jax" Jacks on "General Hospital," is partnered with Kym Johnson.
Alexandra Raisman, who captained the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team when it won the Gold Medal, partners with Mark Ballas.
Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump ("The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "Vanderpump Rules") is paired with newcomer Gleb Savchenko.
"Dancing with the Stars" debuts its new season on Monday, March 18, 2013, on ABC Television Network.