The new 12 member cast includes Actress Valerie Harper, "King of Queens" star Leah Remini, TV personality Jack Osbourne, former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson, and reality star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. Also included are singers Christina Milan, actress and singer Amber Riley, along with actress Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of "Saved by the Bell" fame, and comedian Bill Engvall, Disney star Corbin Bleu, Brant Daugherty, and Bill Nye, who is best known as "The Science Guy".
Amber Riley and Derek Hough
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Sasha Farber
Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd
Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff
Christina Milian and Mark Ballas
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus
Bill Nye and Tyne Stecklein
Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess
Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy
Bill Engval and Emma Slater
Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke
The season will premiere with a two-hour show that will feature competitive dance, dynamic group performances and musical guests, and will include the first elimination. Each week viewers can vote for their favorite dancing performance and beginning with the second episode on Monday, September 23, one couple will be eliminated at the end of the show by combining the judges’ scores from that night, along with the public votes from the previous week.
The two-hour season premiere airs on Monday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on ABC.