‘Dancing With the Stars’ Reveals Season 18 Cast

ABC's "Good Morning America" - 2014

Now in its 18th season, ABC celebrity dancing competition Dancing With The Stars unveiled this season’s new batch on Good Morning America Tuesday – and it’s chock full of great talent! This season brings a roster of a dozen new faces, including 90s child stars, Olympians, pop music stars, athletes, a comic, and a reality TV castmember. The 12 aren’t the only new faces the show is seeing this season: Fox Sports journalist Erin Andrews is coming on board as its new co-host, to replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as the right hand woman to Tom Bergeron. Also, dancing pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy is making his return after exiting the show in 2012 to pursue other opportunities.

Here is the complete list of the season 18 cast:

Candace Cameron Bure (partnered with Mark Ballas) – AKA DJ Tanner from beloved family sitcom Full House

NeNe Leakes (partnered with Tony Dovolani) – Real Housewife of Atlanta

Charlie White (partnered with Sharna Burgess) – Olympic skater

Danica McKellar (partnered with Valentin Chmerkovsky) – Best known as Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years

Diana Nyad (partnered with Henry Byalikov) – the 64-year-old who swam from Cuba to Florida

Drew Carey (partnered with Cheryl Burke) – The Price is Right host

James Maslow (partnered with Peta Murgatroyd) – Big Time Rush boy bander

Meryl Davis (partnered with Maksim Chmerokovskiy) – Charlie’s partner, Olympic skater

Cody Simpson (partnered with Witney Carson) – Pop star

Amy Purdy (partnered with Derek Hough) – the Olympic snowboarder who lost both her legs to meningitis

Sean Avery (partnered with Karina Smirnoff) – hockey player and former NHL star

Billy Dee Williams (partnered with Emma Slater) – Legendary Motown singer, Stars Wars and Batman star

The 18th season of Dancing With the Stars will premiere on ABC on March 17.

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