Olympic Ice Dancers, Danica McKellar Join 18th Season Of 'Dancing With The Stars'
ABC has revealed the highly anticipated cast of the 18th season of "Dancing With The Stars."
Olympic ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who took home a gold for the United States last month, will square off against each other when the new season premieres on Monday, March 17. Will their experence give them a slight edge on the competition?
Former "The Wonder Years" star Danica McKellar has also joined the cast, along with fellow 90s actress Candace Cameron Bure from "Full House."
The new season also features reality star NeNe Leakes and teen singing heartthrobs James Maslow and Cody Simpson.
Season 18 will feature a twist called "The Switch Up," according to ABC. Viewers will vote to change celebrities and their professional dance partners. Never before have dance partnerships been split up during the course of competition.
Co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet has been replaced by former contestant Erin Andrews and dancing professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy is rejoining the show.
The cast list with their professional partners:
"Star Wars" actor Billy Dee Williams and Emma Slater
Actress Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas
Olympian Charlie White and Sharna Burgess
Austrailian singer Cody Simpson and Witney Carson
Actress Danica McKellar and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad and Henry Byalikov
"The Price Is Right" host Drew Carey and Cheryl Burke
Big Time Rush singer James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd
Olympian Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
"Real Housewives Of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani
Ice hockey player Sean Avery and Karina Smirnoff
Double-amputee snowboarding champion Amy Purdy and Derek Hough