• Dancing with the Stars returns for its 16th season, here's the full cast announcement


    The ABC smash hit DANCING WITH THE STARS returns once again with celebrities vying for the honored disco ball trophy. The show returns for its 16th season on MONDAY, MARCH 18 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) with a two-hour season premiere, then on TUESDAY, MARCH 26, with the premiere of Dancing with the Stars the Results Show (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET).

    The casting follows the shows formulaic previous trends with Olympic Gold medalists, Comedians, Grammy Winners, Soap Stars and Disney Channel stars. Wynona Judd, Andy Dick, and Dorothy Hamill are some of the big names for this season.

    Cast bios from ABC below...




    DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 16 Cast

    ALY RAISMAN
    Just 18 years old, Aly Raisman captained the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team to its first team gold medal since the 1996 Olympic Games.

    ANDY DICK
    Andy Dick is an American comedian, actor, writer, director, musician and producer.

    D.L. HUGHLEY
    D.L Hughley, one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas.

    DOROTHY HAMILL
    Dorothy Hamill captured the Gold Medal at the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria at the age of 19. Overnight, she became one of those rare champions who transcended her sport and captured the country’s imagination.

    INGO RADEMACHER
    Soap opera star Ingo Rademacher is best known to audiences as the charismatic Jasper “Jax” Jacks on ABC’s General Hospital. Rademacher originated the role of “Jax,” having first aired on General Hospital in January of 1996. His other television credits include Hawaii Five-O, Titans, Veronica’s Closet, and According To Jim.

    JACOBY JONES
    Jacoby Jones is a professional football player for the 2013 Super Bowl Champions Baltimore Ravens.

    KELLIE PICKLER
    Kellie Pickler grew up immersed in country music in the small town of Albemarle, North Carolina with the words of Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton shaping her musical footing.

    LISA VANDERPUMP
    Hailing from London, restaurateur, designer, author, philanthropist, producer and television personality Lisa Vanderpump moved to the United States eight years ago.

    VICTOR ORTIZ
    Victor Ortiz is a living, breathing example of the American dream. From a broken home in a small town in Kansas to the bright lights of the boxing ring, Ortiz has used every obstacle he has encountered along his journey to fuel his strength and attain his dreams.

    WYNONNA JUDD
    Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times bestselling author, Wynonna Judd has always revolved her career around telling stories. Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary duo The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own mega-successful solo path, Judd’s ability to reach the heart of the human spirit through her bold and unflinching honesty, is the entertainer’s true gift.

    ZENDAYA COLEMAN
    Multi-talented actress and singer, Zendaya Coleman, stars as Raquel “Rocky” Blue, one half of the comedic duo, in the hit Disney Channel series Shake It Up! and is currently recording her debut album on Hollywood Records.
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