Dancing With The Stars Season 16 Cast Announced
Today the big news was that the new season of Dancing With The Stars Cast was announced. This is the show’s 16th season and the two-hour premiere airs Monday, March 18 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on ABC. Take a look at all 11 contestants below!
D.L. Hughley: Comedian and actor
Pro Partner: Cheryl Burke. The two-time pro champ Cheryl Burke returns for her 15th season.
Jacoby Jones: The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver
Pro Partner: Karina Smirnoff. Pro dancer Smirnoff, who won season 13 with soap opera star and veteran J. R. Martinez, returns for her 13th
Andy Dick: Comedian and actor
Pro Partner: Sharna Burgess. Dick is paired with pro dancer Sharna Burgess, who makes her “DWTS” debut after three years on the dance troupe.
Lisa Vanderpump: “Real Housewife of Beverly Hills” star
Pro Partner: Gleb Savchenko. The professional dancer makes his “DWTS” debut this season.
Zendaya Coleman: The Disney star, known by her fans as Zendaya, is an actress, singer and dancer on the Disney channel’s hit series “Shake It Up” and at 16 the youngest contestant to ever be on the show.
Pro Partner: Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Coleman is paired up with dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy, a finalist from last season, who returns for his fourth season.
Pro Partner: Mark Ballas. Raisman will dance with two-time winner Mark Ballas, a “DWTS” veteran who returns for his 12th season.
Pro Partner: Kym Johnson. Veteran Kym Johnson is a two-time champ who returns for her 13th season on the show.
Victor Ortiz: Boxer
Pro Partner: Lindsay Arnold. Pro dancer Lindsay Arnold, who is making her debut this season as a professional partner.
Wynonna Judd: Country singer
Pro Partner: Tony Dovolani. Veteran pro Dovolani is the reigning pro champ, winning last season’s “All-Star” competition with partner Melissa Rycroft. He returns to dance for a 15th season.
Kelly Pickler: Country singer and American Idol star.
Pro Partner: Derek Hough. Hough is a three-time champion, who returns for his 11th season.
Dorothy Hamill: Olympic gold medal ice skating champion.
Pro Partner: Tristan MacManus. MacManus returns for his fourth season on the show