Dancing With the Stars Season 19 Cast Announced

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We had been told which pros would be returning to Dancing With the Stars this year and which ones would be new, and it had also been announced that former pro,  Julianne Hough, would be a new, fourth judge for this upcoming season. However, the most interesting part of each season of Dancing With the Stars, the new celebrity cast, was not announced until this morning on Good Morning America. It’s the typical group of athletes and actors, with a political commentator and even a YouTuber thrown into the mix. Here’s the full cast list for Season 19 of Dancing With the Stars:

– Jonathan Bennett (actor, most famous for his role in Mean Girls) paired with pro Allison Holker

– Tommy Chong (actor, most famous for Cheech and Chong) paired with pro Peta Meurgatroyd

– Randy Couture (MMA champion) paired with pro Karina Smirnoff

– Betsey Johnson (fashion designer) paired with pro Tony Dovolani

– Lolo Jones (Olympic athlete) paired with pro Keo Motsepe

– Bethany Mota (YouTube star) paired with pro Derek Hough

– Janel Parrish (actress most famous for her role in Pretty Little Liars paired with pro Val Chmerkovskiy

– Alfonso Ribeiro (actor, most famous for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) paired with pro Witney Carson

– Sadie Robertson (from the reality series Duck Dynasty paired with pro Mark Ballas

– Antonio Sabato, Jr. (actor, most famous for The Bold and the Beautiful) paired with pro Cheryl Burke

– Tavis Smiley (talk show host and political commentator) paired with pro Sharna Burgess

– Lea Thompson (actress, most famous for Back to the Future) paired with pro Artem Chigvintsev

– Michael Waltrip (NASCAR driver) paired with pro Emma Slater

Season 19 of Dancing With the Stars kicks off on Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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Chris is the Managing Editor of TVOvermind. A graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and Film, he has been writing for TVOvermind for over two years and has written about several different television shows, such as New Girl, Breaking Bad, Glee, and Homeland. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13) or email (chris@tvovermind.com).
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