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Dancing With The Stars new cast

I used to be a huge fan of Dancing With The Stars but then Brandy lost to Bristol Palin I was completely over the show. It always seems like the last season was lackluster. But they really pulled out the stops this year. They def went above and behind to attract the "black" crowd. Check out who joins the cast below.



  • Gladys Knight, 67 – The eight-time Grammy winner is paired with pro hoofer Tristan MacManus.
  • Melissa Gilbert, 47 -- The actress-writer-producer, best known for her role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on "Little House on the Prairie," will dance alongside the bad boy of the ballroom Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
  • Jack Wagner, 52 -- The soap star had memorable roles in daytime and primetime with "General Hospital" and "Melrose Place," and he's hoping to have memorable moves with partner Anna Trebunskaya.
  • Gavin DeGraw, 35 -- Singer-songwriter DeGraw, who sang the theme song to "One Tree Hill," is paired with last season's pro champ, Karina Smirnoff.
  • Donald Driver, 37 -- The Green Bay Packers wide receiver will have a shot at ballroom glory with pro Peta Murgatroyd.
  • Roshon Fegan, 20 -- This Disney Channel star will waltz alongside Chelsie Hightower.
  • Katherine Jenkins, 31 -- Jenkins, an operatic pop star from Wales, is set to dance with pro Mark Ballas.
  • William Levy, 31 -- Actor and former model Levy made his mark in Jennifer Lopez's steamy video, "I'm Into You," and he'll have a chance to make a mark on the "Dancing" stage with partner Cheryl Burke
  • Maria Menounos, 33 -- The actress and "Extra" host has three-time "Dancing" champ Derek Hough on her side.
  • Martina Navratilova, 55 -- Former tennis pro and sports commentator Navratilova will learn her steps from Tony Dovolani.
  • Sherri Sheperd, 44 -- "The View" cohost and actress will dance with the ballrooms other Chmerkovskiy -- Val.
  • Jaleel White, 35 -- He's best known for his role as Steve Urkel on the '90s hit "Family Matters," and TV audiences might soon know him for his fancy footwork beside partner Kym Johnson. SOURCE

Im most excited to see Jaleel White, Gladys Knight, and Donald Driver. Jaleel White has been branded as "Urkel" for so long thats its like people don't take him serious as an actor. Gladys Knight is such a legend, I really think she is going to bring in the majority of viewers to the show. And of course Im excited to see Donald Driver....Im from Wisconsin. Lol.
The new season starts March 19 on ABC

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