‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast Announced – See Season 23 Pairings List! (VIDEO)

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Dancing With The Stars Cast Season 23 2016

By Andrew Shuster |

Dancing With The Stars Cast Season 23 2016


The “Dancing With The Stars” Season 23 cast was announced on Tuesday’s “Good Morning America.” Watch the video below!

Although quite a few of this season’s celebrity contestants were leaked prior to the big announcement on “GMA,” the full cast has now been confirmed. The first two announced were Olympians Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez, who talked about training for “Dancing With The Stars” with the same intensity as they did for the Summer Games. They will be competing for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy and joined on the dance floor by Amber Rose, Rick Perry, James Hinchcliffe, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jake T. Austin, Maureen McCormick, Marilu Henner, Jana Kramer, Terra Jole, Vanilla Ice and Calvin Johnson.

The pairings between the stars and pro dancers are Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke, Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Rick Perry and Emma Slater, James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Allison Holker, Jake T. Austin and Jenna Johnson, Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev, Marilu Henner and Derek Hough, Terra Jole and Sasha Farber, Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy, Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko, Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson, Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold.

Returning to the panel of judges are last season’s trio Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman. They will be joined, as Gossip Cop reported, by seasons 20 and 21 judge Julianne Hough.

Season 23 of “Dancing With The Stars” premieres September 12 on ABC. Watch the “GMA” cast announcement below!


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