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'Dancing With the Stars' cast announced for Season 27

By Libby Hill • Sep 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM

The kids are back in school, the days are getting longer, temperatures have settled into the low 80s, and it all can mean only one thing: It’s fall!

And with it comes the return of ABC’s reality-show mainstay, “Dancing With the Stars,” which has announced the new cast for Season 27.

The forthcoming season will feature its traditional mix of entertainment and sports stars, including:

• Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton

• “Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider

• Pop/R&B singer Tinashe

• “Bachelorette” alum Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile

• Country radio personality Bobby Bones

• Actor Juan Pablo DiPace

• Comedian Nikki Glaser

• “Harry Potter” actress Evanna Lynch

• Disney Channel star Milo Manheim

• “Facts of Life” actress Nancy McKeon

• Model Alexis Ren

• Former Paralympic adaptive skier Danelle Umstead (the series’ first blind contestant)

• NFL player DeMarcus Ware

Pick a favorite, start a pool, and ready yourself for Season 27 of “Dancing With the Stars,” which premieres Sept. 24 on ABC.


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