"Good Morning America" announced the full cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" this morning. The cast members of the 16th season were at the show for an appearance, where they also revealed their professional dancer pairings.
This year's cast features several professional athletes, including two Olympians: Needham's own gold medal gymnast, Aly Raisman, and '70s skating world champion, Dorothy Hamill.
The star and pro pairings are:
Country star Wynonna Judd and Tony Dovolani
Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley and Cheryl Burke
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast member Lisa Vanderpump and Gleb Savchenko
Comedian Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess
Boxing camp Victor Ortiz and Lindsay Arnold
Disney starlet Zendaya Coleman and Val Chmerkovskiy
Olympic gymnist Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas
"General Hospital" actor Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson
Country artist Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough
Olympic skater Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus
Professional dancers Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, and Gleb Savchenko are making their first appearances as partners to the stars this season. Read more about the contestants and see photos of them here.
What do you think of this year's cast? Who do you think will walk away with the disco ball of glory? Comment here.
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