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The new cast of "Dancing With The Stars" was revealed on "Good Morning America" Tuesday morning.
Season 16 of ABC's hit reality dancing competition already leaked some names to the press, but all 13 contestants were released today.
"DWTS" showrunners are taking what is called its biggest risk ever by inviting former MTV star Andy Dick onto the cast. The comedian has had several brushes with the law in recent years; including guilty pleas to drug use and battery charges.
Winona Judd was the first celebrity to be announced, followed by D.L. Hughley and NFL star Jacoby Jones.
This season's brand-new cast of celebrities will also include "Real Housewives" star Lisa Vanderpump, boxer Victor Ortitz, Disney star Zendaya, 18-year-old Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, and German-based actor Ingo Rademacher.
In a previously reported release, country music star Kellie Pickler has joined "DWTS" in order to compete for the Mirrorball trophy.
Lastly, former Olympic figure skater Dorothy Hamill will also showcase her dancing skills this season.
The celebrity's respective professional dance partners will be announced live later on Tuesday during "Good Morning America."
Hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet will return for the 16th season, which will likely see many of today's hottest musical acts as guest performers.
"DWTS" will return to ABC on Monday, March 18. The show airs on the network on Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. EST.
The reality television series first aired in 2005 and has captured America's interest with stiff competition and quality entertainment.
In the past, stars such as Julianne Hough, Kristie Alley, Maria Menounos, Pamela Anderson, and Jennifer Grey have appeared on "DWTS."
Furthermore, "DWTS" champion include "Bachelorette" star Trista Sutter, Evander Holyfield, Kelly Monaco, Drew Lachey, Harry Hamlin, as well as the show's host, Burke-Charvet, among many others.