'Dancing With the Stars' to feature a Backstreet Boy and a 'Tiger King' star
CNN/Stylemagazine.com Newswire | 9/2/2020, 1:09 p.m.
By Lisa Respers France, CNN
(CNN) -- From a Backstreet Boy to one of the stars of "Tiger King," the new season of "Dancing With the Stars" may literally have something for everyone.
The new participants and their professional dance partners for Season 29 were revealed Tuesday on "Good Morning America," though you will have to tune in to the first show to see the pairings.
That's just one of the changes in what will be many this season, including a new host, Tyra Banks.
The cast will be:
head coach Monica Aldama ("Cheer")
animal activist Carole Baskin ("Tiger King")
Kaitlyn Bristowe ("The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette")
Super Bowl champion Vernon Davis
TV and film actress Anne Heche
Disney Channel actress Skai Jackson
actress Justina Machado ("One Day at a Time")
Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean
Emmy Award-winning host of "The Real" Jeannie Mai
TV and film actor Jesse Metcalfe
Grammy-winning rapper Nelly
TV host Nev Schulman ("Catfish")
Former NBA star Charles Oakley ("The Last Dance")
Actress and Realtor Chrishell Stause ("Selling Sunset")
Olympic figure skater and on-air commentator Johnny Weir
They will be paired with the following professional dancers:
Season 29 of "Dancing With the Stars" will premiere at 8 p.m. on September 14 on ABC.