The new cast for “Dancing with the Stars” was announced this morning in Hollywood, during the live broadcast of “Good Morning America.”
Season 14 of the show returns on Monday, March 19th at 8pm, ET with a sensational two-hour season premiere, then on Tuesday, March 27th, with the premiere of “Dancing with the Stars the Results Show” (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET).
Dancing this season are comedy stars Jaleel White, best known as Urkel on “Family Matters” and “Shake It Up” star Roshon Fegan. Jack Wagner, Melissa Gilbert, Donald Driver, William Levy, Sherri Shepherd, Katherine Jenkins, Gavin DeGraw, Martina Navratilova, Maria Menounos and Gladys Knight make up the rest of the cast.
White rose to international fame as a regular on the hit ABC show “Family Matters.” Since the show left the air, White has been busy attending UCLA’s School of Film and Television, and working as star and producer of the series, “Grown-Ups.” Upon graduating from UCLA, he worked as a WGA writer for such notable companies as Imagine Entertainment and Disney Channel Television. He has also resumed acting, playing guest starring roles in “Boston Legal,” “House,” “NCIS”and Dreamworks'”Dreamgirls.”Last year, he played a role in the feature film, “Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer,”voiced the role of Sonic the Hedgehog and wrote, produced and starred in his own webseries “Fake It ‘Til You Make It.” White currently plays recurring roles on USA Network’s cable smash, “Psych” and the Nickelodeon series, “Problem Solverz.”Coming up, he will host the new SyFy game show “Total Blackout” and will begin production on a film which he co-wrote, “Parkin’Lot Pimpin.”
Fegan stars in the hit Disney Channel show “Shake It Up.” Fegan is already a popular rapper and hip-hop music producer. Most widely recognized for his roles on Disney Channel, this musical artist, songwriter, producer and actor currently stars on the Disney Channel original series “Shake It Up!” as Ty Blue. Prior to this role, he appeared as Sander Loyer in the Disney Channel original movies “Camp Rock” and “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.” Fegan also performed songs on the “Camp Rock” soundtrack as well as the DVD bonus track “Camp Rock.” 20 year-old Fegan recently released his first self-produced EP “I Am RoShon.”
“Dancing With The Stars” premieres Monday, March 19th on ABC.