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'Dancing with the Stars': Meet the new cast!

by Jake Kelly

Candace Cameron Bure: DJ from  "Full House" actress 

NeNe Leakes: at "Real Housewives of Atlanta's" 

Danica McKellar:  Winnie Cooper from "The Wonder Years" 

Diana Nyad:  The 64-year-old long distance swimmer. 

Drew Carey:  "The Price Is Right" 

James Maslow: A member of the band Big Time Rush, 

Cody Simpson: 17 year old Australian pop singer 

Amy Purdy: The double amputee has become a top-ranked snowboarder and Paralympic athlete after losing her legs to meningitis at 19.

Sean Avery: A former pro hockey player, 

Billy Dee Williams: 76 year old actor, artist and singer. 

These 12 aren't the only new faces this season. Fox Sports journalist Erin Andrews is also joining the series as its new co-host, replacing Brooke Burke-Charvet as Tom Bergeron's right-hand woman.

The 18th season of "DWTS" will premiere on ABC on March 17.