Olympic skaters, Drew Carey to compete on 'Dancing With The Stars'
Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States compete in the team ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. (AP / Ivan Sekretarev)
The Associated Press
Published Tuesday, March 4, 2014 10:15AM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, March 4, 2014 2:52PM EST
NEW YORK -- U.S. Olympic ice dancing gold medallists Charlie White and Meryl Davis will try a less slick surface and new partners as contestants in the next edition of "Dancing With the Stars."
ABC said Tuesday that game show host Drew Carey, actor Billy Dee Williams and long distance swimmer Diana Nyad will also be on the show, which begins a new season on March 17.
Other celebrity contestants include:
- Former pro hockey player Sean Avery
- "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure
- "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes
- James Maslow, of the TV show and music group Big Time Rush
- Actress Danica McKellar of "The Wonder Years" and "The West Wing"
- Paralympic athlete Amy Purdy
- Pop star Cody Simpson
"Dancing With The Stars" kicks off on March 17 on CTV.