dancing with the stars season 17 valerie harper leah remini 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 17 cast: Valerie Harper, Leah Remini and moreThe new “Dancing With the Stars” cast was announced on Wednesday morning (Sept. 4) on “Good Morning America” and it runs the gamut of a former NFL player to two former “Saved by the Bell” kids (two!).

See all the stars and their partners in our photo gallery.

We are excited (so excited! so scared!) about this year’s cast. The dancers are as follows:

  • Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi from MTV’s “Jersey Shore.”
  • Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson
  • Actress Valerie Harper, after being diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year.
  • Brant Daugherty from “Pretty Little Liars.”
  • Singer/songwriter Christina Milian
  • Everyone’s favorite scientist, Bill Nye
  • Elizabeth Berkley from “Saved by the Bell” and “Showgirls.”
  • Corbin Bleu, a Disney channel alum who was part of the “High School Musical” series of films.
  • “Glee” star Amber Riley
  • Country comedian Bill Engvall (the “here’s your sign” guy)
  • Reality TV star Jack Osbourne (son of Ozzy and Sharon)
  • Actress Leah Remini of “The King of Queens.”

Are you excited, “DWTS” fans?

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."