Sam Champion

NASHVILLE, TN — There will be both cast changes and a new place to view the 31st season of “Dancing With The Stars.” After three decades on the ABC network, when the show returns Dept. 19 it will air on the Disney + streaming service. There will be two hosts, Tyra Banks and actor Alphonso Ribero. Disney + has also announced the 16 celebrities who’ll be participating in the new season as well as their partners.

The cast includes; Fitness model and actor Joseph Baena with partner Daniella Karagach; Movie star Selma Blair with partner Sasha Farber; Comedian, actor and singer Wayne Brady with partner Witney Carson; “Good Morning America” contributor and WABC-TV New York’s weather anchor Sam Champion, with partner Cheryl Burke; TikTok star Charli D’Amelio with partner Mark Ballas; Heidi D’Amelio (“The D’Amelio Show”) with partner Artem Chigvintsev; Country star Jessie James Decker with partner Alan Bersten; TV star Trevor Donovan with partner Emma Slater; Daniel Durant  (Oscar®-winning “CODA”) with partner Britt Stewart;Teresa Giudice (“The Real Housewives of New Jersey”) with partner Pasha Pashkov; Vinny Guadagnino (“Jersey Shore”) with partner Koko Iwasaki; “Charlie’s Angels” star Cheryl Ladd with partner Louis Van Amstel; Jason Lewis (“Sex and the City”) with partner Peta Murgatroyd; Drag queen superstar Shangela with partner Gleb Savchenko; Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks with partner Brandon Armstrong;  Gabby Windey (“The Bachelorette”) with partner Val Chmerkovskiy.

Disney  + has publicly said they don’t plan to change much from its past years on ABC. Similar to past seasons, the celebrities and their dance partners will be judged by renowned ballroom experts Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. The new season of “Dancing With The Stars” is also the first live series to debut on Disney +.