Karate Kid, Kirstie Allie Among New ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Cast

ABC has announced the next 11 celebrity participants for the upcoming spring edition of megahit Dancing With the Stars. Not surprisingly, there are sports legends, models, a reality star, a talk show host and actors in search of a comeback. (But missing are any other housemates from MTV’s Jersey Shore.) 

Competing this season will be actress Kirstie Allie, radio personality “Psycho” Mike Catherwood, wrestling great Chris Jericho, actress/musician Chelsea Kane, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, Ralph “The Karate Kid” Macchio, model Petra Nemcova, entertainer/philanthropist Romeo, Super Bowl great Hines Ward, E! star/Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson and talk show host Wendy Williams.

Dancing With the Stars returns with the two-hour season premiere on Monday, March 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The live results show begins on Tuesday, March 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke host.