'Dancing With the Stars' 2013: Season 17 Cast Announced!


Christina Milian

No stranger to the stage, singer Christina Milian will compete on the dance floor this season. Milian, who is currently recording her fourth album, broke out in the music world with her hit "AM to PM" and was recently the social media correspondent for "The Voice."

Amber Riley

Amber Riley turns heads with her killer vocals as Mercedes on the hit musical comedy, "Glee," and will now be performing on the "DWTS" dance floor. Riley is currently working on her debut solo album. Pro Partner: Derek Hough. Riley will dance with reigning season 16 pro champ Derek Hough, who returns for his 12th season.

Bill Nye

TV personality Bill Nye, known to kids simply as his character "The Science Guy," will explore the world of dancing this season.

"It's all physics; it's all the study of motion," Nye said today about applying his knowledge on the dance floor. "I'm feeling great."

The mechanical engineer has a passion for science and is writing a new children's book about energy.

Elizabeth Berkley Lauren Actress Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, who began her TV career as Jessie on the hit sitcom, "Saved by the Bell," will take her turn on the dance floor this season. The actress is also a New York Times bestselling author for her book "Ask Elizabeth," and a new mom.

Corbin Bleu

Disney star Corbin Bleu, best known for his role as Chad in the "High School Musical" franchise and who has also starred on Broadway, is lacing up his dancing shoes this season.

Brant Daugherty

Millions of "Pretty Little Liars" fans know Brant Daugherty as Noel on the hit ABC Family show and now the actor will give "Dancing" a whirl.

Bill Engvall

Comedian Bill Engvall, best known as a member of the Blue Collar Comedy comedy troupe and for his "Here's Your Sign" bit, will bring his humor to the ballroom this season.

Meet the pro partners and see the season 17 pairings!

Watch the two-hour premiere on Monday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on ABC.

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