‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2016: Season 22 Celebrity Cast Revealed Live on ‘GMA’

PHOTO: Marla Maples, Geraldo Rivera and Ginger Zee will join the rest of the stars and grace the ballroom floor for the first time during the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on March, 21, 2016, at 8 p.m. on the ABC Television Network. PlayCraig Sjodin/ABC
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The celebrity cast of season 22 of ABC's “Dancing With the Stars” was officially announced on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday and the lineup features an eclectic group of stars, including football legend Doug Flutie, outspoken journalist Geraldo Rivera, actress Mischa Barton and TV personality Marla Maples, who is the ex-wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

The 12 celebrities appeared live in “GMA”’s Times Square studio alongside the dance professionals who'll teach them how to tango this season.

The celebrities are stars of music, media, television and sports.

Barton made her screen debut as a child but shot to fame playing Marisa Cooper on the teen drama, “The O.C.” Maples has appeared in the films “Executive Decision” and “Maximum Overdrive,” and has had several guest-starring roles on television. Rivera is a talk show host and an award-winning journalist with more than 40 years experience in the news business.

Also joining the celebrity cast are Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and his gridiron rival, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, R&B singer Wanya Morris of the group Boyz II Men, and Nyle DiMarco, winner of the final season of “America's Next Top Model.”

UFC fighter Paige VanZant, who is known for her mixed martial arts moves in the ring, will trade in her gloves for dancing shoes as another celebrity dancer on the show. Rounding out the celebrity cast is “Facts of Life” actress Kim Fields, who currently appears on the reality TV show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

“Full House” actress Jodie Sweetin and “GMA” meteorologist Ginger Zee were previously announced as cast members. Sweetin made a name for herself playing Stephanie Tanner in the hit sitcom “Full House” and reprised the role in the spin-off, “Fuller House,” which premiered on Netflix last month.

Zee gave birth to her first child, a son named Adrian, in December. She plans to return to “GMA” from maternity leave on March 14.

The celebrities weren’t the only ones in the spotlight. Edyta Sliwinska, a fan favorite who appeared on the first 10 seasons of the show, will return to partner up with Rivera.

Other fan favorite dance pros Karina Smirnoff, Tony Dovolani, Mark Ballas, Val Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are also returning to the ballroom.

The new season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres at 8 p.m. Eastern time on March 21.

THE SEASON 22 COUPLES

Ginger Zee and Val Chmerkovskiy

PHOTO: Ginger Zee and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Ginger Zee and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Antonio Brown and Sharna Burgess

PHOTO: Antonio Brown and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Antonio Brown and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Doug Flutie and Karina Smirnoff

PHOTO: Doug Flutie and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Doug Flutie and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Wanya Morris and Lindsay Arnold

PHOTO: Wanya Morris and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Wanya Morris and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Von Miller and Witney Carson

PHOTO: Von Miller and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Von Miller and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Nyle Dimarco and Peta Murgatroyd

PHOTO: Nyle DiMarco and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Nyle DiMarco and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Jodie Sweetin and Keo Motsepe

PHOTO: Jodie Sweetin and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time with their professional partners during the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016, at 8 p.m. on the ABC Television Network.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Jodie Sweetin and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time with their professional partners during the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016, at 8 p.m. on the ABC Television Network.

Mischa Barton and Artem Chigvintsev

PHOTO: Mischa Barton and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Mischa Barton and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Marla Maples and Tony Dovolani

PHOTO: Marla Maples and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Marla Maples and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas

PHOTO: Paige VanZant and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Paige VanZant and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Kim Fields and Sasha Farber

PHOTO: Kim Fields and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Kim Fields and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.

Geraldo Rivera and Edyta Sliwinska

PHOTO: Geraldo Rivera and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, on Monday, March, 21, 2016.Craig Sjodin/ABC
Geraldo Rivera and the rest of the stars will grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday, March, 21, 2016.