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Meet The New Celebrity Contestants Of 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 24; Details Here

Update Date: Mar 03, 2017 10:28 AM EST

The popular celebrity dance showdown "Dancing With The Stars" is now on its 24th season. Find out the other juicy tidbits about the upcoming season of the show.

What Is "Dancing With The Stars"?

"Dancing with the Stars" is a dance contest TV series that debuted in June 1, 2005 on ABC. The program is the American adaptation of the British TV show, "Strictly Come Dancing". The arrangement of the program consists of a star paired with a professional dancer.

Every couple shows a predetermined dance choreography and battles against the others for judges' points and viewers votes. The couple who got the lowest merged total of judges' points and audience votes is dropped on the competition every week, until only the champion dance pair remains.

New Contestants Of "Dancing With The Stars" Season 23 Revealed

On the new season of "Dancing With The Stars," some of the participants are into sports. According to a report posted by 11Alive, there's a gymnast, a soccer player, and a baseball player in the group. Twelve celebrities will compete on the upcoming season of the popular celebrity dance showdown

More Tidbits About The New Contestants Of "Dancing With The Stars"

Meanwhile, here are some more details about some of the celebrities who will be on Dancing With The Stars: Nancy Kerrigan, 47, is a retired figure skater who brought home a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympic Games and a silver at the 1994 Olympics. Simone Biles is a 19-year-old gymnast from Ohio, who became America's sweetheart during her performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

Another celebrity who will compete is Lawrence Tureaud, who is commonly known as "Mr. T." He is a former expert wrestler and a performer, as reported by ABC. Professional bull rider Bonner Bolton will join the competition as well.

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