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'Dancing with the Stars' reveals season 14 cast

By James Dinan, CNN
February 28, 2012 -- Updated 1719 GMT (0119 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • "View" co-host Sherri Shepherd will step into the "Dancing" arena
  • Jack Wagner, who currently appears on "The Bold and the Beautiful," will dance this season
  • Season 14 of 'DWTS' will kick off on March 19 at 8 p.m. ET with a two-hour premiere

(CNN) -- The upcoming season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" could be the most difficult yet for the popular series.

"Dancing" once ruled the Monday night ratings roost, but with NBC starting to show muscle with "The Voice," the Tom Bergeron-hosted affair is facing pressure to step it up for its 14th season, especially after critics took umbrage with the series' lack of star power in recent seasons.

So who will be hoofing it up for season 14? This season's stars, revealed this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America," are:

Jack Wagner - The soap star, who currently appears on "The Bold and the Beautiful," is also quite the golfer, having won the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic on two occasions.

Melissa Gilbert - The TV icon played "Half Pint" Laura Ingalls on "Little House on the Prairie."

Donald Driver - The 13-year NFL veteran is the all-time receptions leader in Green Bay Packers history, and was selected to play in four Pro Bowls.

William Levy - Levy is a popular telenovela actor who appeared in the music video for Jennifer Lopez's "I'm Into You."

Sherri Shepherd - The "View" co-host hopes to be "bicoastal" for as long as possible as she steps into the "Dancing" arena.

Katherine Jenkins - The Welsh-born mezzo-soprano performed on an episode of "Dancing" last season.

Gavin DeGraw - The singer/songwriter has had five Top 40 hits since 2004, including "I Don't Want to Be" and "Not Over You."

Martina Navratilova - The tennis legend hopes to do better than fellow "racquet queen" Monica Seles, who was the second celebrity eliminated on the sixth season of the show.

Roshon Fegan - Teens and pre-teens know this 20-year-old for his role as Ty on Disney Channel's "Shake It Up."

Maria Menounos - The "Extra" correspondent has an unblemished record in World Wrestling Entertainment, winning both of her matches.

Jaleel White - Known by millions for his portrayal of nerdy Steve Urkel on "Family Matters," White is now hosting the upcoming Syfy game show "Total Blackout."

Gladys Knight - The legendary singer has won 11 Grammy awards in a career spanning nearly six decades.

What do you think of this season's "Dancing" cast? Season 14 will kick off on Monday, March 19 at 8 p.m. ET with a two-hour premiere.

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