Carole Baskin, Rapper Nelly among new Dancing With The Stars cast

ABC announced the new “Dancing with the Stars” season 2020 celebrity cast on “Good Morning America.”

Joining the cast this season will be reality TV star Carole Baskin, who recently gained stardom after being featured in the hit Netflix documentary “Tiger King.”

The celebrities and professional dancers to compete are as follows:


  • Head coach Monica Aldama (“CHEER”)
  • Animal activist Carole Baskin (“Tiger King”)
  • Kaitlyn Bristowe (“The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette”)
  • Super Bowl Champion Vernon Davis
  • TV and film actress Anne Heche
  • Disney Channel actress Skai Jackson
  • Actress Justina Machado (“One Day at a Time”)
  • Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean
  • Emmy® Award-winning host of “The Real” and sideline correspondent on “Holey Moley,” Jeannie Mai
  • TV and film actor Jesse Metcalfe
  • GRAMMY®-winning rapper Nelly
  • TV host Nev Schulman (“Catfish”)
  • NBA superstar Charles Oakley (“The Last Dance”)
  • Actress Chrishell Stause (“Selling Sunset”)
  • Olympic figure skater and on-air commentator Johnny Weir

Professional dancers:

“Dancing With The Stars” will feature Tyra Banks as their new host after ABC announced in July that longtime hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews would not return.