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Lea Thompson, Michael Waltrip and Tommy Chong among new 'Dancing With the Stars' contestants

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NEW YORK — Actress Lea Thompson, "Duck Dynasty" diva Sadie Robertson and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip are making tracks for the new season of "Dancing With the Stars."

ABC on Thursday announced the 13 contestants for its fall round of the dancing competition. They also include talk-show host Tavis Smiley, "Pretty Little Liars" star Janel Parrish, Olympic athlete Lolo Jones, actor Antonio Sabato Jr. and fashion designer Betsey Johnson.

Other amateur hoofers include comedy veteran Tommy Chong, YouTube star Bethany Mota, Ultimate Fighting champ Randy Couture, "Mean Girls" star Jonathan Bennett and actor-dancer Alfonso Ribeiro.

PHOTO: FILE - In this July 17, 2014 file photo, Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles. Jones is one of 13 contestants on the new season of "Dancing With the Stars," premiering Sept. 15, on ABC. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this July 17, 2014 file photo, Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles. Jones is one of 13 contestants on the new season of "Dancing With the Stars," premiering Sept. 15, on ABC. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

The new lineup was unveiled on "Good Morning America."

The 19th season of "Dancing" premieres Sept. 15. Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews return as co-hosts.


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