Billy Dee Williams and NeNe Leakes on ABC's 'Dancing'

Billy Dee Williams (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis will try a less slick surface and new partners as contestants in the next edition of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
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NeNe Leakes (Ap Photo/File)

ABC said Tuesday that game show host Drew Carey, actor Billy Dee Williams and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes  will also be on the show, which begins a new season on March 17.
Other celebrity contestants include former pro hockey player Sean Avery, “Full House” actress Candace Cameron Bure, long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, James Maslow of the TV show and music group Big Time Rush, actress Danica McKellar of “The Wonder Years,” “The West Wing,” Paralympic athlete Amy Purdy and pop star Cody Simpson.


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