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Dancing with the Stars returns Monday night

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ABC NEWS -- The celebrity cast of season 22 of ABC's “Dancing With the Stars”  features an eclectic group of stars, including football legend Doug Flutie, outspoken journalist Geraldo Rivera, actress Mischa Barton and TV personality Marla Maples, who is the ex-wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

The 12 celebrities appeared live in “GMA”’s Times Square studio earlier this month, alongside the dance professionals who'll teach them how to tango this season. 

Barton made her screen debut as a child but shot to fame playing Marisa Cooper on the teen drama, “The O.C.” Maples has appeared in the films “Executive Decision” and “Maximum Overdrive,” and has had several guest-starring roles on television. Rivera is a talk show host and an award-winning journalist with more than 40 years experience in the news business.

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Also joining the celebrity cast are Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and his gridiron rival, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, R&B singer Wanya Morris of the group Boyz II Men, and Nyle DiMarco, winner of the final season of “America's Next Top Model.”

The new season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres at 7 p.m. on Channel 27, WKOW.

Find out more exciting details about the new season here. 

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