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Jill Johnson/JPI Studio

Season 19 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” will be hot, hot, hot! This season’s cast was announced today, and in addition to the many well-known celebs putting their hat in the ring for the popular mirror ball award are two former soap stars who will be hitting the dance floor, as well!

(ex-Jagger Cates, “;” ex-Dante Damiano, “The Bold and the Beautiful;” ex-Jack Parezi, “Melrose Place”) and (ex-JR Chandler, “”) will be joining MMA pro Randy Couture, NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip, “ actress , “” star Sadie Robertson, “ actor , comedian/musician Tommy Chong, “” actress , political commentator , Olympic track star , YouTube star Bethany Mota and fashion designer in the competition.

Some other changes taking place on the new season include the loss of dancer Maks Chmerkovskiy, the return of as the fourth judge (joining , Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli) and more viewer interactivity so America has a better chance of influencing the show.

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Ida Mae Astute/ABC

Bennett, who’ll be paired with pro-dancer Allison Holker, is known for his roles in projects such as “,” “,” “Bachelor Party Vegas,” Authors Anonymous,” and “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder: Freshman Year.”

Pro-dancer has been partnered with Sabato, a former model who’ll be starring in upcoming episodes of Investigation Discovery’s “,” FX’s “The League,” and in his own syndicated home improvement series, “Fix It & Finish It,” which debuts Monday, September 8.

The 19th season of “Dancing” kicks off on ABC on Monday, September 15 at 8PM ET/PT.

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  • Rick Nihan

    I must start watching