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'Dancing With The Stars' welcomes 13 new celebrities

“Dancing With The Stars” Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced the show’s 13 new celebrity contestants today on “Good Morning America.”

"Fresh Prince of Bel Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro, Olympian Lolo Jones, “Duck Dynasty’s” Sadie Robertson, actress Lea Thompson of “Back to the Future” fame, and “Mean Girls” actor Jonathan Bennett are among the stars leading off the new line-up.

NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip and Ultimate Fighting Champion Randy Couture will compete in the battle for the mirrorball trophy. Comedian Tommy Chong, talk show host Tavis Smiley, as well as fashion designer Betsey Johnson, “General Hospital” actor Antonio Sabato, Jr., “Pretty Little Liars” actress Janel Parrish, and YouTube beauty guru Bethany Mota will also compete.

Last month, Julianne Hough, 26, who won two mirror ball trophies as a professional dancer during her time on the show, was named the fourth judge. She will join veterans Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli.

Season 19 of “Dancing With The Stars” is set to air on WTVG-TV, Channel 13, on Sept. 15.

ABC News contributed to this report.

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