Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — John Schneider has joined the cast of Season 27 of Dancing with the Stars, as revealed this morning on Good Morning America. Schneider, alongside pro partner Emma Slater, will compete for the Mirror Ball Trophy starting with the 2-night season premiere on September 24 & 25.
"I’ve never been more excited, or more scared, of anything in my entire life,” says Schneider. "I get to check another big adventure off my bucket list!”
Schneider is best known for the iconic role of "Bo Duke" on The Dukes of Hazzard, as well as CW’s Smallville and his current series, Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots on OWN. In addition to his extensive acting career, John is a celebrated country music artist with 10 albums to his credits and 4 #1 singles on the Billboard Country chart.
This year, Schneider has launched an ambitious 52-song project, The Odyssey, releasing a song a week throughout 2018. With famed drummer/producer Paul Leim at the helm, he has recorded over 4 dozen all new songs with the help of esteemed songwriters like Paul Overstreet, Chuck Cannon, Keith Stegall, Jenee Fleenor, Mac Davis, Kyle Jacobs and Bill Anderson, to name a few. In addition, Schneider will release Greatest Hits…Still on October 2, 2018.
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