Press Release

B&H Author Candace Cameron Bure Joins the Newest Celebrity Cast Lineup of "Dancing With The Stars" Season 18


Mar 6th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 6, 2014) Good Morning America revealed the new cast of ABC’s hit television show Dancing with the Stars on March 4th and amongst the celebrity competitors named was actress and New York Times best-selling author Candace Cameron Bure. She will be partnering with dancer Mark Ballas on what will be the 18th season of the popular show, premiering with a two-hour special on March 17, 2014.
Bure’s most recently published book Balancing It All (B&H Publishing Group) as been featured on CNN, E! News, Inside Edition, Fox & Friends, as well as CBS Live from the Couch, Huffington Post Live, and more. Since the launch of her book, Bure’s social media pages have collectively grown by more than 600k followers. In addition to her casting on Dancing with the Stars, Cameron will continue to do media interviews to promote Balancing It All throughout the spring.
Good Morning America shared in their release, “Dancing With The Stars” returns for its 18th season and the new crop of celebrity competitors may be the fiercest yet.
Fresh off their gold-medal win at the Sochi Olympics, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the dynamic ice dancing duo, headline the all-star lineup, along with “The Wonder Years” star Danica McKellar, comedian turned game show host Drew Carey, swimming legend Diana Nyad, and acting great Billy Dee Williams.
The hit ABC show is shaking things up, from the replacement of host Brooke Burke-Charvet with sports host Erin Andrews, to the announcement of an unprecedented format in which viewers can vote to switch celebrities and their pro partners mid-season.”
Jennifer Lyell, Trade Book Publisher at B&H noted, “We are so grateful for Candace and for the many ways in which she uses the platform and gifts God has given her to point people toward Him. She is one of the most evangelistic authors with whom we’ve ever worked and has consistently shown her desire to honor Christ with the opportunities she is given. We are praying for Candace and look forward with anticipation to see how she uses this platform to bring great glory to Him on Dancing with the Stars.”
Candace Cameron Bure, actress, producer, New York Times’ bestselling author and inspirational speaker, is both outspoken and passionate about her family and faith. Known to millions worldwide from her role as “D.J. Tanner” on the iconic family sitcom “Full House,” Candace continues to flourish in the entertainment industry as a role model to women of all ages. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. For more information, visit her website at: or follow her on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date news.
B&H Publishing Group, a division of Lifeway Christian Resources, is a team of mission-minded people with a passion for taking God’s Word to the world. Because we believe Every Word Matters™ we seek to provide intentional, Bible-centered content that positively impacts the hearts and minds of people, inspiring them to build a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. Among our print and digital releases for the trade, church, and academic markets, titles include The New York Times No. 1 best sellers The Love Dare and The Vow as well as the award-winning HCSB Study Bible.