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ABC Announces 100 Participating Celebrities for the Reboot of ‘Battle of the Network Stars’

With a focus on nostalgia versus current television, stars from yesteryear from “The Brady Bunch,” “The Love Boat,” “CHiPs,” “Dallas,” “Knots Landing” and “Beverly Hills, 90210,” among others, will be competing against cast members from shows like “Modern Family,” “Scandal,” “The Goldbergs” and “Pretty Little Liars” on the return of “Battle of the Network Stars” on ABC. The competitors will include Barry Williams (“The Brady Bunch”), “The Love Boat” stars Jill Whelan and Ted Lange, Charlene Tilton (“Dallas”), Donna Mills (“Knots Landing”), Anson Williams (“Happy Days”), Fred Dryer (“Hunter”), Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox from “CHiPs,” Ian Ziering and Gabrielle Carteris from “Beverly Hills, 90210,” Jimmie Walker (“Good Times”), Jason Hervey (“The Wonder Years), Tracey Gold (“Growing Pains”), Willie Aames (“Eight is Enough”) and “The Partridge Family” star Danny Bonaduce.

The 10-episode season, which opens on Thursday, June 29 at 9 p.m. ET, will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games, like Tug of War, Archery, Kayak Relay, Obstacle Course, and Dunk Tank.

Here are the 20 teams competing:

TV Sitcoms (Bronson Pinchot, Tom Arnold, Dave Coulier, AJ Michalka, Tracey Gold)
vs. TV Kids (Joey Lawrence, Corbin Bleu, Nolan Gould, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields)

Primetime Soaps (Ian Ziering, Josh Henderson, Gabrielle Carteris, *Donna Mills, Mischa Barton)
vs. ABC Stars (Olivia d’Abo, Shari Belafonte, Michael Fishman, Jason Hervey, Anson Williams)

Variety (Joanna Krupa, Nick Lachey, Vanessa Lachey, Gilles Marini, Jack Osbourne)
vs. TV Sex Symbols (Keegan Allen, Traci Bingham, Rosa Blasi, Brant Daugherty, Galen Gering)

Cops (Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Kelly Hu, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Lorenzo Lamas)
vs. TV Sitcoms (Todd Bridges, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Dave Foley, Willie Garson, Jenna von Oy)

White House (Cornelius Smith Jr., Marlee Matlin, Joshua Malina, LaMonica Garrett, Mary McCormack)vs. Lawyers (Elisabeth Rohm, Corbin Bernsen, Matt McGorry, Romi Dias, Catherine Bell)

TV Moms & Dads (Chad Lowe, Greg Evigan, Ted McGinley, Lesley Fera, Jackee Harry)
vs. TV Kids (Jimmie Walker, Mackenzie Phillips, Jonathan Lipnicki, Krista Marie Yu, Jeremy Miller)

Famous TV Families (Danny Bonaduce, Barry Williams, Beverley Mitchell, Willie Aames, Charlene Tilton) vs. Doctors (Thomas Calabro, Taye Diggs, Rachelle Lefevre, *Deidre Hall, Benjamin Hollingsworth)

Troublemakers (Vivica A. Fox, Paul Johansson, John Barrowman, Julie Benz, Catherine Bach)
vs. TV Lifeguards (David Chokachi, Brande Roderick, Parker Stevenson, Nicole Eggert, Gena Lee Nolin)

ABC Stars (Ted Lange, Troy Gentile, Jill Whelan, Denise Richards, Joely Fisher)
vs. Variety (Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Adrienne Houghton, Cameron Mathison, Kelly Osbourne)

Cops (Marisol Nichols, Roma Maffia, Adrian Zmed, Fred Dryer, Ryan Paevey)
vs. Sci-Fi Fantasy (Lou Ferrigno, Vinnie Jones, Charisma Carpenter, Kevin Sorbo, Jill Wagner)