Mirrorball Champion Joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ as Host

Actor and Mirrorball champion Alfonso Ribeiro is ready to hitch “Dancing With the Stars” season 31 as one of many show’s host. Tyra Banks, who has been the host of the show since season 29, can also be set to return to the ballroom.

The information was set to launch in the course of the Thursday, July 14, 2022 episode of “Good Morning America,” however People launched the information early in a now-deleted article. Luckily for followers, the information was caught and shared round earlier than it was deleted. It was additionally picked up by PopCulture.

Ribeiro has been a fan-favorite winner to get the place of host on the show since Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews had been fired forward of season 29. He received the Mirrorball trophy in 2014 and has been the host of ABC’s “America’s Funniest Home Videos” since 2015.

Some Fans Thought Banks Was Out

Some followers thought that Banks wouldn’t be returning to the ballroom after “Dancing With the Stars” introduced the show can be transferring to Disney+ reasonably than airing on ABC.

Speculation about Banks’ attainable exit continued when it was introduced by Variety that former showrunner Conrad Green can be returning for the upcoming season. Green was the show’s govt producer from 2005 to May 2014. He earned 9 Primetime Emmy Award nominations throughout his time with the show.

Green was the substitute for Andrew Llinares, who stepped down from his publish on the show in March 2022. He was with “Dancing With the Stars” for 4 years and is usually blamed for the show’s firing of Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.

Some followers have been calling for Banks to exit the show forward of season 31, with some even resurfacing a petition to have the truth TV star and supermodel fired from “Dancing With the Stars” altogether in 2021.

Some folks thought Banks was hinting that she was performed with “Dancing With the Stars” in early 2022 when she went comparatively quiet on social media. The host didn’t react when the transfer to Disney+ was introduced, although a lot of the cast did.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Returns in September 2022

According to Kristyn Burtt, an leisure reporter who typically has insider information on dance competitions together with “Dancing With the Stars,” the brand new season of the show will premiere on Monday, September 19, 2022.

“You already know #DWTS is transferring to Disney + and Conrad Green is returning as the chief producer, would you additionally wish to know the premiere date?” she wrote within the caption, together with the date on the tail-end of the video posted.

There has been no phrase on the time that the show will air, although it is doubtless at 8 p.m. coast-to-coast now that it is going to be airing reside on a streaming service.

Judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Derek Hough have every confirmed that they are going to be returning to the judging panel.Burtthas mentioned there may very well be “three judges if there are funds cuts.” She additionally acknowledged that there was “no phrase on Len but”as of June 14.

Some followers suppose Len Goodman may very well be changed, as he’s the one decide who has not introduced that he’ll be returning to the show for the upcoming season.

“Dancing With the Stars” season 31 is ready to premiere on Disney+ on Monday, September 19, 2022.


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