‘Dancing With The Stars’, ‘Shark Tank’, ‘Celebrity Wheel Of Fortune’, ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ & ‘What Would You Do?’ Renewed At ABC

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 32 Premiere Dances To 6.5M Viewers In Multiplatform Viewing

Dancing With the Stars Season 32 premiere last Tuesday jumped to 6.5 million total viewers and recorded a 1.08 rating among adults 18-49 in multiplatform+3 day viewing metrics provided by Nielsen — that’s a growth of 1.72 million in total viewers and by 69% in the key demo.

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 32 To Premiere As Scheduled With Matt Walsh Following WGA Deal

ABC will proceed as planned with the Sept. 26 season premiere of Dancing with the Stars in light of the WGA and the studios reaching a tentative agreement Sunday night. The reality competition will kick off its thirty second season with its full celebrity cast, including Veep star Matt Walsh, a dual SAG-AFTRA and WGA member, who last Thursday “paused” his involvement in the show.

SAG-AFTRA Assures Members On ‘Dancing With the Stars’ They Aren’t Breaking Strike Rules

ABC Considers Delaying ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Premiere

ABC may delay its scheduled premiere of Dancing With the Stars after striking writers targeted the show with pickets in recent days. One of the show’s celebrity participants, Matt Walsh of Veep, meanwhile, says he won’t take part in DWTS until the writers strike is over.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Keeping Plans To Premiere Next Week Despite Blowback From WGA

Amid calls from the Writers Guild of America to push back its premiere during the ongoing writers strike, ABC and Disney+ are staying on track with plans to premiere a new season of Dancing with the Starsnext week. The show employs a crew of 500 people, and has one WGA writer on staff.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Sets Season 32 Premiere Date

Just one day ahead of its full cast reveal, ABC has set a date for Season 32 of Dancing With the Stars. The next battle for the Mirrorball Trophy will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 26 (8/7C) with a special extended premiere, followed by a DWTS-themed episode of Celebrity Family Feud at 10:31 p.m.

‘Dancing With The Stars’ To Return To ABC For Season 32 After Year At Disney+

The move to bring the reality competition series back to the broadcast network comes after the show aired one season exclusively on streamer Disney+. For its upcoming season, the show will air on ABC while also streaming on Disney+. In addition, the show will be available the day after its linear debut on Hulu.

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judge Len Goodman Dies At 78

LONDON (AP) — Len Goodman, the urbane, long-serving judge on “Dancing with the Stars” and “Strictly Come Dancing,” has died, his agent said Monday. He was 78. Agent Jackie Gill […]

Julianne Hough Rejoins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ As Co-Host

Following the departure of Tyra Banks, Dancing With the Stars has found a new co-host — one who’s likely familiar to viewers of the show. Julianne Hough, a former pro dancer and judge on the long-running competition series, is rejoining DWTS as a host for its 32nd season. She’ll co-host the Disney+ show alongside Alfonso Ribeiro.

Tyra Banks To Leave ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Tyra Banks is ready to say goodbye to ABC’s Dancing With the Stars after three years hosting the ballroom-dancing competition series.

Cheryl Burke Retiring From ‘Dancing With The Stars’ As A Pro After 26 Seasonsd

Len Goodman To Exit ‘Dancing With the Stars’ At End Of Season 31

It’s the end of an era on Dancing With the Stars. Len Goodman, the head judge on the reality series, will be exiting after this season. He has been on the ABC-turned-Disney+ show since Season 1 in 2005.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Shocker: Series Moves To Disney+ After Long ABC Run

The series, which debuted on ABC in 2005, will jump to Disney+ in the fall. The move comes in conjunction with a two-season renewal that will take DWTS through a 32nd cycle. The switch was prompted in part by ABC’s plans to simulcast several games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football slate in the fall. The broadcaster will also have an exclusive Monday Night Football contest at some point in the NFL season. Dancing With the Stars will also become the first live series on Disney+.

‘’Dancing With The Stars’ Alum Shares His Ukraine Escape With 1.1M On Instagram

‘DWTS’ Judge Derek Hough Has COVID

“I have some news to share, and I wanted you to hear it straight from me,” Dancing with the Stars judge Derek Hough said in a video posted to Instagram this morning. “Even though I’ve been fully vaccinated, I’ve just been diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID.” The news comes about a week before the show has its live Season 30 finale on Nov. 22.

Tom Bergeron Explains Why He Was Fired From ‘Dancing With The Stars’

‘Dancing With the Stars’ To Feature First Sex Couple In 30 Seasons With JoJo Siwa

Tyra Banks New ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Host

The supermodel, actor and businesswoman who co-created America’s Next Top Model will replace longtime Dancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron and take on the role of executive producer, ABC said late Tuesday.

Bergeron Out As ‘Dancing With Stars’ Host

The longtime and original host of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars took to Twitter on Monday to reveal that the veteran reality competition series will be continuing without him when it returns for its 29th season. Co-host Erin Andrews, who has been with the series since 2014, is also not returning.

COMMENTARY

How Media Sanitizes, Monetizes Bad Behavior

The Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik: “I held my tongue when ABC announced that Sean Spicer was going to be on Dancing with the Stars. I thought there were a million more pressing matters on the media beat that deserved coverage. Besides I felt like I was written out on denunciations of him and his lies from the podium of the White House by the time Donald Trump pushed him out as press secretary. But after watching Spicer’s debut Monday on the show’s season premiere, I started to seethe.”

Hurt Christie Brinkley Pulls Out Of ‘Dancing’

ABC said in a statement that Brinkley is unable to continue this season following surgery to her wrist and arm. No details of her injury were given. Her daughter, Sailor Brinkley-Cook, will replace her.

‘DWTS’ Host Bergeron Rips Sean Spicer Casting

Dancing with the Stars is facing backlash from its own host after ABC’s competition series announced Wednesday the upcoming Season 28 cast would include former Trump aide Sean Spicer. Host Tom Bergeron would like fans to know he opposed that casting decision.

‘DWTS’ Shocker: ABC Skips Spring Cycle

Dancing With the Stars, which has long aired two seasons per calendar year, is skipping a spring 2019 cycle, TVLine has confirmed. Though it’s not yet clear what prompted the competition series to sit out a midseason run, Dancing is coming off a controversial 27th season.

ABC Reups Quartet Of Alternative Series

The network today greenlit new seasons of stalwarts The Bachelor, Dancing with the Stars and America’s Funniest Home Videos along with rookie Child Support, featuring Ricky Gervais.

‘DWTS’ Host Bergeron Blasted For Carson Comment

‘DWTS’ Premiere Falls 19% From Last Year

The broadcaster can console itself by leading primetime outright in total viewers with a 9 million average and a 1.4 rating/5 share in the 18-49 demographic, though. 

2 Arrested During Lochte’s ‘DWTS’ Debut

Two men, wearing anti-Brian Lochte T-shirts, were arrested Monday on suspicion of criminal trespassing after they rushed the stage following Lochte’s performance on Dancing with the Stars.

Julianne And Derek Hough Returning To ‘DWTS’

Ryan Lochte Reportedly Joins ‘DWTS’ Cast

Paula Deen Joins Cast Of ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Derek Hough Injured At "Dancing’ Rehearsal

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Hough is recovering from injuries that have him sitting out of performances at Radio City Music Hall and could sideline him on ABC’s “Dancing with […]

Julianne Hough Dances Back To ‘Dancing’ As Judge

NEW YORK (AP) — “Dancing With the Stars” says two-time champion Julianne Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie […]

UPFRONTS 2014

ABC Renews ‘Dancing’ For Season 19

ABC has made it official — Dancing With The Stars will return next fall for a 19th cycle, the first with Rob Wade at the helm as he is set to succeed departing Conrad Green who had been the showrunner since the launch.

OVERNIGHTS

‘The Voice’ Leads NBC To No. 1

In a battle of reality competitions, NBC’s The Voice finished first on Monday among viewers 18-49, while the season premiere of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars topped the night among households. The Voice averaged a 4.0 adults 18-49 rating from 8 to 10 p.m., according to Nielsen overnights, the top program of the night in the demo and up 8 percent from a 3.7 last week.

SEASON PREMIERE

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Returns Tonight

ABC’s reality show waltzes back with yet another new look tonight at 8 p.m. Now in its 18th season, the show was cut down from two nights to one last fall because of declining viewership among younger demos.

Erin Andrews To Co-Host ‘Dancing With The Stars’

‘Dancing with the Stars’ Fires Its Band

‘Walking Dead,’ ‘DWTS’ Week’s Most Social Shows

Cher To Judge, Perform On ‘Dancing With The Stars’