Enjoying an enormous fanbase ever since its premiere, ‘Dancing with The Stars’ is a household name in the world of reality television. Giving the celebrity participants to showcase their dance moves, ‘Dancing with The Stars’ pairs a professional dancer with a celebrity and then has them perform a choreographed dance together. The judges, as well as the audience, determine which pair has given the best performance. Furthermore, the duo that receives the lowest points from the judges and the least number of votes from fans are subsequently eliminated.
Since its premiere in June 2005, ‘Dancing with The Stars’ has blessed us with numerous memorable moments. The show has also been praised for its authenticity and the level of talent each season possesses. After the end of season 29, fans have been clamoring to know when the show will be back for its next outing. Well, we come bearing answers!
Dancing With the Stars Season 30 Release Date
‘Dancing With the Stars’ season 30 will premiere on September 20, 2021, at 8 pm ET on ABC. It follows a weekly release format, with each episode dropping on a Monday at the aforementioned time and concluding at 10 pm ET.
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After the massive success of ‘Dancing with The Stars’ season 29, ABC officially announced on March 30, 2021, that the series will be back for another round. Considering its steady ratings, fanbase, and the revenue ‘Dancing with The Stars’ brings for ABC, the renewal of the series was not much of a surprise. Furthermore, with season 29 being successfully produced right in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, production for season 30 will also be conducted according to COVID-19 protocols.
Dancing With the Stars Season 30 Cast: Judges, Hosts, And Celebrities
In season 29, popular hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews were replaced by Tyra Banks. However, Tyra soon won over fans with her wonderful personality and energetic hosting. For season 30, the network has confirmed that Tyra will be back as the host and will guide us through the whole season. Meanwhile, the judges’ table in season 29 was occupied by Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Derek Hough. Derek had replaced Len Goodman, as the latter could not travel due to the COVID-19 protocols. However, now that the protocols are much more relaxed, Len is all set to take his place at the judges’ table once again.
However, fans should not be distressed as, considering Derek’s popularity, the show is keeping him on the panel, increasing the number of judges for season 30 from 3 to 4 – Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman, and Derek Hough. There is no official word from the network about the cast of the show’s thirtieth season. However, several professionals who were excluded (or sat themselves out) because of various reasons in the past seasons have expressed a desire to return.
Professionals like Sharna Burgess, Gleb Savchenko, Witney Carson, and Lindsay Arnold have all expressed a desire to come back for season 30. However, Cheryl Burke has expressed doubts about returning to the show as she mentioned that she is not under contract. On the other hand, Ukrainian professional dancer Valentin ‘Val’ Chmerkovskiy has confirmed that he will return to the show in its 30th outing. With celebrities being the main attraction behind ‘Dancing with The Stars,’ season 29 boasted names like Vernon Davis, Jeannie Mai, Johnny Weir, Charles Oakley, and Kaitlyn Bristowe.
In the same way, season 30 will also feature new celebrities in the popular dancing show. According to sources, though the celebrity list has not been confirmed to date, there is a list of unsubstantiated speculations. The list of celebrities rumored to appear in season 30 includes but is not restricted to famous names like former ‘The Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison, actress Fran Drescher, Zac Clark and Tayshia Adams from Bachelor Nation, singer LeAnn Rimes, actor Brian Austin Green, and professional mixed martial artist Kamaru Usman.
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