Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution chairman Kareem Daniel introduced on Friday, April 8, that the truth collection will air on Disney+ for seasons 31 and 32.
“The show’s broad appeal, as well as the overwhelming popularity of its Disney-themed competition nights, make Disney+ the perfect home for Dancing with the Stars while continuing to expand our demographic reach,” Daniel stated in a press release.
Walt Disney Chairman of Entertainment Dana Walden added: “Dancing with the Stars has been a beloved staple on ABC for 30 seasons and brought so much joy to millions of viewers. As we’re significantly expanding our unscripted slate at ABC, this is a great opportunity to introduce this show to a whole new generation of fans on Disney+.”
Judge Carrie Ann Inaba was fast to have a good time the transfer.
“Did you hear the news? Dancing With the Stars, after 30 seasons on ABC, is moving to Disney+. We’re still gonna be live,” she defined by way of Instagram Stories. “We’re gonna be the first live streaming competition show in the United States and we’re gonna be on Disney+ and that’s really exciting. Dancing With the Stars has always been a little bit of a trailblazer. Not a little bit, but you know, who knew? Ballroom dancing, way back when?”
Inaba, 54, added that it’s “been such an honor to be a part of this incredible team,” noting, “And it’s so exciting to see it evolve into next steps and the future, so if you don’t have your subscription for Disney+, you might wanna get one because we’re gonna be live! Yep!”
Along with Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, Inaba has been a choose on DWTS for the reason that 2005 premiere. Derek Hough and Julianne Hough have each stepped in because the fourth choose over time, with Derek, 36, serving on the judges’ desk for season 30, which aired in fall 2021.
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