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‘Dancing with the Stars’ returns this March

ABC sets a date on the dance floor

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ABC’s hit-series “Dancing with the Stars” will return for its 24th season in March, the network announced today that March 20, 2017 will be the first-episode of the new season. “Dancing with the Stars,” produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, will bring an all-new cast of celebrities, the show is one of the more popular reality-based competitions of the spring.

“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit reality series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines, which are then judged by a panel of popular ballroom experts and voted on by viewers. Fans of the show should remember last year’s winners, but if you need a reminder, it was Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez who won the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy in Season 23. At the time Hernandez was partnered with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

ABC stopped short of confirming this year’s competitors, so you will have to wait a few more weeks before learning the names of the new contestants. ABC announces those names during the network’s “Good Morning America” program, so stay tuned on social-media for the date of that announcement. The series is hosted by two-time Emmy Award-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Rob Wade and Ashley Edens-Shaffer are executive producers. Phil Heyes directs. Until the names are released, fans can simply set a reminder for March 20, 2017 at 8pm to catch the first episode.

ABC is currently crushing the reality-competition market with its popular series “The Bachelor”. The upcoming episode on January 23rd will have the first hometown visits, and Nick has already reduced the number of women competing to just 17. ABC teased that the first one-on-one dates in a release this week, saying the dates are “full of surprises”. ABC went on to talk about the one-on-one matchups saying, “A woman from Nick’s past interrupts their rendezvous with an unexpected and revealing conversation.” Fans of “The Bachelor” will just have to wait to see which contestant gets interrupted.

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