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Dancing with the Stars has certainly had plenty of shakeups leading up to Season 18, but at least one familiar face will be back in the ballroom — and we're not talking about new co-host Erin Andrews. Professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy (who was Andrews' partner in Season 11) will return to the show after a two-season hiatus, a source close to the show has confirmed.
Dancing with the Stars has already found a replacement for Brooke Burke-Charvet. Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews will take over co-hosting duties on the reality dance competition alongside Tom Bergeron, People reports.
Brooke Burke-Charvet has been cut from Dancing with the Stars, she revealed on Twitter.
Dancing with the Stars has named former American Idol bandleader Ray Chew as the show's new music director and composer, ABC announcedFriday. Chew's band, featuring new musicians and singers, will make their debut on the Season 18 premiere Monday, March 17 at 8/7c. "Live music is the lifeblood of DWTS and we couldn't be more excited to be working with Ray and his talented band. Ray is one of the most versatile and dynamic musicians working today. It promises to be a spectacular season," Dancing executive producer Conrad Green said in a statement. Jay Leno's most memorable Tonight Show moments