“Dancing With the Stars’” next top host is: Tyra Banks.
ABC’s long-running ballroom collection will undergo a intense makeover — and unquestionably get in the “smize” video game — as Financial institutions usually takes more than for Tom Bergeron. Bergeron, who has hosted the exhibit for 28 seasons given that its U.S. debut in 2005, emceed the movie star competitiveness series together with sports activities commentator Erin Andrews right up until the duo declared their departure Tuesday on Twitter.
Banking companies, the supermodel-turned-entrepreneur, earlier hosted and govt made her signature modeling competitors series “America’s Upcoming Best Model.” She’s also hosted “America’s Received Talent” and a daytime speak exhibit, “The Tyra Banks Demonstrate,” and served as a visitor host on ABC’s “The See.” She’ll provide as an government producer on “DWTS” as well.
“I’ve been a lover of ‘DWTS’ because its commencing,” Banking companies reported in a assertion. “The enjoyable blended with raw emotion, looking at superstars force past their comfort zones, the scorching dance performances … it’s constantly transported me to my days of turning it up 10 notches on the catwalk.
“Tom has established a highly effective stage, and I’m energized to keep on the legacy and place on my govt producer and internet hosting hats.”
Banks’ announcement will come as ABC and BBC Studios prepare a “creative refresh” for the glittery ballroom levels of competition, which has currently significantly downsized since its two-night heyday of the late aughts.
It’s unclear how the clearly show, which necessitates close-proximity choreographed dance routines, will work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Time 29 solid hasn’t been declared yet and there is no phrase on no matter whether Financial institutions will have a cohost.
Bergeron and Andrews, a previous contestant, cordially bid farewell to the feather-stuffed dance clearly show on Tuesday.
“It’s been an extraordinary 15-calendar year run and the most unforeseen gift of my job,” Bergeron tweeted. “I’m grateful for that and for the lifelong friendships built.”
“I will normally cherish my days on that set, even if I wasn’t the best at walking in heels,” wrote Andrews, who joined as host in 2014.
Bergeron, who also hosts ABC’s “America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies,” was ideal identified for his father-jokes and on-the-nose banter with Andrews and the judges. He manufactured headlines previous 12 months when he criticized ABC for casting previous White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
“Tom has been an integral section of the ABC relatives for just about two a long time, from hosting ‘AFV’ to ‘Dancing With the Stars’ — we are grateful for all he and Erin have completed to make ‘Dancing’ a achievements,” explained ABC Amusement President Karey Burke.