ABC introduced Tuesday that the six-time Mirrorball champion will likely be taking up judging duties from Len Goodman.
“This present has been and can all the time be extremely particular to me,” Hough stated in a press release. “Coming again looks like coming dwelling and I could not be extra excited to be again within the ballroom.”
He’ll be part of returning judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli on the judges desk within the ballroom.
“In gentle of present circumstances,” longtime head decide Len Goodman “will likely be unable to evaluate this season stay within the ballroom, although he’ll nonetheless be part of the present in a unique capability sharing his ballroom experience from London,” in keeping with ABC.
The announcement comes amid a number of adjustments for Season 29 of the aggressive dance actuality present, together with the alternative of longtime host Tom Bergeron and cohost Erin Andrews with host Tyra Banks.
Hough appeared on the present as knowledgeable dancer throughout Season 23 and had judging expertise from NBC’s “World of Dance” alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo.
His sister, Julianne Hough, served as a visitor decide on “DWTS” from Seasons 19 to 21.
Season 29 of “Dancing With the Stars” will premiere at eight p.m. on September 14 ET on ABC.