Brooke Burke has been named the new co-host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
Host Tom Bergeron announced that Brooke would take over for Samantha Harris on “Good Morning America” on Monday morning.
Brooke was crowned queen of the ballroom on the seventh season of “Dancing.”
She has previously hosted “Rock Star: INXS,” “Rock Star: Supernova,” TV Land’s “She’s Got the Look,” and E!‘s “Wild On.” As an actress she has made appearances on “Less than Perfect,” “Las Vegas,” “The Bernie Mac Show,” the new “Melrose Place” and “Monk.”
“Dancing” returns with a two-hour season premiere – with contestants that include reality star Kate Gosselin, “Baywatch’s” Pamela Anderson, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Olympics figure skating gold medalist Evan Lysacek – on Monday, March 22 at 8 PM on ABC.
Host Tom Bergeron welcomed Brooke to ‘Dancing’ on Monday via Twitter.
“Welcome back , Brooke! Looking forward to having Brooke Burke as my new co-host on DWTS! (that was the worst kept secret this weekend…),” he Tweeted on Monday.