Dancing With The Stars News: Derek Hough Has Something To Celebrate
Dancing With The Stars spoilers reveal the good news that the show’s network, ABC, has tapped Derek Hough to host and develop a variety of entertainment projects. According to Deadline the talented pro dancer has come to an agreement with ABC Entertainment for a deal which has him overseeing multiple creative projects.
Hough is a professional dancer and he appeared on Dancing With The Stars from 2007 until 2016. At that time he left DWTS and became a judge on NBC’s rival dance show, World of Dance. He currently stars on DWTS as a judge, returning to the fold for the latest season.
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So what exactly will Hough be involved in via his new deal? He will work with the network to create and develop television specials as well as entertainment programming. In this regard he follows in the footsteps of Dancing With The Stars’ new host, Tyra Banks.
In addition to landing her hosting gig this season, she signed a first-look deal with the network’s production arm, ABC Signature.
Hough is a multitalented celeb with two Emmy Awards to his credit as well as nine Emmy nominations. He made his feature film debut in Make Your Move and had a recurring role on Nashville. In addition he has been featured in The Disney Family Singalong. He also starred with Martin Short, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, and Harvey Fierstein in NBC’s production Hairspray Live!
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On top of his new deal, Dancing With The Stars’ Hough has a planned residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas for his self-titled show Derek Hough: No Limit.
About his new deal Hough said, “Coming home to ABC and being given the opportunity to develop projects for them that are as much on brand for them as they are for me makes this even that more exciting for me.”
In turn the network issued its own statement about DWTS cast member Hough’s signing. Karey Burke, the president of ABC Entertainment, made this annoucnment: “Derek is a creative force not just in the ballroom, but also every room he enters. He has been part of our ABC family for many years; the energy and dedication he brings to every project is palpable. We value his partnership immensely and look forward to the exciting and imaginative projects to come.”
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