‘Dancing With the Stars’ Transferring to Disney+ From ABC

Dancing With the Stars will waltz away from its longtime ABC house and over to streaming service Disney+, the community’s company sibling.

The competitors sequence, which debuted on the printed community in 2005, will probably be on Disney+ beginning this fall within the U.S. and Canada, the corporate introduced Friday (April 8).

It will likely be the primary dwell sequence on Disney+, stated Kareem Daniel, chairman of Disney Media and Leisure Distribution. This system acquired a two-season order from Disney+.

“The present’s broad enchantment, in addition to the overwhelming recognition of its Disney-themed competitors nights, make Disney+ the proper house for Dancing With the Stars whereas persevering with to increase our demographic attain,” Daniel stated in an announcement.

The platform change comes as ABC appears forward to NFL video games subsequent season that can air on Monday night time, the time interval that’s belonged to Dancing With the Stars.

The dance contest additionally matches in with the family-oriented programming that Disney+ has targeted on as a part of the aggressive and crowded streaming market.


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