Charli D’Amelio, Mom Heidi Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 31

Make it personal Charli D’AmelioMom Heidi D’AmelioYou have joined the cast of Dancing With the StarsSeason 31 Us WeeklyThis is a valid confirmation.

Charli, 18 years old, and Heidi, 50 years old, will be competing for a mirror ball in the next installment of the reality series. It will premiere on Disney+ starting in September.

Two contestants will be in the final: TikTok’s star and her mom DWTS’The streaming service has just launched its first season. ABC announced that the show would be moving over to Disney+ in April after more than a decade of being on network television.

“The show’s broad appeal, as well as the overwhelming popularity of its Disney-themed competition nights, make Disney+ the perfect home for Dancing With the Stars while continuing to expand our demographic reach,” Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution chairman Kareem Dan It was the first live series to launch on the platform, the statement said.

“As we’re significantly expanding our unscripted slate at ABC, this is a great opportunity to introduce this show to a whole new generation of fans on Disney+,” Walt Disney Chairman of Entertainment Dana Walden added in the press release, noting that DWTS has brought “so much joy to millions of viewers” during its time on the air.

For their part, professional dancers and judges were quick in their support of the new format.

“It’s an exciting new chapter for the show and for the streaming world in general. The west coast can now vote in real time. I’m excited for the show possibilities over at Disney+ and am daydreaming about how we’re going t pull off quick changes and set changes with no commercial breaks!” Cheryl Burke exclusively told UseMay

The reality star, 38, noted that it was an “opportunity for potential new fans to discover” the beloved program,” adding that it will “give our loyal followers from over the last 30 seasons something to look forward to as well.”

In July DWTS’ publicist Ingrid MeilanThis was confirmed Derek Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Len GoodmanAnd Bruno TonioliThey would all be returning as judges in season 31.

Burke and pros were featured in the next month’s issue. Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsev, Brandon Armstrong, Daniella KaragachAnd Pasha PashkovThey teamed up to produce the season 31 promo video, which confirmed that they would all be returning back to the ballroom.

Hough, 37, echoed Burke’s statements about the new challenge. However, Hough admitted that the announcement gave him pause for a while.

“Within 10 seconds, I was very, very excited about it,” the choreographer told Entertainment Tonight In May. “I think that’s where a lot of things are moving toward. It’s more opportunity for more performances, more dances, more creativity so I’m excited about that too.”

Alfonso RibieroThe show’s 19th season featured a contestant named. Tyra BanksCohosts will also be appearing at the event. “Dancing with the Stars has been such an important part of my life for so many years, and I am ecstatic to officially er-join this tight-knit family as cohost,” the Bel-Air: The Fresh Prince alum, 50, said in a July statement. “Tyra and I have a longstanding friendship that I hope will resonate with all of the fans at home as we kick off this new season on Disney+.”