A SPECIAL ALL-ATHLETES EDITION OF 'DANCING WITH THE STARS'
IS SET TO PREMIERE IN SPRING 2018 ON ABC
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" sets its sights on the sports world when it returns with a special all-athletes edition in the spring of 2018. Ten athletes from all corners of the sports world will be teamed up with the show's professional dancers and compete on the ballroom floor for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy.
Hosted by two-time Emmy(R)-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, the special all-athletes edition of "Dancing with the Stars" will air live. The athletes will perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, as well as viewer votes.
"Dancing with the Stars" is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Ashley Edens-Shaffer and Joe Sungkur are executive producers.
About BBC Worldwide Productions
BBC Worldwide Productions is a key business division under BBC Worldwide North America - part of BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - which operates as a studio in the U.S. and Canada. Based in Los Angeles, BBC Worldwide Productions develops and produces original content as well as scripted and unscripted projects based on BBC formats/brands across all platforms. The studio is responsible for the ratings juggernaut "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC), "Top Gear America" (BBC America) and the limited series, "The Night Of "(HBO).