Sharna Burgess reveals whether she’s set to join Seven’s revamped Dancing With The Stars as a judge – after former employer Ten sold the franchise
Sharna Burgess was left in the lurch last year after her Channel 10 show Dancing With The Stars was axed and sold back to former owner Channel Seven.
But the 35-year-old ballroom dancer has hinted she may be returning to the franchise sooner than expected.
In a Q&A style post to her Instagram Stories on Saturday, Sharna revealed she’d be very interested in joining Channel Seven’s revamped judging panel this year.
‘I would love to’: Sharna Burgess (pictured), 35, has revealed she wants to join Channel Seven’s revamped season of Dancing With The Stars this year
‘I would love to if they will have me,’ she told her followers after being asked whether she would ever return to the show.
Sharna appeared on the Australian Dancing With The Stars judging panel in 2019 and 2020.
Prior to that, the glamazon starred on Dancing With The Stars U.S. for twelve seasons.
Will she return? In a Q&A style post to her Instagram Stories on Saturday, Sharna revealed she’d be very interested in joining Dancing With The Stars: All Stars season on Channel Seven this year
It comes amid rumours Channel Seven has lined up TV veteran Sonia Kruger as the host for the Dancing With The Stars: All Stars season.
The network announced in December the show would be ‘refreshed, re-imagined and reborn as a unique television event’ in the new year.
While hosts, judges and contestants on Dancing With The Stars: All Stars are still yet to be announced, it was expected to feature some of the biggest names to appear on the series since it began in 2004.
Familiar face: Prior to appearing on the Australian judging panel, Sharna starred on Dancing With The Stars US for twelve seasons
These could include Bec Cartwright, Pauline Hanson, Grant Denyer, Fifi Box, Adam Brand, Tina Arena, Ricki-Lee Coulter, Manu Feildel and Christian Wilkins.
Daryl Sommers, 69, who hosted the show between 2004 and 2007 alongside Sonia, 55, is also reportedly returning to the show in the new year.
Seven Network’s Programming Director Angus Ross said in a statement on December 20 that he was ‘delighted to welcome [Dancing With The Stars] home’ as it was ‘one of the most successful television formats in the world’.
‘Next year’s special season will bring back some of the big names and personalities from seasons past in a brand new format, plus several other surprises that we will reveal shortly,’ he said.
Another show under her belt? It comes amid rumours Channel Seven has lined up TV veteran Sonia Kruger as the host for the Dancing With The Stars: All Stars season
Famous: Daryl Sommers (left), 69, who hosted the show between 2004 and 2007 alongside Sonia (right) is also reportedly returning in the new year