The most recent season of the hit actuality competitors is premiering Sept. 19—however not on its longtime ABC residence. As an alternative, the present will air on Disney+ because the first-ever stay actuality present on the streamer, a transfer that hosts Tyra Banks and Alfonso Ribeiro assume is an effective one.
Why? Effectively, the streaming format means no commercials—which implies extra dancers.
“No commercials…gave us the power to have extra contestants due to that point that we now have,” Ribeiro defined completely to E! Information. “We do not have to fly by way of the present as shortly as we used to. We will let this factor stay and breath somewhat bit longer.”
This yr, there are a file 16 contestants competing for the Mirrorball Trophy, together with Real Housewife Teresa Giudice and Jersey Shore star Vinny Guadagnino. However due to that further time, Ribeiro added that the present will get to dive into these contestants’ tales even deeper.
“One of many issues that I feel is so vital that folks do not acknowledge on this present is it is really a present a few journey,” the host famous. “It is a story, and we’re telling 16 particular person tales weekly. And our aim is to guarantee that we get to inform their story. What are they going by way of? What’s that week like?”