Dancing-with-the-Stars-mediSports reporter Erin Andrews has been named as co-host of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, replacing Brooke Burke-Charvet.

Fox Sport correspondent Erin Andrews will join long-time host Tom Bergeron for the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars which launches on ABC on 17th March.

The announcement was made on Monday’s edition of Good Morning America. Executive producer of Dancing with the Stars Conrad Green thanked Brooke for her years of “great service.”

“She’s been a wonderful part of the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ family since her triumphant win in season seven and will unquestionably be missed by our entire team. We’d like to thank Brooke for her years of great service.”

Brooke made her name at ESPN where she worked for 8 years before joining FOX Sports. While at FOX, Brooke has covered the World Series and the Super Bowl XLVIII.

ABC also announced the appointment of Ray Chew as music director. The live band will feature a new line-up of musicians and singers.

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