“Dancing With the Stars” has been on our screens for 30 seasons. Yes, you learn that quantity proper. For the previous 16 years, ABC has performed host to the favored dance competition that has crowned winners, together with Hannah Brown, Adam Rippon, Jordan Fisher, Amber Riley, and Nyle DiMarco. Everyone and their moms appears to have been on the present at this level, but the community retains discovering extra folks to compete. For seasons 31 and 32, although, the present is shifting off of ABC and onto Disney+.

Why Is “Dancing With the Stars” on Disney+?

In a novel transfer, Disney — the dad or mum firm of ABC — determined to move “Dancing With the Stars” to the streaming service, making it the primary dwell present to air on Disney+. The announcement additionally said the rationale for the large change: soccer. “After over 30 seasons of this system on ABC, together with two spinoffs, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ will transfer off of ABC this fall to ensure that the Network to showcase a number of Monday Night Football video games in addition to develop and put money into new and future programming,” an announcement to ABC’s associates learn (by way of Deadline).

How Will “Dancing With the Stars” Be Different on Disney+?

So what does this imply for “DWTS” followers? Well, if you wish to maintain watching the present, you may must subscribe to Disney+ now. When season 31 returns this fall, it will solely be out there to stream on Disney+, and it will nonetheless be dwell — nevertheless it’ll simply be in a special place. Since Disney+ would not have advert breaks, it additionally means you may be in for lots extra dancing, because the show will replace its usual 34 minutes of commercials with extra choreo, in line with Variety. Moving it to Disney+ additionally means it will be simpler to rewatch it after the unique airing or to look at it later should you miss it.

That’s the fantastic thing about streaming providers! “Dancing With the Stars” season 31 premieres Sept. 19 on Disney+.

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