“Dancing with the Stars” Adds Julianne Hough to Judges’ Panel

Dancing with the Stars is going the way of American Idol…which could be taken any number of ways. The talent competition is shaking up its format — again — adding a fourth judge to round out the panel of fleet-footed pundits, which already includes longtime judges Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Len Goodman.


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On Thursday, two-time DWTS champ appeared on Good Morning America, to reveal that she’ll be the fourth judge when the show returns for a 19th season next month. Hough, who left the series to pursue a career in acting, served as a guest judge last season.

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(For those not in-the-know, Julianne is the younger sister of Dancing pro Derek Hough.)