Dancing with the stars has named a third member of its celebrity cast for the upcoming season.
Jamie Lynn Spears stars in the 32nd episode of the series, which returns to ABC after two years as a Disney+ exclusive (it continues to simulcast on the streamer). Spears will dance alongside Vanderpump Rules Star Ariana Madix and The Bachelorette’s Charity Lawson; The rest of the celebrity cast and their professional partners are expected to be announced on Wednesday.
The Spears throw continues DWTS continues a busy year for the actress and singer, younger sister of Britney Spears. Earlier this year, she joined and starred in the first season of the Fox survival series Special Forces Zoey 102, a film sequel to her early 2000s Nickelodeon series Zoey 101, which premiered on Paramount+ in July. She is also a regular on Netflix Sweet magnoliaswhose third season also ended in July.
ABC also made a schedule change Dancing with the stars: After originally being set for Monday nights, the network is moving it to Tuesdays. The season opens with an extended, two-and-a-half-hour premiere on September 26 (followed by a 30-minute, DWTS-centric episode of Celebrity Family Feud), before reaching its usual two-hour runtime the following week. Game show Express your luckwhich was part of a previous programming shakeup at the network, is back on the schedule and will take place on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. starting October 10.
The move from Dancing with the stars Monday evenings will now remain open for ABC until Tuesday. The network has Monday Night Football Games will take place over the next two weeks and the regular schedule will be announced shortly.