The search is over! Brooke Burke
is set to co-host Dancing With the Stars
alongside Tom Bergeron
, it was announced Monday on Good Morning America
Burke, who partnered with Derek Hough
to win on Dancing
’s seventh season, will replace Samantha Harris
, who announced in January that she was leaving the show
"She'll be able to talk to the couples backstage with the perspective of having been there herself," says Bergeron, who made the announcement solo Monday morning, adding that Burke was still on vacation in Africa with her family.
Taking to the mic isn’t new territory for Burke, 38, whose previous hosting gigs include the TV shows Wild On
, Rock Star: INXS
and Rock Star: Supernova
’s tenth season, which will feature Kate Gosselin, Jake Pavelka and nine other stars
, premieres March 22 on ABC. --Monica RizzoTell us: Is Brooke Burke a good choice for the co-hosting job?