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Who Are the Judges on Dancing With the Stars Season 29?

Another DWTS Shakeup: Derek Hough Is Replacing Len Goodman as a Judge

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Derek Hough attends IMDb LIVE Presented By M&M'S At The Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on February 09, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)

Dancing With the Stars season 29 will feature some major changes when it premieres on Sept. 14. In addition to a new host, the series is also adding a new judge. On Tuesday, ABC announced that former pro dancer Derek Hough is replacing Len Goodman in the upcoming season. While Goodman is not able to return to the ballroom due to travel restrictions, he will participate in this season "in a different capacity" while staying in the UK. You can expect to see some familiar faces though. Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli will both be back as judges this season.

Hough certainly has a long history with the dancing competition. After appearing as a guest instructor with his sister Julianne Hough during season four, he officially joined the cast as a pro dancer in season five. He then competed in 16 more seasons and has won six mirrorball trophies.

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