E! ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION CORRESPONDENT SAMANTHA HARRIS TO CO-HOST ABC�S �DANCING WITH THE STARS,� PREMIERING JANUARY 5
Together with Tom Bergeron, journalist Samantha Harris (�E! News�) will co-host the new season of ABC�s hit variety series, �Dancing with the Stars,� premiering THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Beginning Friday, January 6 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), Bergeron and Harris will co-host a live half-hour results show in which the combined scores of the audience and judges are announced and one couple is eliminated.
A seasoned journalist, Harris is a correspondent with E! Entertainment Television�s �E! News� and �THS Investigates.� She has served as host for a number of entertainment and news programs, including �Extra,� Fox�s �The Next Joe Millionaire� and �AMC Access.� Her acting credits include roles in such films as �Disney�s D3: The Mighty Ducks,� �George of the Jungle� and �Beautiful.� A few of her television credits include �Surviving Gilligan�s Island� and �CSI.�
�Dancing with the Stars� is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, �Strictly Come Dancing.� This version is produced in America by BBC Worldwide. Richard Hopkins (UK) and Conrad Green (USA) are executive producers. Izzie Pick is supervising producer. Alex Rudzinski directs.