home  |  celeb  |  music  |  movie  |  tv
Home > TV News

Samantha Harris Quits 'DWTS' for Other Gigs

January 29, 2010, 3:53 am GMT

Names like Drew Lachey who once substituted for her and Paula Abdul are thrown as potential replacement.



Eight seasons on "Dancing with the Stars", Samantha Harris took her final bow in the ninth season which was completed in Fall last year. The co-host of the dancing show will not return to assist Tom Bergeron in the tenth season which will begin on March 22.

Harris leaves the show to concentrate on other projects including being the correspondent of "The Insider". Bergeron nevertheless said that this would not be the last that they would see Harris on the show. "I've been known to try to twist arms behind the scenes," he told People. "I'm hoping this frees her up for us to have her as a contestant."

Harris herself has called hosting "DWTS" as a dream job, saying "I loved every single second of it and I've made lifelong friends at the show." In return, Executive Producer Conrad Green said, "It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Samantha since she joined the 'DWTS' team in Season 2. She will be much missed, but always part of the 'DWTS' family. We support her and wish her all the best in her future endeavors."

Green said that her replacement is being searched. Some said Drew Lachey who filled in for her when she had a maternity leave is one of the potential candidates beside Paula Abdul. The inclusion of Abdul's name has been heard since earlier this week when a source said she would be involved in "some form".

More Dancing with the Stars News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

The Monsters of 'Goosebumps' Revealed in Official Images

November 24, 2014, 11:10 am GMT

Former Model Jewel Allison Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

November 24, 2014, 9:18 am GMT

Fergie Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction During Her 'L.A. Love' Performance at 2014 AMAs

November 24, 2014, 8:55 am GMT

Gwen Stefani's 'Spark the Fire' Arrives in Full

November 24, 2014, 8:45 am GMT

NBC Shares Extended Sneak Peek at 'Peter Pan Live!'

November 24, 2014, 8:41 am GMT

Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift Seen Hugging at the AMAs

November 24, 2014, 8:27 am GMT

First 'Into the Woods' Clip: Emily Blunt and James Corden Fight Over a Cow

November 24, 2014, 8:12 am GMT

Kim Kardashian Parties With French Montana in Abu Dhabi

November 24, 2014, 7:55 am GMT
Switch to Desktop Version.