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Erin Andrews Tapped to Replace Brooke Burke on 'Dancing with the Stars'

February 24, 2014 (1:59 am) GMT
The former ESPN reporter will join Tom Bergeron as a co-host in the upcoming 18th season of the reality dancing competition.

It didn't take too long for "" to find 's replacement. Just two days after confirming Burke's dismissal, the show has tapped as its new co-host for season 18, various sites report.

The Fox Sports reporter will join longtime host Tom Bergeron on the ABC reality series. Similar to Burke, the former ESPN reporter was a contestant in season 10 of the dancing competition show, being partnered with and finished third.

Burke, who had been a co-host since season 10 after previously winning the competition's 7th season, reportedly was only told on Friday, February 21 that she would not return for the next installment.

"I have enjoyed seven seasons co-hosting DWTS but understand the need for change considering the position of the show at this juncture," she said in a statement announcing her firing.

The 42-year-old model and television personality later took to Twitter to thank fans for their support, "Thanks for all the love & support. I loved my time in the ballroom & I'll love my next chapter too. Change is positive. Love you guys!"

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