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Carrie Ann Inaba to return to 'Dancing with the Stars'

Carrie Ann Inaba will return as a judge in Dancing with the Stars Season 30 and share news soon about her future with The Talk. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Carrie Ann Inaba will return as a judge in "Dancing with the Stars" Season 30 and share news soon about her future with "The Talk." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

July 16 (UPI) -- Carrie Ann Inaba will return as a judge on Dancing with the Stars.

The 53-year-old television personality confirmed Thursday on Instagram that she will appear in Season 30 of the ABC dance competition series.

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"Bring on the ballroom," Inaba wrote. "#DWTS returns to ABC September 20 at 8/7c! I'll be there! Will you? Who's ready for our 30th season?"

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Inaba announced her return earlier in the day on Instagram Stories.

"Get your glitter on, pull your disco balls out, warm up your back," she said in a video while walking her dog. "I can't wait. Let's bring on the dancing!"

Inaba will serve as a judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. ABC announced a premiere date for DWTS Season 30 earlier Thursday.

On Instagram Stories, Inaba also said she "should have some news soon" about her future with The Talk. Inaba has been on a leave of absence from the show since April.

"I want to say congratulations to Jerry O'Connell," she said, referencing O'Connell replacing Sharon Osbourne on the show. "As soon as I know whaat's going on with The Talk I will let you know, I promise."

Inaba has served as a judge on DWTS since its premiere in 2005.

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