Get ready to cheer on General Hospital's Hudson West (Jake Spencer) like you never have before, because the young actor will be competing on the new junior version of ABC's smash hit Dancing with the Stars.
Last night's episode of the popular reality series announced that West will be joining eleven other young performers who will be paired with an adult mentor and professional ballroom dancers of the same age group in the network's new series Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, which is set to premiere on Sunday, October 7.
"I am so excited for this show and I know you guys are going to love it!" West shared on Instagram, adding that he has been paired with Kameron Couch and Hayley Erbert. "I am so grateful that I get to work with these AMAZING and fun ladies!"
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I have been officially announced that I will be partnered with Kameron Couch @princesskami23 and Hayley Erbert @hayley.erbert on Dancing with the Stars Juniors!! I am so grateful that I get to work with these AMAZING and fun ladies! I am so excited for this show and I know you guys are going to LOVE IT!! @abcnetwork #tunein on October 7 #honored #dancingwiththestarsjunior #excited #grateful #DWTS.JR
Some of the other contestants West will be competing against include reality star Honey Boo Boo, spelling bee champion Akash Vukoti, Stevie Wonder's daughter Mandla Morris, Black-ish actor Miles Brown, first Masterchef Junior winner Addison Osta Smith, Avengers: Infinity Wars actress Ariana Greenblatt, and skateboarding/surfer viral video sensation Sky Brown.
Dancing with the Stars: Juniors is set to be hosted by its parent series' season 25 winner, Jordan Fisher, and finalist Frankie Muniz. The judges will be Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore, professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy, and Dancing with the Stars: Athletes champion Adam Rippon.
Check out a video of the official cast announcement below, which shows off West's dance moves. And keep checking back to Soap Central, as we'll keep you up to date on West's progress as Dancing with the Stars: Juniors gets underway.
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