August 05, 2013 05:04 AM by Lisa Princ
Season 16 of Dancing With The Stars was definitely a bit strange for viewers, as the season was missing was one of our favorite pro dancers, Maksim Chmerkovskiy. The Ukrainian hottie revealed that he wanted to take time off for other opportunities, but could we see him in season 17? It sounds like it is definitely a possibility!
Season 16 of Dancing With The Stars was definitely not the same without Maksim Chmerkovskiy, although we did get to watch his younger brother, Val rock the dance floor. We know that Maks wanted some time off to explore other opportunities, but many fans have been wondering if he will return to the dance floor soon. Well, guess what fans? It sounds like he may be returning in the Fall!
Recently, at the television critics association, ABC’s president of entertainment was questioned about the controversial fan favorite returning for season 17 of Dancing With The Stars, in which he replied: “Maks is part of the family. He may well be back. We love having him a part of it.” Yay! While it’s not set in stone, it definitely sounds promising that Maks will be back, or at least asked back!
Meanwhile, one pro that is certain to return for season 17 is another fan favorite – Derek Hough. When questioned about his return in the Fall by Access Hollywood, Hough excitedly said he would be, while also revealing that the new season will bring some format changes.
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