Cheryl Burke joins Joe Jonas, Nicole Scherzinger, and Ciara, starring in the upcoming NBC comedy variety series I Can Do That! The network announced on Tuesday that it has ordered six one-hour-long episodes of the series that will pit six celebrities against one another, as they perform skills that they never realized they had. Jeff Dye and Alan Ritchson round out the cast of six. Marlon Wayans will serve as host for the show.
Cheryl Burke announced back in December that she was officially leaving Dancing With the Stars.
“I never thought I’d be able to walk away,” she told People magazine. “But after a decade of something, it’s time for me to move on and try something different, to be challenged, to feel inspired.”
“Dancing with the Stars will always be a part of my life,” Cheryl Burke added. “Dancing is what I’ve done since I was a little girl. But it was very clear the show only wanted me back as a dancer. They weren’t interested in using me for other things and letting me grow.”
— Cheryl Burke (@CherylBurke) March 4, 2015
In addition to Joe Jonas, Nicole Scherzinger, Cheryl Burke, and the rest of the cast of I Can Do That!, NBC’s president of alternative programming is excited about the upcoming show, too.
“We’re excited to watch our all-star cast rise to the challenges ahead in such a fresh, new way,” Paul Telegdy said. “Our viewers are going to fall in love with how these natural born entertainers push themselves outside of their comfort zones to put on a spectacular show every week.”
Hopefully fans who are disappointed that Cheryl Burke left Dancing With the Stars will tune in to see her on this new NBC show.