The entertainment format, which is exec produced by NCIS: Los Angeles stars LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell, has set World of Dance host Jenna Dewan as one of the judges for the series, Deadline understands.
Dewan has a long history with dance; she started her career as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and starred as Nora Clark in 2006 feature Step Up. In addition to hosting NBC’s World of Dance for the first two seasons and featuring as a guest mentor in season three, she hosted Fox’s adaptation of British dance format Flirty Dancing.
Her recent scripted roles include as Joanna in Netflix’s musical drama Soundtrack, which was created by Josh Safran. Dewan is also a producer, founding her own production company Everheart Productions in 2017 and is an exec producer on