‘DWTS’: Rob Wade Takes Over As Showrunner Next Season

The former 'X Factor' producer takes over for Conrad Green


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There’s a new boss in the ballroom.

Rob Wade — a former executive producer of THE X FACTOR and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT — will take over next season as showrunner for DANCING WITH THE STARS.

He replaces Conrad Green, who will leave to join the new Fox reality series UTOPIA.

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He previously worked as a co-executive producer under Green between seasons five and 11.

“I am delighted to be rejoining the show and one of the strongest teams on network television,” Rob says. “DANCING WITH THE STARS is in great shape and I look forward to getting back in the ballroom and working with [executive producers] Joe [Sungkur] and Ashley [Edens-Shaffer] to take it to the next level.”