Dance Mothers transcended right into a popular culture phenomenon. The sequence grew to become an instantaneous sensation when it premiered on Lifetime in 2011. Viewers watched younger dancers develop up and compete whereas beneath the tutelage of the formidable Abby Lee Miller, whereas additionally coping with the drama from their typically over-the-top mothers.
The younger stars of Dance Mothers are all grown up, and plenty of of them are coming collectively for a Lifetime reunion particular. There was a plethora of drama over the course of the present’s 9 seasons, and there’s quite a bit for the forged to debate. HollywoodLife has rounded up every little thing we all know in regards to the highly-anticipated Dance Mothers reunion.
‘Dance Mothers’ Reunion Premiere Date
The Dance Mothers reunion doesn’t have a precise premiere date, however we do know that the reunion particular will air in 2024 on Lifetime. Based on the community, the particular will function “fan-favorite dancers and mothers from the enduring sequence reuniting to speak in regards to the good, dangerous, and every little thing else in between.”
“You heard it right here first,” Lifetime introduced on Instagram. “The squad is formally again collectively for a #DanceMoms reunion coming 2024 solely on @lifetimetv !!”
Who Is Returning for the ‘Dance Mothers’ Reunion?
The Dance Mothers reunion will function present alums JoJo Siwa, Chloé Lukasiak, Paige Hyland, Brooke Hyland, Kendall Vertes, and Kalani Hilliker. Lifetime hasn’t introduced which mothers might be concerned. JoJo and Lifetime shared a photograph from the set of the reunion on November 1.
When Dance Mothers followers started asking the place different forged members have been, similar to Maddie Ziegler, Kenzie Ziegler, and Nia Sioux, JoJo responded within the feedback, “Grateful for today! For everybody questioning in regards to the few individuals lacking, Everybody was invited right this moment however just some needed to be right here.”
Brooke additionally shared the identical reunion photograph on her Instagram and wrote, “Took a ten 12 months break, however returning to your television for a @dancemomstv reunion in 2024 #DanceMoms.” Brooke and her sister Paige famously left the unique present following season 4 after their mom was arrested for assaulting Abby Lee.
Talking of Abby Lee, she was not talked about in Lifetime’s announcement. It’s unclear if she’ll be featured within the reunion particular. Abby was one of many foremost stars for almost all of the present’s run since her dance studio, Abby Lee Dance Firm, was on the heart of the sequence.
Abby revealed she was leaving Dance Mothers in Could 2020. “Thanks Lifetime for an unbelievable run and all I’ve discovered. However I’ve determined to maneuver on and never lengthen my settlement,” she mentioned in a press release.
Weeks later, Lifetime and Abby parted methods following accusations that she made racist remarks. Her latest spinoff, Abby’s Digital Dance-Off, was purported to premiere that summer season. Abby later apologized in a protracted Instagram message. “I genuinely perceive and deeply remorse how my phrases have affected and harm these round me previously, significantly these within the Black neighborhood,” she wrote. “To Kamryn, Adriana and anybody else I’ve harm, I’m actually sorry.”
She continued, “I understand that racism can come not simply from hate, but in addition from ignorance. It doesn’t matter what the trigger, it’s dangerous and it’s my fault. Whereas I can not change the previous or take away the hurt I’ve achieved, I promise to coach myself, study, develop and do higher. Whereas I hope to sooner or later earn your forgiveness, I acknowledge that phrases alone will not be sufficient. I perceive it takes time and real change.”
Why Did ‘Dance Mothers’ Finish?
Dance Mothers premiered in 2011 and have become an instantaneous hit. There have presently been 8 seasons of the present. Dance Mothers hasn’t ever been formally canceled by Lifetime, however there hasn’t been a brand new season since 2019.
In 2022, Abby mentioned a possible season 9 of Dance Mothers. “Dance Mothers season 9 gained’t be on the identical community. It will likely be on a special streaming service. It’s separate, so it’s shot a bit of bit otherwise. I can’t give it away but, however…” she instructed Pop Crave.
The truth star famous that the present can be a “little bit completely different” from the unique present. As of November 2023, there’s been no replace about Dance Mothers season 9.