News EXCLUSIVE: Julianne and Derek Hough Open Up About Returning to 'Dancing With the Stars': 'It Should Be Fun' By Zach Seemayer 7:45 PM PDT, September 11, 2016 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. 00:37EXCLUSIVE: Julianne Hough Confirmed She's Joining Brother Derek …01:48Diane Keaton and Susan Sarandon Gush Over Working With Richard G…02:33T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach: Inside the Days Leading Up to Tense …02:29What's Next for Riley Keough After Lisa Marie Presley's Death01:37Gerard Butler Says His Motorcycle Accident Made Him 'Appreciate …01:45Nia Long Embracing 'New Beginnings' as She Wraps Up 'The Best Ma…02:36Hilary Duff Calls Posing Nude a Combination of Terrifying and Fr…01:57Pamela Anderson Says Recalling Memories to Write Her Memoir Led …01:15T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach in Mediation With ABC Execs Amid Thei…08:03Oscars 2023: Watch the Nominations for Major Categories02:49Pamela Anderson Claims Sylvester Stallone Offered Her a Condo an…03:07Tim Allen Flashes 'Home Improvement' Co-Star in Resurfaced Clip …02:38King Charles Removes Prince Andrew From Buckingham Palace03:00Inside Kaley Cuoco's Extravagant Baby Shower!02:45Kristin Cavallari and Stephen Colletti Open Up About 'Laguna Bea… Another familiar face is coming back for the next season of Dancing With the Stars! Julianne Hough confirmed to ET that she’ll be returning to the ballroom in the upcoming season at the Creative Arts Emmys in Los Angeles on Sunday. "I’m not going to be dancing, but I can finally announce that I am coming back on to judge," the 28-year-old actress told ET's Denny Directo. "I’m excited."WATCH: See the 'Dancing With the Stars' Pros' Audition Tapes The Grease: Live star took off season 22 to work on the hit Fox musical event, and it paid off. The production netted 10 Emmy nominations and brought Julianne some meaningful friendships."Not only was it such a monumental thing for us to accomplish, but I mean the friendships are lifelong," she explained "It's incredible."However, it seems she couldn't stay away from the DWTS studio forever. Julianne joins her brother Derek, who is also returning to the show as a pro dancer after a season-long hiatus.WATCH: 'Dancing With the Stars' Partners Derek Hough and Marilu Henner Look Like Early Favorites Like his sister, Derek will soon be taking part in a live TV musical. The 31-year-old performer is set to star in NBC's Hairspray Live!, but he plans on sticking with DWTS while rehearsing."I'll be doing Dancing With the Stars and Hairspray at the same time and going back and forth, so it should be fun," Derek told ET at the Creative Arts Emmys.While it will be difficult, Derek said his sister's experience with acting in a live TV musical is what convinced him to take on the challenge."She loved the experience so much and so, for me, seeing that really encouraged me to take that role," Derek explained. WATCH: Derek Hough Says Julianne's 'Grease' Performance 'Raised the Bar' for TV MusicalsAnother role Derek recently took on was the lead in Singin' in the Rain on Broadway. However, it appears that he'll have to wait a while before that kicks off, as the production is currently on hold."I'm not sure what exactly is going to be happening, but it's definitely in my future," Derek said.While Derek might be waiting a while to hit the Broadway stage, fellow DWTS pro Mark Ballas is headed to New York City soon to star in the final months of Jersey Boys. The dancer, who is skipping Season 23 of DWTS, recently spoke with ET about getting the chance to play the final Frankie Valli in the celebrated production. Check out Ballas' exclusive interview below.EXCLUSIVE: Mark Ballas Is 'Incredibly Honored' to Play Frankie Valli in 'Jersey Boys' This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Related Gallery'Dancing With the Stars' Season 23: See the Hot Pairings!