Julianne Hough to Guest-Judge on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Julianne Hough to Guest-Judge on 'Dancing With the Stars'

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Two-time professional champ will return to “DWTS” to offer her wisdom to this year's hopefuls

Julianne Hough is returning to “Dancing With the Stars” … as a judge.

Hough, who performed as a two-time professional champion on ABC's dancing competition, will guest-judge on the show's Oct. 7 episide, ABC said Monday. Hough will guest-host for the first time on the show, alongside “DWTS” vets Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

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Hough, sister of “DWTS” Emmy-winning partner Derek Hough, captured the mirror-ball twice, with Olympic skater Apolo Ohno and Indianapolis 500 racer Helio Castroneves. Since departing the show after Season 7, she's moved on to a career as a recording artist and actress.

She'll next star in the Diablo Cody film “Paradise,” alongside Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer.