“She says it how it is. She’s done the show, so she’s familiar with the pressure,” Val Chmerkovskiy told “Entertainment Tonight” (watch below). “I’m excited. I’m a little nervous because she’s brutally honest, but I’m excited to have her back.”
Remini finished in fifth place on Season 17 in 2013 with Tony Dovolani. She’s since returned to guest-host in Erin Andrews‘ stead alongside Tom Bergeron for a week in Season 19 and two weeks in Season 21.
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The actress’ return next week is part of ABC’s Cast from the Past week, which runs from Oct. 7-13 and features