‘Dancing With the Stars’ Veteran Derek Hough Joins ‘Nashville’ Season 3

Derek Hough is dancing over to “Nashville.”

The “Dancing With the Stars” veteran has booked a multi-episode arc on the ABC drama, reps of the show have confirmed. The 29-year-old will play movie star Noah West, who lands a lead role in a famous country singer’s biopic and encounters the Nashville music scene for the first time.

The episodes featuring the dancer are expected to air in October.

Hough’s other acting credits include starring in dance movie “Make Your Move,” a stage production of “Footloose: The Musical” and a guest role on ABC sitcom “Better Than You.” He serves as one of the pros on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” and will return for the competition show’s upcoming 19th season, starting Sept. 15.

The third season of “Nashville” will premiere Sept. 24. Deadline first reported news of the casting.

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