Happy Birthday, Tom Bergeron! The beloved host of shows like Dancing with the Stars and America’s Funniest Home Videos celebrates his 65th birthday on May 6, 2020. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Tom began his career in radio before transitioning to television. He was a radio DJ for the station WHAV before moving to New Hampshire and then working for the station WHEB. It was in New Hampshire he branched out into television starting with public TV where he hosted the game show Granite State Challenge. Another move brought Tom to Boston’s WBZ where throughout most of the eighties to early nineties he would become a main staple on Boston television, radio, and a public figure throughout the area. Towards the end of the nineties, Bergeron would garner national attention and praise. In 1998 he hosted Hollywood Squares and became a household name.
Tom Bergeron continued hosting Hollywood Squares until 2004 and by that time he had already started hosting the beloved family show America’s Funniest Home Videos. In 2005, he began hosting Dancing with the Stars that has become the show he is best known for. Now, people want to know if Dancing with the Stars will be back for Season 29 and if so, will Tom Bergeron be there to host.
According to reports by Parade, there is good news for fans of DWTS. Though nothing is definitive or set in stone, the outlet states that it is very likely the show will return in the fall of 2020. It even went on to say that if the Coronavirus pandemic is still underway, they may do virtual dancing from remote locations. You may see the report below.
— Parade Magazine (@ParadeMagazine) January 16, 2020
While fans wait to see Tom Bergeron return to Dancing with the Stars, they recently saw him as the Taco on the hit Fox series The Masked Singer.
Tom Bergeron has enjoyed a successful career that’s lasted more than three decades! He has amassed a large fan base who love his hosting skills.
Happy Birthday, Tom!
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