Brooke Burke Is "So Excited" to Co-Host DWTS

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Brooke Burke can't wait to co-host Dancing With the Stars.

"Today is one of the most exciting days ever!!! With the exception of my family and children, today tops the list of all my professional endeavors!!!" Burke, 38, wrote on her Web site Monday morning shortly after ABC confirmed her new job.

"I’m crossing off one more thing from my Bucket List!" continued the actress, who won the 7th season of the show. She'll work alongside Tom Bergeron on the 10th season, which premieres March 22 and features Kate Gosselin and The Bachelor Jake Pavelka.

Burke says she really relates to the competitors.

"I know what it’s like to step out there on the dance floor, on a whim and a prayer, trying to pull off the impossible," she says. "I’ll see you there March 22nd. This time a LOT less stressed!"

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Burke replaces Samantha Harris, who announced last January that she was leaving the show so she could dedicate more time to The Insider.