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Dancing with the Stars: Kate Ritchie signs a ‘secret deal with Channel 10’

Home and Away star Kate Ritchie signs a ‘secret deal with Channel 10’ ahead of her surprising return to TV

She became famous as a child star on Home and Away in the late 80’s.

And rumor has it that Kate Ritchie is making a TV comeback, reportedly signing a ‘secret deal’ with Channel 10 to be a participant in Dancing with the Stars.

Kate, 40, better known today as a radio host, has apparently turned down similar offers before, but is now ready to take the plunge.

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Back in the spotlight: rumor has it that Kate Ritchie is making a TV comeback, reportedly signing a 'secret deal' with Channel 10 to be a participant in Dancing with the Stars

Back in the spotlight: rumor has it that Kate Ritchie is making a TV comeback, reportedly signing a ‘secret deal’ with Channel 10 to be a participant in Dancing with the Stars

Kate made her acting debut as Sally Fletcher on Home and Away at the age of eight. She left the show in 2008 and returned briefly in 2013.

Although Kate has expressed a desire to return to acting in the future, a source said New idea a role on DWTS would push Kate out of her comfort zone.

Kate has an open invitation to do everything [reality] shows and they chase her every year, ‘the insider added.

Perfect timing? Kate, 40, better known today as a radio host, has apparently turned down similar offers before, but is now ready to take the plunge. Portrayed in Nova FM studios in Sydney with British singer James Blunt

Perfect timing? Kate, 40, better known today as a radio host, has apparently turned down similar offers before, but is now ready to take the plunge. Portrayed in Nova FM studios in Sydney with British singer James Blunt

Perfect timing? Kate, 40, better known today as a radio host, has apparently turned down similar offers before, but is now ready to take the plunge. Portrayed in Nova FM studios in Sydney with British singer James Blunt

The source claimed that Kate was asked to do I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! and The Masked Singer in the past, but they turned it down.

But they said they were sure she would sign up for Dancing with the Stars.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 and Kate Ritchie for comment.

Her former co-star Lynne McGranger appeared at the 2014 celebrity dance competition when the program was still airing on Seven.

Remember this? Kate's former co-star Lynne McGranger (right) appeared at the 2014 celebrity dance competition when the program was still airing on Seven

Remember this? Kate's former co-star Lynne McGranger (right) appeared at the 2014 celebrity dance competition when the program was still airing on Seven

Remember this? Kate’s former co-star Lynne McGranger (right) appeared at the 2014 celebrity dance competition when the program was still airing on Seven

Last year, Kate claimed she was interested in the idea of ​​participating in the Channel 10 show.

“You might see me in a series Dancing with the Stars,” she told Body + Soul in March. “I love that people do that.”

The Nova FM host also recently told TV Week that she was looking for the ‘right role’ and ‘ensemble’ for her eventual return to the small screen.

Sweetheart of Australia: Kate made her acting debut as Sally Fletcher on Home and Away at the age of eight. She left the show in 2008 and returned briefly in 2013

Sweetheart of Australia: Kate made her acting debut as Sally Fletcher on Home and Away at the age of eight. She left the show in 2008 and returned briefly in 2013

Sweetheart of Australia: Kate made her acting debut as Sally Fletcher on Home and Away at the age of eight. She left the show in 2008 and returned briefly in 2013

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