“Although it’s impossible to fill in the shoes of a legend like Zoe Ball, I hope to make her and all of the Strictly fans proud.
“I will miss dancing on that iconic dance floor weekly, but forever grateful to continue being a part of the Strictly Come Dancing family!”
Executive producer of It Takes Two, Eve Winstanley, also expressed her excitement at her taking over.
She said alongside the announcement: “We are so excited that Janette will be Cha Cha Cha-ing her way into the It Takes Two family.
“Her love and passion for all things dance will bring something new and fresh to the show.”