"I'm Brooke Burke-Charvet!" she announced at the beginning of Monday night's premiere of the reality dancing competition's thirteenth season on ABC.
The former Ms. Burke explained her decision to change her name while attending the Emmy Awards on Sunday.
"Tomorrow onDancing with the Stars will be the first time I go by my new name [on TV]. I'm happy about being Brooke-Charvet," the co-host toldPeople, adding that her choice to become a Charvet has been receiving a mixed reaction.
"It's been 50-50 from everybody, but I'm doing it!"