Alderson had previously appeared on the series as her One Life to Live (OLTL) character Starr Manning from 2012-13, when Alderson and several co-stars carried their roles over to General Hospital upon One Life's cancellation.
When OLTL was relaunched as a web series, the production company Prospect Park reacquired the rights to the character.
She's open, and what you see is what there is," Chmerkovskiy told People magazine.
"I think that's the best way to co-exist with Maks…to just, you know, give it back to him. And she knows, and she's been told, that she's going to have to take it because there's a lot of dishing out," Maks, who is partnered with Olympian Meryl Davis, explained to us.' new co-host, replacing Brooke Burke-Charvet, on Monday night and her return to the ballroom felt all too familiar, thanks to her playful back-and-forth with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, her partner when she competed on the ABC reality hit's 10th season.