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FOX's 'So You Think You Can Dance' and The CW's 'America's Next Top Model' Get New Seasons

November 18, 2014 09:11:54

"" will open the competition on the dance floor again next year. The dancing competition series has been renewed for a 12th season by FOX. It's scheduled to air in summer 2015.

The show will return with something fresh as it will feature a new "stage vs street" format, in which dancers will be divided into two teams. The first group consists of street dancers, who are those skilled in hip-hop, animation or breaking. The second group features stage dancers, who are those trained in styles such as contemporary, ballet, jazz or tap.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Announces Season 11 Winner

September 04, 2014 10:09:11

"" has a new winner. Following the final four's performances last week, one of them was crowned a champion in the Wednesday, September 3 finale, but first viewers were treated to repeats of the judges and the contestants' favorite dances from throughout the season.

The Top 20 dancers kicked off the show with a lively number choreographed by Warren Carlyle and set to "Doctor Jazz". There was also a musical performance of "Bailando" by and , which was a unique collaboration. , who is a judge on the Australian version of "SYTYCD", showed up as a guest.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Top 4 Revealed

August 21, 2014 03:08:55

And now there's four on "" season 11. The six finalists performed in the Wednesday, August 20 episode, but only four would nab a spot in the finale.

Each dancer danced three times, including a solo. Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda showed honest chemistry during their Broadway number, while Jessica Richens and Casey Askew's disco was deemed a tremendous routine by judge Nigel Lythgoe. Jacque LeWarne and Zack Everhart, Jr.'s foxtrot didn't amaze the judges.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 10 and All-Star Partners

July 31, 2014 04:07:23

It's down to 10 on "" season 11. The latest episode which aired on Wednesday, July 30 began with 14 dancers, but 4 were sent home at the end of the episode. Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy were joined by actress on the judging panel.

First, 8 of the Top 10 dancers were announced. They are Bridget Whitman, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Ricky Ubeda, Tanisha Belnap, Rudy Abreu, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart Jr.. The bottom 6 danced solo in addition to the pair number.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 20, One Dancer Gets Injured

June 26, 2014 03:06:12

After making it through the auditions, 157 dancers on "" season 11 returned for callbacks. The June 25 episode started with solo routines. The regular judges, Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as guest judges director Adam Shankman, dancer Stephen "tWitch" Boss, ballerina Irina Dvorovenko and figure skater Tara Lipinski didn't comment on the performances, but cut 34 dancers in this round.

Next, the remaining dancers had to learn choreography routines. Choreographer Christopher Scott and season 10 runner-up Jasmine taught the contestants a hip-hop routine and they were split into couples. Among those making it to the next round were Jessica Richens, Amanda Mitchell and Marquet Hill.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 11 Promo: It's Hot

May 23, 2014 03:05:25

"" has just wrapped up its 18th season on ABC, and "" is gearing up to kick off its 11th edition on FOX. Hyping up the upcoming summer return of its dance competition, FOX has released a promo video that touts this installment as being "hot."

The video previews a pair's sultry performance and some other sexy numbers that get the judges "fired up." At one point, judge Nigel Lythgoe praises a contestant who "smoldered" on the dance floor.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Crowns Season 10 Winners, Gets Season 11 Order

September 11, 2013 10:09:17

Every dance on "" season 10 has come to this, which was the coronation of the winners on the Tuesday, September 10 finale. But before the big announcement was made, the top four, Aaron Turner, Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper and Fik-Shun, were joined by the rest of the top twenty for a group dance choreopgrahped by season 2 finalist Ivan Koumaev.

Permanent judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as well as guest judges and Adam Shankman then revealed their favorite dances of the season, with the contestants reprising the routines. In between the dances, Lythgoe broke the news that "SYTYCD" had been renewed for an elevent season. "Fox [has] commissioned Season 11!" he declared.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Changes Season 10 Results Format After Criticisms

July 06, 2013 10:07:05

"" which harshly announced elimination at the beginning of the last episode has decided to change the results format, taking into consideration viewers' complaints that came flooding their way after as soon as the contestants got cut.

"We're taking your advice by revealing America's vote in the beginning and judging at the end. I hope it will inspire the bottom 4? Thank you," producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe tweeted. "Now, wait until you find out who's judging #SYTYCD next week! I think there will be a lot of happy viewers."

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Picks Top 20 Season 10

June 19, 2013 11:06:00

Through a series of auditions, "" has finally got its Top 20 of season 10. Unveiled in the latest episode which had Adam Shankman joining resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, the list includes a good mix of contemporary, tap, hip-hop, animation and ballroom dancers.

Emilio Dosal was originally selected in the Top 20, but he later withdrew from the competition due to an injury. He's replaced by Aaron Turner, who was No. 11 on the men's list. Aaron, a tap dancer, had joined the show last year and was cut before the Top 20.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Crowns Two Winners in Season 9

September 19, 2012 10:09:22

After two months of dancing on "" stage, two of the contestants came home as champions. They were Eliana Girard and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp who were unveiled as America's favorite female and male dancer respectively in the season 9 finale, marking the first time ever ballet dancer(s) won the show.

Eliana and Chehon, who both landed on the bottom six once but were saved by the judges, edged out Tiffany Maher and Cyrus "Glitch" Spencer who were also in the final four. The jazz dancer and the popping/animating dancer had a clean record as they were never in danger of getting eliminated.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Final Four Dancers Revealed

September 06, 2012 11:09:20

With just two weeks to go before "" crowns the winner of season 9, the number of contestants was chopped down to four on Wednesday, September 5. Before that, the remaining six dancers performed three times: one with a "SYTYCD" all-star, one with another finalist, and one solo number.

, who joined the judges that night, called Tiffany Maher's jive with season two winner Benji Schwimmer infectious in a good way. The judges gave a standing ovation to Chehon Wespi-Tschopp after he and Kathryn McCormick of season 6 performed an emotional contemporary piece. Cyrus Spencer also brought the judges to their feet with a dubstep routine which he danced with Comfort Fedoke of season 4.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 10 of Season 9

August 16, 2012 11:08:01

In the latest episode of "", 14 contestants were competing for a spot in the Top 10. Before viewers' votes were revealed, all remaining dancers had to perform routines choreographed by Mia Michaels which had been performed in previous seasons. The challenge was to set themselves apart from the original performers.

Among those earning rave reviews from the judges were Tiffany Maher and George Lawrence Jr. who performed the Hometown Glory Routine from season 4, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp and Witney Carson who danced the Bench Routine from season 2, as well as Lindsay Arnold and Cole Horibe who teamed up for the Addiction Routine from season 5.

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'So You Think You Can Dance': Four Gome Home in the First Season 9 Eliminations

July 19, 2012 01:07:32

After an episode without elimination, "" brought four of its contestants to meet the chopping block on Wednesday, July 18. Before the results were announced, however, the Top 20 dancers performed once again in a pair.

Lindsay and Cole did a hip-hop routine to 's "Teeth". Nigel Lythgoe praised Cole's "good characterization," but Lindsay was deemed "a little immature" in her role. Amelia and Will showed up next to do a contemporary number. Guest judge Adam Shankman gave a standing ovation, while Nigel called them "brilliant dancers."

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 20 of Season 9, Zooey Deschanel Guest Judges

June 28, 2012 03:06:51

"" reached a milestone with its latest episode, which marked the 200th outing of the reality show. To celebrate it, executive producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe made a speech and cut a big cake before the taping began.

The episode aired Wednesday, June 27 was also important for the contestants since it would be announced who make it to the Top 20. Making the night more special, "" star was tapped as a guest judge while season 8 winner Melanie Moore sat among the audience.

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Nigel Lythgoe Looks Shocked in First Promo of 'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 9

May 03, 2012 02:05:59

When ABC's "" gets closer to the finale in late May, FOX's "" will return for its ninth season. The first promo spot for the latter show has just landed online via TVLine, capturing some shots from the auditions.

Some of them who get the highlight in the clip are a full-time mom and an army who all share the same passion in dancing. At one point, judge/creator Nigel Lythgoe looks aghast, probably after watching one dancer's routine. Meanwhile, one contestant is surprised to learn positive review from the judges.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' to Get New Format Following Results Show's Axing

January 03, 2012 09:01:50

The New Year brings a new change for "". Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer and judge for the dance competition show, has just revealed that fans will have to wait a week before finding out who's been cut off from the competition in the new season since FOX axed the results show.

"#FOX have cancelled the results show so I will have to change the format of #SYTYCD," the 62-year-old broke the news through his Twitter account on Sunday, January 1. Remaining positive, he noted that the axing doesn't mean the end to the competition show as writing in the same tweet, "At least we have another season at the end of MAY."

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Nigel Lythgoe, 'Millenium' Miniseries Grab Throphy at International Emmys

November 22, 2011 03:11:12

Nigel Lythgoe got a special treat at the 39th annual International Emmy Awards. The creator of "" was announced as the recipient of Founders Award at the Monday, November 21 ceremony and he was handed out the kudo by surprise presenter .

Calling Lythgoe her favorite producer, GaGa had nothing but good words for the "" boss. "He always helped to nurture and foster my crazy ideas, no matter how demographically unfriendly they were," the Mother Monster said before adding, "I am honored to be here tonight, and I have shared many laughs with him on the side of the stage in my crazy outfits."

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Audition Dates of 'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 9

November 14, 2011 03:11:55

Dancers may want to take note of the messages recently tweeted by Nigel Lythgoe. The "" judge, who also created the show along with Simon Fuller, has just announced the audition dates and cities for the ninth season of the FOX dancing competition.

The auditions will be kicked off on January 5, 2012 at Fox Theater in Atlanta. The show's crew will later visit several cities including Dallas, New York and Salt Lake City until the auditions end in Los Angeles on March 2.

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'So You Think You Can Dance' and 'Masterchef' Renewed

October 07, 2011 11:10:03

Two FOX reality shows have been given another year to live. The network has ordered a new season each for "" and "", bringing the former back for a ninth season and the latter for a third season.

"For the past eight seasons, 'So You Think You Can Dance' has been a huge part of our success," FOX's president of Alternative Entertainment Mike Darnell said when announcing the -hosted dancing competition's renewal on Thursday, October 6. "We are excited to bring the series and an incredible set of new dancers back for another fantastic season."

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Crowns Melanie Moore as Winner

August 12, 2011 09:08:41

The final result of "" season 8 did not fall from predictions. Having been judges' favorite since her audition, Melanie Moore was announced as the champion on the Thursday (August 11) show, with 47 percent of total vote.

Another female dancer on the top four, Sasha Mallory, was placed second. Meanwhile, 22-year-old Marko Germar, who once made cry with his routine on Top 8 performance night, and 25-year-old Tadd Gadduang were the third placer and fourth placer respectively.

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'SYTYCD' Cut the Only Ballroom Dancer

June 25, 2010 02:06:10

Two Go Home, Top 10 of 'SYTYCD' Revealed

November 26, 2009 02:11:35

One Contestant Quits 'SYTYCD' Top 20

October 27, 2009 01:10:53

'So You Think You Can Dance' Top 20 Pics

October 24, 2009 10:10:04

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