Beginning tonight, fans who disagree with the judges’ decision will be allowed to save one stage dancer and one street dancer from elimination via a real-time vote using Twitter. Allowances have been made for fans not viewing the show live during the East Coast or Central Time Zone broadcast.
Tomorrow night, following the regular edition of SYTYCD, the show will celebrate ten years on the air with a one-hour special that will feature live performances by some of the show’s favorite dancers and choreographers. For details, follow the jump.
“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” ANNOUNCES LIVE FAN SAVE ON TWITTER, USING #SAVE(CONTESTANT FIRST NAME), ADDING DRAMATIC REAL-TIME TWIST IN COMPETITION SHOWS!
All-New Special, “A Decade of Dance,” Celebrates 10 Years of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Tomorrow at 8/7c on FOX
Beginning tonight, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE fans have the opportunity to save one street dancer and one stage dancer from elimination through a real-time vote using Twitter. When host Cat Deeley announces the bottom six finalists and they perform, the SYTYCD Fan Save hashtag #Save(Contestant First Name) for each will appear on air. Fans across the country will have a short window to Tweet their Save votes for one Stage and one Street team member. Once the window closes, immediate results will be revealed by Deeley. The Twitter vote will save one dancer from Team Stage and one dancer from Team Street. Before the end of the show, the judges will send home one stage and one street dancer from among the remaining four dancers.
Those fans who are not able to watch SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE during the East Coast or central time broadcast can follow @DANCEonFOX on Twitter to find out which contestants are in the bottom and when the voting window is open. Viewers can see the results of the Twitter vote on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE when it airs in their markets. For more information on the Twitter save, please click the “Vote Info” tab at fox.com/dance.
This week, fans can get a double dose of dance beginning tonight, Monday, July 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), when Team Stage and Team Street perform for America’s vote and two dancers will go home. Then, tune in the following night, as FOX celebrates 10 years of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on an all-new special airing tomorrow, Tuesday, July 21 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. This one-time-only special will feature new performances by some of the series’ favorite dancers and choreographers, as well as present stage and street routines and musical productions from the last ten years.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Fuller; Lythgoe; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; Beverly Frank of 19 Entertainment; James Breen; and Jeff Thacker.
Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos and photos. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd and #stagevsstreet. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet, Paula Abdul @PaulaAbdul and Jason Derulo @JasonDerulo
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