Articles for So You Think You Can Dance Season 10

So You Think You Can Dance is back tonight for the premiere of its tenth season. The competition starts off with two consecutive nights of auditions. Are you ready to watch some dancing? The audition portion of SYTYCD is always full of fun, crazy, and stunning dances and this year is sure to be no different. Read more »
All aboard the season 10 dance train as we pull into Los Angeles for the first round of So You Think You Can Dance auditions. The show opens with some All-Stars reminiscing about their auditions. Resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy are joined by guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family). Both men are looking dapper in bow-ties. Read more »
As we hit the Motor City for the next round of So You Think You Can Dance auditions, expectations are high after Los Angeles delivered some astonishing talent. Would Detroit do the same? Our esteemed judges, Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, are joined by guest judge Stephen "tWitch" Boss.(What!) I love that tWitch is taking a seat at the judge‘s table. While the talent in Detroit was diverse, it was the men who stole the show, and maybe some dollar bills, from Mary Murphy.  Read more »
Tonight‘s episode of So You Think You Can Dance features auditions in Los Angeles and Austin, Texas. First up, in LA, resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy are joined once again by Jesse Tyler Ferguson (from Modern Family). I think that he should be on at least every other week as he is able to have fun with some off-beat contestants, like the woman who wears a red chicken costume. (Yes, really!) Read more »
The So You Think You Can Dance hot tamale train pulls into Boston, where the talent is of historic proportions. Resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy are joined by director and choreographer Adam Shankman at the judges‘ table. As usual, there are a few quirky characters (Bunny Dancer, anyone?) to round out the performances. Read more »
The shift to Summer 2013 television continues. After several long-standing weeknight dramas concluded their seasons until next fall, last week The Voice generated the most TV check-ins to become the most-engaged show. Read more »
The So You Think You Can Dance train arrives at the final audition destination -- Memphis, Tennessee. Our judges, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe are joined by comedian Wayne Brady at the judges‘ table. Will Memphis live up to their expectations? Read more »
Finally, the So You Think You Can Dance train arrives in Sin City. The dancers have worked hard to make it to the season 10 Las Vegas round. Now, the pressure is on to impress the judges and advance to the top 20. Who will move on, and who will go home? Let‘s find out!Our esteemed judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe are joined by director and choreographer Adam Shankman, singer and songwriter Jason Derulo and Stephen "tWitch"  Boss. Two dancers are unable to compete in Vegas due to injuries: Taylor Ward and Hampton "The Excorcist" Williams. Read more »
In a word, the Season 4 premiere of Pretty Little Liars steamrolled the remaining nine competitors of the top 10 most-engaged TV shows last week. Read more »
It‘s time for the So You Think You Can Dance big reveal: what will Cat Deeley be wearing? I am betting on something sparkly. No, it‘s finally time to meet the Top 20 dancers! The dancers survived a grueling week of auditions in Vegas, and are so agonizingly close to joining the So You Think You Can Dance live shows.First, each dancer will endure a long walk to face the judges and hear their fate. Did each dancer do enough to make it to the live shows and compete to become America‘s favorite dancer? We will have the answers soon. Read more »
The nominations for the 2013 Critics‘ Choice TV Awards were announced Wednesday morning, spanning a wide array of not only network and cable, but from Netflix as well with the popularity of House of Cards on the streaming/rental service. Read more »
So You Think You Can Dance season 10 is shaping up to be a real nail-biter. So what can we expect as season 10‘s first competitive dances begin this week? I predict that there will be a lot of great dancing, and also a lot of glitter, sequins, and fringe (but enough about our hostess, Cat Deeley).  First, you have great diversity in the Top 20. This season the Top 20 is comprised of four ballroom dancers, seven contemporary dancers, and two female jazz dancers. Hip-hop is being represented by three male dancers and one female dancer- Mariah Spears. Three tappers are in the So You Think You Can Dance Top 20 this season. When the Top 20 displays this variety of styles, there is only one thing for sure, and that is that all bets are off! Cue the suspense! Read more »
The finale of AMC‘s Mad Men had little effect on check-ins last week, whose standings were identical except for the last three places. Read more »
Get ready to hop on board the So You Think You Can Dance train as we arrive to see the top 20 perform. This week, we will get to see our favorite dancers team up for the first competitive dances of this season. We will also have a chance to learn a little more about the contestants.And I would be remiss if I didn‘t mention that we‘ll get to see what Cat Deeley is wearing! Once again, I am guessing something sparkly, but I could be wrong. Tonight, the dancers perform for your votes to avoid elimination next week. How will your favorite dancer fare tonight?This is the So You Think You Can Dance live blog!  Read more »
Tuesday we got our first chance to see the top 20 partnered up and dancing live for our votes.How did the dancer‘s cope with the So You Think You Can Dance choreography, and each other?While many of the couples performed well, there were several stand-outs. That also means that there were some couples who, sadly, did not bring it, for whatever reason. The three male dancers and three female dancers with the lowest audience votes will be in jeopardy. So whose So You Think You Can Dance dream may be coming to an end? Read more »
The second wave of nominations have been announced for the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. And it looks like music and vampires are leading the pack, with Pitch Perfect, Glee and The Vampire Diaries receiving the most recognition.Glee is out in front with five (though we can bump that up to six if you count Lea Michele‘s nomination for Choice Style Icon), with their big-screen equivalent Pitch Perfect next with four. The Vampire Diaries follows with three. Read more »
Big Brother made its season 15 debut last week to start the show‘s longest season to date. Read more »
It‘s once again time to climb aboard the hottest dance train, well, probably ever! So You Think You Can Dance may have some surprises in store as we see the top 20 dance again before two dancers are sent home. All I know for sure is that we are in for some incredible dancing, and that Cat Deeley will wear something fetching.The first night of eliminations is definitely sad because no one wants to be sent home this soon. All the hard work and anticipation has been building for weeks, and now we must bid farewell to two talented performers. I‘m not ready yet -- are you? Did your favorite dancers do enough to stay on, or will they be sent packing?Grab some tissues, and buckle up, people!This is the So You Think You Can Dance live blog: Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top 20 were amazing, and there was one big twist: The eliminations happened at the top of the show! The judges saved two dancers, Makenzie Dustman and Alan Bersten, from the bottom six. Then, Mariah Spears, Brittany Cherry, Carlos Garland and Jade Zuberi had to dance for their lives. The judges saved Mariah Spears and Jade Zuberi. Sadly, Brittany and Carlos danced to support their partners even though they were no longer in the So You Think You Can Dance competition. That is true grace under pressure. Let‘s attempt to gaze into the future based on this week‘s performances.  Read more »
Fans complained and the Powers That Be (a.k.a. Nigel Lythgoe) not only heard, but listened. So You Think You Can Dance will be shaking up the timing of the eliminations process during the next live show. Read more »
After its momentous premiere, Big Brother generated even more buzz last week when attention focused on racist comments made by a houseguest. It also didn‘t hurt check-ins to have NSFW shenanigans show up on the show‘s live feeds. Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance Top 18 were jaw-dropping. We were also treated to a super-size judging panel when Emmy-winning choreographer and former American Idol judge Paula Abdul and FOX Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews joined Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy. Also adding to the tension was another change in the show‘s format. The bottom six dancers were announced at the top of the show. Sadly, Jade Zuberi tore his meniscus and had to withdraw from the competition. Read more »
It‘s time to board the So You Think You Can Dance hot tamale train once again! Last week‘s show had some surprises in store when the bottom six dancers were announced at the top of the show. The judges, who were able to bring one guy and one girl to safety, saved Makenzie Dustman and Alan Bersten. The four remaining dancers then danced for their lives, with the judges opting to send Brittany Cherry and Carlos Garland home. Read more »
On So You Think You Dance, it‘s become the norm to expect the unexpected. With 18 dancers left, the competition went through a much welcomed change in the elimination process and an unfortunate injury. The bottom three men were saved from an judge‘s elimination with Jade‘s withdrawal due to a knee injury. And, after "dancing for their lives" and the partnered routines, the bottom 3 women faced elimination and Jasmine ended her run on SYTYCD. Read more »
So You Think You Can Dance threw the dancers and viewers a curve ball with a new elimination format.  Surprise! This format had the bottom three male and female dancers revealed at the top of the show, and the judges then saved one male and female dancer. The others danced for their lives, before the judges announced that Brittany Cherry and Carlos Garland were cut from the show. Brittany and Carlos still had to perform with their partners for their weekly routine, which was not awkward at all!  Read more »
The third and final wave of nominations have been announced for the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. On the TV side, ABC Family comes out on top, with Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters receiving three nominations each. Read more »
The 2013 Emmy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning, and as usual, it‘s a crazy mix of established frontrunners and a few new faces. American Horror Story: Asylum led all programs with 17 nominations, followed closely by Game of Thrones with 16. 30 Rock was the top comedy with 13 nominations for its final season.  Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top 16 were incredible. Sadly, we also had to face saying goodbye to two more dancers. The bottom six dancers were Mariah Spears, Alan Bersten, Makenzie Dustman, Dorian "BluPrint" Hector, Jenna Johnson and Curtis Holland. The judges chose to save Jenna Johnson, and the other five dancers danced to save their spot in the competition. Alas, the judges opted to send home Mariah Spears and her partner, BluPrint.Let‘s try and predict what the So You Think You Can Dance future holds for our remaining dancers based on their performances tonight. Read more »
It is time once again to catch the So You Think You Can Dance hot tamale train for a night of suspense and, oh yes, dancing. Since we were without our dancing fix for a bit, let‘s recap the eliminations so far. After some tinkering with the format, the first dancers cut were Brittany Cherry and Carlos Garland. After fan reaction to the dancers having to dance their partnered routines after being cut was, shall we say, a wee bit negative, the elimination process was changed again. After the bottom six dancers were announced at the top of the show, the plan was to save one male and one female dancer. Since Jade Zuberi had to withdraw from the competition with a torn meniscus, the bottom two guys, Curtis Holland and BluPrint, were automatically saved. The bottom three female dancers were Alexis Juliano, Jasmine Mason and Jenna Johnson. All three danced for their lives before performing with their partners. In the end, the judges sent home Jasmine Mason. Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top 14 were spectacular. Parting was sweet sorrow once again as we had to say goodbye to two more dancers. The bottom six dancers were Jasmine Harper, Alan Bersten, Alexis Juliano, Curtis Holland, Makenzie Dustman and Nico Greetham. The judges decided to save Makenzie Dustman, and asked only Alexis Juliano and Jasmine Harper to perform their solos. In the end, the judges cut an injured Curtis Holland and Alexis Juliano from the competition.Let‘s try and predict the future of our favorite dancers based on their performances.  Read more »
All aboard the So You Think You Can Dance hot tamale train! While we look forward to a night of great performances, we also have to bid farewell to two more dancers. Last week, Mariah Spears and Dorian "BluPrint" Hector were cut from the competition.This season has kept us on the edge of our seats with some elimination format changes and some surprising decisions from the judges. Cat Deeley, our hostess, has been reliably fashionable from week to week. It‘s a tough gig, but somebody has to do it, right?  Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top 12 were absolutely amazing. Once again, we had to say farewell to two more dancers. The bottom six dancers were Jenna Johnson, Alan Bersten, Malece Miller, Nico Greetham, Amy Yakima and Tucker Knox. Tucker had an infection in his knee and couldn‘t perform. The judges saved Jenna Johnson and Nico Greetham. And in the end, they cut Malece Miller and Alan Bersten from the competition.It is never an easy task, but let‘s try and predict which of our So You Think You Can Dance favorites will be safe to dance another day. Read more »
Are you excited for So You Think You Can Dance tonight? I sure am! I am looking forward to some great performances and what type of frock our hostess Cat Deeley will wear. Her closet must be like a fashion wonderland! Sadly, we also have to say goodbye to two more dancers. Alexis Juliano and Curtis Holland, both tappers, were cut from the competition last week.Tonight, the top 10 dancers will be revealed. Did your favorite do enough to stay in the competition? Who will leave the show tonight, just shy of making the top 10?  Read more »
Dance fans, are you ready? It‘s that time in the So You Think You Can Dance competition when we welcome back some favorite dancers from past seasons to partner with this season‘s competitors.I am a huge fans of the All-Stars, and I know that I am not alone. Let‘s dish the reasons we love it when the So You Think You Can Dance All-Stars hit the stage. Read more »
As we hop aboard the So You Think You Can Dance train once again, we are in the home stretch, people! We have reached the top 10, and what a fabulous and talented group it is.  Do you know what else is almost as fabulous (besides Cat Deeley‘s latest fashion statement)? Tonight, the All-Stars hit the stage!It is sad that we will bid farewell to two more dancers. Last week, Malece Miller and Alan Bersten were sent home. Is your favorite dancer safe tonight? Or are they among the bottom two guys and girls? Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top 10 were incredible. We were also treated to the return of the All-Stars! Alas, we had to say farewell to two more dancers. Tucker Knox was placed in danger because he was unable to dance last week due to his injury. The three remaining dancers in the bottom were Jenna Johnson, Makenzie Dustman and Nico Greetham. In a decision that judge Nigel Lythgoe said was not unanimous in the case of the girls, it was decided that Makenzie Dustman and Nico Greetham would leave the competition.It is never easy, but let‘s try and decipher the future of our favorite dancers. Read more »
The performances from the So You Think You Can Dance top eight were mind-blowing. Not only were the routines choreographed by the All-Stars, but they danced in them as well. Sadly, we also had to say goodbye to two more dancers. The bottom four dancers were Tucker Knox, DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall, Hayley Erbert and Jenna Johnson. All four danced solo routines before the judges decided to cut Jenna Johnson and Tucker Knox from the competition.  Read more »
Here we are once again boarding the So You Think You Can Dance hot tamale train. Makenzie Dustman and Nico Greetham were cut from the competition last week, so we are down to the top eight dancers: Jenna Johnson, Tucker Knox, Paul Karmiryan, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner, Amy Yakima, DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall and Hayley Erbert. It is such a close contest this season!This week, for the first time, the competitors will be dancing with All-Stars in routines choreographed by ... the All-Stars! Maybe next week the judges will make the dance costumes. (Just kidding.) Read more »
This season of So You Think You Can Dance has seen numerous changes and surprises. Sometimes, what has been most surprising is who has gone home. The judges held some of the power, making the final decision of who to send home from the six dancers with the lowest number of votes. Still, this week saw America take control of the votes, and it resulted in a surprising elimination. Hayley Erbert and Paul Karmiryan were sent home just shy of the finale. So why did they go home? Let‘s take a look at the contributing factors. Read more »
Let‘s hop aboard the So You Think You Can Dance train as we steam toward the finale! Last week, we bid farewell to Jenna Johnson and Tucker Knox. That leaves six dancers left in the competition: Hayley Erbert, Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner, Paul Karmiryan and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall.The level of dancing talent this year is amazing, and the competition is so close! It is sad that tonight we have to say goodbye to two more dancers. I think that being cut so close to the finals may be the most heartbreaking elimination of all. Read more »
The dancers left it all on the So You Think You Can Dance floor with some amazing performances. The top four dancers -- Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall -- each performed a mind-blowing five times.After all their hard work, only one male and one female dancer will be crowned as America‘s favorite dancers. So who will be the So You Think You Can Dance season 10 champions? Let‘s try and figure out what fate has in store for our favorites based on their performances. Read more »
Grab a ticket for the hot tamale train as So You Think You Can Dance speeds toward the finale. Next stop? The performance finals, where the fantastic four of Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall will dance to win your votes ahead of next week‘s finale.It was sad to say goodbye to Hayley Erbert and Paul Karmiryan last week when, for the first time, America had total control of the vote. Read more »
Well, dance fans, all the hard work, tears and glitter (thank you, Cat Deeley!) has come down to this: tonight we learn who has won the competition.The fantastic four of Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall danced five times last week to win your votes, and their performances were sensational.So which guy and girl have been chosen as America‘s favorite dancers and So You Think You Can Dance champions? Before we learn that, I predict that we will celebrate this season with lots (and lots) of dancing. Read more »
Well, it has been a roller-coaster of a season on So You Think You Can Dance. There were elimination format changes and some great new ideas, such as having the All-Stars choreograph routines. The talent was fantastic, and there was no question that Amy Yakima, Jasmine Harper, Aaron Turner and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall deserved to be in the finale. So why did Amy Yakima and DuShaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall win the title of America‘s favorite dancers? Let‘s take a peek at the factors that helped rock the vote. Read more »
So You Think You Can Dance season 10 ended this week by naming America‘s Favorite Dancers, contemporary dancer Amy Yakima and hip-hop dancer Du-Shaunt ‘Fik-Shun‘ Stegall. They were partnered together at the beginning of the live competition and they stood together as winners at the end.  Read more »
There‘s going to be a lot more dancing this year on the Emmy Awards. For the first time, the winner for Outstanding Choreography will be handed out on the Primetime telecast as opposed to the Creative Arts ceremony.  Read more »
The biggest night of TV is here with the 65th Annual Emmy Awards. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the three-hour telecast will honor the best in television over the past year, and I‘ll be here through the evening with the winners and my live analysis.  Read more »

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