Begin warming up, dancers. So You Suppose You Can Dance has (lastly) been renewed for an 18th season by FOX. The episodes will function some new judges and an adjusted format.
A dance competitors actuality TV collection, season 17 of So You Suppose You Can Dance aired throughout Summer time 2022. After a three-year absence, the present was nonetheless hosted by Cat Deeley however Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Matthew Morrison, and JoJo Siwa took over as judges. After 4 episodes, Morrison left the present following reviews that he had been texting with a contestant. Leah Remini took over his spot starting with the present’s three hundredth episode.
The seventeenth season of So You Suppose You Can Dance averaged a 0.29 score within the 18-49 demographic and 1.55 million viewers. In comparison with season 16, that’s down by 38% within the demo and down by 25% in viewership within the stay+identical day rankings (together with DVR playback by means of 3:00 AM).
The 18th season will launch on Monday, March 4th. Deeley will return as host and government producer Nigel Lythgoe might be again on the judging panel. He’ll be joined by So You Suppose You Can Dance All-Star and Emmy-nominated choreographer for Dancing with the Stars Allison Holker, and dancer and Dancing with the Stars alum choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
Producers are planning to introduce some new components on the present, and FOX teased them in a press launch:
This season, in the course of the auditions spherical, So You Suppose You Can Dance All-Star Consolation Fedoke, an affiliate choreographer on the brand new movie Depraved and affiliate choreographer for Cabaret on London’s West Finish, will be a part of the judging panel to audition dancers from throughout the nation as they showcase their expertise in a big selection of dance kinds together with up to date, faucet, hip-hop, ballroom and extra, in hopes of securing one in every of ten coveted spots on the present.
Season 18 will infuse the long-running hit with a brand new format reflecting the genuine expertise of constructing a profitable profession in dance, as so many So You Suppose You Can Dance alums have. Every week, contestants will compete in new, intense dance challenges that may give them an actual style of the profession, from performing in a music video or a soccer halftime present to going toe-to-toe on stage with a Broadway performer. In the long run, will probably be as much as the judges to resolve their destiny. Eliminations will happen weekly, with the Prime 3 finalists competing within the season’s spectacular finale, however just one will win the $100,000 grand prize and the extremely coveted title of So You Suppose You Can Dance champion.
This season can even debut new storytelling components to additional seize the genuine ups and downs skilled by skilled dancers. For the primary time ever, along with the massive spectacle dance numbers that So You Suppose You Can Dance has lengthy been well-known for, viewers will get a documentary-style inside take a look at the contestants’ dynamics, following them all through the competitors as they undergo their private and aggressive journeys, together with the each day struggles, new relationships, persona clashes and extra.
These new dimensions to the present’s format replicate and rejoice its consistency in launching illustrious dance careers for its contestants, who will be discovered within the dance troupes for celebrity musical acts, on Broadway levels, on each dance present on TV and past. Every year, amateurs achieve the expertise and publicity to launch profitable careers, and the real-world challenges of the 18th season will show their skilled readiness greater than ever. Final 12 months, ballroom dancer Alexis Warr from Orem, UT was named the winner of So You Suppose You Can Dance in the course of the stay two-hour season finale on FOX. Warr waltzed off with the grand prize winnings and prestigious title of “America’s Favourite Dancer.”
What do you assume? Have you ever been hoping the So You Suppose You Can Dance TV collection would return? Are you glad that will probably be again for season 18 subsequent 12 months?