So You Think You Can Dance? Recap 7/2/13: Brittany & Carlos, Top 20

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap 7/2/13: Brittany & Carlos, Top 20

Carlos and Brittany leave So You Think You Can Dance? tonight. Next week, three girls and three guys are again in danger, and one girl and one guy goes home. Jade, Tucker and Blu Print do not get the best reviews this week from Nigel, Mary and Christina. The whole show was nothing great, especially in comparison to the just-concluded Dancing With the Stars. Six dancers are at risk. The judges and choreographers save Contemporary Dancer Makenzie Green and Ballroom Dancer Alan. The remaining dancers dance for the judges, who will cut one guy and one girl tonight. Executive Producer Nigel…

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap: Nico, Alexis Going Home? (6/25/13)

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap: Nico, Alexis Going Home? (6/25/13)

On So You Think You Can Dance?, the Top 20 dance as couples for America’s votes for the first time. Nico & Alexis’ Hip Hop, and Mariah & Carlos’ Jive put them at risk. Nigel thinks that Fik-Shun & Amy will make Final 4. The judges give their Contemporary a standing o. Mary is also on her feet after Blu Print & Brittany’s African Jazz. Alan and Jasmine M dance contemporary blindfolded. Judge Wayne Grady praises them for the trust drop, which SYTYCD replays in slo-mo, a move that I did not notice. I wish the show had done the same…

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap 6/18/13: Malece, Animators in Top 20

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap 6/18/13: Malece, Animators in Top 20

In So You Think You Can Dance?, 33 dancers are whittled down to 20: Hip Hop Dancers Fik-Shun and Mariah; Contemporary Dancers Nico, Mackenzie Green, Tucker Knox and Jasmine Harper; Tap Dancers Aaron Helvy, Alexis Juliano and Curtis; Animators Jade Zuberi and Blu Print; Malece Miller, Hayley Erbert and Carlos Gomes; Ballroom Dancers Alan, Brittany, Jenna and Jive Dancer Paul Karmiryan; Amy Yakima and Jasmine Mason. Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe says that they took risks and put some dancers who might not take the rigors of the program, in the top 20. First to be brought into the Green Mile…

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap: 33 Survive Vegas (6/11/13)

So You Think You Can Dance? Recap: 33 Survive Vegas (6/11/13)

159 dancers land in Planet Hollywood for So You Think You Can Dance? After Hip Hop, Jazz Couple, Ballroom, Group Night, Contemporary and a further judges’ cut, Bluprint (in photo) and 32 others remain. 20 dancers remain next week. Jason Derulo and Hannah Simone join the judges’ panel. After 5 cities, 159 contestants remain and are flown to Vegas. Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Adam Shankman and Jason Derulo cut more than 50 contestants. The rest get a room key, and learn what  Host Cat Deeley calls “hard-core” choreography (#sytycdHipHop). Then there are 77 contestants, including Traditional Mongolian Bowl Dancer ShanShan Qiao-Rothlisberger….

So You Think You Can Dance Season 9 Finale: Chehon and Eliana Win! (9/18/12 Recap)

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The countdown to the final results of So You Think You Can Dance has started.  Tonight’s two-hour season finale promises to be filled with exciting performances leading to the big revelation of the top girl and guy dancers.  Who will prevail between female finalists Eliana Girard and Tiffany Maher? Who will dominate between male finalists Chehon Wespi-Tschopp and Cyrus Spencer? Emmy-nominated host Cat Deely promises a roof-blowing show which includes a performance by pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen. Joining our resident judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe are superstar choreographers Lil’ C, Adam Shankman, Debbie Allen and Tyce Diorio. This…