July 16, 2011 12:13 PM by Lisa Princ
So You Think You Can Dance may finally be getting the Awards the show deserves as it was recently nominated for eight Emmy Awards, including two firsts: Outstanding Reality-Competition Series and Outstanding Host for Reality or Reality-Competition Series for Cat Deeley. The other nominations are Outstanding Choreography: Mia Michaels, Outstanding Choreography: Stacey Tookey, Outstanding Choreography: Travis Wall, Outstanding Choreography: Tabitha and Napoleon, Outstanding Choreography: Mandy Jo Moore, and Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Now, with any luck the show will win a few or all of these awards!
On next week’s show, Fox reports: “The competition continues next week on America’s favorite dance show when the Top 10 finalists – Jordan Casanova, Tadd Gadduang, Marko Germar, Ricky Jaime, Mitchell Kelly, Caitlynn Lawson, Jess LeProtto, Sasha Mallory, Melanie Moore and Clarice Ordaz – will be paired with All-Star Partners – Melody Lacayanga, Allison Holker, Pasha Kovalev, Comfort Fedoke, Chelsie Hightower, tWitch, Brandon Bryant, Kathryn McCormick and Robert Roldan – and will compete for America and the judges, including actor Neil Patrick Harris, who appears as the week’s guest judge, on a two-hour live performance show airing Wednesday, July 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, July 21 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), for special performances by the pan-Asian, all-female pop group Blush – who will make their American television debut with rapper Snoop Dogg – and ballet dancer Daniil Simkin.”
Be sure to tune in next week as the top 10 and the All Stars hit the stage!
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