October 07, 2011 10:00 AM by Lisa Princ
That’s right fans, So You Think You Can Dance will return for a ninth season! According to Fox, the show has been renewed – check out the official press release. Mike Darnell of Fox said earlier today:
“For the past eight seasons, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has been a huge part of our success. We are excited to bring the series and an incredible set of new dancers back for another fantastic season,” said Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. Last summer, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. Audition information for Season Nine will be announced soon.
Throughout its eight seasons, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has revolutionized the dance world and introduced viewers to cutting edge new styles like Krumping, Jookin’ and Popping and Locking. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE remains America’s favorite summer dance competition series with 10 Emmy Awards and 24 nominations. This season’s winner, Melanie Moore, was awarded a cash prize of $250,000, the cover of November’s Dance Spirit magazine, and she will be recognized as a Gatorade athlete on www.gatorade.com and in Gatorade’s new G Series FIT print campaign.”
Are you as excited as we are that the show has been renewed for another season? Stay tuned for audition details for season nine of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance!
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