So You Think You Can Dance Returns to TEN. Global Phenomenon Coming In 2014!!
Network Ten today announced the commission of So You Think You Can Dance, to be produced by Shine Australia.
The multi-Emmy Award winning, global television phenomenon captivated Australians for three years and its return promises to inspire and amaze once again, with more breathtaking performances and spectacular moments as contestants compete to become Australia’s favourite dancers.
Auditions will commence in September and producers will travel across the country in search of dancers who represent the best Australia has to offer. Those who stand out during auditions will be shortlisted and the best of the best will then work towards the live competition shows.
Network Ten Chief Programming Officer, Beverley McGarvey, said: “We are delighted to bring So You Think You Can Dance back to TEN.
“The show is Event TV at its best and is great entertainment for the entire family. Our aim is to showcase the great variety of dance in Australia and our country’s best dancers – and to give those dancers the chance to fulfill their dreams.”
Mark Fennessy, CEO, Shine Australia said: “So You Think You Can Dance is one of the world’s most-loved entertainment formats and proven marquee brands. Australia is blessed with extraordinary dancers and a vibrant dance community. At Shine, we’re excited to once again showcase our most exceptional talent.”
The US version of So You Think You Can Dance – hosted by Cat Deeley – is now in its 10th successful season for the Fox network and continues to achieve strong ratings for Network Ten’s ELEVEN here. Globally, So You Think You Can Dance has been seen in over 160 countries and territories worldwide.
Shine Group has recently penned a global deal with So You Think You Can Dance Co-Creator and US Executive Producer/Judge, Nigel Lythgoe.
Nigel Lythgoe said: “Australian choreographers and dancers are among the best in the world. I’m thrilled that with the return of So You Think You Can Dance they will, once again, be able to prove it.
So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions, inc.
So You Think You Can Dance – coming in 2014!