The best thing about So You Think You Can Dance is seeing contestants expand beyond their comfort zone and excel. The worst thing is listening to Nigel Lythgoe drone on about growth while defending his decision to allow less than stellar dancers to stick around while better contestants go home. Suffice to say, tonight’s episode exemplified […]
Plus executive producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe weighs in on the show’s legacy.
The drama produced by MGM Television and A + E Studios has a home at Lifetime. read more
The U.S. isn't just some dumping ground for aging international soccer stars... it's becoming one of the toughest places in the world to play... so says TV titan Nigel Lythgoe. The former "American Idol" honcho…
Several truly amazing dancers showed up for this year’s round of auditions, but now, Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo must determine which are good enough for the Top 20. And this is no ordinary Top 20 — it consists of half street dancers and half stage dancers! Who will make the cut…and who […]
Nigel Lythgoe knows a thing or two about reality television — after all, he’s heavily involved with So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol. Although he’s appreciative of several additional reality shows, the SYTYCD judge is especially impressed with Survivor. Show More Summary
Without fail, Nigel Lythgoe always claims that the current season’s batch of dancers are the best that So You Think You Can Dance. After ten years, fans of the show are starting to get a bit cynical about Nigel’s pronouncements. Still, plenty perked up when, this past weekend, the longtime judge took to Twitter to claim […]
Lifetime, “the female-skewing cable network has picked up MGM Television’s long-gestating ‘Fame’ reboot,” reports The Hollywood Reporter in a scoop by Lesley Goldberg. The story adds, “announced in August 2012, the drama hails from MGM Television and is described as a reimagining...
'Quantico's' Josh Safran is set to pen the script for A+E Studios and MGM Television. read more
After Monday night’s premiere of season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance, executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe was apparently inundated with questions from viewers asking why he fired Mary Murphy, who had been with the show since the very beginning, from the show. Show More Summary
So You Think You Can Dance finally returns to Fox tonight, but unfortunately, the show will no longer feature Mary Murphy and her hot tamale train. Instead, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo will be joining Nigel Lythgoe on the judging panel. Critics on Facebook have their doubts regarding Jason’s ability to critique dance, but Paula […]
(All times Eastern) RETURNING SHOW: The 12th season of “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox at 8 p.m.) begins with hopefuls in Dallas and Memphis auditioning for the judging panel of Paula Abdul, Nigel Lythgoe and Jason Derulo. An interview with first lady Michelle Obama will also be featured. Read full article >>
The twentieth season of Dancing With The Stars may be finished, but the reality dance competition fun is by no means over — it’s almost time for So You Think You Can Dance! This year, the show will be very different, for, in addition to a new judging panel, there will be a brand new format: the […]
American Idol is coming to an end, and everyone is weighing in! [ Video: American Idol's 10 Worst Auditions Of All Time! ] Former exec producer Nigel Lythgoe believes the time was right to pull the plug. He said: "I'm grateful they decided to pull it. I'm likening it to a heavyweight boxer. You have to know when [...]
Seems like everyone—even people who were a part of it from day one—agrees: It was time to end American Idol. "I'm grateful they decided to pull it," Nigel Lythgoe...
American Idol‘s former producer Nigel Lythgoe is speaking out about the show’s cancellation and why he thinks hiring Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj was a mistake. “It’s the right thing to do,” he told Billboard. “I’m a huge fan of boxing, and it’s like when you’re watching a real heavyweight boxer getting to the end [...]
It's better to leave a little early than a little late... so says former "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe... who agrees it was time to put the legendary show to bed. We got Nigel in New York City…
So You Think You Can Dance is receiving quite the makeover for its twelfth season! In addition to taking on a stage versus street format, the show will also feature two new permanent judges: Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. Although many of the show’s Facebook fans are excited to welcome the pop stars to the […]
So You Think You Can Dance alums Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Travis Wall are coming back for Season 12 as mentors to the Top 20 finalists. They’ll join new judges Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo, alongside returning judge Nigel Lythgoe and host Cat Deeley. Show More Summary
When So You Think You Can Dance returns this summer, the show’s format won’t be the only change that we will see. There will also be some fresh faces sitting next to Nigel Lythgoe at the judging table. Sadly, Mary Murphy will not return to the show, but instead, Paula Abdul will be making her […]