The parade of returning American Idol alums for the reality series’ upcoming 15th and final season will include original executive producer Nigel Lythgoe who is set to reprise his duties for the series finale. The news comes as Fox is going down to the wire deciding the fate of Lythgoe’s series So You Think You Can Dance. Show More Summary
Nigel Lythgoe is now best known in America as a fixture of reality competition shows, serving as a producer on American Idol and a judge on So You Think You Can Dance. But the most interesting credit on his IMDB page is choreographing...Show More Summary
The pair are executive producing the new Michael Ian Black-hosted trivia quiz show on cable network Pop. read more
Pop has ordered 20 episodes of pop culture, trivia-based game show Easiest Game Show Ever for premiere in early 2016, with Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show, Wet Hot American Summer) set as host. Nigel Lythgoe (American Idol)Show More Summary
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 [...]