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POP AND R&B PHENOM JUSTIN BIEBER TO APPEAR ON "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" TO INTRODUCE NEW COMPETITION ELEMENT: DANCE CREWS
Fans Can Vote for Favorite Dance Crews Via Twitter
Two-Hour Season 11 Premiere Airs this Wednesday, May 28, on FOX
In a brand new element on the hit competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, pop and R&B phenom Justin Bieber and his choreographer, Nick DeMoura, will introduce top dance crews from across the country that will vie for a spot on the season finale.
Beginning next week on the two-hour season premiere, airing Wednesday, May 28 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, Bieber and DeMoura will showcase two dance crews on each of the four audition episodes. After the crews are showcased, hash tags will be revealed that viewers can use to tweet their favorite of the two crews. The tweets will be tallied and the most popular crew overall will be invited to perform on the finale. Please check fox.com/dance for voting terms. Also, with almost 52 million followers, Bieber has extraordinary reach on Twitter, and fans can follow him @justinbieber.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is hosted by Cat Deeley and features resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as guest judges, including Jenna Dewan-Tatum (Atlanta), Billy Porter and Misty Copeland (Philadelphia), Wayne Brady (New Orleans), Jenna Elfman and Fabrice Calmels (Chicago) and Christina Applegate (Los Angeles). The new season of the Emmy Award-nominated hit dance competition series once again will include awe-inspiring performances, as well as nail-biting eliminations, as the contestants compete to be named America's Favorite Dancer.
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. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; James Breen and Jeff Thacker. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. "Like" SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.