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Season eight of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ premieres

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Written by : published Sunday 29th May 2011

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On May 26, 2011, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ premiered on Fox.  The show returned with a special two hour feature and will include resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy.  Guest judges who will appear throughout the season include Lil C, Tyce Diorio, Debbie Allen, Robin Antin, Jason Gilkison, Tony Redpath and Adam Shankman.


The show began with auditions in Atlanta and the Bay area and will continue with back to back episodes.  Beginning on June 1, from 8:00 to 10:00 pm, ET/PT, auditions will take place in New York and Salt Lake City, followed by audition on Thursday, June 2011 from 8:00 pm-9:00 pm, in Los Angeles, California.


More back to back programming is scheduled as the Las Vegas callback episode will air on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 from 8:00 until 10:00 pm, ET/PT followed by the reveal of the top 20 on June 9, 2011, from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.


The top 20 will consist of ten female and ten male dancers and will dance their own performances without being judged so that the viewers can become familiar with each dancer as well as his or her performance style.


So You Think You Can Dance will air their first live show on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, ET/PT.  This will be the first time the viewers can vote on their favorite performances.  The dancers will pair up and voting will be on couples.


On Thursday, June 16, 2011 and each Thursday following throughout season eight, So You Think You Can Dance will air the results show from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm, ET/PT.

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