New Fall Season of So You Think You Can Dance kicks off with auditions on September 9

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September 3rd, 2009

via FOX press release:

SYTYCD-AUDITIONS

NEW FALL SEASON OF “So You Think You Can Dance

KICKS OFF WITH AUDITIONS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, ON FOX

Audition Cities Include Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New Orleans,

Phoenix and Salt Lake City

Las Vegas Call-Back Episodes Begin Wednesday, October 7

Top 20 Dancers Revealed on Wednesday, October 21

After a spectacular summer season, television’s hottest dance competition series, So You Think You Can Dance, makes its fall debut when it returns for an all-new sixth season Wednesday, Sept. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Hosted by Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance continues to amaze viewers as dancers skilled in everything from Hip-Hop, Krumping and Popping to Salsa, Jookin’ and Jive compete to be named America’s Favorite Dancer.

For Season Six, judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy will be joined by rotating guest judges as they travel across the country auditioning dancers who represent the rhythm of America. Episodes featuring auditions held in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Phoenix and Salt Lake City will continue to air Wednesday, Sept. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), Wednesday, Sept. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), Tuesday, Sept. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Wednesday, Sept. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Tuesday, Oct. 6 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Talented dancers who spark the judges’ interest during these auditions will be invited to Las Vegas for call-backs, which will air Wednesday, Oct. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, Oct. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Then on Wednesday, Oct. 21 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the call-back rounds conclude when the judges announce the Top 20 finalists – 10 guys and 10 girls – who will continue in the competition.

RECAP (All times ET/PT)

Wednesday, Sept. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM)          Audition Episode

Wednesday, Sept. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM)       Audition Episode

Wednesday, Sept. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM)       Audition Episode

Tuesday, Sept. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM)           Audition Episode

Wednesday, Sept. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM)       Audition Episode

Tuesday, Oct. 6 (9:00-10:00 PM)                Audition Episode

Wednesday, Oct. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM)            Las Vegas Round

Wednesday, Oct. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM)          Las Vegas Round

Wednesday, Oct. 21 (8:00-9:00 PM)          Las Vegas Round/Top 20 Chosen

So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. It is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman.

About 19 Entertainment Ltd.

Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment Ltd. is recognized as a lead creator, provider and promoter of globally successful entertainment and music brands of today. The company has attracted a unique team of exceptionally creative executives, who work together to integrate and leverage activity across television, sports, film, touring, merchandising, music publishing, recording and artist management. 19 Founder/CEO Simon Fuller has developed and managed some of the biggest entertainment properties of our time, with credits that include the creation of TV phenomenon American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance and the HBO series “Little Britain USA.” 19’s unique talent includes musical icon Annie Lennox; country music sensation Carrie Underwood; pop group sensation Spice Girls; IDOL alumni Chris Daughtry, David Cook, Kris Allen, Adam Lambert and Allison Iraheta; supermodel Claudia Schiffer; soccer icon David Beckham; and world tennis No. 2 Andy Murray.

About dick clark productions

Since its inception in 1957, dick clark productions (dcp) has been a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “American Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards” and “Academy of Country Music Awards.” dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, and owns and maintains one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of “American Bandstand” footage.

 
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