'So You Think You Can Dance' Top 3 Finalists Revealed After More Than 10 Million Votes Cast

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August 5th, 2010

via press release:

So You Think You Can Dance” TOP 3 FINALISTS REVEALED

AFTER MORE THAN 10 MILLION VOTES CAST

KENT BOYD, LAUREN FRODERMAN AND ROBERT ROLDAN

TO COMPETE ON FINAL PERFORMANCE SHOW

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, ON FOX

ADÉCHIKÉ TORBERT ELIMINATED FROM COMPETITION

AMERICA’S FAVORITE DANCER ANNOUNCED THURSDAY, AUGUST 12

Kent Boyd, Lauren Froderman and Robert Roldan were named this season’s So You Think You Can Dance Top 3 finalists after an amazing 10 million votes were cast last night. Eliminated tonight was AdéChiké Torbert, 23, a Contemporary dancer from Brooklyn, NY.

This week’s results show also featured special performances by rap sensation Flo Rida, smash recording artist Janelle Monáe and Complexions Contemporary Ballet founder Desmond Richardson.

The final performance show, airing Wednesday, Aug. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, will feature the ultimate showdown between the Top 3 finalists as they compete to impress judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mia Michaels and Adam Shankman and capture America’s vote. Immediately following the performance show, the phone lines will open and viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite remaining finalists.

Then, tune in the following night, Thursday, Aug. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), for one of the most-anticipated television events of the summer. The two-hour live finale will showcase the judges’ favorite routines from the season, as well as performances by indie rock duo Black Gold; dance sensations Quest Crew; Charlie Bruce, the winner of the U.K. version of “So You Think You Can Dance”; and tap-dancing siblings the Manzari Brothers. At the end of the celebration, host Cat Deeley will reveal America’s vote, and America’s Favorite Dancer will be crowned live before millions of television viewers.

So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance and follow the series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/danceonfox.

 
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