via press release:
“” 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’sTop 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 ; dance sensations Quest Crew; Charlie Bruce, the winner of the U.K. version of “ ”; 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.