via press release:
THE FINAL THREE CONTESTANTS GET THEIR LAST CHANCE TO DANCE FOR THE CROWN ON OXYGEN’S “DANCE YOUR ASS OFF” SEASON FINALE MONDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 10PM ET/PT
The Finalists are Reunited with Former Season Two Contestants in a Group Dance Spiced up by Host Mel B
New York, NY – August 26, 2010- The competition comes to an intense close as the remaining three finalists fervently contend for the winning title. Meanwhile, former contestants return to show their support and their new looks on the season finale of “Dance Your Ass Off” airing Monday, August 30 at 10pm ET/PT on Oxygen.
Mel B invites the reunited “Dance Your Ass Off” cast to a celebratory dinner filled with nostalgia. The meal gives the ousted contestants and the three finalists the opportunity to fondly reflect on their journeys. The joyous reunion continues with a spicy group dance featuring Mel B and the season’s entire cast.
To the finalists’ chagrin and delight, the time to think about the past is limited and they set their minds on future glory. Frontrunners Latoya and Adamme, along with wild card Michael, each perform two dances that showcase their best moves in the hopes of wowing the judges. However, in the end, weight loss will determine the winner. Who will take home the gold? Will it be the crowd-pleasing Michael, the fiery Adamme or the sassy and graceful Latoya? Tune-in to find out who truly danced their ass off this season and who will walk away with $100,000 and the winning title of season two champion.
For viewers who no longer want to wait until the next morning to chat around the water cooler about the latest “Dance Your Ass Off” moves, fans can join the virtual viewing party from anywhere through their computers or mobile devices (www.wap.oxygen.com)
Fans can join the social dance party at dyao.oxygen.com for the official scoop on the contestants, host, judges, and experts. The site will feature blogs, photo galleries and videos from the series and will be tracking the week-by-week weight loss, so fans can follow the contestants’ progress. Fans can also get exclusive behind-the-scenes extras, including candid photos and extended elimination interviews, as well as fitness tips.
This 13-episode series is produced by Magical Elves with Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz and Charlie Haykel serving as executive producers. Lisa Ann Walter conceived the original “Dance Your Ass Off” and is also an executive producer along with Kate Rigg.
About Magical Elves
Magical Elves is the production team behind some of the highest quality reality programming on television. Since their partnership began eight years ago, The Elves, Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, have been nominated for eleven Primetime Emmys®. Last year “Project Runway” and “Top Chef” were both nominated in the Outstanding Reality Competition category for the third year in succession. Magical Elves are the recipients of the first Peabody Award ever presented to a reality television program for “Project Runway” and they produced four of Entertainment Weekly’s 20 Best Reality Shows of all time. Other notable credits include “Bands on the Run,” “Project Greenlight,” “Last Comic Standing” and “Kell on Earth.” The Elves have several shows in production and slated for premiere including “Top Chef 7,” “Top Chef Masters,” “Work of Art” and “Dance Your Ass Off” for Oxygen, “The Real L Word” for Showtime and “Arranged Marriage” for CBS.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to “live out loud.” Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women’s media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman’s point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including “Bad Girls Club,” “Dance Your Ass Off” and “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood,” the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular features online including OxygenLive, shopOholic, makeOvermatic, tweetOverse and hormoneOscope. Oxygen is available in 76 million homes and online at www.oxygen.com, or on mobile devices at wap.oxygen.com. Oxygen Media is a service of NBC Universal.