‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Gives Fans a ‘Supervote’
via press release:
“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” GIVES FANS A “SUPERVOTE”
FINALISTS COMPETE ON FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE SHOW
AND VOTING BEGINS WITH NEW “SUPERVOTE” CAPABILITY
TUESDAY, JUNE 25, ON FOX
Fans Can Now Use SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’S New Online Voting Feature
To Cast Multiple Online Votes at One Time
Beginning tomorrow night, Tuesday, June 25, and for the first time on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, viewers will be able to SuperVote – cast multiple votes online at one time –immediately after the performance show airs (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
Viewers can vote via any of these destinations: www.fox.com/dance, the FOX NOW app (data and message rates may apply for app download and use) and Facebook. To SuperVote, fans can allocate votes for one finalist or multiple finalists, for a total of 20 votes (across all online voting destinations), and in a unique interactive experience, they can adjust their vote selections as performances happen during the show. When the voting window officially opens, fans can submit their final votes – all at once. (Only fans with a registered Facebook account and located within the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be able to cast their vote(s) online.) Please visit www.fox.com/dance for additional voting information.
In addition to online voting using FOX’s patent-pending SuperVote, fans will continue to be able to vote during the voting window via toll-free phone lines and SMS text messaging. At the end of each performance show, the toll-free and text message systems will open for at least two hours per time zone and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE viewers will be able to vote for their favorite finalist(s) via the toll-free telephone numbers (855 GO HIM 01, 02 and 855 GO HER 01, 02, etc.) Additionally, wireless customers can use their cell phones to vote by texting the name of the dancer as shown on-screen to the short code 83676 to vote for the finalist of their choice (Message and data rates may apply). SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE voting is managed by Telescope, Inc.
The real competition begins tomorrow Tuesday, June 25 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), when the Top 20 finalists will be paired into 10 couples and work with world-renowned choreographers who will create a dance routine representing each duo’s assigned genre.
The Top 20 finalists are: Girls – Brittany Cherry, Makenzie Dustman, Hayley Erbert, Jasmine Harper, Jenna Johnson, Alexis Juliano, Jasmine Mason, Malece Miller, Mariah Spears and Amy Yakima; and Boys – Alan Bersten, “BluPrint,” “Fik-Shun,” Carlos Garland, Nico Greetham, Curtis Holland, Paul Karmiryan, Tucker Knox, Aaron Turner and Jade Zuberi. Get to know more about the Top 20 by watching/sharing their profile pieces at www.foxflash.com.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions, inc. The series is executive-produced by Fuller; Lythgoe; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions, inc.; and Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions, inc. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion at #sytycd. Also, follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.