via press release:
MALENE OSTERGAARD AND NICK GARCIA
ARE FIRST FINALISTS TO BE ELIMINATED ON “”
TOP 18 COMPETE AND TWO MORE DANCERS ELIMINATED
ON NEXT LIVE PERFORMANCE SHOW
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, ON FOX
A Greatto Perform their Hit Single, “Say Something,” and
Misty Copeland Returns to Guest Judge Next Week
Tonight, after America’s vote was revealed on, Jourdan Epstein, Brooklyn Fullmer, Malene Ostergaard, Casey Askew, Nick Garcia and Serge Onik were the three girls and three guys who received the fewest votes. After deliberating, the judges – Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and guest judge Misty Copeland – determined that Malene Ostergaard and Nick Garcia would be sent home at the end of the show. Also on tonight’s show, the first of the four featured dance crews, Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies, performed live.
Next week, on Wednesday, July 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the competition continues when the Top 18 finalists – Brooklyn Fullmer and Casey Askew; Jacque LeWarne and Zack Everhart; Bridget Whitman and Emilio Dosal; Jourdan Epstein and Marcquet Hill; Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda; Carly Blaney and Serge Onik; Emily James and Teddy Coffey; Jessica Richens and Stanley Glover; and Tanisha Belnap and Rudy Abreu – compete once again for America and the judges, including guest judge Misty Copeland, who returns to the judging desk. Tune in for a special appearance by A Great , performing their hit single, “Say Something,” which took the country by storm after being featured during a performance by Amy Yakima and Robert Roldan last season, choreographed by Stacey Tookey.
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