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‘American Idol’ Finalist Rickey Smith Mourned by Nigel Lythgoe, Fantasia Barrino

6 May 2016 6:11 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rickey Smith, the “America Idol” Season 2 finalist who died early Friday in a freeway crash near Oklahoma City, is being remembered by the “Idol” family, including executive producer Nigel Lythgoe and Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino. Barrino recalled Smith as being a “beautiful spirit.” “Rest In Peace Rickey Smith. The world lost a beautiful spirit,” she wrote on Twitter. “Prayers to his family.” Also Read: Rickey Smith, 'American Idol' Finalist, Killed in Car Crash (Report) Smith died at age 36 after a pickup truck driving the wrong way on a freeway collided head-on with his car. Police reportedly detected the odor of alcohol. »

- Tim Kenneally

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“Dance Moms” star Maddie Ziegler talks “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation”

3 May 2016 2:26 PM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

When So You Think You Can Dance returns on Memorial Day, look for a Sytycd superfan next to Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo at the judges’ table. Thirteen-year-old Dance Moms standout Maddie Ziegler joins the long-running Fox hit as it welcomes its first season of ultra-talented child dancers. • Related: When to catch Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler’s final Dance Moms appearances Dubbed “The Next Generation,” Season 13 features kids between the ages of 8-13 displaying their chops in a variety of dance styles while hoping to score a spot at “The Academy.” There, the field will narrow to … Continue reading →

The post “Dance Moms” star Maddie Ziegler talks “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation” appeared first on Channel Guide Magazine. »

- Lori Acken

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Fred and Adele Astaire Awards Announce 2016 Nominees

3 May 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Honoring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and film’s most outstanding dancers and choreographers, the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award nominees were announced by New York Post columnist Michael Riedel May 2 at the Friar’s Club in New York City. Twenty productions in the 2015–16 season met the awards’ eligibility requirements and were considered by a panel of experts upholding the gold standard of excellence in dance. The 2016 winners, listed below, will be celebrated at a gala May 16 at the Nyu Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This marks the first year since the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards’ inception in 1982 that Off-Broadway work is being recognized, with an inaugural committee comprised of chair Andy Sandberg, Jonathan Herzog, Michael Milton, Nikki Feirt Atkins, Judith Jamison, and Lee Roy Reams. The Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Jamison, artistic director emeritus of the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Nigel Lythgoe, executive »

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Reality Check Finale: American Idol's Best ('Tasia!) & Worst (Randy?) Ever! Plus: Trent Wins, Allison Rocks & More

19 April 2016 9:25 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

This is how Reality Check ends — not with a whimper, but a bang.

RelatedFarewell for Now, American Idol, and Thanks for All the Memories

Since TVLine’s launch in 2011, we’ve been bringing you a weekly deep dive into all things American Idol — hosted by yours truly, upgraded starting in 2012 by “Season 6 standout” Melinda Doolittle’s mic-dropping expertise and edited to madness and beyond by “the great Jason Averett.” Reality Check was itself an upgrade of Idolatry — an EW.com series that launched in 2007 — and I’d be remiss if I didn’t pause here to thank TVLine’s »

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American Idol Series Finale Recap: Did the Right Contestant Win? Plus: TVLine's Series Finale Awards!

7 April 2016 7:06 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Kieran, turn out the lights.

Our American Idol “journey” has come to an end, but let us not weep for what’s been cancelled, let us instead go to iTunes and download the Season 15 winner’s new single. Hey, from a songwriting vantage point, it may not be “Home,” but it definitely ranks above “No Boundaries” and “Inside Your Heaven” — and we bought those, too. And if this show can produce one more bona fide radio/touring superstar, maybe the inevitable reboot will happen sooner than expected, no?

RelatedFarewell for Now, American Idol, and Thanks for All the Memories »

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Paula Abdul on 'American Idol' Legacy

7 April 2016 1:26 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

After 15 years, American Idol is coming to a close. The singing competition launched the careers of stars like Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson. It set a new precedent for the capabilities of a reality series, legitimizing a form of entertainment that had been looked down upon by the rest of the industry.

"I feel so fortunate and a tremendous sense of gratitude that I got to be a part of something from day one that's leaving an incredible legacy," former judge Paula Abdul tells Rolling Stone. She had »

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So You Think You Can Dance Videos: Your First Look at the Next Generation

6 April 2016 11:29 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In the wake of much criticism about the new format — including from TVLine’s own Michael Slezak — Fox has released a first look at some of the young dancers auditioning for So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.

RelatedSo You Think You Can Dance Adds Maddie Ziegler as Judge

For Season 13 (premiering Monday, May 30), the summer TV staple is rebooting itself with a new focus on contestants in the 8-13 age group who excel across a variety of styles including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation and breaking.

Wannabe Dance-rs brave auditions with the goal of advancing to “The Academy, »

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Upfront 2016: Pop Moves to Woo Ad Dollars From Oxygen, Bravo, Lifetime

21 March 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Pop, the young cable network, wants to give its rivals a pop of their own — right in the eye.

The cable outlet backed by CBS Corp. and Lionsgate that was once best known as the TV Guide Network, is making a pitch to advertisers this year suggesting they ought to take some of the dollars earmarked for female-skewing rivals like Oxygen, Bravo and Lifetime, and instead shift them to its programs.

“Our ratings are growing, and most of the industry is going in the other direction,” said Brad Schwartz, the network’s president, in an interview last week. Executives will emphasize a slate of programming that Schwartz said will lack the snark and cat-fighting that is so prevalent on other networks. “We are not doing ‘Snapped’ and ‘Bad Girls Club’ and housewives and rich kids,” he said. Pop’s plan to is to tout programs that appeal to fans of various topics, »

- Brian Steinberg

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TV News Roundup: Maddie Ziegler Joins ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ as Judge & More

3 March 2016 6:23 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s roundup, Maddie Ziegler will serve as a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance” next season, and a “Htgawm” alum has been cast in a CW pilot. . .

Casting News:

Maddie Ziegler will join Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo as a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation,” which is the 13th season of Fox’s dance competition and will be the first to feature kid dancers. Ziegler is most known for the reality series “Dance Moms,” and for starring in Sia’s music videos.

Megan West has been cast in The CW’s Untitled Kevin Williamson Paranormal Pilot. West will star as Sarah Roberts, a young woman who seeks help from a parapsychologist and his team when she begins experiencing paranormal phenomena. West plays Lila, the dead sorority girl, on ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder.”

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- Jacob Bryant

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Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms joins So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation

3 March 2016 12:07 PM, PST | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

So is Abby Lee Miller proud … or jelly? (And what does this mean for Dance Moms?) Fox announced today that the Lifetime reality show’s breakout star Maddie Ziegler will join Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation — which premieres Monday, May 30, at 9/8Ct on Fox — features multi-talented dancers between the ages of 8-13 strutting their stuff in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation or breakdancing. And since she’s been there, done that for … Continue reading →

The post Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms joins So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation appeared first on Channel Guide Magazine. »

- Lori Acken

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Maddie Ziegler Joins So You Think You Can Dance as Its Youngest Judge Ever

3 March 2016 10:21 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The contestants aren't the only thing getting younger in season 13 of So You Think You Can Dance. For the upcoming season, now dubbed So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation, the long-running Fox reality series has added 13-year-old Dance Moms alum Maddie Ziegler to the judging panel, where she'll sit alongside returning judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, and Jason Derulo. (And don't fret: Host Cat Deely is also returning.) Ziegler will "lend her expertise as a young dancer to critique and praise the contestants as they battle it out during the studio shows this summer," the network said in a statement announcing the addition. This new season of Sytycd will shine a spotlight on dancers »

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Maddie Ziegler Joins ‘So You Think You Can Dance: Next Generation’ As Judge

3 March 2016 9:30 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The Next Generation theme of the upcoming 13th season of So You Think You Can Dance is extending to the judging panel. Thirteen-year-old Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler is set as a judge on Fox’s Sytycd: The Next Generation, joining Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. The new installment of Sytycd, which debuts May 30, will feature dancers between the ages of 8-13 who will be paired with All-Stars. The gig keeps Ziegler in reality TV. She was a breakout star and… »

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So You Think You Can Dance Adds Maddie Ziegler as Judge

3 March 2016 9:29 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

There could be some swinging from the chandelier at the So You Think You Can Dance judges’ table this season.

RelatedAmerican Idol: Advice and Dream Set Lists for the Season 15 Top 10

Dance Moms star — and Sia’s video alter ego — Maddie Ziegler is joining the panel of the Fox reality competition for Season 13, TVLine has learned. She’ll sit alongside returning judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo.

The 13-year-old Ziegler’s addition comes as the summer staple reboots itself with a new name (So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation) and a new »

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Nigel Lythgoe To Exec Produce Dance Pic ‘Tackling Romeo’ – Berlin

13 February 2016 8:45 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Choreographer, producer and reality dance judge Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol) has signed on to executive produce the dance feature Tackling Romeo, which will be introduced during this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Aimed at fans of films like Pitch Perfect, Tackling Romeo follows East Coast prep school senior Bobby Sherwood, a star Rugby player who sets about trying to become a ballet dancer in secret. As he juggles his life at school… »

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Nigel Lythgoe To Exec Produce Dance Pic ‘Tackling Romeo’ – Berlin

13 February 2016 8:45 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Choreographer, producer and reality dance judge Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol) has signed on to executive produce the dance feature Tackling Romeo, which will be introduced during this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Aimed at fans of films like Pitch Perfect, Tackling Romeo follows East Coast prep school senior Bobby Sherwood, a star Rugby player who sets about trying to become a ballet dancer in secret. As he juggles his life at school… »

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Sytycd Shakeup: Cancellation Would've Been Better Than Tween Dancers, Jason Derulo's Return

1 February 2016 8:41 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Tuesday is Groundhog Day, and this So You Think You Can Dance fan has a dream.

VideosReality Check: Who’s Getting a Winner’s Edit on Idol — and Do They Deserve It?

Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, Fox executives must retreat to the nearest conference room, blast audio of Mary Murphy’s “Hot Tamale Train” battle cry on repeat loop, and not emerge until they’ve sent their blueprint for Season 13 through a cross-cut shredder.

The show’s tweaked title — So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation — seems studiously designed to trick longtime viewers »

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So You Think You Can Dance: Season 13 Renewal with New Format

1 February 2016 5:11 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Fox has announced that they've renewed So You Think You Can Dance for a 13th season but there will be some changes. For the first time, dancers between the ages of 8-13 will be eligible to compete. Contestants will be paired with dancing all-stars.

Cat Deeley will return as host and Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, and Jason Derulo will be back as judges.

Here's the press release:

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"So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation" Returns For 13th Season Premiering Monday, May 30, On Fox

America's Best Young Dancers Will Be Paired With All-Stars

Host Cat Deeley and Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo to Return

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‘So You Think You Can Dance?’ Fox Asks the 9-Year-Old

1 February 2016 2:38 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Are you a 9-to-13-year-old who thinks she can dance? Well, limber up, because Fox's So You Think You Can Dance is doing a kid's season for its 19th iteration called The Next Generation (hmmm). The same judging panel from last year returns: head British Nigel Lythgoe, a mood-stabilized Paula Abdul, and the surprising curmudgeon Jason Derulo return to give these adolescents feedback on their pas de bourrées and tutting. Cat Deeley, the most underrated reality-television host, will also return to emcee. The season begins May 30, which means auditions are coming up soon, beginning in Los Angeles February 27. (Dance moms can sign their tweens up for auditions here.) The young dancers will then compete in "the Academy" (Las Vegas week, basically), from which the top ten will emerge and be paired with "all-stars" — faves from seasons past — for the next ten weeks. We can envision the psychedelic »

- E. Alex Jung

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So You Think You Can Dance Renewed, But There Are Major Changes Coming

1 February 2016 11:02 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

So You Think You Can Dance will see another day. Fox has renewed the fan-favorite reality show for a season 13, but there are a few twists to go along with the renewal. This year, viewers will get So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. Each contestant will be between 8-13 years old and paired with a slate of Sytycd all-stars. The returning all-stars will be revealed at a later date. Cat Deeley will return as host with judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. "Through the Dizzy Feet Foundation, I've had the great privilege of working with incredible young talent who will eventually shape the future of dance in this country," Lythgoe, the show's co-creator and executive producer, said »

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‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Renewed for Season 13 on Fox with New Format

1 February 2016 10:45 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fox has renewed “So You Think You Can Dance” for Season 13, which will shake up the format with a younger crop of contestants and an All-Star twist.

This season will see dancers between the ages of 8-13, who are skilled in various dance styles, such as contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation or breaking, paired up with All-Stars to compete for the title of America’s Favorite Dancer.

Season 13 will premiere Monday, May 30 at 8 p.m. on Fox, with Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo returning to judge, and Cat Deeley once again hosting.

“We are so happy to bring back the award-winning ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ for a 13th season this summer with a brand-new format,” said David Madden, President of Entertainment at Fox. “The series has captivated its loyal fan base for over a decade, inspiring young dancers across the country and transforming the face »

- Laura Prudom

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