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Episode List


Season 2

25 May 2006
New York and Charleston Auditions
With new show host, Cat Deeley, the judges/choreographers critique each auditioning dancer in New York City and Charleston.
31 May 2006
Los Angeles Auditions
Dance auditions held at the historic Orpheum theater in Los Angeles. Some get tickets to go straight to Las Vegas, while others stick around to learn choreography. However, most are sent home, rejected.
1 Jun. 2006
Auditions #4: Chicago
Dance auditions in Chicago at The Legendary Chicago Theater.
7 Jun. 2006
Las Vegas Callback
Over 100 contestants, staying at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, battle it out to make it to the top 20. They have to get through Shane Sparks', Mia Michaels', and Brian Friedman's choreography.
8 Jun. 2006
Dancers Cut to 20
The final 10 guys and 10 girls are chosen to go to Los Angeles and compete on stage live. One dancer gets disqualified.
14 Jun. 2006
Top 20
The top 20 contestants are find out who they've been partnered with and perform before a live audience. Footage of rehearsals and interviews are shown.
15 Jun. 2006
Top 20 Results
A recap of the last show's performances, along with judges comments. All 20 contestants perform a dance routine choreographed by Brian Friedman. Special guests perform. Bottom 3 couples dance solo to stay in the competition.
21 Jun. 2006
Top 18
The top 18 contestants perform.
23 Jun. 2006
Top 18 Results
The bottom 3 couples are revealed, based on viewer votes, and each contestant performs a solo to stay in the competition.
28 Jun. 2006
Top 16
The judges show their favorite clips during auditions. Behind the scene footage of the contestants is shown. Hop, Swing and a Jump perform. The top 16 perform.
29 Jun. 2006
Top 16 Results
The bottom 3 couples, based on viewer votes, are revealed. The 6 dancers perform solos to impress the judges and stay in the competition. Natasha Bedingfield performs.
5 Jul. 2006
Top 14 Perform
Unseen auditions and special clips are shown. Lil' C and the Neph Squad perform a krumping routine to "Spaz Meter" by The J-Squad. Top 7 couples perform.
6 Jul. 2006
Top 14 Results
The bottom 3 couples are revealed, based on viewer votes. Each dancer performs a solo to impress the judges and stay in the competition. Ne-Yo performs. One guy and one girl are eliminated.
12 Jul. 2006
Top 12 Perform
Top 6 couples perform.
13 Jul. 2006
Top 12 Results
The viewer votes reveal the dancers in danger of being eliminated from the competition. Solos are performed. The Pussycat Dolls perform. One guy and one girl are sent home.
19 Jul. 2006
Top 10 Perform
The top 5 couples are split up. Contestants are randomly partnered, dance two different styles and a solo. Viewers now vote for their favorite dancer, not favorite couple.
20 Jul. 2006
Top 10 Results
The top 10 dancers open the show with a Wade Robson pop-jazz group routine to the music "Ramalama (Bang Bang)" by Róisín Murphy. The results are revealed based on viewer votes. Bottom 4 perform solos. Chris Brown performs.
26 Jul. 2006
Top 8 Perform
The top 8 perform.
27 Jul. 2006
Top 8 Results
The top 8 perform a group Broadway routine choreographed by Tyce Diorio to the music of "Cell Block Tango" from Chicago (musical). Viewer vote results eliminate 2 dancers. Busta Rhymes performs a medley.
2 Aug. 2006
Top 6 Perform
Top 6 perform with randomly picked partners and dance styles, then a solo. Ivan and Natalie - jive and contemporary. Benji and Donyelle - Broadway and hip-hop. Travis and Heidi - smooth waltz and afro-pop.
3 Aug. 2006
Top 6 Results
Show opens with the top 6 contestants performing a contemporary piece, choreographed by Mia Michaels to the music of "Hide and Seek"-Imogen Heap. Musical guest, Omarion, sings "Entourage." Two contestants are eliminated.
9 Aug. 2006
Top 4: The Finale
Top 4 compete for the title of America's favorite dancer. Each contestant dances a solo, with each other and as a group. Benji and Travis dance with each other for the first time, was well as Heidi and Donyelle.
16 Aug. 2006
The top 20 perform. The final four perform solos and reprise their favorite routines, as well as four of the judges' favorites. America's favorite dancer is revealed. Ciara and Fergie perform. Celine Dion has a message for the winner.

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