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Ratings: SYTYCD Finale Is Up But Down, Voice Rises, Go On Steady, New Normal Dips

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A crowd-pleasing So You Think Can Dance season finale on Tuesday night drew 4.6 million total viewers while scoring a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demo. While those tallies represent week-to-week gains of 7 percent and one-month highs for the Fox competition, they are down at least 20 percent from the previous cycle’s coronation night.

Over on NBC, The Voice …READ MORE


So You Think You Can Dance Season 9 Finale Recap: And the Winners Are… [Updated]

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: L-R: Top 4 contestants Cyrus Spencer, Eliana Girard, Tiffany Maher and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airing Tuesday, September 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2012 FOX Broadcasting Co. Cr: Adam Rose

Warning: If you haven’t yet watched the So You Think You Can Dance Season 9 finale, might I suggest you Quickstep your way to a different URL? Indeed, this article contains the unkindest of spoilers. The rest of you, carry on past the jump! READ MORE


SYTYCD: The 15 Best Performances of Season 9

What were your favorite routines from SYTYCD's ninth season? Did we commit any outrageous snubs? Hit the comments and share your thoughts!

Everything’s over except next Tuesday’s results-show spectacular on Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance. And to celebrate another year of gorgeous contemporary, fleet-footed ballroom, and ratchet (I think/hope I used that adjective correctly) hip-hop, we’ve put together a gallery of the 15 best performances from the past eight weeks of competitive performance telecasts. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


So You Think You Can Dance Performance Finale Recap: Ballet Down the Law [Updated]

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: L-R: Top 4 contestant Eliana Girard and all-star dancer Alex Wong perform a Contemporary routine to "Without You" choreographed by Travis Wall on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airing Tuesday, September 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2012 FOX Broadcasting Co. Cr: Adam Rose

“You already know how this will end.” That was the refrain of the song chosen by classically trained Chehon Wespi-Tschopp for his final solo of So You Think You Can Dance Season 9, but it was also fitting commentary on the suspense level most of the show’s fans felt going into this week’s telecast. Surely, there was no way hip-hop animator Cyrus and effervescent ballerina Eliana wouldn’t become the first male/female co-champions in series history, right?

Well, maybe not. READ MORE


So You Think You Can Dance Exclusive Video: Behind the Scenes of the Top 10 Group Routine

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Remember that Gene Kelly tribute routine choreographed by Tyce Diorio and performed by the So You Think You Can Dance Season 9 Top 10 a few weeks back? Well, TVLine has got a jaunty stop-motion video taking a look at how the number came together — from the makeup chair to the staging to the arrival of the live studio audience. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


SYTYCD Recap: And Then There Were Four

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Silent screams pierced the So You Think You Can Dance stage this week, and it had nothing to do with Mary Murphy’s voice giving out during a Hot Tamale Train boarding call, or young female dancers responding to lascivious feedback from Nigel Lythgoe.

Au contraire, Mia Michaels and Tyce Diorio separately concocted routines that respectively found …READ MORE


So You Think You Can Dance Recap: Hard Eight

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We’ve reached that point in the So You Think You Can Dance season where every cut is painful, where any negative critique becomes a larger harbinger of impending doom. It’s times like this when we need a guest judge like Jesse Tyler Ferguson, a guy who’s …READ MORE


So You Think You Can Dance Recap: Hey Now, You're With All-Stars

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: L-R: All-star dancer Alex Wong and top 10 contestant Eliana Girard perform a Contemporary routine to "Bang Bang" choreographed by Stacey Tookey on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airing Wednesday, August 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2012 FOX Broadcasting Co. Cr: Adam Rose

There’s a weird but easily identifiable pattern to the judges’ comments on Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance, and last night, it went a little something like this:

For the male contestants: Niggling criticism, praise, praise, niggling criticism, death blow. For the ladies: Praise, praise, praise, praise, niggling criticism.

In other words, …READ MORE


Emmys 2012: Who Should Win Outstanding Reality Show Host? Take Our Poll!

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The Emmy tribe has spoken, and it definitely wants a change in the race for Outstanding Reality Show Host.

Indeed, while Jeff Probst has taken home the statuette in the category all four years it’s been in existence, the Survivor frontman failed to secure so much as a nomination in 2012.

Probst’s snub paves the way for …READ MORE


Emmys 2012: What Should Win Outstanding Reality Show Competition? Take Our Poll!

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There are few certainties in life. The sun rises in the east. Two plus two equals four. Ryan Seacrest is working harder than you are. And with just one exception, The Amazing Race can’t lose the Emmy race for Outstanding Reality Show Competition. READ MORE