Fox Announces SYTYCD and MasterChef Return Dates

So You Think You Can Dance Premiere Date Season 12

Prepare to get your groove back on Monday, June 1.

That’s when Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance will tap/twirl/crunk its way back onto Fox at 8/7c, the network announced Monday.

The dance competition, which previously aired Wednesdays, will kick off its audition rounds at 8 pm. For the first time, street dancers will battle stage dancers for the title of America’s Favorite Dancer; as previously reported, host Cat Deeley and returning judge Nigel Lythgoe will be joined by Paul Abdul (American Idol) and singer Jason Derulo.

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In other scheduling news: 

• MasterChef — with pastry chef Christina Tosi joining the judge’s panel — will return for a sixth season with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, May 20, at 8 pm. The following Wednesday, the Gordon Ramsay-fronted cooking competition will settle into its regular hour-long broadcast at 8.

• Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, the game show produced by Mark Burnett (Survivor) and hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, will be back for a new season on Tuesday, May 26, at 8 pm.

BOOM!, a new quiz show (not to be confused with Don Johnson’s ABC drama pilot of the same name) — hosted by Tom Papa (The Marriage Ref) — that slimes those who get trivia answers wrong, will bow on Thursday, June 25, at 8 pm.