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So You Think You Can Dance: Season 12's Judges (and Mentors) Get Glam!

It’s the promise of a new day as So You Think You Can Dance enters its 12th season (Monday, June 1 at 8/7c on Fox) — and yes, of course, that’s a reference to Paula Abdul’s delectable 1991 chart-topper. READ MORE, VIEW PHOTOS & TAKE OUR POLL

Report: Nigel Lythgoe & Ken Warwick Out at American Idol -- 3 Priorities for New EPs!

Don’t expect Bacharach, Motown and British Invasion themes for Season 13 of American Idol. That’s because executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are exiting Fox’s reality behemoth amid sagging ratings and a planned overhaul of the program during its current off-season, …READ MORE

So You Think You Can Dance in Season 9: One Episode Per Week, but Two Winners!

“Hold your breath,” says Nigel Lythgoe of So You Think You Can Dance‘s upcoming ninth season. “It’s going to be a very fast ride.”

Indeed, with Fox putting the kibosh on the reality competition’s results-show telecast, executive producer and judge Lythgoe has had to make a number of changes to the SYTYCD format. Here’s what to expect when the show returns next Thursday (May 24, 8/7c on Fox): READ MORE

Simon Says: The X Factor, Idol and Voice Champs Should Face Off - Do You Like the Idea?

Reality competition guru Simon Cowell has come forth with a notion that, if enacted earlier, would have thrown The X Factor‘s Melanie Amaro, American Idol‘s Scotty McCreery and The Voice‘s Javier Colon into a steel cage for a Showdown of the Singing Show Champions (TVLine’s proposed title patent pending). READ MORE

Idol Boss Nigel Lythgoe: Expanded Judges' Power Unlikely, Critiques Won't Be 'Too Harsh'

American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is well aware that the show’s ratings have slipped a little in its current 11th season, but don’t expect him to start panicking. “Whatever bad press we’re getting about these ratings, my God the rest of the [networks] would love [to have these numbers],” he said. Lythgoe also answered questions about Idol‘s judging panel — and whether or not he’s considering giving them more power over who gets eliminated — as well as the show’s newest crop of competitors: READ MORE