Last season, because of declining ratings, FOX continued airing So You Think You Can Dance just once a week but the ratings continued to fall. Will they continue to decline or start to climb? Could it be cancelled this time or will it be renewed for a 12th season?
Hosted by Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance is a competition that pits dancers of various backgrounds against one another to become “America’s Favorite Dancer.” Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy have returned as the permanent judges, often sharing the table with guests like Adam Shankman, Mia Michaels, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Wayne Brady, Jenna Elfman, and Christina Applegate.
The higher a show’s ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better its chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically the following morning, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.11 million total viewers.
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These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you still like the So You Think You Can Dance TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a 12th season?
I think the ratings reflect the declining lack of diversity. In the end, the best dancer should win, but leading up to that point there should be something for everyone. Supposedly, it is a show about nonprofessionals who are trying to make it to the big league. But, more and more, only the contestants who have had professional or lifelong training are making it to the live shows. The intrigue in the beginning was about watching the mix and watching the growth of dancers who may not have had the money, but had raw talent and yet, were serious contenders.… Read more »
The best show on TV, bar none !!! It gets better each season, and I have been watching since the beginning ! Such incredible talent – any one of the top 20 contestants could become a Broadway star immediately. They are THAT good.
PLEASE RENEW !!!!!!!!