In an effort to shore up its audience, last year the So You Think You Can Dance TV show on FOX brought back original judge Mary Murphy and added Vanessa Hudgens. The ratings still dropped somewhat, but at a more respectable rate. Is the series now on solid ground? Will So You Think You Can Dance be cancelled or renewed for season 16? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A FOX competitive reality TV series, hosted by Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance pits dancers against one another, in a bid to become “America’s Favorite Dancer.” Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and Vanessa Hudgens asses the dancers’ ability in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking, and more. The top dancers then pair up with All-Stars who will guide them throughout the competition.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
8/28/18 update: You can see the rest of the latest night’s ratings.
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For comparisons: The 14th season of So You Think You Can Dance on FOX averaged a 0.69 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.674 million total viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you still like the So You Think You Can Dance TV show? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a 16th season on FOX?