So You Think You Can Dance has its 17th season premiere date and a new panel of judges. Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Matthew Morrison, and JoJo Siwa are set to judge the dancers when the show returns on May 18th. Cat Deeley will return as host of the dance competition series.
FOX revealed more about the return of the series in a press release.
“An all-new season of the Emmy Award-winning dance competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will premiere Wednesday, May 18 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), following the season finale of THE MASKED SINGER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The series will introduce a new dynamic judging panel – welcoming home Stephen “tWitch” Boss, alongside Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-nominated artist Matthew Morrison and dancer, singer and digital sensation JoJo Siwa. Presenter and author Cat Deeley will step back into her role as host of the dance competition series.
The brand-new version will feature highly skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30, showcasing their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. Those who are selected to move on to the SYTYCD studio will work with world-renowned choreographers and compete each week in a variety of styles, with brand-new twists and turns introduced into the competition.
Over the course of its 16 seasons, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has received 71 Emmy Award nominations and garnered 17 Emmy Award wins, including Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Costumes, as well as awards in Outstanding Lighting Design.
After their linear telecasts, all episodes of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will be available on FOX’s free streaming platform, Tubi, as well as Fox Now, Hulu and On Demand.”
What do you think? Are you excited to see the return of So You Think You Can Dance on FOX?
It went broken, so why mess with it. To kick Nigel to the curb is horrible. And what does JoJo know about dance. Have been a fan from the beginning. Won’t be watching this season.