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So You Think You Can Dance Season 11 Premieres Tonight on FOX

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

**TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE**—“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”—(8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC- HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

GET READY FOR THE RETURN OF SUMMER’S FAVORITE SHOW ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, ON FOX

POP AND R&B PHENOM JUSTIN BIEBER TO APPEAR TO INTRODUCE NEW COMPETITION ELEMENT: DANCE CREWS

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE soars into its 11th season this May with a two-hour premiere event showcasing America’s most talented dancers during the audition rounds. In Season 11, producers travel across the country in search of dancers who represent the best America has to offer. Those who shine during auditions will be given a ticket to callbacks in Los Angeles, where they work with top choreographers to learn and then be judged on multiple styles of dance. Some dancers wow the judges, while others leave them speechless. See who struts into the judges’ hearts and who trips up in the all-new “Auditions #1” Season Premiere episode of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Wednesday, May 28 (8:00-10:00PM ET/PT) on FOX. (DAN-1101) (TV-14 D, L)

In a brand new element on the hit competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, pop and R&B phenom Justin Bieber and his choreographer, Nick DeMoura, will introduce top dance crews from across the country that will vie for a spot on the season finale.

Beginning on tonight’s two-hour season premiere Bieber and DeMoura will showcase two dance crews on each of the four audition episodes. After the crews are showcased, hash tags will be revealed that viewers can use to tweet their favorite of the two crews. The tweets will be tallied and the most popular crew overall will be invited to perform on the finale. Please check fox.com/dance for voting terms. Also, with almost 52 million followers, Bieber has extraordinary reach on Twitter, and fans can follow him @justinbieber.

The show is hosted by Cat Deeley and features resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as guest judges, including Jenna Dewan-Tatum (Atlanta), Billy Porter and Misty Copeland (Philadelphia), Wayne Brady (New Orleans), Jenna Elfman and Fabrice Calmels (Chicago) and Christina Applegate (Los Angeles). The new season of the Emmy Award-nominated hit dance competition series once again will include awe-inspiring performances, as well as nail-biting eliminations, as the contestants compete to be named America’s Favorite Dancer.

So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; James Breen and Jeff Thacker. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.

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