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So You Think You Can Dance Next Generation - Why?

Tricia Spencer | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Tricia Spencer

I have always counted So You Think You Can Dance among my favorite TV shows of all time. Unlike other reality competition shows, the quality of the t...

The 34th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards

Yvonna Russell | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

Fred and Adele Astaire still from "The Bandwagon" Courtesy of Getty Images Fred Astaire made it sound so easy, "I just put my feet in the air and move...

Thank You, Henry Rollins, For Your Offensive Comments About Depression and Suicide

Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D.

The concept that mental illness is a disease which twists reality and affects the way one thinks, perceives and remembers is one that is not often discussed. Blame towards the victim and a lack of understanding is what keeps so many alone with their secrets.

Attention, Hollywood: This Is How We Really Should Be Talking About Mental Illness

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

Our conversation about mental illness needs to be a positive, healthy dialogue, not one laden with shame. As soon as that begins to happen, we'll be able to address these health issues more effectively.

Raquel Welch Stuns In Curve-Hugging Gown

Posted 11.18.2013 | Celebrity

Raquel Welch looked so amazing in a body-hugging red gown at the 2013 Governors Awards on Saturday night (Nov. 16), that we're convinced she's found a...

Nigel Lythgoe Slams The Emmys

Posted 09.23.2013 | TV

Nigel Lythgoe, former "American Idol" executive producer and current judge and producer on "So You Think You Can Dance," took to Twitter to complain a...


Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

"So You Think You Can Dance" has been renewed for Season 11, HuffPost TV has confirmed. Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe broke the news during the ...

Fired 'Idol' Producer Doesn't Want Television To 'Lose The Show'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.19.2013 | TV

Nigel Lythgoe admits that being fired from his post as executive producer for "American Idol" was "tough, without question," but his primary concern n...

WATCH: If You're A Male Dancer, 'You're A Homosexual'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"So You Think You Can Dance" producer Nigel Lythgoe spoke at length about the reluctance many British and American men have toward dancing, noting it ...

Straight Up, How Did This Happen?

Donnie Demers | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

With all of that hoopla that surrounded the American Idol franchise, the effect that it's had world-wide on the music industry, and the legions of fans that it produced, how did something that seemed so impervious to self destruction lose its glorious stature?

'Idol' Producers Fired As Part Of Reboot

Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

The "American Idol" makeover continues, with The Wrap reporting that longtime executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick have been fired as par...

A Rotating 'Idol' Judge Panel?

Posted 07.23.2012 | TV

"American Idol" could get a facelift each year with new judges joining the Fox singing competition series. According to journalists at the Televisi...

'Idol' Exec 'Shocked' By J. Lo's Exit

Posted 07.16.2012 | TV

When Jennifer Lopez made her official "American Idol" exit last week, no one was more surprised than the show's executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. ...

'So You Think You Can Dance': Picking The Top 6 Dancers

Denette Wilford | Posted 09.08.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

Because I've watched every season of the show and my dream job is to guest-judge the series, I feel like I have the inside scoop on what the judges and voters are looking for. So here are my Top 3 guys and girls -- in honor of Season 9 crowning both a top male and female dancer.

Big Changes Coming To 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Posted 05.19.2012 | TV

When "So You Think You Can Dance" returns to Fox on May 24 (at 8 p.m. EST), the popular competition series will look wildly different than seasons pas...

'Idol' Producer: J. Lo's Exit Could Happen

Posted 05.19.2012 | TV

"American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe acknowledged in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter that the show could lose Jennifer Lope...

President Obama Invited On 'American Idol' By Producer

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

From the American President to American Idol? Barack Obama's rendition of Al Green's classic "Let's Stay Together" at an event in Harlem earned him...

'SYTCYD' Results Show Canceled

Posted 01.09.2012 | TV

UPDATE: Mike Darnell, Fox's president of alternative entertainment, confirmed at a Television Critics Association event on Jan. 8 that "So You Think Y...

Channel Surfer: Why Cowell-Less American Idol Is New, Improved, Better Than Ever

David Finkle | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The reality talent show -- which under Simon Cowell searched relentlessly for the next big pop star, according to the man's definition -- is no longer blindered to other musical genres.

So You Think You Can Dance Finale

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Overall, that was a fine finale. Not one of the best on this show, but it was good. Kent had a beautiful performance, Robert nailed the jazz and Broadway numbers, and Lauren is just the diva of soul.

It's Not Rocket Science. It's American Idol. What's the Problem?

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

We're about to head into the show's 10th season. The franchise just changed partners from Sony Music to Universal Music Group. The judges table is in ...

So You Think You Can Dance Semi-Final

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Last night's semi began with a group dance to a Tyce Diorio Broadway number set to Guys and Dolls. I thought this was pretty fun, but it didn't really blow me away.

So You Think You Can Dance Week 7: Can it Be, a Week Without Injuries?

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Well, almost! I'm beginning to feel like I'm jinxing people! Whoever I end up favoring as a possible winner gets hurt...

The Most Culturally Radical Show on TV (and Sometimes One of the Cheesiest) is on Fox

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Miles Mogulescu

When I want to spend an hour or two with the most culturally radical show on TV--a multi-racial, multi-cultural program where race, gender and sexual orientation truly don't seem to matter--I watch "So You Think You Can Dance".

Please Let Alex Wong's Injury Be Minor! So You Think You Can Dance Week 4

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

How heartbroken am I that Alex Wong is injured and may have torn his Achilles tendon? I have no idea who's going home tonight, but I really, really hope it's not Alex.