FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Renewed for 11th Season
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During the finale of last night's So You Think You Can Dance on FOX, head judge and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed that the dance competition will return for an 11th season this summer. Lythgoe shared that he only learned the exciting news moments before goin live on air. A representative from FOX later confirmed the story.
Last night's two-Hour Season Finale included a performance by Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as an all-new Top 20 group performance. It was also announced that a So You Think You Can Dance Tour will kick off in East Lansing, MI, on October 1
Amy Yakima and Fik-Shun were also crowned the winners during the live two-hour finale.Yakima, 19, from Northville, MI, and Fik-Shun, 19, from Las Vegas, NV, received the most votes and danced off with the cash prize of $125,000 each. As part of the prize, both winners also will be featured on the cover of Dance Spirit magazine.
Fellow finalists Jasmine Harper and Aaron Turner were eliminated as host Cat Deeley revealed the voting results. Joining judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy on tonight's show were guest judges Paula Abdul, Adam Shankman and tWitch. Additionally, fans chose "Wicked Game" (#SYTYCDCONTEMPORARY) as their favorite Travis Wall routine, and it was then performed on the program.