‘So You Think You Can Dance’: Fox Confirms Kids Edition

Cat Deeley, three judges all returning


Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul Jason Derulo on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Well here’s a real no-brainer!

Fox yesterday confirmed that the upcoming 13th season of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will feature eight to 13 year-old competitors.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION follows the network’s success with MASTERCHEF JUNIOR.

Auditions will be held in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles with production expected to begin later this spring.

Cat Deeley is set to return as host also with judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo.

Per the official network release:

 

“We are so happy to bring back the award-winning SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for a 13th season this summer with a brand-new format,” said David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “The series has captivated its loyal fan base for over a decade, inspiring young dancers across the country and transforming the face of dance in every medium – and we’re so excited to feature a young and talented new group of performers on the series.”

“Through the Dizzy Feet Foundation, I’ve had the great privilege of working with incredible young talent who will eventually shape the future of dance in this country,” said co-creator and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. “By evolving the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE format this season, we can showcase the very best junior dancers out there and open up the world of dance to a whole new generation.”

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION premieres May 3 on Fox.

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