THE HOT TAMALE TRAIN IS OFF AND RUNNING FOR SEASON FOUR OF EMMY-NOMINATED "SO YOU THINK CAN DANCE" ON FOX
FOX has already ordered a fourth season of this summer's hottest show, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, to air in 2008.
On the hit series hosted by Cat Deeley, dancers skilled in everything from Hip-Hop to Broadway to Ballroom compete to be named America's favorite and win the grand prize. Some dancers will be sent soaring skyward while others will be sent home. The current season's winner will receive $250,000 and will perform in the nationwide SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE tour featuring Top 10 dancers from the series. Last year's tour sold out in a matter of minutes. 2007 tour details will be announced soon.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Wednesday and Thursday telecasts rank among the summer's Top 3 regular programs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and rank No. 1 in their respective time periods among all key demos. Overall, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE exceeds its year-ago performance for comparable telecasts by +3% among Adults 18-49.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airs Wednesdays and Thursdays on FOX. The two-night, four-hour Season Three finale airs Wednesday, Aug. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, Aug. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), preceded by a special results show Tuesday, Aug. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).
Emmy-nominated SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. It is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman.
About 19 Entertainment
19 Entertainment, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CKX, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKXE), was founded by Simon Fuller 21 years ago and acquired by CKX in March 2005. The company is recognized as a leading creator, provider and promoter of globally successful, music-based entertainment, or "Entertainment Brands." Fuller, who serves as Chief Executive Officer of 19 Entertainment, is the creator of AMERICAN IDOL in the United States and "Pop Idol" in the UK, as well as versions of the IDOL format in more than 30 countries around the world. Fuller has made music history in the UK and the U.S., producing a stream of No. 1 hits and managing multi-platinum-selling acts. He became the world's most successful manager � breaking a record set by the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein in the 1960s � when three of his artists occupied the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 positions on the U.S. singles chart as well as the No. 1 position on the album chart. 19 Entertainment has been involved in the creation of 109 No. 1 singles and 87 No. 1 albums in the UK alone, with an impressive tally of 296 Top-40 albums and 465 Top-40 singles.
About dick clark productions
Founded in 1957, dick clark productions has grown to become a leading independent producer of a wide range of TV programming for broadcast/cable networks, distributors and advertisers. The Company has produced thousands of shows and specials in all genres and for all day parts, including such perennial hits as "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," the "American Music Awards," the "Golden Globe Awards," the "Bloopers" specials and series, the "Daytime Emmy Awards," the "Academy of Country Music Awards" and the recent "Disney's American Teacher Awards," among others. The Company also is a leading creator of award-winning communications experiences from live events and meetings to integrated marketing programs for major corporations.