or


[08/22/08 - 02:33 PM]
MTV Greenlights Season Three of "Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew"
Setting a new record for the series, more than 39 million votes were cast to crown Las Vegas B-Boys Super Cr3w "America's Best Dance Crew" in last night's finale.

[via press release from MTV]

RECORD BREAKING 39 MILLION VOTES CAST TO CROWN B-BOY MASTERS SUPER CR3W "AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW"

MTV GREENLIGHTS SEASON THREE OF "RANDY JACKSON PRESENTS: AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW"

Top Crews from Seasons One and Two Reunite to Compete For the Opportunity to Present at the Video Music Awards During "America's Best Dance Crew: Battle for the VMAs" Special On Saturday, August 30

Vote for VMA Presenter at DanceCrew.MTV.com, Plus Information Posted About Season Three Casting Calls and Live Tour Dates

MTV's #1 Thursday night program among P12-34, "Randy Jackson Presents: American's Best Dance Crew" (http://dancecrew.mtv.com) has been renewed for a third season and is scheduled to premiere this winter. A nationwide search for the next top hip-hop crews will begin in October. Setting a new record for the series, more than 39 million votes were cast to crown Las Vegas B-Boys Super Cr3w "America's Best Dance Crew" in last night's high-octane finale which dominated the Thursday night (8-11pm) competition across all of cable among P12-34. Next, Super Cr3w joins the "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew LIVE" tour with season one crews JabbaWockeeZ and Break Sk8. Groups and individuals also can post their own dance videos at http://dance.mtv.com to gain the attention of fellow dancers, viewers and fans � and the chance to be featured on-air once season three kicks off.

On the "America's Best Dance Crew: Battle for the VMAs" special, airing next Saturday, August 30 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT, the innovative and energetic crews from seasons one and two return to the ABDC stage for the chance of a lifetime � to present at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 7. Season one crews Status Quo, Kaba Modern and Break Sk8 will compete against season two crews SoReal Cru and Fanny Pak as each crew performs to one of the music video nominees. For the first time, the champions of season one and two � JabbaWockeeZ and Super Cr3w � will dance together to a choreographed routine by Shane Sparks. Judges JC Chasez, Lil Mama and Shane Sparks will give their input on the five music video performances, but the ultimate decision will made by the viewers, as fans can visit http://dancecrew.mtv.com to vote for which crew should present. The winning crew will be revealed at the Video Music Awards when they come on stage to present the award.

Dance crews from around the country will have the opportunity to show their hottest moves to choreographer Napoleon and casting director Michelle McNulty when "America's Best Dance Crew" hits the road. Open calls and callbacks will be held in Atlanta (October 11 & 12), St. Louis (October 14 & 15), New York City (October 18 & 19) and Los Angeles (October 25 & 26). More details can be found at http://www.dancecrew.mtv.com.

Now fans at home can have their own toe-tapping, show-stopping experience by attending the "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew LIVE" show, featuring five crews from the first two seasons. The 25-city national tour kicks off in Miami on September 18 and dances across the country for five weeks to wrap in Houston on October 23. Tickets are available now at http://dancecrew.aeglive.com.

The season finale of "America's Best Dance Crew" served the competition on Thursday night (8-11pm), ranking #1 across all of cable among P12-34 and delivering a 1.8 rating. For the season, the competition series delivered a 1.8 rating among P12-34 and has averaged 1.9 million viewers (P2+) with an average of 1.4 million from our P12-34 core. Season-to-date, "America's Best Dance Crew" has reached more than 75.9 million total viewers (P2+) with 35.3 million from the core P12-34 demographic. The show's online area has averaged nearly 400k visitors a week, with weekly usage having grown +24% since the second season premiere. Additionally, nearly 20 million page views and more than 18 million streams for content have been generated for the second season to-date.

"America's Best Dance Crew" is hosted by Mario Lopez and shot on location in Los Angeles as dance crews of five to seven members perform their hottest moves for dance supremacy, a $100,000 cash prize and a spot on the "America's Best Dance Crew LIVE" tour. Every performance-themed episode gives insight into the crews' emotion, spirit and inspiration as they step up to the challenge and showcase their innovative choreography and skills. Viewers from around the country choose their favorite crews via text messaging, phone and online voting (http://dancecrew.mtv.com). The two weakest teams as determined by voting show their best moves for the judges � JC Chasez, Lil Mama and Shane Sparks � with the hope of advancing to the next round. One crew will be eliminated each week, ultimately revealing the nation's best dance crew.

"Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew" is executive produced by "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson, Joel Gallen (Tenth Planet Productions), Hip Hop International's Howard Schwartz and Karen Schwartz (the creators of the USA & World Hip Hop Dance Championships), Rob Lee (IMG Global Media), Harriet Sternberg and Abe Hoch (Dream Merchant 21). Craig Erwich and Brooke Karzen are the executives overseeing the project for Warner Horizon Television ("The Bachelor;" "The Bachelorette," "Here Come the Newlyweds"). Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Lauren Dolgen and Maitee Cueva are the executives overseeing the project for MTV.





  [august 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BACHELORETTE, THE (ABC)
· HERE COME THE NEWLYWEDS (ABC)
· RANDY JACKSON PRESENTS: AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW (MTV)











[10/21/14 - 09:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel Uncorks Television's First Kickstarter-Funded Series, "Chug"
Beginning on Monday, November 24 at 10:30/9:30c, the network is taking viewers on a bar crawl around the world with traveling "drinkaloguer" and rum company owner Zane Lamprey.

[10/21/14 - 09:21 AM]
A&E Network to Air One-Hour Special "Growing Up Gotti: Ten Years Later" on November 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The special will revisit the infamous Long Island family with some of the series' greatest moments, a chance to hear what the Gotti's really thought of their time on television and what they're up to today.

[10/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Last Patrol," Following Four Men Linked by Combat as They Travel the East Coast in Honor of a Fallen Peer, Debuts Nov. 10 on HBO
In conjunction with the film's premiere, Manhattan's Anastasia Photo will present Guillermo Cervera's first solo exhibition in New York, scheduled to run from October 24 to January 4.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Winner of Starz Original Filmmaking Experiment "The Chair" to Be Announced During November 8th Season Finale
The feature films created by the two first-time directors documented on the network's first unscripted series will be available for viewing exclusively for subscribers beginning on Saturday, October 25.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Kennedys" Returns to Reelz - The Multiple Emmy Award(R)-Winning Miniseries Begins Tuesday, November 4
The first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments each subsequent Tuesday.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting Opens Today for "People's Choice Awards 2015"
Fans can vote to ensure their favorites are nominated across 54 categories, including "Favorite Movie," "Favorite TV Show" and "Favorite Breakout Artist," through Thursday, October 30.

[10/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 Monday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Most Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/21/14 - 08:31 AM]
Peyton Manning's Record-Setting Performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Watched by Nearly 24 Million Viewers - Best on "SNF" This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/21/14 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery Digital Networks' "DNews" Reaches One Million YouTube Subscriber Milestone
DNews is hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long who are at the center of a winning formula that combines science, smarts and a dose of humor to look at topics that are grabbing headlines or bound to make you scratch your head.

[10/21/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Star Athlete and NFL Legend Boomer Esiason as Commissioner of History's First Feline Football League
Esiason will serve as spokesperson for the FFL, which includes a Scouting Combine, draft, season games and playoffs that lead up to the biggest feline showdown in history, "Kitten Bowl II."

[10/21/14 - 07:46 AM]
CMT Unveils "CMT Artists of the Year": Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban to Be Honored at Fifth Annual Awards
The 90-minute special airs live from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Unveil Plans for "Decades," The Ultimate TV Time Capsule, For National Distribution Across Local Stations' Digital Subchannels
As the ultimate TV time machine, "Decades" will differentiate itself from other subchannel programming services by varying the classic series and movies that appear on the network every day.

[10/21/14 - 06:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with WWE(R) to Air "WWE Slam City(TM)" on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena(R), Randy Orton(R), Sheamus(R), The Miz(TM), Rey Mysterio(R), Kane(R) and Mark Henry(R) in a new animated world.

[10/21/14 - 06:00 AM]
"Schitt's Creek," An Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Joins POP's Launch Slate
The series centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids, who suddenly find themselves broke.