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RANDI EVANS AND KUPONO AWEAU ARE ELIMINATED ON "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE"
ELLEN DEGENERES AND MIA MICHAELS GUEST-JUDGE
TOP 8 PERFORMANCES WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, ON FOX
Series Celebrates Milestone 100th Episode Thursday, July 23;
Katie Holmes Performs and Jaimie Goodwin, Hok Konishi, Travis Wall
and Heidi Groskreutz-Burns Return
Two more finalists were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE after host Cat Deeley announced that Randi Evans and Kupono Aweau received the fewest of America's votes. Evans, 23, is a Jazz dancer from Springville, UT, and Aweau, 23, is a Lyrical/Contemporary dancer from Kailua, HI. This week's results show featured The Black Eyed Peas performing "I Gotta Feeling," from their No. 1 album, "The E.N.D."
Next week, talk-show host and dance enthusiast Ellen DeGeneres and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as guest judges of the Top 8 finalists (Brandon Bryant, Jason Glover, Evan Kasprzak, Janette Manrara, Jeanine Mason, Ade Obayomi, Kayla Radomski and Melissa Sandvig) when they compete with new partners on a two-hour performance show Wednesday, July 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
The following night, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will celebrate its milestone 100th episode with a special performance of "Get Happy" by Katie Holmes as well as the return of fan-favorite and Emmy Award-winning routines, including Wade Robson's "Ramalama (Bang Bang)" and "The Hummingbird and the Flower" (performed by Jaimie Goodwin and Hok Konishi) and Mia Michaels' "The Bench" (performed by Travis Wall and Heidi Groskreutz-Burns). Then the results of America's vote will be announced, sending two more dancers home on the live results show Thursday, July 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).
Nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009, 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.