OVATION STRUTS INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" SEASON NINE DEBUT ON JANUARY 4
Zooey Deschanel, Christina Applegate, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Lil'C
Among Guest Judges From Star-Studded Season Nine
Ovation to Also Provide Fans With Never-Before-Seen "Extras" Featuring
the So You Think You Can Dance All-Stars
SANTA MONICA, CA December 13, 2012 --- Ovation, the only network devoted to artists and every kind of artistic expression, will premiere encore presentations of So You Think You Can Dance season nine starting January 4 at 8 p.m.ET. The enhanced presentations will also include exclusive never-before-seen "extras" on Ovation's website, Facebook Page and YouTube channel, including special features with the So You Think You Can Dance All-Stars.
Ovation will air season nine episodes every Friday night through April 12 at 8p.m.ET. Hosted by Cat Deeley, judges from season nine include Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy and guest judges Adam Shankman, Zooey Deschanel, Christina Applegate, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lil'C and Michael Nunn & BillyTrevitt, from Ovation's original series, A Chance To Dance. Carly Rae Jepsen and the Step Up Revolution cast were among the musical performers from season nine, which also included appearances by So You Think You Can Dance All-Stars Nick Lazzarini, Allison Holker, Jakob Karr, Anya, Kathryn McKormick, Twitch, Brandon Bryant, Alex Wong, Jaimie Goodwin and Lauren Gottlieb. For the first time in the series, two winners were crowned - a female and male winner.
The Ovation extras, available at Ovationtv.com, Facebook (facebook.com/OvationTV) and You Tube (youtube.com/ovationtv), will include a "Meet The Dancers" section and the Ovation Original Digital Segments "You Asked For It," which allows fans to interact in a Q&A on Facebook and Twitter with the All-Stars, and "Fan Dance," which will give a few lucky fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn a dance from a So You Think You Can Dance All-Star.
The Emmy(R) award-winning So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is produced by 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, inc.
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