Nigel Lythgoe

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  • Birth Place: Wirral, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/09/1949, Cancer
  • Profession: Producer; director; choreographer; dancer
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On Your Toes! Nigel Lythgoe Dishes the Return of So You Think You Can Dance

So You Think You Can Dance will grand jete into its 11th season on Wednesday (8/7c, Fox), and, as usual, executive producer and judge supreme Nigel Lythgoe is shaking things up. He tells TV Guide Magazine all about it.

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6 Things to Expect for So You Think You Can Dance Season 11

Can So You Think You Can Dance's fancy footwork deliver another solid season?

The reality dance competition show returns for its 11th season Wednesday (8/7c, Fox) amidst a glut of reality shows that are all struggling to retain the audiences that once turned up in droves. "Like most shows, we've been losing viewers and the viewing figures have been going down," executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe told reporters on a call last week. "I would certainly like to bolster them up, if not keep them the same as last year."
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Nigel Lythgoe reveals new Superstars of Dance.
Behind the scenes of the SYTYCD 100th episode!
SYTYCD's Nigel Lythgoe wants more dance styles next season.
SYTYCD's Nigel Lythgoe talks DWTS and fat dancers.

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Winner Chosen
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Top 4 Perform
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Nigel Lythgoe & Cat Deeley
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Von and Lady Gaga

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 A Snow White Christmas TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 A Chance to Dance TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Opening Act TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2012 Opening Act TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2011 CMT's Next Superstar TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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News

CBS Orders Reality Pilot From So You Think You Can Dance's Nigel Lythgoe

CBS is teaming with So You Think You Can Dance executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe.

The network has ordered a pilot for... read more

Can American Idol's Revamp Save It? 5 Reasons Why We're Optimistic About Season 13

All signs are pointing to American Idol Season 13 being a lucky one. read more

So You Think You Can Dance's Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker Wed

Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker got married on Tuesday, TVGuide.com has learned.

The So You Think You Can Dance duo, who met during Season 7 when they both returned as All-Stars, said "I do" in front of friends and family at... read more

SYTYCD Vets Sonya Tayeh, Allison Holker on Creating Emmys' Big Dance Number

Dance is hoofing on up in the world.

For the first time ever, the award for Outstanding Choreography will be presented at the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony Sunday night (8 pm ET / 5 pm PT, CBS), accompanied by a big dance number created by the nominated choreographers. "We were all freaking out," Sonya Tayeh, who received a nod for her moody and mesmerizing routines on So You Think You Can Dance, tells TVGuide.com. read more

Top Moments: Burn Notice Signs Off and Gaga Reveals Her Hogwarts Past

Our top moments of the week:

11. Best Comeback: Nearly two decades after his raucous, late-night talk show went off the air, Arsenio Hall is back... and his shtick couldn't be more current. In the intro segment of the first new episode of The Arsenio Hall Show, Hall lays on a couch, fretting about returning to late-night. "Once I'm at No. 1, I should be able to stay in late night forever if I want to," he says. "That makes sense, doesn't it?" The camera pulls back to reveal that ... read more

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