'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 10 picked up at FOX

sytycd-season-9-auditions-fox.jpgReality dance competition show "So You Think You Can Dance" has been renewed for a tenth season at FOX.

"I couldn't be more proud of the amazing work that Nigel and the entire 'So You Think You Can Dance' team has done over the past nine seasons," says Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment. "This show is truly one of the most compelling series on television and I can't wait to bring it back for Season 10."

Nigel Lythgoe tweeted on Wednesday, "Great news for Christmas: FOX officially picked up Season 10 of #SYTYCD # DanceOnFox. First audition City Austin TX. #MyBestChristmasGift."

Producers are getting right back to work after the holidays -- auditions for the show begin January 18 in Austin, TX. According to the press release, "The show will continue its search for America's Favorite Dancers on Monday, Feb. 11 at Saint Andrew's Hall in Detroit, MI; Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Boston Opera House in Boston, MA; Thursday, March 14 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN; and Friday, March 22 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA."

Expect the show to return in Summer 2013.
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