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Week 5 Results, Nicole Scherzinger, Sonya Tayeh, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Judges

Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sonya Tayeh and Nicole Scherzinger discuss about the week 5 elimination on So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) Season 8! Video Below 🙂

July 15, 2011 I Written By

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SYTYCD Season 8 – Week 5, Melanie and Marko Extended Interview

Check out this interview with Melanie and Marko where they talk about the transformation from dress rehearsal, the final lift at the end of their performance, and the difference between the “moth dance” and the “statue dance”! From week 5 of So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) Season 8. Scroll down for video 🙂

July 14, 2011 I Written By

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Season 8 Top 12 Power Rankings and Poll

So, this is the really tough one. I’m going to base my Power Rankings on tonight’s routines and my perceptions of the fan support the dancers/couples have and of course, my own opinions. I hope you’ll let me know what you think in the comments and I’m going to include a poll so you can pick your Top 10 at the end of this post.

Top Three

Melanie & Marko – Not only have they been the most consistent in performance and approval through the season, but they had two hands-down great routines. Their tango was phenomenal and while they’re contemporary wasn’t as mind-blowing, it was strong and beautiful.

Sasha & Alexander – Sasha seems to have been carrying this couple most of the season with Alexander flying largely under the radar. She (or they) have been picking up steam approval-wise and have had some stellar routines, two of which were tonight. While they were the first to dance in both sets, I think their performances were both memorable enough to keep them safe.

Clarice & Jess – They had a great first routine and were the last performances of the episode. While their jive at the end of the episode wasn’t all that great, they have been picking up fans as a couple. A lot of people have been vocally supporting Jess in particular lately. But mostly, every time I put them in the Bottom 3, they’re safe, so I’m going to just call them safe now.

Bottom Three

Caitlynn & Mitchell – I want them to be safe and I think there are a lot of people like me who love Caitlynn and have enjoyed watching her relationship with Mitchell grow. But, they had two sucky routines this episode. I hate to say it, but I don’t think their hip hop or even their Travis Wall were all that great. I hope people vote for them like I did, though, cause I’d love to see Caitlynn in particular in the Top 10 dancing with All-Stars (ahem, Robert).

Jordan & Tadd – Their first routine was a FABULOUS Travis Wall routine, but their second one was a kinda awful Spencer Liff Broadway. I think people are getting annoyed with Jordan and her overuse of her one leg (I couldn’t stop rolling my eyes whenever she raised her one leg in the routines), but they’re loving Tadd more than ever. It’ll be interesting to see whether Tadd’s growing popularity and their awesome first routine saves them from the Bottom 3.

Ryan & Rickey – I hate putting them here, but of all the couples, they had the two worst or least memorable routines. I liked their Spencer Liff Broadway, but the judges panned it. I didn’t love their Louis cha cha, though Rickey got put on the hot tamale train for it. Ryan’s been losing popularity big time over the course of the season, so I’m afraid they’re probably going to land in the Bottom 3 and possibly go home.

I think if R&R land in the Bottom 3 and the judges stick with this season’s annoying eliminating couples together policy, they’ll probably go. However, if Clarice & Jess are in the bottom, I can see them splitting a couple and eliminating Clarice and maybe Mitchell. If the Bottom 3 I’ve predicted happens, I hope they split the couples and keep Caitlynn, Tadd and Ryan. I’d be okay with Jordan, Mitchell or Rickey leaving this week.

You know, this is really hard. Why don’t you help me out here and pick who you would like to see in the Top 10 (you can pick 10 dancers).

July 13, 2011 I Written By

Who Are YOUR Season 8 Favorite Dancers?

In my Thoughts and Power Rankings posts, I say a lot of things about fan bases and favorite dancers. I’m basing my highly unscientific, unstatistical conclusions on comments here on the site, response to performances on the show and reading around the Internet.

But I haven’t checked in with you about favorite dancers since DanceOn’s Favorite Couple Poll.

So, with no further ado, here is a poll for you to select your favorite dancer at this point in the competition.

 

June 29, 2011 I Written By

SYTYCD Week 1, Interviews w/ Judges After No Elimination – Poll for Your Favorite Couples

Nigel, Mary and guest judge Megan Mullally agreed not to eliminate 2 dancers after the first week of live performances on season 8 of SYTYCD. Next week 4 dancers will be eliminated, so be sure to tune in and vote. Until then here’s your chance to vote on the couples.

Then, a video interview with the judges after no elimination of the SYTYCD 2011 top 20.

June 20, 2011 I Written By

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SYTYCD 7: The Results

Stay tuned as the bloggers on the site breakdown the good, the bad, and the meh of this season of So You Think You Can Dance…

For a quick recap go to Emilie’s Cheers and Jeers and Margaret’s Highs and Lows as well as some floating rumors/news for Season 8 for a taste of what’s to come.

August 12, 2010 I Written By

My life can be summed up in the following two quotes: 1) "I am married to engineering and am its faithful wife by day, but at night my wanderlust takes hold and the arts becomes my jealous paramour." and... 2) "Engineering is my safety net. Writing is my passion. Acting is my escape when the other two become too much." So where does dancing fit in? Pretty much anywhere at this point... =)