Tuesday, May 25, 2010

New CBS Dance Show!

from tvbroadwayworld.com:

Paula Abdul to Star in CBS Dance Show
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by BWW News Desk

Paula Abdul has announced her return to the judges table and to television as she stars in a new TV series 'Got to Dance' on CBS. The show, which is based on a UK hit is, according to the Hollywood Reporter "The show is billed as broadcast's first all-ages, all-genres dance series -- "from ballroom to break dance, bhangra to ballet, and tap to tango." Acts will compete for a panel of judges, with viewers getting to vote for their favorites during the semifinals and finals."

Amateurs with raw talent from across the nation, either performing solo or in a group, can audition any form of dancing: from ballroom to break dance, bhangra to ballet, and tap to tango. The most talented and entertaining dancers will be invited to audition for the panel of judges, all world-class dancers themselves. The very best will perform LIVE in the Semi-Finals and Finals where they will battle it out for viewers who will vote to choose the GOT TO DANCE champion.

GOT TO DANCE has been a ratings sensation for Britain’s Sky 1, making it one of the UK’s top-rated pay television series this season.

The panel of judges, as well as information regarding auditions, will be announced at a later date. Details about the audition process will also be available on CBS.com.

GOT TO DANCE is a Shine Group format, created by Princess Productions and Shine TV and is produced by Reveille. Elisabeth Murdoch, Howard T. Owens, Mark Koops and Robin Ashbrook are executive producers. Distribution is handled by Shine International.

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