So You Think You Can Dance: Who are the judges?

So You Think You Can Dance: Who are the judges?

FOX’S So You Think You Can Dance will premiere its 18th season on March 4, 2024

The network announced that the show would be returning and feature a new judging panel.

So You Think You Can Dance: Who are the judges?
So You Think You Can Dance is returning for the seventeenth season

So You Think You Can Dance Season 17: Who are the judges?

So You Think You Can Dance aired its first episode in 2005.

The show became an instant hit, with over ten million viewers tuning in to the premiere.

Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Maddie Ziegler, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, and Laurieann Gibson have served as judges on the show.

The show has won nine Emmy Awards.

The So You Think You Can Dance season 18 judges include:

JoJo Siwa

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JoJo Siwa will be a judge on the 18th season of So You Think You Can Dance[/caption]

JoJo Siwa made a name for herself after joining Dance Moms in season two.

The popular dancer, singer, and YouTuber, previously competed on Dancing With The Stars alongside Jenna Johnson.

She judged the 17th season that aired in 2023.

On January 26, 2024, it was announced that she would replace Nigel Lythgoe as a judge on the 18th season.

Lythgoe is also the creator of the show and was a judge for the first 16 seasons of the show.

Allison Holker

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Allison Holker at the Los Angeles Premiere Of Sony Pictures’ The Book of Clarence held at the David Geffen Theater at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on January 5, 2024[/caption]

Allison Holker was a contestant on the second season of So You Think You Can Dance.

Allison performed as an All-Star on seasons seven through 11, and season 14.

Season 18 marks her first time as a judge on the show.

She was also a professional dancer on four seasons of Dancing With the Stars.

On Season 20, she was paired with singer Riker Lynch, and the two finished as the season’s runner-ups.

She was married to Stephen “tWitch” Boss, who also competed on So You Think You Can Dance, until his untimely death in 2022.

Her late husband served as a judge on the 17th season.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy attends G’Day USA 2020 | Standing Together Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on January 25, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California[/caption]

Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a professional dancer best known for his time on Dancing With the Stars.

He served as a professional dancer for 15 seasons and he was known for being outspoken towards the celebrity partners and judges.

Maksim was paired with Olympic ice dancing champion Meryl Davis. They won the season together, giving Maksim his first win on the show.

The 18th season will be his first season as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance.

Who is the host of So You Think You Can Dance?

Cat Deeley first joined the show in 2006 and has served as the host ever since.

Over the years, Deeley has also been seen on Lorraine, The Great British Menu, Live with Kelly and Ryan, This Time Next Year, Rachael Ray, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

How can I watch So You Think You Can Dance?

A new season of So You Think You Can Dance will premiere on March 4, 2024.

The show can be watched live on Mondays starting at 9 pm EST on Fox.

The show can also be streamed on Hulu.

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