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Vanessa Hudgens Joins Fox’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

New Season to Begin on Monday, June 12

Actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will join Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the third judge on upcoming 14th season of Fox’s veteran “So You Think You Can Dance.” The season premiere, airing Monday, June 12 from 8-9 p.m. on Fox, will mark Hudgens’ judging debut in part-one of the Los Angeles auditions.

“I am so excited for Vanessa to join Mary and me on the judging panel for the 14th season of “So You Think You Can Dance.” There was instant chemistry in the audition rounds, and I know the “SYTYCD” fans will love her as much as we do. Vanessa is an accomplished artist and brings her own brand of enthusiasm and energy to our panel,” said Lythgoe, who also executive-produces.

The logline: The new season of “So You Think You Can Dance” features highly skilled dancers between the ages of 18-30 who will showcase their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. The Top 10 dancers will be paired up with All-Stars who will guide them throughout the competition as they vie for America’s votes and the title of America’s Favorite Dancer.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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