"So You Think You Can Dance" lets fans vote online for the first time
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"So You Think You Can Dance" lets fans vote online for the first time

June 9, 2011 03:00 pm CDT 

Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - "So You Think You Can Dance" fans will have another method to vote for their favorites. Like "American Idol" this year, Fox's hit dance show is adding online voting to the mix.

Starting after the first performance show on Wednesday, June 15th, viewers can head to www.fox.com/dance to vote for their favorite contestants. But fans will be only be able to vote online using Facebook, so make sure you've got an account.

While online voting is limited to 50 times, voting via toll-free phone lines (open for two hours after the show, as usual) and text messaging will be unlimited.

"We are extremely excited that we are expanding the voting process to include online," said co-creator, executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe. "I believe that interactivity is going to be a major part of programming in the future. We are at the cutting edge of dance, and it's important that we remain at the cutting edge of interactive technology."

The Top 20 finalists will be revealed for the first time on Thursday, June 9t at 9pm ET/PT. The first live results show will air on Thursday, June 16th at 8pm ET/PT on Fox, which will reveal who will keep on dancing all the way to the top.

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