SYTYCD Season 17 Cancelled at Fox Due to ‘COVID-19 Restrictions’

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The COVID-19 pandemic has actually floundered So You Think You Can Dance. Fox announced late Thursday that Season 17 of the competition series– originally slated to air this summer season– has been ditched.

The step leaves the fate of the Cat Deely-hosted program significantly up in the air, although a Fox insider states the network is not shutting the door to future seasons.

“Production on Season 17 of SYTYCD will not be progressing because of health and wellness as well as governmental constraints in feedback to the COVID-19 pandemic,” a Fox rep claimed in a declaration. “As a result, while we were anticipating its return this summertime, we can not fulfill the criteria we’ve established for visitors and also participants in light of the show’s unique style, complex manufacturing routine and minimal time.”

Preliminary auditions, which started back in March through video clip submissions, were disturbed as a result of Covid-19.

Amongst TV’s other dance competitions, NBC’s World of Dance had actually finished recording every one of Season 4, which premiered in late May, while ABC principal Karey Burke today told our sibling bar Deadline that she is “surprised by the treatment and also the ingenuity” with which Dancing With the Stars‘ upcoming season is being created. “I’m actually positive in their strategy.”