SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Expands to Top 22 for Season 3 on CTV

    
    - For the first time, 22 dancers take to the stage for Canada's votes
       during the Performance Episode Monday, August 23 at 9 p.m. ET -

     - First Eliminations on Tuesday, August 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CTV -

        - Top 22 guide available in Metro newspapers across the country
                                  tomorrow-

        - Exclusive Top 22 interviews air on ETALK and are available online
                             at CTV.ca tomorrow -

      - The Top 22 reveal episode re-airs Saturday, August 28 on MuchMusic -
    

TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - Following a cross-country audition tour that stopped in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax, the talent was too great, and for the first time in SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA history, the judges selected 11 girls and 11 guys from across the country, expanding the Top 20 to a Top 22. The dancers represent the country coast to coast from Vancouver, B.C., to Inverness, NS, and for the first time, there are competitors from Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Specializing in everything from contemporary to hip-hop, ballroom, ballet and salsa, the Top 22 were announced during tonight's special one-hour reveal episode, and will take to the stage for the first time tomorrow, Monday, August 23 at 9 p.m. ET on CTV (visit www.ctv.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Rounding out the Top 22 are four competitors from British Columbia, four from Alberta, nine from Ontario, two from Quebec, one from Nova Scotia. They will now be paired into 11 couples and will work with some of the world's top choreographers learning a new dance routine and style each week. The fate of the 22 finalists is left up to viewer votes, which start tomorrow night (August 23) and continue for the next nine weeks. Voting will occur following the conclusion of the performance shows and is restricted to one, two-hour voting window in each region of broadcast, and can be cast for free via landline telephones (detailed voting information can be found at http://dance.ctv.ca).

On the first live results show, Tuesday, August 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET, the three couples with the fewest number of votes will be announced.

To view the complete release, click here: http://bit.ly/cW6KXR

SOURCE News - Media

For further information: For further information: Christy Sullivan, Unit Publicist, 416.557.2840 or christy.sullivan@ctv.ca; Allie Page, CTV Inc., 416.384.4596 or allie.page@ctv.ca


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