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Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Aceon6, May 22, 2014.

  1. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    Premier night is Wednesday, May 28 on Fox. 8 Eastern, 7 Central.
    Anyone have any audition spoilers?
  2. Holley Calmes

    Holley Calmes Well-Known Member

    No, but my husband was in the Fox Theatre planning a photo shoot with Alvin Ailey when SYTYCD was filming in Atlanta. He said they were rehearsing the "spontaneous" things a lot. He watched them "interviewing" and filming kids meant to be off the cuff, but they of course rehearsed and shot it many times. He was there among them for several hours. He said it was very planned and scripted. But we all knew that, right? He loved it! He can't wait for it to start. Probably no one cares anyway if it isn't "real."

    Not sure I want to watch this year, but of course I probably will.
  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

  4. Jubak

    Jubak Well-Known Member

    Oh, Fabrice!!! I hate the auditions usually but now I have to watch....... Fabrice! He's an unbelievably hot ballet dancer with the Joffrey. And I'm very glad Irina is getting to be a guest judge. She's doing Starz "Flesh & Bone" series filming now. How fun, Copeland & Billy Porter - awesome!
  5. slicekw

    slicekw #ICanFixYourComputerButICan'tFixIceNetworkFreezes

    As usual, mjsbigblog has the best spoilers. And amazingly accurate.
  6. Jubak

    Jubak Well-Known Member

    Ugh. Justin Bieber. Why do they have to mess around with something that already works and why have this little twit on a dance show?
  7. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    Reputation rehab? Nothing on TV is as clean as SYTYCD. Nigel might have gotten him for free.
  8. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    Bumping up for tonight.
  9. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

    Irina Dvorovenko and Misty Copeland?
  10. rjblue

    rjblue Having a great day!

    I almost got teary watching the opening. I love this show so much.
  11. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

    Thanks for the reminder. I just set it up to tape.
  12. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    I cannot believe the amount of time spent on the dad's dancing.
  13. my little pony

    my little pony war crawling into canada

    or this one dying

    and then someone i have never seen will end up making the cut because we made time for all this
  14. cygnus

    cygnus Well-Known Member

    Not bad so far- loved Megan (the trailer park girl).
  15. reckless

    reckless Well-Known Member

    Haven't watched yet, but isn't there always a trailer park girl named Megan?
  16. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

    Is she blonde?
  17. reckless

    reckless Well-Known Member

    It turns out that she's not -- and she was very good, not like she should be dancing in a gentlemen's club -- so she didn't fit the cliche.
  18. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member


    Actually, I watched all but the last 10 minutes tonight and don't remember her at all, so maybe not wow? I was largely bored tonight. Really enjoyed a few ballroom dancers. Felt terrible for the guy from last year whose dad passed away, but the extended drama was ridiculous. Nice kid, agreed with him not being sent on after doing choreo, had a sinking feeling when he showed up again, ignored his second dance when he said he had come back with a dance all about his grieving. I mean, +3 GOE for figuring out what rings Nigel's bell, but :scream: I don't even know if he was given a ticket to Vegas (I know they're in LA this time, but to me it's always a ticket to Vegas...)

    The chick with the 11 siblings ... the way Nigel was talking to her about her dad "providing services" to her mother :eek: :scream: I couldn't help but see it thrugh the lens of a very young adult applying for a job, and the hiring manager making lewd comments about her parents' sex lives. WTF.

    Did the dishes during the Biebs part. I liked America's Best Dance Crew a ton but I don't have any interest in bringing that into SYTYCD. It's bad enough they have split the win into "Favorite Guy" and "Favorite Girl" instead of just having a winner.

    Turned the tv off when Mary and Dharma got lapdances.
  19. alj5

    alj5 Well-Known Member

    It was really uncomfortable to watch, I FF the dvr.
  20. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    It's as if Nigel can't decide who is watching. Last night was for dance grammas and dance dads. Tweet @dizzyfeet if you're disappointed.
  21. flyingsit

    flyingsit Well-Known Member

    The first girl (the one whose dad danced) -- could she have been any more generic contemporary? What did I miss that made them rave about her?
  22. Meredith

    Meredith what a glorious day!

    I saw her dance but have no memory of her performance. What a disappointing beginning to the season. I stuck with the show for an hour, then turned the channel to watch a rerun of Criminal Minds. Gee, too bad I missed Bieber. ;)
  23. quartz

    quartz Take off, eh!

    I was flipping back and forth between this, tennis and hockey. So I missed stuff. Saw trailer park girl, and grieving guy and the lap dances. Plus a few others here and there. Nothing stood out for me. Trailer park girl was very pretty but she mostly just lifted her leg a lot. Very meh first show. :blah:
    The hockey game was the most exciting part of my night! :p
  24. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

    I was impressed by Travis (will he be able to partner?) and Megan.
  25. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    She was pretty. Nigel likes pretty.
  26. halffull

    halffull Life is a beautiful thing

    Missed the first part of the show but tuned in late and still saw some good dancers, looks like it's going to be a great season! I'm excited :)
  27. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

    I thought the standard was pretty good, for a premiere.
    I ignore the cringeworthy/trashy auditions.
  28. merrywidow

    merrywidow Well-Known Member

    I watched some of it but then discovered the premier of "Big Ballet" on Ovation & decided to give it a try. It was interesting,a new concept to cast a ballet (Swan Lake) using plus size would be ballet dancers. Not a comedy btw.
  29. taf2002

    taf2002 zexy demon

    I liked the couple towards the end - the black guy & white girl. I can't say too much about the guy because he's so young (18) & it would be creepy but I really liked him. I didn't watch her too much so I don't remember much about her. I liked the guy with the scar & his friend, the latin ballroom dancer. And I also liked the girl from Utah with 11 siblings & the girl who was on her own since age 12. Although I also wondered who paid for her dance lessons.
  30. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    You would never make it as a judge on this show.