Nigel Lythgoe Not Happy with The Voice Emmy Win

After The Voice won Outstanding Reality Show at last night’s Emmy awards, Nigel Lythgoe took to twitter to express his displeasure.

Nigel, as most of you know, is the ex-producer of American Idol. He also produces one of the programs that competed in the category, So You Think You Can Dance.


I agree with Nigel’s sentiments on American Idol vs The Voice. But for him to whine on twitter about Idol’s lack of Emmy love is not a good look. He should have congratulated The Voice producer, Mark Burnett, and been done with it.

Name checking one of Burnett’s other shows, Survivor, for its game changing originality (Amazing Race borrowed from its format yet dominated the category for years) did take the sting out of the diss a little bit.  That is, for those who are aware that Burnett produces both shows…

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