Tonight’s So You Think You Can Dance (July 6) is a repeat. FOX will rerun the Top 12 reveal episode, which introduced new judge Leah Remini.
On July 13’s Turn Back Time episode, 8 dancers will perform, 6 will be revealed. Each of the 8 will perform a solo for the first time in the studio rounds. According to FOX production photos:
SYTYCD Turn Back Time July 13 Top 8 pairings and Dance Styles
Keaton & Essence – 70’s routine (Disco?)
Alexis & Carter – 90s Contemporary
Waverly & Anna – 80’s Jazz
Raylin & Beau – 50’s Jazz
All-Stars will partner with Top 6 on July 20 Starry Starry Night episode
Six fan-favorite all-stars will join the Top 6 contestants on the July 20th Starry Starry Night episode. The FOX press release does not mention an elimination. Comfort Fedoke, Lex Ishimoto, Amy Yakima, Ezra Sosa, Koine Iwasaki and reigning champ Bailey Munoz will be paired up with the Top 6 dancers. The all-stars twist, introduced on Season 7, is a format change that fans absolutely love.
SYTYCD Finale is Reportedly August 10
FOX has not officially announced a finale date, but reportedly it’s scheduled for August 10. The SYTYCD taping schedule ends on July 13. There are two more shows to tape, along with a separate taping for a group number.
SYTYCD schedule for the next few weeks
- Wednesday June 29 – Around the World – Top 10 perform, Top 8 revealed. the Top 10 will dance with new partners, as the studio rounds continue.
- Wednesday July 6 – REPEAT – Top 12 Revealed (Episode 5)
- Wednesday July 13 – Turn Back Time – Top 8 perform, Top 6 revealed. The Top Four dancers from last week will pick their partners and dance in random genres. Then, all eight dancers will showcase their talents in solo rounds to win over the audience and our expert panel of judges. Two dancers will face elimination and only six will remain.
- Wednesday July 20 – Starry, Starry Night – Top 6 Perform with All Stars – Six of the series’ favorite all-stars – including Comfort Fedoke, Lex Ishimoto, Amy Yakima, Ezra Sosa, Koine Iwasaki and Bailey Munoz – return to dance with the Top Six.