Finalists Ryan Ramirez, 19, a Contemporary dancer from Morgan Hill, CA; and Alexander Fost, 21, a Contemporary dancer from Alhambra, CA, were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
The three couples who received the fewest votes tonight were: Caitlynn Lawson and Mitchell Kelly; Ryan Ramirez and Ricky Jaime; and Sasha Mallory and Alexander Fost. Judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, along with guest judges Sonya Tayeh and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, asked the six finalists to perform solo routines and then eliminated Ramirez and Fost.
In addition to the sensational performances on this week’s results show, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE celebrated eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations today, including two firsts: Outstanding Reality-Competition Series and Outstanding Host for Reality or Reality-Competition Series for Cat Deeley.
The competition continues next week on America’s favorite dance show when the Top 10 finalists – Jordan Casanova, Tadd Gadduang, Marko Germar, Ricky Jaime, Mitchell Kelly, Caitlynn Lawson, Jess LeProtto, Sasha Mallory, Melanie Moore and Clarice Ordaz – will be paired with All-Star Partners – Melody Lacayanga, Allison Holker, Pasha Kovalev, Comfort Fedoke, Chelsie Hightower, tWitch, Brandon Bryant, Kathryn McCormick and Robert Roldan – and will compete for America and the judges, including actor Neil Patrick Harris, who appears as the week’s guest judge, on a two-hour live performance show airing Wednesday, July 20 (8:00-10:00 PM live) on FOX 50.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, July 21 (8:00-9:00 PM live), for special performances by the pan-Asian, all-female pop group Blush – who will make their American television debut with rapper Snoop Dogg – and ballet dancer Daniil Simkin.
Get to know this season’s Top 10 a little better through their social networking sites and signature move videos:
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