Fox has renewed its Emmy-nominated talent competition 'So You Think You Can Dance' for Season 9.
'SYTYCD' creator and judge Nigel Lythgoe confirmed the news on Twitter. "FOX has picked up #SYTYCD for it's 9th season, it was announced today by Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox. [HOORAY]," Lythgoe tweeted.
"For the past eight seasons, 'So You Think You Can Dance' has been a huge part of our success," Darnell said in a statement. We are excited to bring the series and an incredible set of new dancers back for another fantastic season."
Recently, the show received eight 2011 Emmy nominations, including Best Reality Competition Program and Outstanding Reality Host for British host Cat Deeley.