As one dance show ends, another begins. America's Best Dance Crew kicks off its fourth season tonight, on its new night and new 9 p.m. slot. This show's a very different beast from SYTYCD, but I love its energy, and checking out Lil Mama's nutty outfits is a definite benefit.
Last season, the show broadened its horizons by featuring cloggers for the first time, and it looks like we'll be seeing lots of different spins on dance this season, too. One crew fuses hip-hop and country music; another practices "Vogue" — which is, yes, the style in the Madonna video of the same name. Backstage at the So You Think You Can Dance finale, judge Shane Sparks talked up this season's "incredible" talent. They'd just recently taped the episode we'll see tonight, and he gave me a few names to look out for, picking out We Are Heroes and Massive Monkeys as crews to watch out for. I can't wait to see what goes down. Will you be watching? To check out a promo for season four, just
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