It was a short run on Fox So, you think you can dance For Matthew Morrison. The Cheers Alum, who just announced in April as the new judge of the hit dance competition series with Jojo Siva, is leaving the show after failing to follow protocols. The news comes a week after the season 17 premiere of the series.
“It simply came to our notice then So, you think you can dance It was an incredible honor for me. Therefore, I am deeply saddened to announce that I am leaving the show, “Morrison said in a statement on Deadline. “After filming the audition round for the show and selecting the 12 finalists, I did not follow the competition’s production protocol, which prevented me from being able to judge the competition fairly. I can’t apologize enough to everyone involved and I will see with all of you what I know will still be one of the best seasons. “
Sources told Deadline that a new judge, who will join the panel along with Siwa and Stephen “tWitch” bosses, will be announced soon for the next round of the competition, which starts on June 15. Morrison has been pre-taped to appear in a total of four episodes.
Cat Dilli hosts a long-running series featuring skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30, showcasing their talents in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation and breaking.
The series is produced by Industrial Media 19 Entertainment and MRC. Rosie Seichik works as a shorner and will produce alongside co-producers Lithgo, Jeff Thacker, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman.
Our weekly He first reported Morrison’s departure.