THE Greatest Dancer is the latest talent show to be fronted by music mogul Simon Cowell. Here's everything you need to know about the show and how Cheryl Cole and Alesha Dixon are involved... When does The Greatest Dancer start on the BBC and what's it about? The Greatest Dancer is currently in development and is set to air in early 2019. The show is destined for primetime Saturday nights on BBC One which means it could be in competition with The Voice on ITV. Simon Cowell’s Syco production firm created the format of the dance-focused talent competition. Kate Phillips, Controller of Entertainment Commissioning for the BBC, told the Radio Times, “With the continued success of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC is undoubtedly the home of dance. “By launching The Greatest Dancer we want to give the vast array of dance talent across the UK the chance to shine. After 14 years of making talent shows for ITV this will be the first time that Simon has partnered up with the … [Read more...] about When does The Greatest Dancer start on the BBC One, who’s hosting with Alesha Dixon involved and what’s it about?
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Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 19/07/2018, 10:16 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Alesha Dixon is returning to the BBC to co-host new talent show The Greatest Dancer. The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 39, will present the Saturday night dance show with Diversity star Jordan Banjo, the BBC confirmed. It marks Dixon’s return to Saturday nights on BBC One following her stint as a Strictly judge, before she was poached by ITV. The singer said: “As a massive fan of dance I’m so excited about the prospect of finding amazing new dance talent.” Banjo, 25, said: “Coming from a talent show myself with Diversity has shown me how much a show like this can change your life, so to be on the other side hosting is going to be an awesome experience.” Kate Phillips, controller of entertainment commissioning at the BBC, said: “Alesha and Jordan are the perfect … [Read more...] about Alesha Dixon signs up for BBC talent show The Greatest Dancer
BRUNO TONIOLI was the most unlikely of guests at Simon Cowell’s Syco summer party, but I can reveal why he was there. The flamboyant Italian Strictly Come Dancing judge is wanted by the TV mogul for his new show The Greatest Dancer. It would be an audacious move by Simon to nick Bruno from BBC’s highest-rating series and plonk him on the panel of a new Beeb programme. It could mean Bruno joining the likes of Cheryl Tweedy, Strictly star Oti Mabuse and Alesha Dixon on the show. A source at the party on Monday said: “Bruno was very much the talk of the bash. Simon has always thought the world of Bruno and thinks he’d be perfect on The Greatest Dancer. “Simon has never been afraid to take on the BBC and Strictly, but it is a different story now his show is on the same channel. That said, he still wants the best people for his series and he thinks Bruno is one of them.” Simon is such a fan of Bruno that at Monday’s event — which had a … [Read more...] about Simon Cowell trying to bag Strictly’s Bruno Tonioli for his new BBC show The Greatest Dancer
Television producers are looking for the best dancers in the country to compete for £50,000. A new show, entitled The Greatest Dancer, is looking for amazing dance acts for their new television competition.They are looking for all types of dance styles to showcase.Whether you are a professionally trained dancer, like a boogie on a Saturday night or know someone who could rise to the challenge, then get in touch. You can apply online at: [email protected] … [Read more...] about TV contest offers £50,000 to the greatest dancer
GLEE star Matthew Morrison has confirmed he will will work with Cheryl on new talent show The Greatest Dancer. Sending a birthday message to the singer, Matthew said: "So happy you were born! Look forward to getting to know you better this year!" It follows rumours that the 35-year-old will act in a mentoring role as a “dance captain" in Simon Cowell's latest TV project. Before now, no one from the show has publicly addressed Cheryl's involvement. The Greatest Dancer is currently in development and is set to air in early 2019. The show is destined for prime time Saturday nights on BBC One which means it could be in competition with The Voice on ITV. Simon Cowell’s Syco production firm created the format of the dance-focused talent competition. After 14 years of making talent shows for ITV this will be the first time that Simon has partnered up with the BBC. It's not known if Cheryl celebrated her 35th birthday with boyfriend Liam Payne. 'KING OF BANTER' Katie Price's … [Read more...] about Glee star Matthew Morrison confirms he’ll be working with Cheryl on The Greatest Dancer in birthday message