Top 15 Best Dance TV Shows
Currently, dance TV shows are one of the most entertaining programs. In the recent years, several TV shows are aired on dance based and the shows feature different dance styles. For the fans of dance in its every form, dance competitions are a great escape. It could be international dance events or local dance shows. The dance performances are mostly mind blowing and you simply can’t determine which one is the best.
This list of dancing TV shows include many of the most well-known dance TV shows, but it is by no means complete. And the list is also not in accordance with any ranking, it’s a random compilation.
List of top 15 best dance TV shows:
1) The Next Step
A Canadian teen drama series shot in a reality TV style, created by Frank van Keeken. The series comprises of a group of dancers who attend The Next Step Dance Studio as they determine to win a series of dance competitions. It was first aired on Family Channel on March 8, 2013. The series premiere is known to have the largest audience of any series on the network.
2) Dance Academy
This is an Australian teen-oriented TV drama produced by Werner Film Productions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and ZDF. The first series was premiered on 31 May 2010, and series two began airing on 12 March 2012. And series three premiered on ABC3 on 8 July 2013 in Australia.
3) So You Think You Can Dance
This is an American televised dance competition show that shows on Fox in the United States. SYTYCD was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe.
This is an American reality TV series that started on July 13, 2011. This was created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance Company and follows the early careers of children in dance as well as the participation of dancers’ mothers.
5) Bring It!
This another American dance reality TV series that started on March 5, 2014. On April 28, 2014, Lifetime declared an additional 10-episode renewal of Bring It!.
This is an American comedy-drama TV series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and Lamar Damon, that was shown on ABC Family from June 11, 2012, to February 25, 2013. The show was about a Las Vegas showgirl who gets married and winds up teaching alongside her new mother-in-law at her ballet school.
7) Strictly Come Dancing
This is a British TV show, that feature celebrities with professional dance partners who compete in Ballroom and Latin dances. The format is exported to more than 40 other countries.
8) Flesh and Bone
This is an American drama TV mini-series created by Moira Walley-Beckett. It was premiered on November 8, 2015, on the Starz.
9) Dance India Dance
This is an Indian dance competition show that appears on Zee TV, India, produced by UTV Software Communications and is one of the best dance shows on Indian television. The show is the national TV version of the super hit Zee Bangla dance reality show Dance Bangla Dance which has Mithun Chakraborty as the Grandmaster.
10) Club Dance
A TV show that aired on The Nashville Network from April 1, 1991, to February 5, 1999, with re-runs until June 28, 1999. The host of the show was Shelley Mangrum, a former Miss Tennessee. The show was co-hosted by Phil Campbell.
11) Solid Gold
An American music TV series which started on September 13, 1980. This show featured musical performances and various other elements like music videos.
12) Maanada Mayilada
This is an Indian dance competition show that has been aired since 2005 on Kalaignar TV. The show was created, produced and directed by noted choreographer Kala Master.
13) American Bandstand
This is a music-performance show in America that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as a producer. The show featured teenagers dancing to music developed by Clark.
14) Breaking Pointe
Another American reality TV series that premiered on May 31, 2012, on the CW. It went behind the scenes at Ballet West. Breaking Pointe was next renewed for a second season on September 2012, with the premiere on July 22, 2013. The CW declared the cancellation of Breaking Pointes on January 15, 2014.
15) Soul Train
Another American TV dance show with musical variety, which aired from 1971 until 2006. In its 35-year history, the show featured performances by soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists, although jazz, funk, disco, and gospel artists have also appeared.
With this, we conclude.
Which dance TV show is the best? That’s up to you to decide, with your votes! Let us know in the comment section below. You can also watch the dance tv shows on Netflix.